Library Themed Baby Shower {Guest Feature}

Library themed baby shower

What kind of baby shower do you throw for a teacher who loves to read? A library themed shower of course! This baby shower created by Lori of Elegant Affairs in Washington, has a couple of key focal points but they make a dramatic statement with their graphic backdrop and unconventional color choice. What I […]

Nautical Shrimp Boil

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Don’t you just love a good nautical themed party?  I know I do, and the food that goes along with….oh yeah!  I chose this shrimp boil from Lady Behind the Curtain to feature from our June link party.  I love everything Sheryl did here with creative decor and delicious recipes too.  Head over and check […]

Ice Cream Dessert Bar

ice cream dessert bar

Let the summer celebrations begin! I can’t believe it’s that time already, but the weather is begging for us to plan those outdoor parties. If you’re planning a Memorial Day party or any party for the season, I’ve set up a fun little ice cream dessert bar idea to inspire your summer entertaining. The idea is […]

Peacock Inspired Party

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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 […]

Baby Love Baby Shower {Operation Shower}

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Last week I had the pleasure of volunteering my time to Operation Shower once again. It’s always a busy but fun time, and I get to meet up with old friends and finally meet face to face some new ones.  We spent 24 hours in Alexandria, Va setting up and giving out gifts to 40 […]

Greek Themed Dinner Party

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Food and food themes are some of my favorite starting points for entertaining. Cinco de Mayo is all about Mexican dishes, a pizza party gives you reason to try new variations, an Asian theme takes you to the Orient, and a chili cook-off with a chili bar is a great way to get friends involved […]

Golden Glam Celebration {Guest Feature}

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I have a guest feature today that will speak to your inner glam goddess. With lots of golden sequins and metallics paired with a pretty dusty blue, this event design has a formal elegant look. Designed by Oh Honey? Events & Invitations for New Years Eve, I think it’s universal enough for any big celebration […]