‘Shabby Chic’ Style Birthday Design

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Today’s feature looks as if it is straight out of a photo shoot for Country Living magazine, although it is actually a dual birthday celebration.  I shouldn’t be surprised, though, since it is the work of Jess of Pen n’ Paper Flowers.  I think I love it so much because it combines party design concepts with interior […]

French Themed Birthday Party

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This past weekend I hosted a birthday party for my husband.  We went with a French Happy Hour theme as sort of a nod to the time we spent in France, BC(before children).  For the decor, I used what I already had, and was so pleased with the result.  Hope you like it! Guests were greeted […]

Woodland First Birthday

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Let’s just call this “Woodland Wednesday” shall we, as I’ll be doing a double feature today, showing off 2 incredible Woodland themed parties – one for a little boy, and one for a girl. First up is this 1st birthday celebration for a little guy, loaded with woodland accents and owl details.  The sweets table was provided […]

Trend Alert – Bring The Inside, Out!

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You know the term, “bring the outside in” when it comes to interior decorating…large open windows, lush greenery and flowers, even garden-style furniture pieces.  This trend is doing the opposite and bringing indoor pieces, outside for entertaining.  I love this idea because it really helps create a cozy atmosphere when you’re in the midst of wide […]

Vintage-Inspired Nesting Shower

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I’m excited to finally share this gorgeous vintage-inspired Nesting Shower, designed by Morgan of Pepper Design blog.  Not only did she begin with an amazing outdoor setting, but she executed every detail superbly! With thrift store and yard sale finds, and a little craftiness, Morgan nailed the vintage vibe! Above is one of the dining tables […]

Fantasy Picnic Setting

Isn’t this picnic setting magical?  This would be so special for an anniversary or milestone birthday.  Or, just take the inspiration and set up a glamorous back yard picnic with friends!  Craft the vintage-style fans with old newspaper and ribbon to mimic “walls” in the outdoor space.  Use astro turf as a “rug” or “table cloth,” and gather some […]

Mother’s Day Brunch

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Today I’m guest blogging at Second City Soiree.  I put together inspiration for a mother’s day brunch with a bit of a vintage feel.  You’ll find ideas for the table top as well as a light brunch menu.  Head over to see the entire post at Second City Soiree.