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, […]

Circus Birthday Party

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Check out the very adorable, very do-able Circus birthday party by Tori at Thoughtfully Simple. It was the perfect theme for a first birthday.  She has included all the classic elements for this theme, from the invitations(at the top) to the photo booth(bottom photo), and gives some great tips on how to do this theme […]

Autumn Party Cones

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Display all your Halloween, autumn, or Thanksgiving favors or snacks from a pumpkin. Fill cones with nuts, seeds, popcorn, or trail mix and display them inside a hollowed out pumpkin, or a faux pumpkin from the craft store.

Have A Sweet Birthday

Check out this adorable birthday created by Trio Events.  There are a couple of things I love from this display, other than the bright colors and sugary goodness. In the top photo, I love the detail on the hanging lanterns. It adds so much to the party space. And in the bottom picture, I love […]