A Rooftop Wine + Food Pairing Party

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I am literally swooning over this rooftop wine & food pairing party sent in by Cristina of Le Partie Sugar, who hosted the evening to celebrate food and wine and friends. It took place on her rooftop in LA and includes vintage furniture, 4 wines paired with farmer’s market food, dessert, and a guest bottle […]

Mexican Fiesta Party Inspiration

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Any time of year is great for hosting a Mexican Fiesta dinner party.  They make fun summer parties, festive birthday celebrations, or fantastic “just because” gatherings!  Here are some ideas from my latest contribution for Celebrations website…  Oh, and don’t forget the margaritas! You can see all my Fiesta design ideas in my article for Celebrations.  I don’t […]

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 […]

Dinner And A Movie – Outdoor Entertaining

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My friend Sharon of Cupcakes and Cutlery has got some mad skills when it comes to stylish design! She recently designed this “Dinner and a Movie” party to help inspire Autumn entertaining. Every little detail is divine and I soooo want to be at this party. Not only is her styling impeccable, but her idea […]

How To Host A Swap Party {Guest Blogger}

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Amy Dalley of This & That sent over some links recently, of a “Swap Till You Drop” party she hosted for her girlfriends.  I thought the details and tips she had for the party were so useful and inspiring that I asked her to be a guest blogger and share her ideas with you.  I’m happy […]

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 […]

Host A Game Night

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This is the perfect time of year to host a Game Night with friends or family. It can bring on that warm sense of comfort from childhood, not to mention a healthy dose of competition! Here are some good ideas to get you started. Start with an invitation that sets the scene. Guests can contribute […]