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 […]

Little Girl Damask Birthday Inspiration Shoot {Guest Feature}

These photos are from various photographers attending an I Heart Faces photography workshop.  Amy of Living Locurto (and I Heart Faces) blogs designed the printables for this, as well as the pinwheel craft and tabletop styling.  I wanted to share it with you now because I think it has some beautiful ideas for decor and […]

Queen Of Hearts Valentine Shoot

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There is a lot to see here today, as I styled and photographed this Queen of Hearts Valentine’s Day shoot to help showcase the printable party collection by Paula of Frog Prince Paperie.  Paula created this very cool and modern set that would also work well for a bachelorette party, bridal shower, lingerie shower, or even engagement party – the LOVE […]

Winter Plaid Dinner Party

You may remember in December I designed this “glam” table for The Party Dress’ Holiday Table Challenge.  Well, in the end Kelly showcased her own design as well and it was this amazing “Mad for Plaid” dessert table below.  She also created a coordinating dining table (above) using the same colors and the red reindeer silhouettes […]

Berries & Branches Winter Party

berries and branches party

This gorgeous party was sent in by Rene of Rene Takes the Cake, and is a fine example of a holiday party that doesn’t “scream” Christmas.  It is wonderfully appropriate for any social gathering all throughout the Winter months with it’s Berries & Branches motif!  This soiree was a wine & cheese theme and served up […]