Wedding Showcase: Stylish Sanctuary

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Wedding Showcase:  Stylish Sanctuary When I first saw the photos from this wedding just one word came to mind…WOW. Susan and Jim’s June affair took color and drama to another level. First and foremost, the centerpieces absolutely took my breath away- the bride and groom wanted the designs decorating the ballroom at the Park Hyatt to fit the feel of the sanctuary and these florals … { Continue Reading }

Hey Diddle Diddle Baby Shower

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Hey Diddle Diddle Baby Shower If you are looking for a fun theme for a baby shower, look no further! This charming nursery rhyme themed shower from Shannon at Sweet Pea Soirees incorporates all of the elements you’d want to celebrate the mommy-to-be. Based on the well-known, “Hey Diddle Diddle…” rhyme, the party featured delicious confections like moon shaped cookies and cupcakes adorned … { Continue Reading }

Alien Invasion Party

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Alien Invasion Party So here’s one that is truly Far Out! Submitted to us by Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams, this children’s Alien Invasion Party is unlike anything we’ve ever ‘encountered’ ; ) Most folks know I just LOVE green, so the color scheme used is one of my faves, and perfect for an alien theme of course. Also loving the healthy food choices: open-faced turkey/cheese … { Continue Reading }

Finally Fall Sweet Station

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Finally Fall Sweet Station There are few things that make me happier than a table full of treats, so needless to say, putting together this sweet station for a Finally Fall themed party was a treat in itself! I started out by deciding on a color palette of golds, brown and oranges to reflect the hues of the leaves when they start turning (love how beautiful they always look!). I then used … { Continue Reading }

Autumn Cocktails

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Autumn Cocktails by Crista Scibelli One of my favorite things about the Fall is the chance to try some new fun cocktail creations! Whether you’re throwing a little party or just cozying up on a Sunday, these creative Autumn-inspired drinks will really put you in the season's spirit! “Wine Warm-Up” I must start off by saying, I am usually not a red wine drinker but this spiced up … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase: Edgy and Elegant

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Edgy and Elegant I am so excited to be able to share this truly AWESOME wedding with you all! Starting with the couple themselves,  Marisa and Lawrence ("Loe")  grew up in neighboring towns but weren't formally introduced until after college at a bar (where the bartender would also become Loe's best man!) Then, choosing to get married on Friday the 13th, was a clue as to what a unique … { Continue Reading }

Vintage Nest Baby Shower

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Vintage Nest Baby Shower There are so many fun ways to put together a Baby Shower, but this Vintage Nest theme is one of the most unique we have seen! Hosted by a group of truly creative girlfriends, the party for mom-to-be, Kelli and her little girl on the way had a decidedly whimsical flair. Highlighted by muted, yet lovely pinks, yellows and greens, the décor is truly befitting of the … { Continue Reading }

Halloween Mini-Cupcake Bouquet

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Halloween Mini-Cupcake Bouquet Who said bouquets had to be made out of flowers? I much prefer this fun edible version made from mini-cupcakes and created especially for Halloween!  This adorable (and delicious!) bouquet is super-easy to make and will work as your dessert and your centerpiece...here's what you do: Step 1- Bake Your Cupcakes Line your baking tin with some fun cupcake … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase: Classic Coral

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Classic Coral I have had the pleasure of knowing this bride since junior high (!) so you can imagine how happy I was to attend her beautiful wedding. After meeting in college, Shana and Josh dated for seven years before tying the knot on a gorgeous June day, and things could not have been more perfect! The ceremony was held outdoors in front of a sparkling waterfall at Branches in NJ, and in … { Continue Reading }

Ladybug Birthday Party!

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Ladybug  Birthday Party What could be more perfect than a Ladybug theme to celebrate a “little lady’s” 2nd Birthday? This lovely party was designed by Andrea Ofiara of Pocket Full of Parties for her daughter, Kira. Opting for a new twist on the traditional black and red color scheme, Andrea created a sweet ‘girlish’ feel using pink, purple, and lime green accented by orange and turquoise-how … { Continue Reading }