A Pretty Family Picnic {Guest Feature}

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If you live in a place where the temperatures are a little more mild in the summer, this family-friendly picnic may provide you with some beautiful inspiration to pack up a basket and head out to an open field or park for a day in the sun. For those of us living in 90-100 degree […]

Bright Colorful Summer Tablescape

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This bright, bold, summer tablescape makes me so happy! I spotted this on Bright Bazaar, and it was styled using items from The Contemporary Home. The colors are so beautiful it’s almost like sitting in a garden of flowers! I am in love with the mis-matched placemats and utensils, not to mention all the colored […]

How To Set Up An Ice Cream Soda Bar

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Don’t let summer pass you by without hosting some type of ice cream gathering!  Whether you make homemade ice cream in the back yard, set up a sundae bar, or put together ice cream sandwiches, ice cream is the quintessential summer treat. For one of my latest contributions for Celebrations.com I put together ideas for […]

Build-Your-Own Shortcakes + FREE Printables {Backyard BBQ Inspiration Part 2}

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Are you ready for part 2 of my backyard bbq inspiration shoot?  Don’t miss Part 1 featuring the seated table and food buffet here.  This display would also be a fantastic 4th of July idea as well. This post includes the dessert table and welcome table – a great beginning and ending to your party! I […]

Backyard BBQ Inspiration {Part 1} – Tabletop & Buffet + FREE Printables

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I’m thrilled to share my backyard bbq bash today, PLUS we have the printables designed by Paper & Pigtails, for FREE! There’s so much to share that I’m breaking this design into 2 posts.  The dessert table and welcome table can bee seen here, but first up is the tabletop and buffet display.  I wanted to create a […]

A Patriotic Luau

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What a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July, Memorial day, or any summer party with this red, white, and blue themed Luau party from Laura of Eye Candy Event Details.   I mean who doesn’t love a Luau party afterall?!  I think the creative spin Laura put on it is just fantastic.  Check out […]

Ice Cream Social Summer Party

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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 […]