Tablescapes From Nesting Newbies

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Gorgeous! Amazing! Fantastical!! Just a few words to describe the tablescapes presented in the online magazine, Nesting Newbies.  Seriously?!! A Hanging Buffet?!! I die!  Hot Pink, Black, & White never looked so good! Check out the entire Winter issue for yourself!

A Lego Birthday Party

Today’s adorable party comes from Autumn at Design Dump. Autumn put her Cricut to work to create all kinds of party items from the skewer toppers, to the letters and numbers on the banners and centerpieces, and more. This theme could have been very colorful and cutesy, but I love how she created a sophisticated […]

Trend Alert: Hanging Ribbon Backdrop

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 I love it when you can take simple, readily available items, and create something amazing out of them. In this case, that is done with ribbon! For the simplest project just hang long strands side-by-side to create a fun backdrop for photos or buffets. Want to get a little fancy? Clip on some family photos, […]

White Chocolate Popcorn Treats

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I found this delicious treat on Be different…Act normal. A great addition to your next ‘sweets table’, take-home goodie bag, or even just serve at a party. The instructions can be found on Make and Takes. This is easy to make using air-popped popcorn (I use this microwave popper I found at Target-needs no oil), […]

Ice Cream Sundae Bar Birthday Party

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Winter birthday parties for kids can be tough! Especially when you are trying to pull one together in the midst of the snow storms of the century! This was a dinner party/sleepover for my 9-year-old daughter. Tacos for dinner and an ice cream sundae bar with mini cupcakes for the dessert. Here is the 411 for […]

2 Chocolate Recipes Perfect For Valentines Day

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How can you possibly have Valentine’s romance without a little chocolate?  Here are 2 totally tempting desserts that are perfect for the occasion. Have a little “fundue” with fondue! Nothing is more sensual than feeding each other warm, drippy chocolate….ahem, but this is a “G” rated blog, so I won’t go there!. Fondue is surprisingly […]

Valentine Packaging

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 No matter what Valentine gift you give, whether it is a simple card, lovely trinket, or sweet candy treat, here are some cute and crafty ways to present them. All the materials used are easily available and affordable like pretty paper, scrapbook embelishments, glass votive candle holder, paper bags, ribbon, etc. As usual, you can […]

Passion For Purple

Whether you call it purple, plum, violet, grape, or eggplant, it is THE color this year in event decor! I gathered together some beautiful photos for your own celebration inspiration. Particularly noteworthy is the mixing of hues. I think the combination of lighter tones with darker ones adds depth and interest to the color scheme. […]

Fantastic Milk & Cookies Birthday Party

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 I couldn’t wait to share this Milk & Cookies birthday party with you all! This was one of the finalists in the Most Adorable Kid’s Party at Creative Hostess. Designed and hosted by Anne Powers of A Party Style in Connecticut, this party is over-flowing with adorable and unique details. Anne is obviously a fabulous […]

Valentine’s Table For Two

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Just a few ideas for you to consider when setting up that special dinner (or even breakfast) on Valentine’s Day. Top: This elegant table from Colin Cowie is modern and romantic with its Pucci-style print table cloth, and black vases with red flowers. Next, this table is set simply with black, red, and white touches. […]