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 … { read more }

Cool Cat Dinner Party

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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 … { read more }

PaperStyle

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Witch Halloween Wine Bottle Label

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

Beautiful Blogger Award

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Honored and tickled pink to be receive the Beautiful Blogger Award from Michelle of My Personal Artist. Such a sweet surprise to receive!!! And among great company with the other 4 she chose! So it's my turn, here are 10 random facts about me.  And below are my winners of the Beautiful Blog Award! Choosing these 5 bloggers for their sincerity, creativity, and friendship! Jen of Blush … { read more }

Tips for Vintage Parties

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Make it Vintage A great way to put a new spin on a popular theme is to make it "vintage". We are seeing this trend show up in everything from weddings to kids events. Flea markets, antique shops, Ebay and even rummaging through your own garage can turn up treasures to make your event one of a kind. Images (from top left): Venice Glam, Cupcakes, Vintage Basket, Bird Cages, Letters (painted by … { read more }

Wedding Showcase {15} – A Historic Affair

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We are honored to share the wedding of Shannon & Doug this week, just days after their beautiful reception held in downtown St. Louis on July 17th!  Shannon & Doug held both their ceremony and their reception at the Renaissance Grand hotel, which is a historic hotel that was once called Statler Hotel but has been fully renovated and is absolutely stunning.  The Bride & Groom saw the … { read more }

Alice in Wonderland Dessert Table

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Lavender Whimsical Party from Sweets Indeed
Lavender Dessert Party from Sweets Indeed

Wonderland Whimsy I am a huge fan of anything with a fanciful sentiment, so when I came across this Wonderland Whimsy dessert table by Sweets Indeed, I just couldn’t keep it to myself! Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the lovely station was created for a wedding at the Viceroy Hotel in Palm Springs. Sweets Indeed’s custom made tea cup cake stands, moss covered stands, dessert tags, favor boxes, … { read more }