Feathery Goodness

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What a statement this makes!  Feathers Everywhere!  This unique and dramatic design from Style Me Pretty would be so fun to do for a Bachelorette Party, special Glam Birthday, or a “Feather Your Nest” theme shower.  Re-create this look by simply lining the table with rows and rows of feather boas, on top of your regular table […]

Red & White Cookies & Milk Party

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Milk & Cookies parties are popping up all over now!…And that’s just fine with me.  Another Super Cute party designed by Jess of Juicy Bits is here for your viewing pleasure and inspiration.  Jess put this together for Valentine’s Day, hence the red and heart details,  however, red is such a great color you can […]

Baby Girl Sip & See Shower

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This weekend I did a Sip & See to meet a precious new baby girl, Lillian Grace. This was a floater/open house style event so we just set up a snacks table and drinks table for everyone to leisurely help themselves. Decor consisted of lots of pink with green and brown accents (colors of the […]

"Build Your Own Crostini" Bar

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{photo from Southern Living magazine} I don’t know what it is this week, but I seem to be posting a lot about cheese & wine, and wine & cheese! Here’s another great party idea – “Build Your Own Crostini” bar begining with what else…Cheese! Here’s how it works: Begin with sliced baguettes. Provide 3 cheeses: […]

I’ll Drink To That! {Glass Stenciling}

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After learning about stamping your party plates with food coloring gel, you can imagine my jubilation when I found this equally fabulous party project, for your glasses! This genius idea comes from A Subtle Revelry, and was done for a Roast & Toast Housewarming party. She simply used stencils, corn syrup, and cinnamon to ‘etch’ […]

Cheese, Glorious Cheese! {And Wine}

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Simple-Elegance doesn’t get much better than Cheese & Wine. The pairing of the 2 works equally well for a rustic picnic, or a glamorous soiree. The photos above offer some great suggestions for serving your cheese with style. Consider slicing your hard cheese into ‘sticks’ and laying them in a criss-cross form…adds height and interest. […]

A FREE Baby Shower Activity!

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Here is your chance to get a free “Celebrity Baby Names” Game for your next Baby Shower. I love this type of shower activity because it doesn’t embarass anyone, or make you do anything silly, and it is based on something we all love…Pop Culture! Swanky Chicks is giving the printable file to anyone who […]

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, […]