Top 5 Thrift Store Finds For Parties & Entertaining

top 5 thrift store finds for party decor

If you’ve read this blog for a while you probably know my love of vintage pieces and using them in party design. The funny thing is I’m drawn to a more modern aesthetic in home decor, but for parties it seems nothing adds charm quite like the addition of items from a bygone era. I […]

Ladies Night In The Garden {Guest Feature}

ladies night courtyard party

Today’s guest feature party is from Virginie at That Cute Little Cake. She hosted a ladies night gathering and designed it around her British roots with an English picnic feel. Pretty fabrics and a beautiful courtyard garden setting give this party lots of charm. The cocktail of the night is a traditional British Pimm’s cocktail […]

How To Make A Ribbon & Trim “Cake” Centerpiece

make this shabby chic "cake" centerpiece

You know, as a creative blogger it’s pretty hard to come up with something new and original. Of course you can take an old idea and make it your own by tweaking it a bit, but to make something that people haven’t seen before is a challenge. And to make something that other people will […]

Shabby Chic “Fashionista” Bridal Shower Theme – Dessert Table

shabby chic dessert table

Welcome to part 2 of my shabby chic {fashionista} bridal shower theme {see the table and bar in part 1 here} which is everyone’s favorite – the dessert table. As usual, I used a combination of purchased items and homemade items, and filled in with color coordinating candies. This way the table ends up looking […]

Ideas For A Shabby Chic “Fashionista” Bridal Shower

shabby chic bridal shower

I am sooo excited to finally have this project complete and ready to share. I spend so much time creating party ideas for my freelance jobs, that it has taken me about a year to get this done {in my “spare” time}. I wanted to create a bridal shower theme to inspire you, to give […]

Vintage Style Tea Party Baby Shower {Guest Feature}

vintage style tea party baby shower

I have a DARLING tea party baby shower to show you today, from Flavia of Fete a Fete. This is for the “lady” in you who loves all things dainty and frilly. Flavia hosted the shower for a long time friend and used lots of vintage and shabby chic details like the chalkboard painted tray, […]

DIY Painted Window Display

diy painted window display

I’m a sucker for any type of vintage-style architectural pieces like shutters, frames, and windows, because they add such character to your home or party decor. I told you about my thrift store finds a while back that included some fantastic display “props”, one of which was a window panel that had starfish attached and […]