A "French Cooking"-Inspired Dinner Party

Outdoor Dinner Party

This gorgeous dinner party was sent to me by Julie of A Reason to get Together, and hosts a most unique concept.  In Julie’s words: “It was a “Mastering The Art Of French Cooking” dinner party. I had all of our guests (14 total) bring a dish from the cookbook. People brought appetizers, entrees, sides, […]

An Elegant Garden Dinner Party

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I’m in love with this elegant dinner party designed by Desiree Spinner Events (found via Inspired by This).  One of the stand-out features is the menu-wrapped peach at each place setting.  Such a unique detail that could be used with apples, pears, mini pumpkins, etc.  I also adore the book shelf vignettes – a great […]

Lemon Yellow Birthday Picnic

lemon yellow party

I think I’m going to have to change the name of this blog to “Celebrations In Yellow”!  Seriously, all these cute parties lately have been centered around the color of sunshine!  Here’s another gorgeous set up of a birthday picnic from Cake Ink.  So elegant in its simplicity.

Bridal Shower In The Garden

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I think this bridal Shower is perfect for this time of year – late summer…not quite fall.  It has bursts of color with bright yellow flowers, combined with more subdued, earthy tones in the dishes, terra cotta pots, and linens.  The rustic tables and serving pieces add to the charm and transitional quality of this lovely setting. […]

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}

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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 […]