TREND ALERT :: COOKIE SHOTS

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You all are familiar with the Cronut® craze of 2013, right? Well, the same creative brain who brought you the Cronut® has now created a new sensation known as the #cookieshot. Dominique Ansel Bakery is in New York city and I’m jealous just knowing that those New Yorkers can head over any time for a sweet treat. […]

TREND ALERT :: CONFETTI IS THE NEW BLACK

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That’s right!  Confetti is the hottest trend now and for 2014.  It was everywhere for NYE, seen mostly in gold, silver, and black metallic, but it is positively “bursting” into the party scene for weddings, graduations, showers, and birthdays as well.  What could represent a celebration more?! I pulled together some items to inspire you […]

7 Creative Ideas For Balloons

7 ideas for balloons

For years I’ve had a love-hate relationship with balloons. I think it’s because they’ve been the fall back party decoration that people {who don’t read party blogs *wink*} use when they don’t know what else to do. I’ve often said that displaying them en masse is a GOOD way to use balloons. Alternatively, using 1 […]

Trend Alert – Lamp Shade Forms

trend: lamp shade forms

I keep seeing this fabulous trend as I check out the wedding blogs, and it’s one of those things that’s so simple, you wouldn’t imagine it adds so much style to an event. I like to call it the “naked lamp shade.” Designers all over are stripping down lamp shades to their wire form and […]

Trend Alert – Paper Place Mats

paper placemats

I’m a little obsessed lately with paper placemats, and by the looks of things, so are a lot of other folks too. I’m seeing so many styles that are being sold in pads of 50, as well as printable versions. I’ve seen them online for a couple of years but wasn’t completely smitten until I […]

Paper Backdrops

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by Kori Clark One of my favorite things about paper is how it can transform places…or parties!! Paper doesn’t have to just be used for the invites and the place cards, it can be used to decorate…to create a new design just for the occasion! I have been drooling over the different ways people can […]

Trend Alert – Balloons En Masse

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If there’s one thing I’ve noticed in the last year, it’s that balloons are not just for kids parties any more. In fact they have been elevated to ‘stylish decor’ when used en masse, and in creative ways, for both kids parties and more formal events. It reminds me of a conversation I chimed in […]