“Keys To Success” Dessert Table

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Here’s part 2 of my Anthropologie-inspired “Keys to Success” graduation party, and it’s everyone’s favorite – the dessert table! As with most of my dessert tables, it’s filled with homemade sweets, a few special garnishes, and a sprinkling of store-bought items to round out the selection. The styling was actually a lot of fun to do […]

Graduation Party Ideas – “Keys To Success” Theme

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When my friend, Bird, invited me to contribute to her Spring/Summer issue of Bird’s Party magazine, I was certainly up for it but had no ideas in mind at the time.  Being the great organizer & editor she is, and knowing my design style, she offered up the suggestion of an Anthropologie-inspired graduation party, and […]

Neon & Neutrals – Design For Teens {Guest Feature}

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It’s a fact that as kids get older there is less inspiration to go by when planning their birthday parties. There aren’t many “themes” to choose from and kids are at that “picky” age, so when I saw this photo shoot by Jesi Haack I thought it would be perfect for teens and tweens! Jesi combined […]

Monkeys & Bananas First Birthday

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What a bright and cheerful party I have to share with you today! This Monkeys & Bananas 1st birthday party was sent to us by Iliana Morton Photography, and was created for Alejandra’s {of The Marshmallow Studio} son’s first birthday. The colors are classic yellow & green with brown added, and there are “a barrel […]

“Over The Moon” Baby Shower – Operation Shower

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I’ve been so anxious to share the latest Operation Shower event ever since I saw the first photos of that amazing backdrop above. This “Over the Moon” theme is inspired by the nursery rhyme, Hey Diddle Diddle… and couldn’t be more adorable. With the help of Abigail of Paper & Cake, and many other volunteers, […]

Lemon Yellow Tea Party Bridal Shower

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Since this has been such a mild winter it feels completely “normal” to be sharing a pretty citrusy-yellow shower design that will bring visions of Spring to mind. Start planning now and you could create a shower as lovely as this for your next expectant mom or bride to be. This inspiration shoot was created […]

‘Build Your Own Banana Split’ Dessert Bar

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I have a fun product to introduce you to today, from one of your favorite shopping outlets – Etsy of course! These Wall decals from evgieNev are a fabulous room decorating item that I had the opportunity to sample, but I wanted to show you how you could use it for party decor too. Using the […]