New Years Eve Fun for the Kids!

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Guest Post by Carrie of Sweet Spot Candy Bar "I love New Year’s Eve. It’s a night without any set rules on how you should celebrate. Some people choose to make it a couples night and go out with friends, while others prefer to stay in and spend it with their families. I’m definitely a staying in kind of girl, and this year we’ll be fortunate enough to be on vacation on New Year’s Eve. … { read more }

Comic Themed Children’s New Year’s Eve Party

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Children's New Year's Eve Party Black, White, Comics, & Bling This past fall, I participated in a fun "East Coast Challenge" with other party designers to collaborate on a Children's New Year's themed party. It was East Coast vs. West Coast! We'll showcase soon but today we're showing you East Coast with black, white, comics, and bling! My role was to add some jewels and "bling" the … { read more }

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 }

Over the Rainbow Birthday Party

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CONGRATULATIONS Christina Gibson! - YOU won the Let it Snow Holiday Children's Party Printable Collection from Shindig Parties! I'll be sending you an email shortly :) We have another giveaway for Weddings by Tara Guerard so I encourage you all to enter that as well and stay tuned for a jam-packed week of giveaways next week! Over the Rainbow Birthday Party Amazing, … { read more }

“Let it Snow” Holiday Children’s Party

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Let it Snow Holiday Children's Party We interrupt our focus on Thanksgiving to bring you this darling holiday children's party that was just too cute to hold. Amanda Parker of Shindig Parties submitted this "Let it Snow" party featuring her printable collection (available here! 50% off).  Snowmen are a favorite of mine and these are just too cute. The attention to detail is perfect (check out … { read more }

Alien Invasion Party

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Alien Invasion Party So here’s one that is truly Far Out! Submitted to us by Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams, this children’s Alien Invasion Party is unlike anything we’ve ever ‘encountered’ ; ) Most folks know I just LOVE green, so the color scheme used is one of my faves, and perfect for an alien theme of course. Also loving the healthy food choices: open-faced turkey/cheese … { read more }

Shoes Birthday Party

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Shoes Birthday Party Every girl's dream, a shoe themed birthday party! Little Prue strutted in style for her 2nd birthday party and enjoyed everything from custom cupcakes to Sweet Lydia's Smores! I served Sweet Lydia's Smores at a Peacock Engagement Party I hosted last summer, and they were a hit! As told by the birthday girl's Mom (Amanda) "Prue has been fascinated by shoes for some time.  … { read more }

Monster Mash Halloween Party

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Halloween is so much fun! Why not throw a Monster Mash for your little ones? Mix up the Colors Don't feel stuck with orange and black. Halloween color schemes can include all sorts of bright colors like lime green, purple, blue. Choose something different and make it your own. These fun invitations and cupcake toppers from Ink Spot Workshop incorporate many bright colors and the monsters are … { 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 }

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 … { read more }