Ice Cream Social Summer Party

ice cream social

What a fun way to begin the week, with this neighborhood “Welcome Summer” Ice Cream Social sent to me by Melissa of Buckets of Grace.  The colors are cheerful and the printables from Dimple Prints certainly help set to scene.  Melissa was actually able to combine paper products from several vendors (see list at the end) and make […]

"All American" Backyard Picnic-Style Shoot

patriotic picnic

I have more summer party inspiration to share with you!  This backyard picnic shoot from Tiny Water Photography is loaded with amazing ideas that you can incorporate for 4th of July weekend or all summer long.  Vintage suitcases, cute paper details, and a fabulous cookies & cream dessert table make this design special. Some of my favorite ideas […]

"Batter Up" Baseball Party {Guest Feature}

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I have a great classic party theme to share with you today, from Charm Event Design.  This baseball themed party was actually a baby shower but of course it would be any little boy’s (or big boy’s) dream birthday as well.   I love the vintage feel of the food labels and signage, and the ticket-style invitations […]

Modern Tabletop Inspiration

modern tabletop

The ladies of Carter & Cook designed this beautiful modern tablescape for the HITCHED event recently.  The centerpiece here is sensational combining gorgeous florals from Arrangements, with tall rustic branches, and topping it all with a whimsical antler ‘mobile’.  Other notable details from this table are the tulle rosettes attached to the napkins and drink stirs, […]

A "Love"ly Picnic {Guest Feature}

LOVE bridal shoot

What a view!  Can you imagine having a lovely engagement picnic or anniversary picnic here?  Jacin of Lovely Little Details designed this Valentine’s shoot for Brenda’s Wedding Blog, but I think the ideas here can be re-created for any celebration of love. The quilt used as tablecloth, the adorable place mats, the paper doilies used in […]

"Sweet-Heart" Valentine’s Day Cocktail

red Sweetheart cocktail

Nothing like a color coordinated drink to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day!  Whether you’re sipping it with your love or celebrating “singlehood” with your girlfriends, this yummy “Sweet-Heart” cocktail will hit the spot.  A little bit sweet, a little bit tart…the perfect signature drink for the night! The Sweet-Heart {created by Chris Nease} 1/2 oz […]

Winter Celebrations Inspiration

Winter Celebration Inspiration

We’ve got the winter blues around here…in a good way!  This beautifully styled inspiration shoot by Maine Seasons Events and Corbin Gurkin Photography uses a blue color palette, adding natural elements and pops of maroon for interest.  I love the details of the table setting: moss-covered candle holders, birch wood pedestals, burlap table cloth, and a gorgeous […]