Beautiful & Bright Baby Shower

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Photographers always seem to design the best parties!  It must be that “special eye” they have when they are behind the lens that aids them when designing their own event details.  Here is a recent baby shower from photographer Wendy Updegraff.  Gorgeous colors and thoughtful design make this shower special! Beautiful hand-painted welcome sign coordinates […]

Memorial Day-Weekend Gathering

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Hope you’re getting ready for a long weekend and the official begining of summer!  If you or your friends are hosting a cookout, here are some fun ideas to get you started. If you are the host you’ll need some cute styling ideas, right?!  Above, are some easy and inexpensive suggestions using wrapped vases, colorful […]

Woodland First Birthday

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Let’s just call this “Woodland Wednesday” shall we, as I’ll be doing a double feature today, showing off 2 incredible Woodland themed parties – one for a little boy, and one for a girl. First up is this 1st birthday celebration for a little guy, loaded with woodland accents and owl details.  The sweets table was provided […]

Woodland Fairy Birthday

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This Woodland Fairy birthday party was created by Kate Landers Events, LLC.   It takes place in a wooded back yard which trandsends you to a magical fairy land! The snacks buffet is a wonderful focal point with it’s lush greenery, butterflies, toadstools, and fantastic parfait bar with toppings placed in homemade chocolate birds nests.  The […]

Trend Alert – Bring The Inside, Out!

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You know the term, “bring the outside in” when it comes to interior decorating…large open windows, lush greenery and flowers, even garden-style furniture pieces.  This trend is doing the opposite and bringing indoor pieces, outside for entertaining.  I love this idea because it really helps create a cozy atmosphere when you’re in the midst of wide […]

SATC 2 Party Ideas

It’s finally here!  The Sex And The City 2 movie opens this Friday and my girlfriends and I will be there, will you?!  If you’re planning a pre- or post- movie get-together, Jen at Second City Soiree has some fantastic ideas for you.  Taking cues from the story line where the gals visit Abu Dhabi, […]

Sophisticated Baseball Theme

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I think birthday inspiration for men may be one of the least represented genres in the party blogosphere.  Fortunately, I found one you can add to your ideas file if you happen to have a baseball lover.   Thanks to Amorology, who created this classy baseball themed wedding that is perfect for a gentleman’s birthday celebration. Create anticipation with “ticket” invitations, […]

Pale Blue & Yellow Baby Shower {2 Parties, 1 Idea}

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Today I’ve got 2 seperate parties that look great together!  The first, from Dooby Design Group, sets the scene perfectly for a Baby Shower (or Bridal) for a baby boy or unknown sex.  The color pallete is soft blue and yellow and uses monogram details and lovely flowers to create a classic design. After a light […]

Summer Style

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I love this time of year when parties on the patio are the order of the day!  Here are a few fresh ideas from Good Housekeeping, to help you keep your cool. Don’t have enought lawn furniture to accomidate everyone?  Bring some of your indoor furniture, out!  Small side chairs & tables can be easily […]

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, […]