Under the Sea Birthday Party

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under the sea blue and green bucket party favors
blue under the sea party

Under the Sea Birthday Party Heather of Chickabug recently shared this party with me, and I fell in love! She's a doll, by the way, so check out her site and blog here. She created the Under the Sea theme water bottle labels, favor tags, cupcake topper and wrapper sets, and pennant banner for this party. AH-mazing. The party was designed by this sweet boy's mom and photographer, Susan … { read more }

Lemon/Orange Citrus Table

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lemon and orange citrus table picture
lemon chess pie and citrus table setting

Lemon/Orange Citrus Table Celebrate citrus! Citrus tastes delicious in recipes and make refreshing centerpieces.    Creating these centerpieces is as easy as filling a bowl or vase with lemons. Why not serve your favorite chicken or pasta salad and this Tangy Mandarin Orange Salad?  This recipe has always been one of my favorites and is perfect for this table setting. Tangy Mandarin Orange … { read more }

Wedding Showcase {16} Beach Beautiful

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Seashore Cake
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Beach Beautiful We are so excited to be able to share this gorgeous shore wedding with you! Married on a private beach along the New Jersey coast, Donna and Brian’s affair was nothing short of FABULOUS. The ceremony took place just before sunset under a beautiful arch (decorated by Donna herself!). The bride and groom poured multi-colored sand into a keepsake vase to represent their unity, in … { read more }

Inspiration: Cupcake Skewers

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summer sweets cupcake skewers
blueberry cupcake skewers

Cupcake Skewers I hope you are all staying cool in this summer heat! A lot of you have emailed or contacted me about the cupcake skewers you originally saw in these 2 posts: Daisy Teal Party and Berries & Bellinis. I'm so glad you liked them, so I thought I would share a few more pictures to inspire you to make your own cupcake skewers! They really are easy!  If you would be interested … { read more }

Garden Bridal Shower

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pink bridal shower pictures
belly dancing party pictures

Garden Bridal Shower When Karina Plotko of KP Interiors set out to design a garden bridal shower, she knew she wanted to create "the unexpected". She decided on fuchsia because it contrasted beautifully against the lush green backyard and would complement the modern elements of silver that she added. The only direction she had from the bride was "pink" so her twist with the fuchsia was perfect … { read more }

Gourmet Pizza Party

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gourmet pizzas
gourmet pizza party

Gourmet Pizza Party Pizzazzerie is about parties, not pizza. But combine the two and host a gourmet pizza party! That's what some friends recently did at their house, and we had a blast. With fresh local ingredients, we mix-matched wheat and white crust, almost a dozen types of fresh vegetables, and lots of delicious sauces as well! We even had voting after each pizza where we gave votes for … { read more }

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 party cocktails
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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 }