Ice Cream Party!

Ice Cream Party

The weather is getting warmer, and that means it’s time for ice cream parties!  Throwing an ice cream party is the perfect theme for almost any occasion! From a children’s birthday party to a picnic party – ice cream is always a hit! TIPS: Don’t be afraid to use *pattern* – stripes and polka dots add pizzazz to your table!  Don’t have the perfect tablecloth?

Blue & Yellow Baby Shower

Blessings Board for Baby Shower

I am so excited to share this baby shower party with you! My sweet neighbors asked me to help them design a baby boy shower for a friend.  We decided on a simple blue and yellow theme with splashes of pastel green.  Since we knew the baby’s name, we incorporated his monogram and name for an added touch! My favorite part of this shower was

Flower Pot Desserts

Flower Pot Baked Alaska Desserts

Enjoy the spring weather and invite some friends over to enjoy dessert outside! Baked Alaskas, also known as glace au fours, are the perfect treat when served in flower pots! Individual Baked Alaska in Flower Pots 1 3 1/2-inch clay flower pot, one for each guest 1 pound cake, sliced 1/2-inch thick (find our recipe here) 1 gallon ice cream, your favorite 1 recipe for

Madeline in Paris Birthday Party

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Did any of you grow up loving Madeline, because I definitely did!  So when Kate Landers, Boston’s newest children’s event planner, emailed me about her “Madeline in Paris” party – I was taken back to my childhood!  The lucky girls that attended this darling party “strolled the streets of Paris” and visited The Candy Shoppe, The Book & Toy Shoppe, The Clothing Shoppe, and The

Charming Yellow Charleston Wedding

Yellow Parasol Wedding

Sweet Southern Charm There isn’t one detail about this charming southern wedding that I don’t {love}.  Growing up as a little girl in  Charleston, SC – I fell head over heels for that sweet southern charm – the hanging moss, the beautiful architecture…every last detail.  When I saw this wedding and how elegantly it captures the beauty of the low-country, I knew immediately that I had

Bridesmaid Luncheon: Miniature Wedding Cake Favors

Bridesmaids' Luncheon Table

A bridesmaids luncheon should be an unforgettable moment. Small silver picture frames with pictures of the bridesmaids at a younger age make perfect place cards. Then go back a generation further by displaying wedding pictures of the parents and grandparents of the bride and groom. It is the special touches that create memories. Hint to extend the life of roses: Add 1/2-teaspoon bleach and 1/2-teaspoon

Mother’s Day Brunch + Crab Appetizer

Mother's Day Brunch

Hat’s Off To Mom! Create a memorable centerpiece by using an old hat and embellishing it with fresh flowers. Head to the attic and find one of grandmother’s classics.  You could take it up another notch and have a “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” and say that hats are required but gloves are optional! Then try a new recipe like this delicious crab delight appetizer. Crab Delight

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Old Fashioned Lemonade

This weekend, I’m working on the design for a boy’s baby shower, and we are going to serve fresh lemonade for guests. I wanted to share this recipe with you as it’s perfect for a spring or summer party! Old-Fashioned Lemonade 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Peel of 1 lemon Juice of 6 lemons Sliced lemons, limes and fresh mint for garnish In a

Three Trifle Desserts

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Lemon Trifle Trifles are delicious individual desserts at a baby shower or bridal luncheon in the spring. Serve them topped with a flower to match your color theme! To complete this recipe, you will need a pound cake (try this delicious recipe), vanilla ice cream and one recipe of lemon sauce. Lemon Sauce 2 cups sugar 1 cup butter 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice 4

How-To: Cucumber Vases

cucumber vase

Cucumber Vases “The rooster crows, but the hen delivers the goods.”  This speckled hen sitting in real rye grass is proud to greet everyone for a fun luncheon, but the cucumber vases holding fresh flowers turn into a real conversation piece. Here’s What You Need: * Cucumbers, large size (one cucumber makes 2 vases) * Vegetable peeler * Spoon or melon ball scooper * Fresh

Top 10 Wedding Monogram Ideas

Wedding Monograms

Wedding Monograms are all the rage!  As you can see, you aren’t just limited to adding your new initial to your cocktail napkins! Brides are finding artsy and creative ways to display their wedding monograms. 1. Handmade letters in the wedding colors hung from the backs of reception chairs to mark the Bride and Groom’s seats.  For more from this wedding, click here. 2. The

Children’s Little Red Car Birthday Party

Blue and Red car party for boy

I adore this “Little Red Car” Party designed by the amazing scissors.paper.cake (a collaboration between hello naomi and imprintables). The details are delightful from the darling apothecary jars to the brilliant aquas and reds!  Finding ways to create a child’s party without following an over-used “theme” makes for a unique party! Featured in Cosmo Pregnancy, this children’s party uses symmetry to look clean, chic, and