“Keys To Success” Dessert Table

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Here’s part 2 of my Anthropologie-inspired “Keys to Success” graduation party, and it’s everyone’s favorite – the dessert table! As with most of my dessert tables, it’s filled with homemade sweets, a few special garnishes, and a sprinkling of store-bought items to round out the selection. The styling was actually a lot of fun to do […]

Modern Baby Elephant Baby Shower

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by Rebekah Dempsey Right before Christmas one of A Blissful Nest’s design stylists, Michelle Skinner threw a baby shower for a friend who was adopting a baby from Thailand. Piyada is 18 months old and lives with a fabulous foster mother in her home country.  Because of the strong connection the family has to Thailand, […]

Paper Backdrops

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by Kori Clark One of my favorite things about paper is how it can transform places…or parties!! Paper doesn’t have to just be used for the invites and the place cards, it can be used to decorate…to create a new design just for the occasion! I have been drooling over the different ways people can […]

Modern Preppy Dessert Table {Guest Feature}

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Pink and green may be the signature “preppy” colors, but the blue stripes in this Modern Preppy dessert table take me back to the early 80′s and those infamous blue striped oxford Polo shirts! EVERYBODY had one! This dessert table takes “preppy” in a different direction – a more masculine direction so to speak. It’s […]

Vendor Spotlight – Bedazzle My Bonbons

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Since dessert tables are all the rage, I think it’s only fitting that I shine a spotlight on one of my favorite ‘sweets’ vendors, Bedazzle My Bonbons. Every time I work with Sasha I am overly excited to recieve her package and taste these glittery treats! Badazzle My Bonbons are little truffles that come in […]

Party Design Basics – Designing Dessert Tables

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I’m excited to address dessert tables in this edition of my year-long Party Design Basics series. Dessert tables have become THE party staple and focal point thanks to leaders in design like Amy Atlas and Sweets Indeed. You can hardly see a styled party today without an elaborate sweets display, but for the purpose of […]

Wild West Cowboy Birthday Party {Gueat Feature}

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Giddyup Cowboy, we’ve got a fantastic Western Themed Cowboy birthday party to share that is full of unique and creative ideas. Debbie of Wants and Wishes has done it again and designed a party that’s big on style and thoughtful touches. This Western theme incorporates classic paisley prints with Western fonts and lots of elements […]