Nashville Lifestyles Magazine: Vampire Dinner Party

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Nashville Lifestyles Magazine: Vampire Dinner Party This fall, I was thrilled to design a Vampire Dinner Party for Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. I love children's parties, but had a "fang-tastic" time pulling together a spooky event for adults! The publisher, Stacie Standifer, has fabulous style, and we had a great time dreaming up this dinner party! Using the book, Love at First Bite: The … { read more }

Creative Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

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This year, I want to move past the simple "2 eyes, a nose, and mouth" jack-o-lantern and get a little creative with my designs! From monograms to geometric patterns, I hope you will get creative this year too! Send us your pictures and you could be featured in an upcoming post. And hop over to our Seasonal Celebration Community where we're chatting it up on fun pumpkin carvings! I adore … { read more }

Sneak Peek Sunday!

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We've been super busy styling some amazing designs and fun projects, but we wanted to share some sneak peeks with you! You will see full posts on these soon. Meanwhile, I (Courtney) will be headed out of town for my older brother's wedding this weekend, but we'll still have a full line up of posts coming your way including some AWESOME guests posts so check back for some exciting … { read more }

Parisian Birthday Party

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{Black & Purple} Parisian Birthday Party My best friend celebrated her birthday last month, and I thought I'd take a tiny break from the fall and Halloween inspiration to share with you some pictures from her party! Jill represents all things classy, chic, and stylish - which, to me, also represent Paris. I helped style a small dessert table in the wine bar where we celebrated. To start, if … { read more }

City Cradle’s Fall Tablescape Challenge

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Fall is my favorite time of year and Nashville has finally decided to give me a break from the 105 degrees (at least until next summer). Fall brings cooler weather - perfect for outdoor celebrations! So, Vicky over at The City Cradle is such an inspiration and she recently had a Fall Celebration Challenge judged by some of my favorite designers including Jenn Sbranti of Hostess With the Mostess, … { read more }

Giveaway: Halloween Printables!

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HALLOWEEN PARTY PRINTABLES Eerily Elegant Halloween Collection I was so excited to hear from Gwynn Wasson Designs regarding her stylish Halloween printables that are out TODAY! Gwynn styled these fabulous tables to showcase her printables. The best part? They're FREE! Head right over and learn how you can download these fun printables for your Halloween party. I love anything green so … { read more }

Wedding Showcase: Edgy and Elegant

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Edgy and Elegant I am so excited to be able to share this truly AWESOME wedding with you all! Starting with the couple themselves,  Marisa and Lawrence ("Loe")  grew up in neighboring towns but weren't formally introduced until after college at a bar (where the bartender would also become Loe's best man!) Then, choosing to get married on Friday the 13th, was a clue as to what a unique … { read more }

Rustic Halloween Dessert Table

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Rustic Halloween Dessert Table Kristy of Posh Pixel Design Studio sent me this Halloween dessert table designed by Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes. Tanya and Kristy collaborated on this fabulous table to showcase Kristy's limited edition Halloween Printables! To turn around a submission the next day while flying in from one of the busiest and most hectic weeks of my life (I apologize if … { read more }