Cupcake Wrappers!

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Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers
Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers

The Paper Menu's Cupcake Bands! The days of boring cupcake liners are gone (thank goodness)! The Paper Menu sent me their adorable cupcake bands! They are so easy to wrap around a cupcake and are perfect for an engagement party, children's birthday party, sports teams, well -- pretty much anything - they're completely customizable! I LOVE anything monogrammed! As Marie of The Paper Menu … { Continue Reading }

Orange & Yellow Truck Party

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Orange and Yellow Party
Orange and Yellow Children's Party Wreath

Orange & Yellow Truck Party This party was inspired by my sweet friend's son who lovestrucks!  He adores candy and trucks so we created a candy table to go along with the truck theme. We used a polka dot fabric for the tablecloth - there are so many fabrics these days that you're sure to find one to match your theme!  Then we added in the toy dump truck - check your local toy stores for a … { Continue Reading }

Coral Carolina Wedding

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Southport Coral Wedding

Coral Wedding With summer around the corner, I'm probably not the only one dreaming of white sand beaches and coral reefs. This wedding captures the essence of the beautiful North Carolina outer banks.  The wedding was held at the Southport Community Building in Southport, North Carolina. I'm lucky to know this bride, Brooks Lester Murphrey, a sweet friend from my North Carolina days.  She had … { Continue Reading }

Sunflower Mornings Table

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Sunflower Table

Wishing You a Sunflower Morning! Sunflowers are fun flowers and butterflies are guaranteed to bring smiles to every face. Pull up a chair and enjoy this orange marmalade bread at your next breakfast party! Orange Marmalade Bread 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 10-ounce jar orange marmalade 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon … { Continue Reading }

Elephant Baby Shower

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Elephant Baby Diaper Cake
Elephant Baby Shower Diaper Cake

Elephant Baby Shower This weekend, I created some elephant cupcake toppers and gift tags for a friend's daughter's first birthday party! Elephants are becoming very popular as a party theme - birthdays and baby showers.  Ashley Lloyd recently shared this "Lil' Squirt Baby Shower"with me and it was a darling elephant shower- she didn't miss a detail! Details I loved: Create-a-Crepe Bar: What a … { Continue Reading }

Chickadee Prints

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Brown and Blue Baptism Christening Announcement

Do you know what I love? I love receiving a real letter! No, I do not mean an email, a facebook post, a tweet, I mean a real...handwritten..can stick it on your fridge letter!  No matter how "online" we all go, I will never stop taking time to handwrite a note to a sweet friend. I adore this company, Chickadee Prints, not only for their thank you notes but their invitations too! And if you saw … { Continue Reading }

Backyard Cookout with Bottle Aprons!

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Bottle Aprons
Black and White Backyard Cookout Table

Enjoy a backyard cookout this spring! No matter what the occasion, add a little fun to your table with these bottle aprons! Pick out a fabric that matches your theme! Another idea? Give each guest a different color and you won't mix up drinks! These are super cute monogrammed too! Bottle Aprons Here's What You Need: * 1/3 yard of fabric = 10 to 12 aprons * Bias tape, double fold = one package … { Continue Reading }

Pink + Brown Tennessee Wedding

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Governors Club Tennessee Wedding

Wedding Bliss This wedding has so many elements in it that I adore. Thank you to Kristen Steele, an amazing photographer in Nashville, TN, for sending me this wedding showcase! First and foremost, the cupcakes! They are from The Cupcake Collection in historic Germantown (Nashville, TN).  Cupcakes are a great alternative or addition to a traditional wedding cake! Don't be afraid to get creative … { Continue Reading }