SUMMER ENTERTAINING + 4 LAYER ORANGE CAKE RECIPE

Summer Entertaining

I have to tell you I’m thrilled with how today’s photo shoot turned out and I’m excited to share it with you! Not only did I create a design for summer entertaining, I developed a cake recipe that’s the perfect dessert to serve for this party. I was asked to come up with some ideas […]

NATURE-INSPIRED TABLETOP :: FOR THE MAN IN YOUR LIFE

nature-inspired-table-setting

There’s a TON of party inspiration designed for women, especially since we girls celebrate all the milestones like weddings, babies, special birthdays, Friday night  So to find something for the men in our lives is a little more difficult. That’s why I decided to design a special lunch/dinner table with men in mind, and it’s […]

1920′s Speakeasy Birthday Celebration {Guest Feature}

1920's speakeasy birthday party

Today’s guest feature is truly a transformative EVENT. Designed by A Good Affair, this birthday celebration with a 20′s Speakeasy theme is set in a beautiful location and pulls out all the stops for a night that will not be forgotten. The guests dress the part, there’s a live band, casino games, an “old fashioned” […]

Gold Party Decor – Ideas For Milestone Celebrations

gold party ideas

Do you want to incorporate the hottest trend this year – GOLD – into your next big celebration? Today I’m sharing more photos from the golden engagement party I styled for Celebrations a few months ago. This design is full of easy DIY projects that take minutes to complete, so you won’t be worn out […]

Ladies Night In The Garden {Guest Feature}

ladies night courtyard party

Today’s guest feature party is from Virginie at That Cute Little Cake. She hosted a ladies night gathering and designed it around her British roots with an English picnic feel. Pretty fabrics and a beautiful courtyard garden setting give this party lots of charm. The cocktail of the night is a traditional British Pimm’s cocktail […]

A Gold Party With Martha Stewart Celebrations

gold party

I have a fun project today that I worked on for the new Martha Stewart Celebrations line at JCPenney. They asked me to use one of the new collections to style a party and make it personal. I was thrilled to receive the gold party in a box because it’s so celebratory and would be […]

Peacock Inspired Party

peacock party

I believe ANYTHING can spark your imagination and inspire you to design a festive party.  You don’t need a special occasion to do it either.  I’ve been known to create a party around some cool whimsical cocktail napkins, as well as a unique centerpiece idea… I even designed a back yard shrimp boil one time […]