Introducing: … “Courtney” by My Personal Artist

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Peacock Wedding Invitation Suite by Michelle Mospens of My Personal Artist

Introducing...."Courtney" by My Personal Artist" As you know, we've been all Peacock lately (check out the fabulous Peacock Sip 'n See we posted earlier) and when I was designing the Peacock Engagement Party I recently hosted, I asked Michelle Mospens of My Personal Artist if she would hand paint the place cards and other party signs. She graciously agreed and got down to business doing what … { read more }

Peacock Sip ‘n See

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Peacock Sip 'n See As many of you know, I just finished up a Peacock themed event and have had all things Peacock on the brain lately. So when Beth Beattie sent me this darling Peacock Sip 'n See, I knew I had to share it with you! It is so neat to see the same theme done for an engagement party and a sip 'n see! For those who do not know what a sip 'n see is - because my statistics show lots … { read more }

Lovely Baby Shower: Decorating Onesies

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Lovely Baby Shower: Decorating Onesies When I came across this amazing baby shower by Amy of Shutterly Lovely I was literally floored by the cuteness. I mean baby showers in general are meant to be cute, but each little element of this shower was utterly perfect.  Yellows, pinks, and oranges were the main colors of the shower, and Amy found coordinating scrapbook paper in different designs to … { read more }

Bumble Bee Party Ideas: Birthdays & Showers

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Honey Bee Birthday Party! As soon as we saw this precious Honey Bee Birthday Party, well we just couldn’t wait to start “buzzing” about it! Submitted by Bird Crafts, the bumble bee themed event was put together to celebrate a little girl’s birthday. Held in an outdoor garden in France, the sunny decorations reflected the lovely summer day…heart-patterned tablecloths (simple material sent to … { read more }

Blue and Green Wedding Inspiration

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Blue and Green Wedding Inspiration This September, I am lucky to be helping a sweet college roommate of mine with her wedding reception decor. Her colors are a light green and a pretty darker silvery/blue. I love them! I designed a quick inspiration board to help "get the juices flowing" as we work up designs for her fabulous reception tables! I love this color scheme and look forward to … { read more }

Alice in Wonderland Party

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Avery in Wonderland Party When creative, child photographer, Laura McPhail of Chikadeez Photography set out to design her daughter's first birthday party, she decided on an "Alice in Wonderland" theme with a shabby chic twist. Laura said "I bought an old version of the book and used the old artwork for her invitations." I love the invitation as well as all the "pink and pearls"! Laura used … { read more }

Strawberries: A Farmer’s Market Brunch

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Summer Strawberries My typical Sunday routine involves shopping the farmers market, which is conveniently walking distance from my apartment. I buy just about anything that catches my eye and then try out a new recipe with the ingredients purchased. Apparently I went on an empty stomach and ended up with pounds (yes, pounds!) of freshly picked strawberries. Living on a tight budget and a small … { read more }

Vintage Carnival Party

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Vintage Carnival Party by Posh Tot Events Jennifer Shields of Posh Tot Events wrote a fabulous guest article on all things vintage recently, and I love how she added the vintage twist to this children's carnival party! This has to be one of my favorite children's parties! I love the pink and yellow twist color scheme and the fabulous feathers! Everything from the water bottle labels to the … { read more }