Blue & White Ellen Allen Inspired Tablescape

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Ellen Allen Inspired Tablescape Blue and white pair up for a clean, fresh color scheme in this tablescape. I love Ellen Allen and have several bags and stationery with their signature geometric designs. They just put me in the best mood with the bright colors and bold patterns. I had started designing a blue and white tablescape in my head (I have a lot of tables floating around in there) but … { Continue Reading }

A Coastal Thanksgiving

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Halloween is behind us, and that means less than a month until Thanksgiving! We will have dozens of tablescape inspiration, recipes, and DIY ideas for the holidays. This coastal twist on your Thanksgiving table is perfect for shore lovers! Designed by Coastal Living, the setting mixes a vintage maritime look with elements inspired by the colors of nautical charts. Seaside and nautical themes … { Continue Reading }

More Halloween Parties & Tablescapes Part II

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Happy Friday before Halloween! I have a lot of goodies for you to see below, and be sure to check out the Seasonal Celebrations Community for lots of fun ideas too! AND you can enter to win a Silhouette Machine! Spell & Potion Soiree Amazing, right? That's what I said when I saw what my sweet friend Kristi over at Luna and Chloe Weddings had created! She went off the wedding path … { Continue Reading }

Monster Halloween Party: Teal, Orange, & Black

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Monster Halloween Party You'll see another stunning wedding feature next Wednesday, but for Halloween week, we just have too many spooktacular parties and inspiration to share! This party, submitted by Party Box Design, is one of our favorites. Designed in teal, orange, and black with polka dots and damask, this party is styling! One of our favorite parts? The chic Halloween bar - and guess … { Continue Reading }

Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes

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First things first, congrats to AMY SMITH for winning the Little Monsters Giveaway! For those of you who did not win, we will have lots of additional giveaways soon and you can purchase Little Monsters HERE! Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes Halloween is all about the pumpkin. From carving to pie, the pumpkin is the iconic Halloween symbol. From the traditional pumpkin pie to the trendy pumpkin … { Continue Reading }

More Halloween Parties & Tablescapes Part I

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Love at First Bite Since I am loving vampire themed parties this year, I was thrilled to see this "Love at First Bite" party designed by Sweets Indeed. Drawing inspiration from the Victorian Era and using some fabulous pieces from Found Vintage Rentals, they designed and styled this amazing party! One of my favorite parts is the two-tiered cake by Rebecca Lehman of Heavenscent Cakes that … { Continue Reading }

Hostess Jo: Unique Items for Entertaining

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If you are looking for a fabulous hostess gift, you much check out Hostess Jo, one of my favorite online stores for cute entertaining items. From unique serving pieces to aprons, it's one of our go-to spots for hostess gifts too. Owner, Joanna Keel, has been an avid entertainer for years and always finds the most unique items for Hostess Jo! She also blogs over at Let's Entertain, with … { Continue Reading }

Top 5 Sorority Must-Haves

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Every sorority girl, whether a new pledge or senior President, loves fresh and fun merchandise sporting her greek letters. This collection of top 5 sorority must-haves is a great gift guide for a little sis, friend, daughter or of course a splurge for you! #5 Vase Wrap, Donovandesigns. How adorable is this for bid day flowers or a small bouquet of your favorite stems? Thanks, Personally Yours in … { Continue Reading }

SURPRISE Giveaway: Little Monsters

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Little Monsters Giveaway Halloween is right around the corner, and it is time to whip up some spooky masterpieces from swampy dip to vampire bites! Author and photographer Zac Williams has created the perfect cookbook for your little Halloween monsters. In Little Monsters, published by Gibbs-Smith Publishers, you will find dozens of tasty treats sure to wow all the vampires, gremlins, and … { Continue Reading }

Circus Themed Wedding: Under the Big Top!

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Circus Themed Wedding When the talented ARBOREAL Paper showed me this Circus Themed Wedding, I fell head over heels in love! Such a whimsical twist to a special night and yet romantic and gorgeous too. Maybe it's because I write about parties, but I get asked at least once a week "what do you think you'll do for YOUR wedding". Note: not even engaged yet people. My answer is typically "something … { Continue Reading }