Vintage-Americana Themed Party

Vintage Americana

I’m completely enamored with this latest collaboration between Sweets Indeed and Found Vintage Rentals.  This event was a 4th of July party, but I think you’ll agree, it could easily translate into a fun “Americana” themed birthday party.  Besides that, all the incredible details could be recreated in any color scheme for even more celebrations. Sweets […]

4th Of July On A Budget {From All You}

4th of July video

Here’s a great video from the CBS Morning Show, featuring easy & inexpensive ideas for the 4th (from All You magazine).  Watch CBS News Videos Online

4th Of July Styling Ideas

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With the holiday weekend just days away, you have just enough time to gather up themed paper, ribbons, flowers, and food ingredients to celebrate the 4th in style.  Some great ideas above, from Pottery Barn and Martha Stewart, feature drink bottles served in frosty mugs, fries served in parchment lined mini buckets, mini flower arrangements […]

Memorial Day-Weekend Gathering

Summer bbq ideas

Hope you’re getting ready for a long weekend and the official begining of summer!  If you or your friends are hosting a cookout, here are some fun ideas to get you started. If you are the host you’ll need some cute styling ideas, right?!  Above, are some easy and inexpensive suggestions using wrapped vases, colorful […]

Summer Style

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I love this time of year when parties on the patio are the order of the day!  Here are a few fresh ideas from Good Housekeeping, to help you keep your cool. Don’t have enought lawn furniture to accomidate everyone?  Bring some of your indoor furniture, out!  Small side chairs & tables can be easily […]

End Of Summer Picnic

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I tell you, this has been “the-summer-that-never-ends” for me. We STILL have a week to go before school starts!! So I’m in the mood for an easy-going backyard picnic to finish the summer off stress-free. The traditional Labor Day colors of red, white, and blue work perfectly for this casual picnic party with bandanas, checks, […]

The Dog Days Of Summer

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There’s still time to sqeeze in a few more summer parties. Here are a few ideas to inspire you: Build a “room” with bamboo poles, large potted planters, and light gauzy fabric. Don’t forget to string some lights around for ambiance. (my home ideas) Hang lots of old lanterns from trees, and use antique tubs, […]