Party Plan: Host a Girls’ Fiesta Night!

How to throw a fabulous girl's night fiesta party!
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I'm so tickled pink to share this party table with y'all! I designed it for the launch of Inspired Gatherings, a new site for Kroger that is packed full of entertaining ideas for lots of occasions (and yummy recipes too)! I was thrilled to help contribute content for the site in the form of this festively chic Fiesta Girl's Night! Plus, ALL the items (minus the tablecloth which was a fun fabric … { read more }

Twitter Party with David Bromstad & Coffee-Mate!

Coffee-Mate's Limited Edition Bottles by David Bromstad
Twitter Party with HGTV's David Bromsted + Coffee-Mate!

Hi, Friends! Guess What?! I'm super excited to announce a twitter party that I'll be co-hosting with David Bromstad! David was the winner of HGTV's first Design Star and host of Color Splash! He is so excited to chat with all of you about design, entertaining, and more! He designed Coffee-Mate's new limited edition bottles that you can find at Target! We'll be giving away some seriously fabulous … { read more }

Summer Fun Backyard Picnic Party

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Tips for hosting a backyard summer picnic!

I'm super excited to share a backyard summer picnic party I recently styled for Homes.com this month! Embrace the warm weather while it is still around with a sun-filled picnic! I'm sharing my top tips for keeping it easy and stylish all at the same time. Picnics are such a fun way to entertain and enjoy the summer weather. There is something so refreshing about laying out on a quilt while sipping … { read more }

9 Fabulous + Free Must-Have Fonts

9 Must Have Fabulous and Free fonts!

Several years ago, I shared some of my favorite free fonts for party decor (and round 2 here), and now I'm back! Downloading fonts is one of my favorite things to do! If you're a blogger, you've probably found that fonts help embellish a post! If you're a party lover and often playing hostess, you'll find that fonts are a great way to enhance place cards, food tent cards, invitations, you name it! … { read more }

7 Summer Soirees to Love!

7 Summer Soirees to Love!

Happy Wednesday, y'all! I'm over on eHow Home today sharing 7 of my favorite summer soirees. You'll find tips on how to recreate the look, ideas for entertaining in the backyard, and lots of inspiration for summer hostessing! With just a few weeks of summer left before school starts back, I hope my ideas inspire you to invite friends over, get outside, and enjoy a beautiful evening! Even if you're … { read more }

Host an Ice Cream Social Party!

Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party
Tips for hosting an ice cream social party

It’s summertime! Celebrate the season by throwing an ice cream social party. Whether it’s neighbors, friends, or just family, we hope you’ll find lots of ice cream inspiration with these tips and photos. Blue Bunny Ice Cream is our go-to for all things ice cream from adorable mini cones and tasty ice cream sandwiches to the absolute best flavors like Bunny Tracks and Banana Split! See how we … { read more }

8 Perfect Party Favors to Love

8 Cute Party Favor Ideas!

Looking for a cute + simple party favor idea? I love these because they're easy, sweet, and clever! Pick your favor and hand out to guests at your next party! 1. Macaron Favor Boxes | 2. Jelly Bean Tubes | 3. Mini Paint Bucket Favors | 4. Birds Nest Favors | 5. Green + Gold Truffle Favors | 6. Smarties Candies Favor | 7. Nail Polish Favors | 8. Soda Party Favors … { read more }

Build a Stylish Summer Salad Bar!

Build your own summer salad bar!
Build a Summer Salad Bar! Idea to SAVE!

Entertaining this summer? Try a "build your own salad bar". I recently styled up this summer salad bar above for eHow Home (click to see all the pics and my top tips to recreate the look). I love this idea because it's perfect for fresh summer fruits and vegetables and hey - it helps counter all the desserts I share around here ;) This was such a fun and colorful project. I adore how it turned … { read more }

Summer Blackberry Treat Table!

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Blackberry Summer Treat Table!

Did you catch our Blackberry Mojitos from last week? Oh yes, the blackberry obsession continues, y'all! You might have seen some sneak peeks of this treat table on Instagram! I'm excited it's LIVE! It's over on ForRent.com's site where I'm a contributor! See more photos + all my tips to recreate the look here.   Who's excited for BLACKBERRIES now?! I hope you're getting inspired to … { read more }

Summer Beach-Inspired Dinner Party

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Beach inspired Aqua and coral Summer Party!

Summer entertaining season is in full swing so it's time to grab your friends and enjoy an outdoor dinner party! Pier 1 asked me to do just that and naturally I said ABSOLUTELY! From planning out my inspiration for the dinner party to treasure hunting in the stores, you have followed along with me in all of the fun! Now I get to share the party photos! Take a little photo journey through the party … { read more }