Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Flowers

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Planning the Big Day: Choosing the Flowers Aggh! So I know I’ve been slacking lately on my updates, but things are getting super-crazy now that the big day is less than six months away (deep breaths!!) Well, we most recently met with florists to determine what we want all of our floral arrangements to look like and lemme tell you- this is a daunting task! First of all- there are  many places … { read more }

{Recipes} S’more Cupcakes + S’more Truffles

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Every summer I headed off to camp in the North Carolina mountains, and I always loved the campfires we would have (and the SMORES we would eat)! Host your own campfire with a fire pit in your backyard - or build your own outdoor fire! The memories you will make roasting s'mores will certainly last a lifetime - I cherish mine! So I thought I'd share some fun + delicious s'more desserts for you … { read more }

Retro Bowling Birthday Party

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RETRO BOWLING PARTY Submitted + Photographed by Susan Gentile Photography How much fun is a RETRO BOWLING PARTY?! With a red and turquoise blue color scheme, this retro party is perfect for an on-site event! Do your kids love bowling but you want to design a unique + creative party?! No problem! This is the perfect example of how to add a few touches to your venue along with fun favors + … { read more }

Coco Chanel Baby Shower Brunch

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Coco Chanel Baby Shower The talented Mili Ghosh designed and coordinated this Coco Chanel Baby Shower. Hints of blush pinks, white, and black made a classy and gorgeous color palette! Any mom-to-be would be oh so lucky to enjoy such an elegant baby shower brunch.  The dramatic tall black centerpieces are adorned with pink roses. Pink candies + wafer cookies welcomed guests to the sweet … { read more }

Budget Friendly Patriotic Themed Party

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PATRIOTIC PARTY Don't wait until July to break out the red, white, and blue! Start with Memorial Day and create a "budget friendly patriotic party" like this one sent in by Her Royal Heinous and Magnolia Creative Co. Perfect for a summer barbecue or a military welcome home party! Full of easy and inexpensive details + tips, sit back and enjoy these festive photos! CREATING A BUDGET … { read more }

Fabulous Party Ideas for Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is the perfect chance to get together with friends and family for a patriotic themed party! Decorate with RED + WHITE + BLUE and include some of these festive ideas above! What I love about Memorial Day is the weather - just warm enough without the strong heat of a Southern summer. This means PATIO parties so string some mini lights outside for your Memorial Day Party to create a … { read more }

Heroes and Villains Showdown Party

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HEROES & VILLAINS SHOWDOWN With all the pretty princess and "girly" parties we feature, it's a nice change to showcase a HEROES + VILLAINS SHOWDOWN BIRTHDAY PARTY! How much fun is this for a boy's birthday party theme?! Designed + submitted by Eleanor of Pink Peppermint Paper, LLC, this superhero themed party has all the ingredients for a huge hero vs. villain showdown! Check out the awesome … { read more }

{DIY} Celebrating Father’s Day

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Looking for some fun crafts to make for DAD? Father's Day is around the corner so we are sharing 4 of our favorite tutorials for Dad! Happy Father's Day! BOW TIE WRAP Wrap little gifts + treats with bow ties or neck ties! Simply wrap bow ties around simple, wrapped boxes. Choose a simple wrapping paper and matching bow tie. Consider visiting vintage stores to find old bow ties in unique … { read more }