A Modern Baby Celebration

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Christening: A Modern Baby Celebration Last month, I had the pleasure of enjoying lunch with one of my favorite event planners and designers, Camille Styles. She is a delight and her blog, Style Notes, is a personal favorite. Camille styled this baptism reception for a dear friend's twin 8-month-olds. Camille shared with us some of her inspiration and details for this charming … { read more }

Thanksgiving Round-Up

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THANKSGIVING ROUND UP
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As some of you may remember, I am the judge for Scenty's Decorate Wicklessly Contest for Thanksgiving. I reviewed dozens of entries to the contest, and the winner is... Melissa of Truly Chic Inspirations! Congrats Melissa! I loved your use of the cute scentsy warmer as well as the "KEEP CALM and GOBBLE ON" sign. Because I lovedthe sign so much, I created a simple one for our readers to open … { read more }

Vintage Sock Monkey Birthday Party

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Vintage Sock Monkey Birthday Party Susan Gentile has shared a number of fabulous parties with us as she is one of our favorite photographers. You might remember this Nesting Baby Shower and Under the Sea party she photographed. Well this party was for her own son, Alexander, who turned 1!  Vintage sock monkey was the theme and she didn't miss a beat designing the decor! The cupcake stand … { read more }

Birthday Cocktails & Sweet Treats

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Birthday Cocktails & Sweet Treats Today is all about birthdays! Enjoy this recipe for a White Chocolate Martini and easy whoopie pies that make delicious birthday treats! Recently I came across this quote: “When we engage in what we are naturally suited to do, our work takes on the quality of play and it is play that stimulates creativity.” – Linda Naiman  Oh how true it is. A year ago … { read more }

2010 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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Welcome to our 2010 Holiday Gift Guide! Browse the pages of our gift guide above or if you want a full-size view, click here! We're just 1 week away from Thanksgiving and a little over a month away from Christmas, so it's time to start thinking about holiday shopping (for friends, family, neighbors, or heck - even yourself! You work hard sister!).  Filling these pages are our absolute … { read more }

GIVEAWAY: Mod Candy Cane Collection

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CONGRATULATIONS CASSIE! We used random.org and you were our winner! We'll put you in touch with The Celebration Shoppe so you can get your fabulous Mod Candy Cane Collection! If you did not win, no worries, the collection is 40% off through tonight at midnight so jump over and get yours! Mod Candy Cane Collection Giveaway Peppermint and candy canes are some of my favorite flavors … { read more }

Winter Wonderland: A Moxii Holiday Shoot

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Winter Wonderland: A Moxii Holiday Shoot Photography by Kristen Steele Photography I first came across this darling store this fall while visiting Auburn, Alabama for a football game. Instantly, I fell in love with their home decor and whimsy, yet sophisticated style. Their bird card cage holder hangs in my office adorned with notes and pictures. Co-0wner and in-house interior designer, … { read more }

A Classic Holiday Party: Anders Ruff Holiday Collection Part 2

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A Classic Holiday Party This classic holiday party by Anders Ruff Custom Designs is the second part of their holiday collection! If you missed Part 1, the Vintage Holiday party, click here! Just like their Vintage party, this Classic Holiday Party does not disappoint! From the peppermint topiary trees to the brightly colored felt wreaths, this classic party is perfect for children and adults! … { read more }

A Vintage Holiday Party: Anders Ruff Holiday Collection Part 1

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A Vintage Holiday Anders Ruff Designs blows me away on a regular basis. You might recall I teamed up with the fabulous duo for both Pink-O-Ween and Thanksgiving Tables. So when I saw their Holiday Collection, I was not surprised it was stunning! This vintage holiday design is full of polka dots, candy cane stripes, damask, and star-bursts. Colors are pink, blue, lime green, and red. This design … { read more }

Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape

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Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape Growing up, my Mom always decorated for every holiday. I would find an Easter vase with roses on my bedside table in the spring and a tiny lighted Christmas tree in my room in the winter.  I always loved the traditional and Southern elements of her decorating. Growing up in this environment is the main reason I love traditional decor at the holidays. Now, … { read more }