Creating Your Holiday Bar

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If there’s one thing you can count on at a party, it’s the fact that everyone will make their way to the bar for a refreshing beverage.  Setting a festive display and adding a few special details is simple with these ideas and tips.  I decided to design a bar that would coordinate with my Cocktails & Cheers […]

Kids Candy Coated Christmas Party

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Are you ready for some inspiration for a kids Christmas party?  If you’re like me, the kids will be out of school for the next week leading up to Christmas and you’ll need something to entertain them, right?  This may just inspire you – I hosted a small gathering for my kids and a couple […]

DIY Greeting Card Frame

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Here’s an easy project you can put together to show off some of those cute greeting cards you’re receiving.  You can create a frame holder with just a few items you may already have around the house. Simply use an empty frame that is large enough to hold several cards, ribbon to attach the cards […]

Entertaining Series – New Years Eve Glam

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If you need inspiration to start planning for New Years Eve, here is a wrap up of our Black & White Glam Dinner party.  We’ve included a sparkling tablescape, glamorous dessert table, a shiny bar display, and delicious appetizer recipe.  Just click each photo for the full post of ideas. ____________________________________________________________________________________     For more inspiration, follow […]

Black & White & Glamorous Sweets Table

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I designed this mini dessert table to coordinate with my Holiday-Glam Tablescape.  It’s great for an intimate dinner party, and serves up small bites so guests can sample a little bit of everything.   For the dessert area I used the acrylic beaded curtain as a backdrop – a great way to tie two areas together […]

Black & White & Silver Holiday Table

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I designed this Holiday-Glam table for The Party Dress’Holiday Table Challenge.  I wanted it to be glamorous and neutral enough to translate into other celebrations throughout the year (anniversary, special birthday, small wedding).  What could be more glamorous than black & white & silver & shimmer?  With elements such as fluffy marabou boas, white hydrangeas, […]

IKEA Vase Christmas "Trees"

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I’m finding all kinds of great uses for these infamous IKEA vases.  I used them to hold bar mixers on the Cocktails & Cheers design here and here, and now I’m using them to create little Christmas “trees”.  The shape is perfect for this and all you need are some adhesive gems, ribbon, and mini ornaments for […]