Monster Mash Halloween Party

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Halloween is so much fun! Why not throw a Monster Mash for your little ones? Mix up the Colors Don't feel stuck with orange and black. Halloween color schemes can include all sorts of bright colors like lime green, purple, blue. Choose something different and make it your own. These fun invitations and cupcake toppers from Ink Spot Workshop incorporate many bright colors and the monsters are … { read more }

Nashville Lifestyles Magazine: Vampire Dinner Party

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Nashville Lifestyles Magazine: Vampire Dinner Party This fall, I was thrilled to design a Vampire Dinner Party for Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. I love children's parties, but had a "fang-tastic" time pulling together a spooky event for adults! The publisher, Stacie Standifer, has fabulous style, and we had a great time dreaming up this dinner party! Using the book, Love at First Bite: The … { read more }

Creative Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

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This year, I want to move past the simple "2 eyes, a nose, and mouth" jack-o-lantern and get a little creative with my designs! From monograms to geometric patterns, I hope you will get creative this year too! Send us your pictures and you could be featured in an upcoming post. And hop over to our Seasonal Celebration Community where we're chatting it up on fun pumpkin carvings! I adore … { read more }

Giveaway: Halloween Printables!

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HALLOWEEN PARTY PRINTABLES Eerily Elegant Halloween Collection I was so excited to hear from Gwynn Wasson Designs regarding her stylish Halloween printables that are out TODAY! Gwynn styled these fabulous tables to showcase her printables. The best part? They're FREE! Head right over and learn how you can download these fun printables for your Halloween party. I love anything green so … { read more }

Rustic Halloween Dessert Table

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Rustic Halloween Dessert Table Kristy of Posh Pixel Design Studio sent me this Halloween dessert table designed by Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes. Tanya and Kristy collaborated on this fabulous table to showcase Kristy's limited edition Halloween Printables! To turn around a submission the next day while flying in from one of the busiest and most hectic weeks of my life (I apologize if … { read more }

Pink-O-Ween Party: Benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation

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Pink-O-Ween: Benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I wanted to share Team Pinkoween with you not only because my father's mother is a survivor but also for the thousands of women affected daily by breast cancer. I was excited to design a pink, "glammed out" Halloween this year and thrilled to team up with Anders Ruff Custom Designs … { read more }

Introducing the Seasonal Celebrations Community

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Seasonal Celebrations Community You might have heard me on twitter mentioning a fun Halloween community, and it's LIVE! I'm so thrilled and excited that the fabulous team at BlogFrog have invited me to be a Community Leader for their brand new Seasonal Celebrations Community. The 4 other bloggers invited are Laurie of Tip Junkie, Liz of Hoosier Homemade, Marie of Make and Takes, and Amy of The … { read more }

Witches Dinner Party

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Witches Dinner Party Photography by Kristen Steele Photography Inspired by these cute witches wine labels from PaperStyle, I designed a Witches Dinner Party shoot to inspire you for the upcoming Halloween season! I love that this label also comes in invitations so you can send them out to your favorite girlfriends. They can park their brooms at the door, and enjoy a night of spooky sips and … { read more }

Fall “Acorn Themed” Dinner Party Tablescape

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Fall Tablescape There is something about the cooler air that just puts a skip in my step. Granted...Nashville likes to take its sweet time getting out of the 90s, we have enjoyed a few breezy, cool days lately filled with football, food, and fun.  My talented Mom and I put together this fall tablescape because I love greens, golds, and eggplant purples. They're so regal and gorgeous. I found … { read more }

Top 5 Spooktacular Halloween Treats

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UPDATE - See Reader Submitted spooktacular treats below! Halloween is right around the corner so we're sharing our top 5 spooktacular Halloween treats! These are fun and fabulous recipes for kids and adults alike! Do you have a spooktacular recipe too? Let us know and you could be featured in an upcoming post. Creepy Deviled Eggs These fun treats are easy to make and jam packed with … { read more }