Thomas the Train Party

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Thomas the Train Party

Thomas the Train Party All aboard!  Thomas The Train is having a birthday party and you're invited!  Red and blue are always a fun color theme. The blue polka-dot plates came from Sur La Table and the glasses from Party City. The Thomas and friends train books have lots of adventures - so why not give each guest their very own book as a party favor? The Thomas Bathtub Squirters are a fun gift … { Continue Reading }

Beautiful Blogger Award

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Honored and tickled pink to be receive the Beautiful Blogger Award from Michelle of My Personal Artist. Such a sweet surprise to receive!!! And among great company with the other 4 she chose! So it's my turn, here are 10 random facts about me.  And below are my winners of the Beautiful Blog Award! Choosing these 5 bloggers for their sincerity, creativity, and friendship! Jen of Blush … { Continue Reading }

Tips for Vintage Parties

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Make it Vintage A great way to put a new spin on a popular theme is to make it "vintage". We are seeing this trend show up in everything from weddings to kids events. Flea markets, antique shops, Ebay and even rummaging through your own garage can turn up treasures to make your event one of a kind. Images (from top left): Venice Glam, Cupcakes, Vintage Basket, Bird Cages, Letters (painted by … { Continue Reading }

Sweet Shoppe 5th Birthday Party

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Sweet Shoppe 5th Birthday Party

Sara Kate's Sweet Shoppe 5th Birthday Party I knew Kim of The TomKat Studio had a hand in this darling party as soon as I saw the pictures! Kim designed the paper goods for Sara Kate's 5th Birthday Party! Kristi, Sara Kate's Mom, is quite the party designer herself! She designed the rest of this Sweet Shoppe party, including the fondant cake! She designed and sewed Sara Kate's lollipop tank - … { Continue Reading }

Watermelon Party Table

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Summer is here so get outside and enjoy watermelon season! Recycle old baskets into unique decorations or centerpieces for your table. This easy-to-make basket is perfect for a fun centerpiece! Already have a centerpiece? Fill this basket with favors and have it by the door as your guests depart! Fabric Basket Centerpiece Here's What You Need: * 1 yard of fabric * Straw basket (7 to 9 … { Continue Reading }

“Dolce Annabella” Sweet Italian Baby Shower

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Dolce Annabella Baby Shower Mara of lmg events sent me this darling baby shower! Mom-to-be is Italian so the theme was Dolce Annabella in honor of their sweet baby girl and Italian heritage. The event was held at Tucci's Cucina Italiana in Salt Lake City, Utah. As Mara says, "Our theme, "Dolce Annabella", was prominently posted on our desert buffet complete with cupcakes done by chef Andrew … { Continue Reading }

Interview with Jeanne Benedict

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I recently had the pleasure of interviewing party expert Jeanne Benedict,and I loved talking all things parties with her! Below is a summary of all the fabulous entertaining topics we discussed on our phone chat! Hope you enjoy learning more about Jeanne, she's a rockstar! Where did you first develop your love for entertaining? "I've always had a passion for parties, I really like the joy of … { Continue Reading }

Seaside Dinner Party

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Seaside Dinner Party Let's create memories just enjoying the view and of course some fantastic seafood! I've shared two nautical children's parties with you (Little Sailor from The Celebration Shoppe and Crab Shack from TomKat Studio), and I'm excited to show you a fun way to enjoy the seaside decor with the adults! Growing up as a young girl on the South Carolina coast, I loved collecting … { Continue Reading }

The Celebration Shoppe

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The Celebration Shoppe Dino-ROAR! I'm not sure if I love the name or the fabulous party design more - both! I've been walking around the house saying "dino-ROAR!!" randomly - no, really, it's stuck in my head, and I love it (child at heart).You can find the dino-ROAR party supplies HERE. The Celebration Shoppe is absolutely one of my favorite sites! Not only do they showcase some of the cutest … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase {13} Pink & Mocha

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Pink and Mocha Wedding

We are "tickled pink" to share this lovely wedding with you! Andrea and Rich were married on May 15 at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Orlando, Florida.  This fun wedding included a dance off of the famous Rawnsley / Puzzo team and a Photo booth by Snap It! Photo Booths. Lee Forrest Designs created the beautiful florals and Cut the Cake Bakery provided the delicious cake!  All put together by … { Continue Reading }