Inspired By This – Exquisite Weddings Magazine

Exquisite Weddings

Given the popularity and my love of Pinterest these days, I thought I would share some of the things that inspire me {found via Pinterest}.  This week I came across this gorgeous digital magazine, Exquisite Weddings, that’s full of inspiring design.  Once you get past the wedding gowns {assuming you’re not in the market for one} […]

Host An Olympics Themed Party

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I love the Summer Olympics {gymnastics if my favorite event} and I’m excited that they’ll finally begin next Friday. I know some of you will be hosting some type of Olympics themed party {I’ve gotten the emails} and are in need of some ideas. Well, I’ve gathered together my favorite ideas all in one place […]

Father’s Day Ideas

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Father’s day is Sunday and I found so many cute ideas that I couldn’t fit them all into one post. So instead, I’m sharing my Father’s Day board on Pinterest with you so you can pick and choose what you like. We also have a great list of FREE PRINTABLES for Father’s Day here, so […]

Ideas For A Ladybug Themed 1st Birthday Party

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First birthdays are so special, and a time to create memories.  They are really more about the celebration and fellowship with family and friends than they are FOR the birthday boy or girl themselves (since they won’t even remember it).  Even so, it’s easy to come up with a theme based on a special toy they love, or a sweet […]

Last Minute Oscars Party Ideas

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With only 2 days left until the Oscars, I thought I’d put a few ideas together to help you pull off a stylish Oscars viewing party. Since this is so last minute I had to think about what you could realistically do in 48 hours. I like the idea of black and white and gold, […]

Party Design Basics – How To Create Pretty Centerpieces

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I get a lot of emails from readers with questions about how to create specific elements of a party like table settings, dessert tables, backdrops, etc. I’ve decided this year I will try and tackle as many of the basic “how to’s” as I can. I tend to forget that even though I can look […]

Color Your Party

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{inspiration boards by Camille Styles} Color is one of the essential ingredients when planning a special party such as birthdays, showers, or weddings. In fact it’s probably the most prominent element. There are many tools to use when pulling a color scheme together: inspiration boards, Pantone’s colors of the year, paint chips from the hardware […]