A Preppy Collegiate – Inspired Design

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Oh how I love the decorative props used in this design!  This inspiration shoot photographed by Tinywater Photography is full of classic preppy style that feels like you’re on the lawn of Harvard or Yale.  The pennant flags, vintage typewriter, books, and croquet set all set the tone perfectly and would be a wonderful addition […]

Vintage-Chic Garden Wedding

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Spring is oh-so-close to being here, and this garden wedding puts me right in the mood for back yard entertaining!  If you’re planning a small Spring or Summer wedding this is just the inspiration you need.  But, don’t just look at wedding designs for nuptials, take the ideas and incorporate them into Bridal Showers, Special […]

Vintage Butterfly Party

Carey of With Joy blog shared this party with us, of her daughter’s first birthday decorated with a Vintage Butterfly theme.  She did much of the crafting herself, but also used the help of a few great vendors along the way.  I think you’ll agree this is one adorable party, and Carey thought of everything!  The invitations set […]

A Cozy Breakfast Bar

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Aahh, the weekend is almost here and I’ve got just the thing to help you enjoy it.  This lovely breakfast bar was originally set up as a birthday celebration by Rubyellen of Cakies blog and is full of wonderful ideas…  The buffet is set with a selection of cereals and milks and also a pancake station with […]

Winter White Details

white wedding

Today’s inspiration for weddings, engagements, or bridal showers comes from a collaboration between Andrea Dozier Boutique Photography and Simply Photography, and offers some beautiful images with great ideas and details you can incorporate. The wintry white color scheme incorporates shades of ecru, bone, champagne, and brown…   Sweet handmade frames are a lovely way for guests to write […]

Rustic-Glam Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar

Don’t you just love hot cocoa bars?!  Katie of Katie Grace Designs hosted a baby shower this weekend and created the prettiest display that combined a little bit of rustic with a little bit of glam.  Katie is wonderful at infusing stylish details at every turn.  Nothing is left unadorned here, from the mugs, to […]

Vintage & Monograms Engagement Party

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I created this inspiration board using the lovely invitations from Hazelbug as a starting point.  I loved the vintage style lettering, pretty blue border(“something blue”), and the monogram at the top.  The monogramming is a great way to create a customized event.  Hang a banner with the couples initials, place monograms on favor hang tags, apply them […]