Parisian Birthday Party

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Black and Purple Parisian Birthday Party Chandeliers

{Black & Purple} Parisian Birthday Party My best friend celebrated her birthday last month, and I thought I'd take a tiny break from the fall and Halloween inspiration to share with you some pictures from her party! Jill represents all things classy, chic, and stylish - which, to me, also represent Paris. I helped style a small dessert table in the wine bar where we celebrated. To start, if … { read more }

City Cradle’s Fall Tablescape Challenge

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Fall is my favorite time of year and Nashville has finally decided to give me a break from the 105 degrees (at least until next summer). Fall brings cooler weather - perfect for outdoor celebrations! So, Vicky over at The City Cradle is such an inspiration and she recently had a Fall Celebration Challenge judged by some of my favorite designers including Jenn Sbranti of Hostess With the Mostess, … { 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 }

Camp Out Treat Table

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Camp Out Treat Table Jeannie Gearin of Cakes by Jeannie sent me this Camp Out Treat Table that is perfect for the fall weather! All the treats she made sound delicious. Her framed menu for this treat table includes S'more Pops, Chocolate Confetti, Oatmeal Chunk cookies, Golden Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Frosting, Sixlets, and Owl Cookies. Yum! Printables by: … { 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 }

Vintage Nest Baby Shower

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Susan Gentile Photography of Sweet Vintage Nest Baby Shower

Vintage Nest Baby Shower There are so many fun ways to put together a Baby Shower, but this Vintage Nest theme is one of the most unique we have seen! Hosted by a group of truly creative girlfriends, the party for mom-to-be, Kelli and her little girl on the way had a decidedly whimsical flair. Highlighted by muted, yet lovely pinks, yellows and greens, the décor is truly befitting 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 }

Jungle Monkey Dinner Party

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Jungle Monkey Dinner Party Inspired by this monkey found in a consignment store in New York, this dinner party is set around the fun children's party theme - jungle animals! Don't be afraid to design a fun dinner party for adults around a whimsical children's party theme. More and more designers are showcasing how to turn a youthful party theme into a ladies' luncheon or adult dinner party. … { read more }

Disney Cars Birthday Party

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Disney Cars Birthday Party Finding fabulous boy's party ideas can be a bit more challenging. When Melissa Thiel Collar submitted this Disney Pixar's Cars Birthday Party she threw for her son, Ethan, I knew I had to share it with you because I love it.  It can also be challenging to use a commercial party theme, but she did so with lots of unique ideas and PIZZAZZ! Thanks for sharing, Melissa! … { read more }