Citrus Bridal Shower

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I was blown away when I saw the fresh creativity of this Citrus themed bridal shower hosted by “Mrs. Penguin” on Wedding Bee.com! Everything was done so simply and (mostly) economically, but with amazing touches. There was a small splurge on the fabulously modern citrus fabric, but the use of inexpensive coordinating paper, and serving pieces […]

Lovely Autumn Centerpiece

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I found this lovely centerpiece display on Boston Mamas. This is perfect for a fall tabletop, or for Thanksgiving. It uses nuts and lentils to fill cylandar vases, and incorporates oranges (or use mini pumpkins) tied with ribbon and topped with an orchid. This is so beautiful and eco-friendly too!

Tombstone Sandwiches

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 These yummy sounding sandwiches are perfect for any occasion, but cut them in the shape of a tombstone and suddenly it’s perfect for Halloween! You could also use cookie cutters in the shape of a bat, a pumpkin, or witch hat. Find the recipe here.

Boa Backdrop

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 On My To-Do List: Create a fabulous backdrop using feather boas like the one seen here at Jesi Haack Weddings blog. Who’s with me?!

Going Batty!

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That’s right, I’m going batty for all these cool bat decorations! When you stick with one element and repeat it over and over, it makes such an impact. I love each one of these decorating ideas and think they would look terrific used all together! Start with the Bat invitations from Tiny Prints and continue […]

Haunted Gingerbread Houses

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Create some fun with the kids this Halloween by putting together a “Haunted” Gingerbread House…they’re not just for Christmas any more! There are some great kits available at Michael’s or from Wilton. This idea makes perfect sense to me becouse Halloween is really all about the candy for kids! 1. Ghostly Guest House 2. Goulish […]

Sensational Sunflowers

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 I love the rustic charm of this wedding by Gloria Wong Design. You know my philosophy: take the big ideas from big events, and bring them down to scale for your own celebrations. These photos are great inspiration for creating an autumn gathering centered around sunflowers, and rustic but charming elements. Perfect for a birthday, […]

Halloween Party Projects

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 If you are looking for some cute DIY projects to do for a Halloween get-together, check out these ideas from Value Village. There are printable templates and step-by-step instructions for each of these projects, and more.  A few of my personal favorites are the glasses with the “eye balls,” the painted spider web stemware, and […]

White Chip Pumpkin Spice Cake

You can believe this little number took me about half a second to post! This cake recipe from Very Best Baking is so perfect for Fall and sounds sooooo delicious, not to mention, easy. Perfect for dessert or brunch! White Chip Pumpkin Spice Cake1 pkg spice cake mix3 large eggs1 cup Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin2/3 […]

Pumpkins Pumpkins Everywhere!

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There are so many options in decorating with pumpkins these days…carved, painted, real, faux, large, small…the list goes on. I’ve gathered together some of the coolest ideas I’ve found on the web so far. I think the white pumpkins are so interesting and can give a very modern feel. Think about painting patterns on them, […]