Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year This is one of my favorite inspirational pictures for New Years! I love the crisp white, glowing candles, and glitter banner! Simple white dishes adorn a table with a variety of fun chairs. Simply gorgeous. Taking time to reflect on a year that will go down in the books for me and gear up for 2011! So not many words today, just the inspirational images below. I wish you a … { read more }

New Years Eve Party: Little Rascals Style

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New Years Eve Party: Little Rascals Style Earlier this week, I shared the East Coast Challenge New Years Design. So now I'm showcasing the West Coast! A talented group of party and design bloggers collaborated on this design too. Natalie Robles of Little Shindigs! They decided on a Little Rascal theme complete with an Old Hollywood flair. They left no detail untouched from camera props, … { read more }

{Gold Glam} New Year’s Party

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Gold Glam New Year's Party from Holee Molee Hostess Gold and glitter are a dynamite combo, especially for a New Years Party! Jenny of the entertaining site Holee Molee Hostess shared with her New Years pictures. Jenny chose gold as one of her wedding colors so she knows all about how to use it as a fun color scheme. Adding in feathers, yarn, and tissue, she created various textures for a … { read more }

Purple Cowgirl Party!

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Purple Cowgirl Party from Thoughtfully Simple Born in Texas and currently living in Nashville, TN has turned me into quite the cowgirl! I adore cowboy boots to a max, so this party that Tori of Thoughtfully Simple designed for her daughter London had me "ooh-ing" and "aah-ing"! To top it off, purple is one of my favorite colors! Tori is the editor behind one of the top party sites online so … { read more }

Planning the Big Day: “The Proposal”

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"The Proposal" Crista here! AHHHHH HOLY COW I’M ENGAGED!!!!!! Ok, just had to get that out of my system. Done. I promise. Like most women (and if you say ‘not me’ we know you’re fibbing!) I had been waiting with baited breath to hear the magic words, “Will you marry me?” It’s a huge moment in a gal’s life and we all look forward to it, wondering when it will happen…what will he say….how will he … { read more }

Love Birds Bridal Shower

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Love Birds Bridal Shower This sweet bridal shower was sent in by RoseMarie Massaro of Home Confetti. She designed a Love Birds themed bridal shower. This is a darling theme that can also be tweaked for a baby shower or birthday party too! Birds are quite popular so it is easy to find birdcages, bird's nests, and other decor online and at local craft stores. This is Home Confetti’s first … { read more }

2011 Free Printable Calendars

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New Year! New Calendar! Start 2011 off organized with these free, printable calendars! We all know that a new year is a fresh start to stay organized for upcoming dinner parties, appointments, work obligations, etc! Thanks to RedStamp.com for these printable calendars in 4 different styles! Click here to download your calendar of choice from RedStamp.com! They easily print on an 8.5X11" … { read more }

New Years Eve Fun for the Kids!

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Guest Post by Carrie of Sweet Spot Candy Bar "I love New Year’s Eve. It’s a night without any set rules on how you should celebrate. Some people choose to make it a couples night and go out with friends, while others prefer to stay in and spend it with their families. I’m definitely a staying in kind of girl, and this year we’ll be fortunate enough to be on vacation on New Year’s Eve. … { read more }