You’re Goin’ To Bollywood!

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I am loving the whole Bollywood vibe of this Anniversary party sent in by Bird Crafts!  Maybe it is my love for the upbeat Bollywood numbers in “So You Think You Can Dance,” or my affection for the movie ”Slumdog Millionaire,” but I am mesmerized by the sights and sounds of the exotic Middle East.  And this party […]

Trend Alert: Hanging Frames

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Have an outdoor soiree in the works?  Try creating a bit of drama with one of these hanging frame ideas. You can see this idea works great for creating a walkway, a ‘wall’ or backdrop, or a photo opportunity.   Just gather some old frames from yard sales, and hang them with ribbon or twine, from […]

Spring Fling Bridal Shower Ideas

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I put together a little inspiration board to help you plan a Spring Fling outdoor bridal shower or engagement party.  A soft color palette of yellow and pink, with florals, hanging rosettes, and color coordinated treats are the order of the day.  Add in a little lemon in the place card holders, frozen bottle coolers, […]

‘Love Birds’ Bridal Shower

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The “Love Birds” theme is a great one for a bridal shower, and this design photographed by Oh, Darling! (found via Design Sponge) offers some gorgeous modern-rustic inspiration and ideas. This setting would be perfect for Spring showers (‘Love Birds’ bridal shower, ‘Nesting Mom’ baby shower, even Mother’s Day), with it’s mossy background, birch wood accents, and bird and […]

Black & Gold & Gorgeous

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This elegant display in Black & Gold comes from Dooby Design Group for a Style Me Pretty feature.  This would be perfect for a sophisticated birthday, engagement, or anniversary party.   You could easily replicate this look by using your gold chargers, white dishes, and black napkins.  Gather some old thrift store candlesticks, vases, and frames and spray paint […]

Yellow & Teal Bridal Shower Ideas

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Today I have a beautiful photo shoot to share with you from Julianne Cragg of A Modern Proposal, and Jen of Jen Williams Photography. This creative display was put together to share how easy and lovely a DIY wedding can be.  I think it is perfect for Birthdays, or Bridal Showers, as well as some great take-away […]

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 […]