Vintage-Americana Themed Party

Vintage Americana

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

inspiration for pancake brunch

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

pink carnival style

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}

4th of July video

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

Make-Your-Own Ice Cream Sammies Bar

1 ice cream

You know how I love food stations and “make-your-own” bars.  Well, this latest idea comes from the always amazing, Jesi Haak for a feature on Wiley Valentine blog.   She created this “make your own ice cream sandwich” bar for any occasion with kids and adults, alike. The key is to offer several different varieties of […]

A Very Girly Birthday

girly pink party

Jessica, of Party Box Design shop and blog, recently created this sweet and girly birthday party for her daughter, and I was thrilled she shared it with me.  From the colors to the flower arrangements, and everything in between, this is a feast for the eyes!  I love all the fun details Jessica added: tulle poms, gorgeous flower […]

4th Of July Styling Ideas

summer beach party

With the holiday weekend just days away, you have just enough time to gather up themed paper, ribbons, flowers, and food ingredients to celebrate the 4th in style.  Some great ideas above, from Pottery Barn and Martha Stewart, feature drink bottles served in frosty mugs, fries served in parchment lined mini buckets, mini flower arrangements […]

Romance On The Ranch

centerpieces

Today’s inspiration combines just a touch of vintage and a touch of rustic, for a perfectly appointed event.  Designed by Carter and Cook Event Co. and photographed by C. Sherman Photography,  this stunnning celebration would be well suited for a Bridal Shower, Engagement or Anniversary Party, or Special Birthday. Look closely at the tabletops and you’ll notice that there […]