Shades of Blue 2nd Birthday Party

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If you know me, you know I LOVE all things handmade so this {SHADES OF BLUE} party which features all handmade items + goodies is just such a treat to share with you all! The Purple Pug was the mastermind behind this phenomenal children's New Years Eve shoot we featured as well as the stylist for this party too! Talented is an understatement. Full of unique + creative ideas, The Purple Pug is … { read more }

Rustic Garden Themed Baby Shower

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My sweet friend Lauren Grove of Every Last Detail is quite the designer! Can you believe this was the first baby shower she's designed since entering the event industry? Amazing! I love the unique twist on the last name "Grove" for a rustic gardening themed shower: "Growing Grove". Clever + oh so cute. I love finding ways to make a theme your own as it makes the event far more meaningful than an … { read more }

{DIY} Decorative Paper Lantern Tutorial

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One of my favorite ways to add a special touch to parties is hanging either pom-poms, garlands, balloons, or paper lanterns from a chandelier or overhang. It instantly turns a simple party table into a roomful of color and pizzazz! These easy to make paper lanterns are perfect for displaying at birthday parties, holidays, and more! Coordinate your colors for your party. Hosting a baby shower? Use … { read more }

Summer Pool Party + Free Printables

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summer pool party + free printables Summer might be coming to a close but we are in for a TREAT today! The talented Anneliese of Aesthetic Nest is sharing a spectacular summer pool party with FREE PRINTABLES! Yipee! So host one last SUMMER POOL PARTY BASH before the afternoons are full of homework and after-school activities. And now you can entertain in STYLE without breaking the bank with these … { read more }

Shark Dinner Party!

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Turquoise + Shark Dinner Party It's SHARK WEEK! So, we thought it fitting to share this humorous outdoor dinner party! Bright turquoise and white striped fabric made the perfect tablecloth for this sea-themed dinner. Of course, the star of the dinner was the centerpiece shark filled with fresh cocktail shrimp and sauce.  We surprisingly found this shark at a local pet supply store in the aquarium … { read more }

{Real Party} Disney’s Cars 2 Movie Screening

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Cars 2 Movie Party Are your kids big CARS fans? They will love this Disney Cars 2 Movie Screening Party! Talayeh Banan of Tala Events in Orange County, CA set up a quick and budget-friendly party for her children, nieces, and nephews! From cute "movie snack packs" to lots of CARS decorations, the kids had a BLAST and loved the party! Be sure to check out another CARS party we featured last fall … { read more }

Lemon Ladies Luncheon!

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Lemon Ladies Luncheon How refreshing is this gorgeous lemon themed luncheon designed by Mindy and Crystal from Creative Juice!? With lemons grown right in their backyard, Mindy and Crystal set up a fabulous luncheon and have provided lots of inspiration! The cute "lemon drop" favors included the cute saying "if all the raindrops were lemon drops and gum drops oh what a rain that would … { read more }

BIG NEWS + Book Club Party Inspiration!

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I have some FUN NEWS! I'm thrilled + excited to announce that I am working with Gibbs Smith on my first book (they've published Tara Geurard's amazing wedding books and Kimberly Whitman's entertaining books!). I will tell you more about the book topics + details later, but in honor of the exciting news, I'm sharing some BOOK CLUB PARTY Inspiration! Love reading and books? You'll love these cute … { read more }