A Moroccan Themed Baby Shower {With Monkeys!} Part 2 – Food + Recipes

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I shared Part 1 of the baby shower here, with the tabletop design, and activities.  Now, I’ll share the food tables and some recipes from our Middle Eastern-Monkey themed shower. The lunch buffet was fun to do, and easy.  I layered some woven rugs on the table as our base, then laid out the food in woven baskets and spice-toned […]

A Moroccan Themed Baby Shower {With Monkeys!} Part 1

Moroccan themed baby shower

This post has been a long time coming!  I designed this  Moroccan themed baby shower {with monkeys} months ago for a client, but with holidays and new projects that arose, I just never had time to share it until now.  The theme is unique, and truly custom for the expecting mother.  She and her husband met while working in […]

Entertaining Series – Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt

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Start planning an Easter Brunch now, with these ideas for tabletops, recipes, and DIY projects.  Just click on the photo to see the entire post and you’ll be on your way to hosting a great gathering! _______________________________________________________________________________________   For more inspiration, follow me on Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter. Cheers!  

Havana Nights Party

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I’m excited to share this latest project with you! I’ve recently had the opportunity to create some original party ideas for the Celebrations website. I’ve had a long relationship with the site writing articles and sharing my “real parties” with them, but to create editorial designs for inspiration purposes is what I love doing most […]

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles Birthday Party

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles Party

A couple of months ago I was asked by HGTV.com to share some DIY ideas for kid’s birthday party favors and decor.  I was thrilled to be part of the feature for their site and decided I would put together something very simple for the beginner party planning mom. My theme was Planes, Trains, and […]

"Sweet-Heart" Valentine’s Day Cocktail

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Nothing like a color coordinated drink to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day!  Whether you’re sipping it with your love or celebrating “singlehood” with your girlfriends, this yummy “Sweet-Heart” cocktail will hit the spot.  A little bit sweet, a little bit tart…the perfect signature drink for the night! The Sweet-Heart {created by Chris Nease} 1/2 oz […]

Valentine’s Gift Wrap & Paper Flower DIY

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After working with Paula from Frog Prince Paperie, on the Queen of Heart Valentine’s shoot, I had several printed papers left over from the collection.  I decided I’d create something fun with them using 2 different patterns and a few other crafty embelishments.  The printable papers make a great gift wrap for small (sparkly?) gifts […]