{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 }

{Real Party} Vintage 5th Birthday Party

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Do you love everything VINTAGE?  If so, you're in for a spectacular 5th birthday party that was held here in St. Louis.  The fabulous designer behind this birthday party is Untamed Heart Photography who shares the love of all things vintage like I do.  Michelle wanted her daughter Stella to have a fun party where all of the girls felt like they were a part of a fun lunch tea party!   Punch was … { read more }

{Real Party} Circus Carnival Candy Bar

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You are in for a TREAT today! Amy Croushorn of Make It Mine Parties is sharing her CIRCUS CARNIVAL CANDY BAR PARTY, and it is a truly amazing fete! We're starting off sharing the "General Store" pictures but it doesn't end there! Keep scrolling for the darling circus party games, party cake, popcorn, and circus party photo booth! Amy shared, "As owner of Make It Mine Parties, I get to create all … { read more }