Outside Party Lighting

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Outside Party Lighting

Summer brings with its arrival not only warmer weather but also outdoor PARTIES!  From casual backyard dinners to lavish outside weddings, lighting makes all the difference. It creates the ambiance that sets the mood for your guests. Do not forget to think about lighting and how it can enhance your party's style! Here are a few fun ways! Paper Lanterns Not only are they inexpensive, but they … { read more }

Bell Pepper Baskets

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Bell Pepper Black Bean Salad Basket
Anniversary Dinner Table

Bell Pepper Baskets We LOVE making these bell pepper baskets for an anniversary or engagement dinner.  They would even make a great addition to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend!  They are quite simple to make and you can fill with your favorite vegetable salad! Adding pops of color to your table with these bell pepper baskets will have your guests WOW'ing all night! To make the bell pepper … { read more }

Rubber Ducky Party

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Ducky Invite
Ducky Invite

Rubber Ducky Party This is a classic party theme! It's perfect for a baby shower or a young child's birthday party! And when you're done? Save all your decorations for fun bath time toys!  My mother, who taught me all there is to know about party designing, styled this darling rubber ducky party! I can only claim the photography. I adore every detail from the cupcake stands (she made these- … { read more }

“Meet the Puppy” Party

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Favors

Meet the Puppy Party This fabulous party was designed by Posh Pixels and not one detail was left out! When Kristy Stephenson and her husband adopted Ozzy, a lab-shephard mix, from a rescue shelter, they wanted a way to introduce him to family and friends!   What better way than a "Meet the Puppy Party". The party featured gourmet human and dog treats (love the "for the humans" signs!).  From … { read more }

Memorial Day Cookout

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Red, White, Blue Parfaits
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Memorial Day Cookout We're gearing up for lots of fun patriotic party ideas.  Kicking off the season for red, white, and blue is Memorial Day!  For this table, we filled a Radio Flyer wheelbarrow with chocolate chip cookies to use as a centerpiece. You can find the how-to for these fun bottle aprons from our previous post here. They are a fun way to jazz up your drinks.  Then grab your … { read more }

Beach Table: Fun in the Sun

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Beach Fun in the Sun Table
Beach Fun in the Sun Tablescape

Beach Table: Fun in the Sun! Excursions are always exciting. So find a spot on the beach to stretch out and wiggle your toes in the sand. Smell the salt water and feel the sunshine on your face because it's that time of the year. Don't forget that double wide beach towels in vibrant summer colors work well as table toppers too. Shrimp Casserole 3 pounds of shrimp, peeled, deveined, and … { read more }

Sweet CeCe’s Frozen Yogurt Party

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Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt Party
Do it Yourself Birthday Wreath

Sweet CeCe's Party Frozen Yogurt is the new "cupcake" with yummy frozen yogurt shops opening up all over! If you are in the Nashville, TN area, then you must try Sweet CeCe's.  Their decorations are bright limes and hot pinks, which we love, but not as much as their amazing frozen yogurt (the best flavor? Red Velvet!).  There are rows of candy filled containers and fresh fruit (Even cheesecake … { read more }

Doggie Birthday Party!

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Dog Bone Birthday Table
Dog Bone Cupcakes

As you learned yesterday, I adore birthdays - I celebrate them big time! Dogs and cats should not be left out. I have celebrated many special dogs in my life!  Make a doggie delicacy or kitty cuisine for your sweet pet! Let the party start with a long walk in the park, a few squirrel chasing runs, then home for a nice meal and a little Animal Planet. Dog Bones 2½ Cups Whole Wheat Flour ½ cup … { read more }

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table: Mini Cake Favors

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Mini Birthday Cake Favors
Mini Birthday Cake Favors

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table I love Birthdays -- I tend to go all out. My office knows me as the birthday queen. I love reasons to celebrate!  These adorable mini birthday cake favors are so fun to make.  You can make them any color and fill with all types of candies! You might have seen our post on Mini Wedding Cake Favors -- same idea! Miniature Birthday Cake Favors Here's What You Need: … { read more }

Cupcake Wrappers!

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Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers
Monogrammed Cupcake Wrappers

The Paper Menu's Cupcake Bands! The days of boring cupcake liners are gone (thank goodness)! The Paper Menu sent me their adorable cupcake bands! They are so easy to wrap around a cupcake and are perfect for an engagement party, children's birthday party, sports teams, well -- pretty much anything - they're completely customizable! I LOVE anything monogrammed! As Marie of The Paper Menu … { read more }