Top 5 Thrift Store Finds For Parties & Entertaining

top 5 thrift store finds for party decor

If you’ve read this blog for a while you probably know my love of vintage pieces and using them in party design. The funny thing is I’m drawn to a more modern aesthetic in home decor, but for parties it seems nothing adds charm quite like the addition of items from a bygone era. I […]

Make Your Own Drink Stir Sticks

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As I always say, it’s the tiny little details that people notice most when a party is creatively designed. In my own creative process I always start out by seeing the big picture first, and once that’s established I start looking at places where I can “guild the lily” so to speak, and add little […]

Top 5 Tips For Holiday Entertaining

top 5 tips for holiday entertaining

We’re hosting our annual Christmas cocktail party this Saturday, and I still have so much to do to get ready – like get the tree decorated! I’ve hosted this party so many times that I’m not stressed about it anymore. I’ve learned what’s important for me to take care of, and what I can let […]

Party Design Basics – Top 10 Party Supplies

Top 10 party supplies

As we head into the holiday season I can’t think of a better time to share my top 10 list of party supplies. If you enjoy entertaining all throughout the year then these are the items I would suggest having in your cabinets, closets, or other storage area. I’ve picked these items for their flexibility […]

Party Design Basics – Adding Details To Your Party

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You know the old adage, “it’s all in the details.” That’s the theme of this post for our Party Design Basics series – adding those little DIY touches that take your party to the next level, design-wise. This is my favorite part of creating a design and the ideas you can use are limitless. Below […]

Party Design Basics – Overall Design + Hosting Tips

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I have another installment of my Party Design Basics and this time I want to talk about the basics of party set up including overall design and hosting tips. These are the rules I’ve followed for years. Create an Overall Design Concept & Carry it Through Whether you’re hosting a baby shower, kids birthday, or […]

Party Design Basics – No-Sew Fabric Bunting With VERSATILITY

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Nothing says “party” quite like a hanging banner or bunting. Seems like there’s hardly a party that I feature on here that doesn’t have one as part of the backdrop, table front, or in mini version dressing up a cake, etc. I admit I like to use them now and then too because it’s a […]