DIY Framed Monogram

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Here’s a quick and easy DIY project perfect for your next shower or birthday celebration.  I incorporated it into a Sweet 16 birthday I recently styled and the guest of honor liked it so much she wanted to keep it! Here are the easy steps I followed to create the frame above: Use the infamous Ikea frame […]

French Themed Birthday Party

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This past weekend I hosted a birthday party for my husband.  We went with a French Happy Hour theme as sort of a nod to the time we spent in France, BC(before children).  For the decor, I used what I already had, and was so pleased with the result.  Hope you like it! Guests were greeted […]

A ‘Modern Safari’ Girls Gathering

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I’m excited to share this party with you as I think it is perfectly suited to any Ladies Night, Bridal Shower, or Birthday Party!  I actually did this for my own monthly ladies gathering Friday night.  The inspiration for ‘Modern Safari’ came from the fun cocktail napkins above, and was reinforced when I saw the […]

A Farewell Dinner Party {Black, White & Red}

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This past weekend I designed a Farewell Dinner Party for a family moving back to their home state of New York.  We chose a classic look with black, white, and red with damask pattern. In the entry was a manzanita tree with note cards set out.  Guests were able to write a goodbye note to […]

"A" Is For Apple – Operation Shower

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 Here are the pictures from the Operation Shower-March of Dimes event that I designed & styled on Sunday. Operation Shower gave a “shower in a box” as well as a car seat to each of 25 new or expecting moms, who have husbands serving in the military. This shower was a little different than the usual ones, […]

Baby Shower Dessert Parfaits

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It’s a great idea to coordinate your food {especially dessert} with your party theme.  For our recent Sip n’ Sea baby shower  I served these dessert parfaits in baby food jars.  It’s a great way to bring in a “baby” element without having it take over the party.  These parfaits are easy to put together and are light and […]

A Sip and See Baby Shower

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 Welcome Aboard, Mate! Sail with me to this Sip and “Sea” shower I hosted for a friend who just had her second baby. The theme was Nautical to reflect the nursery and there are lots of details to “sea” so keep reading for more. All the glass plates had a different nautical map underneath. The favors were […]