Sunflower Luncheon

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SUnflower Luncheon Party Table
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Sunflower Luncheon Summertime and glorious sunflowers just go together.  Can you imagine what the guest of honor must have felt when she arrived at this fun luncheon?  From the invitation, to the tall vases of sunflowers, to individual sunflower sugar baskets and yummy butter sunflower cookies -- all took this luncheon over the top.  Using black/white stripe overlays made the tables … { Continue Reading }

Sweet Helena’s Portugal Birthday Party

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Blue, Pink, & Yellow Birthday This birthday party is one of my favorites, it just has a perfect whimsical and happy feeling to it.  Which was totally carried through by the balloon elements throughout the day designed by one of my favorites Sofia in Portugal for her niece Helena's birthday.  The image of the child with the balloon and umbrella was used on the drink straws as well as the … { Continue Reading }

Birdie Baby Shower!

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Pink and Yellow Birdcage Baby Shower Picture

There seem to be so many different ways to celebrate a new mommy, but I thought this Birdie Themed Baby Shower from Kio Kreations was truly unique! Inspired by mom-to-be Monica’s choice for nursery bedding, the incorporation of pink and green birdies was just precious. Centerpieces were overflowing with Monica’s favorite flower, Gerbera daisies, as well as germini, viburbum, feathers, lily grass … { Continue Reading }

Isaac’s 1st Birthday Bash

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Isaac's 1st Birthday Bash I don't have kids of my own (yet!), but I love this sweet boy like my own. Isaac holds a special place in my heart so I was thrilled to help design his 1st birthday party! Isaac's Mom loved these striped melamine plates from Target. I love the blue, yellow, and green! We designed the entire party around this pattern. We loved this banner made by Paula of Frog … { Continue Reading }

Pink & Purple Birthday Luncheon!

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Pink and Purple Birthday Luncheon Birthdays are best spent with good friends and good food! This fun luncheon table is a pink and purple party theme! Making the day memorable for the guest of honor, an old family heirloom quilt was used as a tablecloth and the colors matched perfectly! The birthday girl's favorite rose, the Purple Rain rose, decorated the table. My favorite part are the … { Continue Reading }

Daisy Teal Birthday Party

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Daisy Teal Birthday Party I love Daisies and I love Teal! So this party is a fun one! As you saw with the Berries & Bellinis Party this week, I'm loving cupcake skewers (or cupcakes-on-a-stick, whatever you want to call them). They're so fun and so cute! They'd make a great centerpiece themselves! Have you made any? Send us your pics! These stand up napkins are too cute! ThemeNaps makes … { Continue Reading }

Dinner in “Tuscany” and Almond Biscotti!

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Tuscan Dinner Party

Dinner in “Tuscany” and Almond Biscotti! After a spring trip to Florence and a fabulous Tuscan cooking class, I was inspired to re-create this unique Tuscan theme for a recent dinner party. I just loved incorporating the rich gold and greens, reminiscent of the beautiful Italian countryside! The yellow daisies are a super-easy and inexpensive way to create fun napkin rings (just tuck the stem … { Continue Reading }

Berries & Bellinis Birthday Party!

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Berries & Bellinis Favorite is a strong word, I know, but this is (hands down!) my favorite party (that I have designed so far!). It was an absolute blast - from one of my best friends helping me finish last minute touches the night before it was filmed for our local NBC affiliate to first coming up with the idea while brainstorming with the birthday girl in the Vanderbilt bookstore. Joy … { Continue Reading }

Cool Cat Dinner Party

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Cool Cat Dinner Party This cool cat is so happy it is his birthday! I love a black and white table. Adding pops of color with silver and green are a fun way to jazz up the black & white decor. This is a very easy party to throw at home in your own house.  Use silver candles, hats, and curling ribbon hanging from the chandelier - and let the celebration begin. The cool cat vase came from TJ … { Continue Reading }

Thomas the Train Party

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Thomas the Train Party Table
Thomas the Train Party

Thomas the Train Party All aboard!  Thomas The Train is having a birthday party and you're invited!  Red and blue are always a fun color theme. The blue polka-dot plates came from Sur La Table and the glasses from Party City. The Thomas and friends train books have lots of adventures - so why not give each guest their very own book as a party favor? The Thomas Bathtub Squirters are a fun gift … { Continue Reading }