Pink & Purple Birthday Luncheon!

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Pink and Purple Birthday Luncheon Birthdays are best spent with good friends and good food! This fun luncheon table is a pink and purple party theme! Making the day memorable for the guest of honor, an old family heirloom quilt was used as a tablecloth and the colors matched perfectly! The birthday girl's favorite rose, the Purple Rain rose, decorated the table. My favorite part are the … { Continue Reading }

Daisy Teal Birthday Party

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Daisy Teal Birthday Party I love Daisies and I love Teal! So this party is a fun one! As you saw with the Berries & Bellinis Party this week, I'm loving cupcake skewers (or cupcakes-on-a-stick, whatever you want to call them). They're so fun and so cute! They'd make a great centerpiece themselves! Have you made any? Send us your pics! These stand up napkins are too cute! ThemeNaps makes … { Continue Reading }

Dinner in “Tuscany” and Almond Biscotti!

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Tuscan Dinner Party

Dinner in “Tuscany” and Almond Biscotti! After a spring trip to Florence and a fabulous Tuscan cooking class, I was inspired to re-create this unique Tuscan theme for a recent dinner party. I just loved incorporating the rich gold and greens, reminiscent of the beautiful Italian countryside! The yellow daisies are a super-easy and inexpensive way to create fun napkin rings (just tuck the stem … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase (16) Rustic Vintage

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A Rustic Vintage Wedding From the moment I attended this wedding, I knew I wanted to share it with all of you. I have known this couple since the start of their relationship and could not have been more thrilled to watch them tie the knot this summer. You know when a couple's wedding is truly about the love they have for each other and how genuinely passionate it is? That is Brook and Cara. … { Continue Reading }

Berries & Bellinis Birthday Party!

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Berries & Bellinis Favorite is a strong word, I know, but this is (hands down!) my favorite party (that I have designed so far!). It was an absolute blast - from one of my best friends helping me finish last minute touches the night before it was filmed for our local NBC affiliate to first coming up with the idea while brainstorming with the birthday girl in the Vanderbilt bookstore. Joy … { Continue Reading }

Cool Cat Dinner Party

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Silver Candles Birthday Party Cat
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Cool Cat Dinner Party This cool cat is so happy it is his birthday! I love a black and white table. Adding pops of color with silver and green are a fun way to jazz up the black & white decor. This is a very easy party to throw at home in your own house.  Use silver candles, hats, and curling ribbon hanging from the chandelier - and let the celebration begin. The cool cat vase came from TJ … { Continue Reading }

PaperStyle

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Paper Style: Celebrating Your Life If you haven't visited Paper Style before, you are in for a treat! They have such a neat collection of paper goodies. What I love is that they also sell neat gifts from cute bags to cocktail napkins too! I could spend hours just browsing their site (confession: have definitely done this!). Most recently, the Paper Style crew was tweeting about their … { Continue Reading }

Thomas the Train Party

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Thomas the Train Party Table
Thomas the Train Party

Thomas the Train Party All aboard!  Thomas The Train is having a birthday party and you're invited!  Red and blue are always a fun color theme. The blue polka-dot plates came from Sur La Table and the glasses from Party City. The Thomas and friends train books have lots of adventures - so why not give each guest their very own book as a party favor? The Thomas Bathtub Squirters are a fun gift … { Continue Reading }