Sweet Shoppe Party For Twins

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Wow!  Shelley of How Does She? created a gorgeous 1st birthday party for her twin daughter!  With the help of some talented vendors, and a little diy, she pulled off one of the dreamiest parties I’ve seen, starting with the incredible backdrop.  The ruffled party streamers are a project that may take a bit of […]

Wall Paper-Inspired Dessert Table

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I’m excited to share this beautiful dessert table that Veronica of Petites Bouchees recently did.  You may remember Petites Bouchees is where I got the macarons for my French Themed party here. Veronica’s inspiration was the beautiful wallpaper used on the backdrop, and was perfectly transformed onto the cookies, cupcake toppers, and swirled cake pops.  The labels were coordinated […]

"Tea Bag" Cookies {With Free Printable}

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Here is a great idea from Kim at Frost Me blog, for shortbread “tea bag” cookies.  These are so clever and cute for any tea party treat or take home favors.   Simply cut out the shapes from your favorite shortbread recipe, poke a hole through the dough with a wooden skewer, and bake.  Dip in melted chocolate and tie on […]

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 […]