“You Are My Sunshine” Dessert Table {Guest Feature}

You Are My Sunshine

I’m excited to share a guest feature today – it’s been a while! The colors and the theme are perfect timing for Spring too. Candace of Lily Paul Designs created this baby shower theme, “You Are My Sunshine,” for a design event in Chicago. The catch? – do it on a $50 budget! The budget […]

Spring Brunch Ideas & Recipe

Spring brunch

Has Spring sprung in your part of the country? After a very wet and dreary winter in Virginia I’m ready for some sunshine! I have some ideas and a coffee cake recipe to share that should have you marking the calendar and sending out invitations in no time. Read More…     For more inspiration, […]

Baby Love Baby Shower {Operation Shower}

baby love baby shower by Operation Shower

Last week I had the pleasure of volunteering my time to Operation Shower once again. It’s always a busy but fun time, and I get to meet up with old friends and finally meet face to face some new ones.  We spent 24 hours in Alexandria, Va setting up and giving out gifts to 40 […]

“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 […]

Citrus Bourbon Punch Recipe

bourbon punch recipe

Do you have a go-to punch recipe you like to serve a crowd during a party? I do, and this is it! I’ve been making this citrus bourbon punch for at least a decade, for our Christmas cocktail party, Halloween parties, and whatever other party requires serving a crowd. I like to make it ahead […]

Giraffe Themed Baby Shower Ideas

modern giraffe baby shower

My most recent styling project for Celebrations website was to create a Giraffe themed baby shower based on an adorable modern invitation from Pear Tree Greetings. I loved the colors I had to work with which were turquoise, orange, and yellow. The idea was to design a luncheon complete with table setting, a menu & […]

Lemonade Stand Playdate

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by Rebekah Dempsey Rebekah here from A Blissful Nest and today I wanted to share with you a special little play date we had for Lauren and some of her school friends. Giving a theme to your play date is so much fun for the kids. They get to have activities that are unique and […]