BIRD’S PARTY MAGAZINE SPRING/SUMMER ’14

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PIN this Post It’s that time of year again! The Spring/Summer issue of Bird’s Party magazine is live, and full of party ideas and inspiration from some of your favorite bloggers and stylists. Inside you’ll find some of the latest trends in design, easy tutorials, and recipes to fill your table. You’ll be covered for […]

DIY :: HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE NESTS

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I have a long over due tutorial to share with you today, and it’s something I’ve used in a couple of different parties I’ve styled – chocolate candy nests.  These chocolate nests are so cute and appropriate for Spring and Easter entertaining, as well as Nesting showers, or Woodland birthday parties. I’m not the genius […]

Ideas For Hosting A Garden Party

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I’m busy running around today for a project for SheKnows.com, but I still have some great party ideas for you.  Since this is the time  of year when flowers are beginning to bloom and the grass is nice and lush, why not host a Garden Party.  You don’t need a special occasion either, although Mother’s […]

Spring Brunch Ideas & Recipe

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Has Spring sprung in your part of the country? After a very wet and dreary winter in Virginia I’m ready for some sunshine! I have some ideas and a coffee cake recipe to share that should have you marking the calendar and sending out invitations in no time. Read More…     For more inspiration, […]

Garden Inspired Spring Dessert Table {Guest Feature}

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Wow, the seasons are flying by and it’s almost Summer!  But while we’re still in Spring I have a pretty Garden themed dessert table to share, from Carrie of The Pretty Lil Party Company. Carrie designed this table in a neutral color palette of green and brown/tan, with a nod to nature and garden decor. The tone is […]

“Keys To Success” Dessert Table

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Here’s part 2 of my Anthropologie-inspired “Keys to Success” graduation party, and it’s everyone’s favorite – the dessert table! As with most of my dessert tables, it’s filled with homemade sweets, a few special garnishes, and a sprinkling of store-bought items to round out the selection. The styling was actually a lot of fun to do […]

Graduation Party Ideas – “Keys To Success” Theme

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When my friend, Bird, invited me to contribute to her Spring/Summer issue of Bird’s Party magazine, I was certainly up for it but had no ideas in mind at the time.  Being the great organizer & editor she is, and knowing my design style, she offered up the suggestion of an Anthropologie-inspired graduation party, and […]