HOMEMADE ALFREDO SAUCE RECIPE

homemade Alfredo sauce recipe

So, what do you serve for a black and white dinner party you ask? Black and white pasta with Alfredo sauce of course! This is a delicious well-balanced meal and ties in perfectly with the color theme I created for my Apothic White shoot from yesterday. I found black and white bowtie pasta at HomeGoods […]

BLACK & WHITE DINNER PARTY #ApothicWhite

black and white dinner party

Okay, I think I might actually see Spring on the horizon…finally! And you know what that means? Time to put away the red wine and start chilling the white wine! I teamed up with Apothic White to share ideas for a dinner party inspired by this “white with darker motives” wine. Apothic White is all […]

DIY :: MODERN TRIANGLE CUPCAKE TOPPERS

diy modern triangle cupcake toppers

As cute as the graduation cap bottle toppers were, I think I got most ‘love’ for these modern triangle cupcake toppers from the graduation party I styled for Pear Tree Greetings.  I was inspired by the triangle graphic design of the invitation {seen in the frame above} and knew I wanted to repeat that somewhere in the design. […]

GOLDEN GRADUATION PUNCH {FAMILY FRIENDLY RECIPE}

GRADUATION PUNCH RECIPE

Since graduation parties usually consist of family and friends of all ages, you’ll need to serve some family-friendly drink options. And since we LOVE to match our drink color to the party theme I came up with this golden graduation punch for my graduation party for Pear Tree Greetings. This recipe couldn’t be simpler to […]

DIY :: GRADUATION CAP BOTTLE TOPPERS

GRADUATION CAP TOPPERS

I’ve gotten a lot of great feedback about the small crafty touches {these caps, and the cupcake toppers} I added to my graduation party for Pear Tree Greetings so today I’ll share the easy steps to making these graduation cap bottle toppers. I have to admit I think they look incredibly cute lined up on […]

GRADUATION PARTY IDEAS :: MODERN-CLASSIC STYLE

graduation party ideas

Graduation season is just about 6 weeks away for college, and a couple of months for high school, so it’s time to start planning! I’m excited to share this styling project that I worked on for Pear Tree Greetings in order to showcase ideas inspired by their faux foil triangles invitation. The key design features […]

OUR HOME :: SITTING ROOM & STUDIO

home tour-sitting room-studio

I’m finally ready to share a peek inside the front rooms of our new house, and thanks to Sauder furniture I’ve identified this style as Modern Simplicity. When you enter, we have a sitting room, and a formal dining room, which I use as a studio space for photo shoots. I’ve outfitted the rooms with […]

DIY :: MAKE A CITYSCAPE BACKDROP

diy city backdrop

For any Superman {or Super Hero} themed party you can enhance the decor with this easy DIY cityscape backdrop, as seen in my 5 ideas for a fun Superman party. The tutorial is rather simple but you do need a steady hand to cut out the shapes. Once you make the backdrop you can prop […]

5 SIMPLE IDEAS FOR A FUN SUPERMAN PARTY

5 ideas for a superman party

Super hero themed birthday parties will never go out of style as long as there are movies to keep them alive {not so sure about classic comic books in this digital age}.  Last years release of an updated Superman movie brought on a wave of themed parties for little boys everywhere, and as such I […]

FIESTA THEMED ENGAGEMENT PARTY {Guest Feature}

fiesta engagement party

Cinco de Mayo will be here before you know it, but if you ask me, any time is a great time for a Fiesta!  Case in point, this fantastic Fiesta themed Engagement party photographed and sent to us by Ashley dePencier Photography in Southern California. Everything about this party spells “FUN” from the chic table […]