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 }

Sunflower Luncheon

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Sunflower Luncheon Summertime and glorious sunflowers just go together.  Can you imagine what the guest of honor must have felt when she arrived at this fun luncheon?  From the invitation, to the tall vases of sunflowers, to individual sunflower sugar baskets and yummy butter sunflower cookies -- all took this luncheon over the top.  Using black/white stripe overlays made the tables … { read more }

Sweet Helena’s Portugal Birthday Party

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Blue, Pink, & Yellow Birthday This birthday party is one of my favorites, it just has a perfect whimsical and happy feeling to it.  Which was totally carried through by the balloon elements throughout the day designed by one of my favorites Sofia in Portugal for her niece Helena's birthday.  The image of the child with the balloon and umbrella was used on the drink straws as well as the … { read more }