Dressing Up Your Drinks

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  What is the one thing everyone has in their hand at any given party?  A drink of course!  Whether serving iced tea, juice, wine, or a cocktail, these are some great ideas for dressing up your glass. Stylish Stemware – wrap your glasses in a unique way using colored rubber bands, or thin ribbon.  […]

Creative DIY Details {Backyard Wedding}

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When you see this backyard wedding with vintage details, you won’t beleive it was a DIY event.  It looks like the work of a major event designer with so many amazing vignettes and creative touches.  The bride enlisted the help of family and friends, and pulled off this amazing wedding in just 3 months.  Beautifully […]

Real Party Showcase

It’s time to highlight some fabulous parties again!  I’m always pleased to receive emails, links, and photos of your creative celebrations.  You can also share photos on our Facebook page. This first feature takes us outside for a beautifully executed picnic by Lisa of Moore Minutes.  She put so much thought into all the food […]

EZ DIY Projects {Favors & Menus}

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It’s time for some DIY projects perfect for your next dinner party, shower, or luncheon. A classy way to display your menu:  These menu “cards” are actually printed on fabric!  With a few simple supplies and light colored fabric, you can add a stunning detail to your place settings. What I really love about this idea is once you master the […]

Vintage-Americana Themed Party

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I’m completely enamored with this latest collaboration between Sweets Indeed and Found Vintage Rentals.  This event was a 4th of July party, but I think you’ll agree, it could easily translate into a fun “Americana” themed birthday party.  Besides that, all the incredible details could be recreated in any color scheme for even more celebrations. Sweets […]

Entertain With A Pancake Breakfast

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Every once in a while I love to entertain in the morning with breakfast or brunch.  It’s a fun way to begin the day, and can be prepped the night before so you aren’t exhausted at party time.  The inspiration here comes from the fantastic pancake station, and is accompanied by simple touches for a feeling of down-home […]

Pastel Vintage Circus Birthday

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Kristina of Modern Frills sent me the link to this delightful “Vintage Circus” birthday party for her daughter.  The overall look is so soft and sweet with the use of printables from Tomkat Studio, vintage-y details, and the most amazing table cloth she made herself! (see tips here) Details to note are the adorable tiny fabric […]

Cookies & Milk Party

milk & cookies party

Everyone loves cookies and milk, and here is another delicious take on the concept.  This birthday party on Hip Hooray uses chocolate chips as the inspiration and carries it through in the way of circles and dots in various shades of brown.  Several cookie flavors, cookie pops, and a “cookies-n-cream” cake all grace the table, as […]

Red, White, And "Coo" Baby Shower – Operation Shower

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In honor of our Independence and the good ole’ Red, White, and Blue, I want to share the latest group baby shower event given by Operation Shower, in conjunction with The PGA Tour, and the March of Dimes.  This Classic Toy themed baby shower, designed by Amy (Chief Event Organizer) was held just before Memorial […]

4th Of July On A Budget {From All You}

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Here’s a great video from the CBS Morning Show, featuring easy & inexpensive ideas for the 4th (from All You magazine).  Watch CBS News Videos Online