A Gold Party With Martha Stewart Celebrations

gold party

I have a fun project today that I worked on for the new Martha Stewart Celebrations line at JCPenney. They asked me to use one of the new collections to style a party and make it personal. I was thrilled to receive the gold party in a box because it’s so celebratory and would be […]

Ideas For Throwing A Garden Party For Kids

kids garden party ideas

I was going back and forth today about which party to share with you guys – our last minute Memorial day party we hosted, or this kids garden party shoot I created for Celebrations.com. I decided on this one because it’s been a while since I’ve shared a kids theme, plus I’m going to be […]

Ideas For A Shabby Chic Bridal Shower

shabby chic bridal shower

I am sooo excited to finally have this project complete and ready to share. I spend so much time creating party ideas for my freelance jobs, that it has taken me about a year to get this done {in my “spare” time}. I wanted to create a bridal shower theme to inspire you, to give […]

Tea Party Bridal Shower Ideas

tea party bridal shower ideas

I can’t believe we’re already in to April and this year’s fist quarter is behind me. After a very busy holiday season, followed by a couple of weeks of down time, this year has gotten off to a great start with many projects in the bag. One of which is this tea party bridal shower […]

Greek Themed Dinner Party

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Food and food themes are some of my favorite starting points for entertaining. Cinco de Mayo is all about Mexican dishes, a pizza party gives you reason to try new variations, an Asian theme takes you to the Orient, and a chili cook-off with a chili bar is a great way to get friends involved […]

Easy Painted Napkin Rings

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by Melissa Bahen I have always loved going to the hardware store. I love the smell of the lumber, the neatly organized rows of supplies, and the endless world of creative potential housed in its walls. You wouldn’t necessarily think of the hardware store as a great place to stock up on inexpensive craft supplies, […]

“Recipe For Love” Bridal Shower

retro style "recipe for love" bridal shower

If you’re a fellow “creative” you know how you have your favorite projects, whether it’s a theme you loved working on, or some fantastic original idea, or great photography, etc. Well, right now this is mine. I loved designing this retro style “Recipe for Love” bridal shower for Celebrations several months back, and I’m sharing […]