Seashell Ice Cream Party

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Seashell Girls' Birthday Party
Seashell Bowls

Seashell Ice Cream Party Have a summer birthday for a little one coming up?  As you discovered with our Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt party, we are big fans of ice cream! This party was designed around a seaside ice cream theme for a little girl. The doll is a Little Souls, Inc. design.  The polka dot plates are Kate Spade. The lime green drink bottles are from Party City. All you have to do to … { Continue Reading }

Southern Green Wedding

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Signature Drink Wedding

Wedding Showcase A lot of things are close to my heart, and 2 of them are in this beautiful wedding. First, the color green, I love it.  Second, traditions.  Rachel and Alex Sisserson met at Vanderbilt University and were married in September 2009 in Orlando, Florida.  They found neat and creative ways to incorporate their family and heritage into their wedding. Here are just a few of my … { Continue Reading }

Pizzazzerie’s Picks: Summer Soirees

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We hope you enjoy our first edition of Pizzazzerie's Picks!  We will be periodically showcasing fun finds (gifts, paper, and more!) from our newly launched Gift Guides! Know of a company or product that you think would be a perfect fit for one of our Guides? Email us! Giveaways/Discounts! HostessJo.com is giving away one of the showcased chip & dip platters along with fireworks bottle … { Continue Reading }

Outside Party Lighting

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Outside Party Lighting

Summer brings with its arrival not only warmer weather but also outdoor PARTIES!  From casual backyard dinners to lavish outside weddings, lighting makes all the difference. It creates the ambiance that sets the mood for your guests. Do not forget to think about lighting and how it can enhance your party's style! Here are a few fun ways! Paper Lanterns Not only are they inexpensive, but they … { Continue Reading }

Paperie Guide: My Personal Artist

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It is my pleasure to introduce you to My Personal Artist. Each of My Personal Artist's designs begins with owner Michelle Mospens' original hand painted watercolor or hand drawn artwork! Her artistic invitation designs are like nothing you have ever seen! -- As a result, her work has been featured in InStyle Weddings, The Knot Best of Weddings issue (2009), Better Homes & Gardens Editors Pick, … { Continue Reading }

Bell Pepper Baskets

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Bell Pepper Black Bean Salad Basket
Anniversary Dinner Table

Bell Pepper Baskets We LOVE making these bell pepper baskets for an anniversary or engagement dinner.  They would even make a great addition to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend!  They are quite simple to make and you can fill with your favorite vegetable salad! Adding pops of color to your table with these bell pepper baskets will have your guests WOW'ing all night! To make the bell pepper … { Continue Reading }

Rubber Ducky Party

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Ducky Invite

Rubber Ducky Party This is a classic party theme! It's perfect for a baby shower or a young child's birthday party! And when you're done? Save all your decorations for fun bath time toys!  My mother, who taught me all there is to know about party designing, styled this darling rubber ducky party! I can only claim the photography. I adore every detail from the cupcake stands (she made these- … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Showcase {7} Yellow & Gray

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Yellow & Gray Wedding
Yellow and Grey Wedding

Yellow & Gray Wedding Ashley and her husband, Graham, are the dynamic duo behind Scobey Photography.  When Ashley showed me this yellow and gray wedding (a new favorite color combo of mine!) - I knew I had to show you!  Alexandra and Josh Winston were married at the Four Oaks Manor in Hamilton, GA. I love the chalkboard signs for the dinner buffet! What a hands-on feel to match the … { Continue Reading }