Stylish Tailgating with the Girls

STYLISH tailgate time

If there’s one thing that makes me feel young again, it’s got to be Tailgating! It’s kind of like the great American pastime that brings nostalgia, fun, and relaxation together all at once. Like many, my first tailgating experience was in college and included the usual fare of chips, fried chicken from the drive-through, and […]

A FAMILY PICNIC WITH MARTHA STEWART

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There’s something so nostalgic about going on a picnic, don’t you think? It reminds me of when I was a kid and we would go to Pullen Park or Umstead Park {in Raleigh, NC} and spend an afternoon. Sitting on the lawn or at a picnic table under a canopy of trees, and enjoying food […]

WHAT TO SERVE FOR A GRADUATION PARTY

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  After designing this boxed lunch graduation party I thought it would be fun to collect some recipes that would be great to make and serve at such a party. These recipes can be made to fill your lunch boxes, OR set out buffet style and let guests serve themselves. I’ve included main dishes and […]

SHABBY CHIC GRADUATION PARTY IDEAS

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Happy Monday everyone! Today I have the second graduation party I styled for Pear Tree Greetings, and it’s completely different from the modern-classic design here. This time I used the painted year gold foil announcement with kraft paper accents, and was inspired to create a shabby chic party with boxed lunches and a few vintage-y […]

Vintage Picnic Ideas {Guest Feature}

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This picnic photo shoot photographed by Simply Rosie Photography will have you ready to pack your basket and set up a table in the park or in your own back yard. Perfect for a casual family gathering or bridal shower, this picnic infuses vintage touches which add comfort and a desire to sit and linger […]

Pretty Picnic Luncheon With A View! {Vendor Challenge}

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I have a couple more designs to share with you using our “citrus” theme vendor challenge. This one by Sarah of Dreamers Joy Events & Design adds purple to the (mostly) pink grapefruit and orange color palette to create a beautiful picnic party perfect for a shower, or special birthday. Of course the location lends […]

A Pretty Family Picnic {Guest Feature}

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If you live in a place where the temperatures are a little more mild in the summer, this family-friendly picnic may provide you with some beautiful inspiration to pack up a basket and head out to an open field or park for a day in the sun. For those of us living in 90-100 degree […]