Planning the Big Day: Top 10 Venue Tips

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Top Ten Tips for Choosing Your Venue So first things first...(I know you've been on the edge of your seat for a week just dying to know what venue WE chose...) DRUMROLL PLEASE.....we'll be saying our vows and partying at The Estate at Florentine Gardens : ) and we could not be more thrilled! This site offered everything we wanted and then some...but it wasn't an easy find... Most of you have … { read more }

Golden Books Baby Shower (+ Free Printables!)

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Golden Books Baby Shower As a child, I adored Golden Books - classic, whimsical children's stories with the gold binding. I could spot them on any shelf. Anneliese of Aesthetic Nest designed this Golden Books Baby Shower for two moms - a double shower! What fun! The pictures speak for themselves as you can see no detail was left out! My personal favorite? The World of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix … { read more }

Snowflake 1st Birthday Party

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Snowflake 1st Birthday Party Seems as though this is the year of the SNOW (49 out of 50 states was it?) so I had to share this darling Snowflake 1st Birthday Party with you! Margo Feldkamp, the proud Mom, shared some of her inspiration for this winter wonderland party, "When my little Sophia was born the day after Christmas, I knew immediately that birthdays were going to be a challenge from … { read more }

Mod Glam Valentine’s Day!

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Mod Glam Valentine's Day Printable Set My friend Kim of The TomKat Studio shared her Mod Glam Valentine's Day collection with me - I just love it! I ALSO love that I will be up in New York City with Kim and lots of other "party friends" in just a few short days! We're hitting up the Martha Stewart Headquarters for lots of fun :) Kim was asked to style this shoot for a new local magazine, 202. … { read more }

Glittery Ballerina Birthday Party

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Amy Oren of Blowout Party submitted this dazzling ballerina party she recently designed for her daughter's 5th birthday party. Amy is a sweet support of Pizzazzerie and has a fabulous party favor and invitation store, Blowout Party! What I truly love about this party is that Amy did it all herself. Yes, that includes the printables, the desserts, the cake, the backdrop, the ribbon wands, popcorn … { read more }

Whimsical Baby Shower

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Whimsical Baby Shower~ Ruby & Willow Words cannot express how delighted I was to find this submission in my email from Kate Holland (all the way over in New Zealand!) of Ruby & Willow and Magnolia Rouge. Kate designed, styled, and hosted this whimsical baby shower for her best friend. Kate shared, "When she told me she was expecting I just knew this was my chance to style a fun baby … { read more }

Pink Diamond Party {Clothing Swap} + Freebie

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Pink Diamond Party So I've never been to a clothing swap party but this Pink Diamond Party submitted by Ebony Sparkes of Sparkling Events & Design really has me jazzed up to host one! Published this week in an article for Northern Virginia magazine, I AM Modern, Ebony styled this dazzling table as well as provided readers with chic and modern tips for throwing their own "Pink Diamond Party … { read more }

Valentine’s Party {Love Rocks}

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Love Rocks - Valentine's Party Natalie Clause of Southern Belle's Charm shared with me this LOVE ROCKS Valentine's Party, and I knew I had to share it with you. I am working on a Valentine's shoot with a similar rock vibe so I instantly fell in love. That shoot will be showcased soon but meanwhile, enjoy this amazing Valentine's Party! Natalie shared all her details with us, so I'll let her … { read more }