Pretty Picnic Luncheon With A View! {Vendor Challenge}

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I have a couple more designs to share with you using our “citrus” theme vendor challenge. This one by Sarah of Dreamers Joy Events & Design adds purple to the (mostly) pink grapefruit and orange color palette to create a beautiful picnic party perfect for a shower, or special birthday. Of course the location lends […]

Wet & Wild Water Party

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I can’t believe that part of the country is or has already started back to school – Crazy! And since we have at least another month of hot weather I think it’s only right that I share this Water Wars Party photographed and shared by Wendy Updegraff. This back yard party is full of wet […]

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 […]