Trend Alert – Bring The Inside, Out!

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You know the term, “bring the outside in” when it comes to interior decorating…large open windows, lush greenery and flowers, even garden-style furniture pieces.  This trend is doing the opposite and bringing indoor pieces, outside for entertaining.  I love this idea because it really helps create a cozy atmosphere when you’re in the midst of wide […]

Mother’s Day Brunch

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Today I’m guest blogging at Second City Soiree.  I put together inspiration for a mother’s day brunch with a bit of a vintage feel.  You’ll find ideas for the table top as well as a light brunch menu.  Head over to see the entire post at Second City Soiree.

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta!

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I recently stumbled upon a friend I’ve known since 6th grade(no, I will not say how many years that is!).  The irony of the story is that I stumbled upon her fabulously popular blog, Pink and Polka Dot, about slipcovers, thrifting, and overall musings of a mom.  She has a very engaging online ‘voice,’ and when I […]

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, […]

Boxed Lunch Ideas

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Now that we are in the midst of Spring, and Summer is just around the corner, we’re going to start taking parties outdoors.  A great way to add extra pizzazz to outdoor entertaining is to provide a boxed lunch(not only for outdoors I might add).  There are so many ways to present it, from mini wicker baskets, gable […]

Passion For Purple

Whether you call it purple, plum, violet, grape, or eggplant, it is THE color this year in event decor! I gathered together some beautiful photos for your own celebration inspiration. Particularly noteworthy is the mixing of hues. I think the combination of lighter tones with darker ones adds depth and interest to the color scheme. […]

Most Adorable Party Winners!

Big Congratulations to the winners of Creative Hostess’ Most Adorable Kid’s Party contest!!     First Place goes to Zuesette of Marizette Paperie for her Vintage Carnival 1st Birthday party. You can easily see all the beautiful details pulled together. I loved the more subdued color scheme and vintage-inspired graphics for this adorable one year […]