A ‘Tweet’ Dessert Table

I saw this bright and cheerful dessert table by Blue Cupcake, yesterday, and thought it was another perfect example for Spring entertaining, ‘Nesting’ themed shower, or, as originally planned, a birthday party. This was the sweets table for Julie Bowen’s (Modern Family) twin boys 1st birthday party.  A fabulous display of cake/cupcakes, cookies, rice krispy treats on a stick, […]

Ella’s Fairy Birthday Party

I’d like to introduce you to Jennifer Birkhead Design.  Jennifer is entering the world of custom invitations and announcements and hails from Australia.  Don’t let that deter you though.  She will design your products so that you can print them out yourself, or at your local printer.  Jennifer submitted pictures of her daughter’s Enchanted Woodland […]

Spring Baby Shower {How ‘Tweet’ It is}

How Tweet it Is

When Kaysi Fox from FABU Weddings & Events sent me these photos, I fell in love!  This Spring Baby Shower is filled with little “nesting” details and nature-inspired elegance. The shower was held at a clubhouse and Kaysi took care of all the design & decor.  The table is layered with fabric, moss, and burlap to […]

FREE Customized Downloads

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I just found these Free Customizable Downloads from The Wedding Chicks.   These are great because you can choose your primary color, your accent color, and specific text.  You just enter the information into the field, and send.  The Wedding Chicks will email you your customized printables FREE!  We Love Free! There are many styles to choose […]

Ice Cream Cones And Cotton Candy

cotton candy ice cream cones

Two icons of childhood are making quite the presence these days.  Ice cream cones are being used to hold all sorts of treats, combining form with function in the tastiest way!  Fill the cone with candies for favors, such as m&m’s, jelly beans, or gummies; serve a fruit parfait inside during a brunch or drinks […]

Carter’s First Birthday

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Today I wanted to share a party that’s been in my ‘to do’ file for quite a while.  This is one of the finalists in the Creative Hostess Most Adorable Party Contest back in February!  It’s an adorable first birthday created by Natalie Mann, for her daughter, Carter. A fun and festive color scheme of […]

Vintage-Inspired Nesting Shower

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I’m excited to finally share this gorgeous vintage-inspired Nesting Shower, designed by Morgan of Pepper Design blog.  Not only did she begin with an amazing outdoor setting, but she executed every detail superbly! With thrift store and yard sale finds, and a little craftiness, Morgan nailed the vintage vibe! Above is one of the dining tables […]

Pink & Yellow Dessert Table

pink & yellow dessert table

This amazing dessert table came to me all the way from Spain!  Paula writes the blog Holamama (in Spanish), but sent me an email in English to share her daughter, Clara’s 1st Birthday celebration.   She enlisted the help of some local vendors for paper goods, baked goods, and decor, and the result is sensational! (click pictures to […]

Fantasy Picnic Setting

Isn’t this picnic setting magical?  This would be so special for an anniversary or milestone birthday.  Or, just take the inspiration and set up a glamorous back yard picnic with friends!  Craft the vintage-style fans with old newspaper and ribbon to mimic “walls” in the outdoor space.  Use astro turf as a “rug” or “table cloth,” and gather some […]

Mother’s Day Brunch

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Today I’m guest blogging at Second City Soiree.  I put together inspiration for a mother’s day brunch with a bit of a vintage feel.  You’ll find ideas for the table top as well as a light brunch menu.  Head over to see the entire post at Second City Soiree.