Simply Simone Sip ‘n See hosted by Tori Spelling

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Simply Simone Sip 'n See This past summer, we were so excited to help with some of the designs for a sip 'n see shower thrown by Tori Spelling! Child Mode is a fabulous site with so many fun articles. They recently posted about Tori Spelling's sip 'n see thrown in honor of her friends, Scout Masterson and Bill Horn (the "Guncles") new baby Simone! We were thrilled to help Tori with some of … { Continue Reading }

Vintage Shabby Chic 1st Birthday Party

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Vintage Shabby Chic 1st Birthday Party This is a post I have been excited to write for MONTHS. I designed this darling little girl's 1st birthday party in a vintage/shabby-chic theme.  Little Charlie's Mom, Susan, asked for my help, and I couldn't have been more pleased to turn her vision into a reality. Through the summer, we pinned down every detail from sandwich flags to cake colors, and I'm … { Continue Reading }

Green Your Tailgate Party!

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If you're visiting after seeing today's Tennessee Mornings segment - Welcome! -  Enjoy more tips on greening your tailgate below! Be sure to also visit Broccoli Cupcake for more on the healthy tailgate foods you saw this morning! Green Your Tailgate It's easy to go green and enjoy game day with these simple tips! Get creative with your table covers! We love the idea of using grass … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

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Alice in Wonderland Tea Party When Angela shared with us the pictures of her daughter's Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, we were smiling from ear to ear. The party looked like a blast! And when we saw that she used our friend Kim from the TomKat Studio's darling printables, we had to share with you! Angela's challenge was to create a not TOO-girly party so the boys would have fun too! Angela … { Continue Reading }

Toy Story Birthday Party

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Toy Story Birthday Party Toy Story is such a popular movie as well as children's party theme, and we were WOW'd by Beth Kruse's rendition of this fun theme.  Beth wanted to take the commercial Toy Story theme and make it unique for her daughter who loves Woodie and Jessie from the movie. Beth focused on making the party special yet reasonable as far as budget. She made a lot of the items on her … { Continue Reading }

Sunshine & Love Bridal Shower

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red and yellow sunshine bridal shower by hostess with the mostess

Sunshine & Love Bridal Shower from Hostess With the Mostess Red and yellow have always been favorite colors of mine! Such a bright and cheery combo, these two made the perfect color scheme for Jennifer Sbranti's design of this Sunshine & Love Bridal Shower! Childhood friends with the bride, Jenn wanted to recreate the childhood fun feel so she made bicycles and the bright colors the … { Continue Reading }

Football Tailgate Party Tips

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Football Tailgating Tips With the cooler weather finally starting to arrive, I know it's time for football season - my favorite time of year! There is nothing I love more than enjoying a fabulous football game with friends. Tailgating is done a bit differently from school to school and team to team, but here are some tips I hope you can use for your own tailgate! Table Covering - I thought … { Continue Reading }

Woodland Fairy Party

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Woodland Fairy Party When Gwynn of Gwynn Wasson Designs shared with me this Woodland Fairy Party, I was blown away! I love how Gwynn used a single photo as inspiration for the entire party! Everything from the wooden bowls to the moss table is so realistic and well done! Hope you enjoy! Gwynn writes, "For this party, I mulled over the word "tablescape" a lot. I wanted the table to feel like … { Continue Reading }

Perfect Hostess Gift! Lucite Trays

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Perfect Hostess Gift: Reversible Lucite Trays These reversible lucite trays from  one of our Hostess Gift Guide Companies, Confections by Shara's Paperie make the perfect hostess gift! Whether you're headed to a tailgate or a weekend trip, your host or hostess will adore this gift! Rather than paper, these lucite trays have vinyl inserts so they are easy to clean and can't be ruined if they get … { Continue Reading }