Party Planning for Outdoor Summer Parties!

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Guess what, y'all!? I'm finally back to work after having #BabyPizzazzerie. Let me say that while I totally loved these 6 weeks, my creative self has been itching to get back to party planning. Pier 1 asked me to collaborate on an Outdoor Summer Party so of course - I jumped up and down and said YES! I'm thrilled to share my initial thoughts for the outdoor party with you - AND the awesome … { read more }

Bright + Cute Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party!

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Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party

Are you ready for the sweetest party ever? Literally. We're so in love with this Sweet Shoppe 2nd Birthday Party submitted by Shauna Krantz of Cupcake With Character. We love the color scheme of bright colors - especially pink, orange, and yellow! Check out that backdrop below? Super cute! From the gumball garland to the fondant toppers, this party has it all. We're so inspired by the darling … { read more }

{Party Feature} Pottery Barn Kids Easter Event!

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Easter Event!pottery barn kids
Easter Event!pottery barn kids

It seems like just yesterday we were preparing for Valentine's Day and here we are, already prepping for Easter! Easter is a little later this year (April 20th!) so there is plenty of time to put together a spectacular fête! To help you gather some inspiration we are sharing this Easter Event that The Pear Events styled for Pottery Barn Kids! One of my favorite details is the gingham fabric they … { read more }

Celebrate in Style with Martha Celebrations

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You may not have heard yet so let me introduce you to the new line of party decor from Martha Stewart! It's called Martha Celebrations, and it's available at JC Penney stores! In typical Martha fashion, the creative party decorations are completely fabulous. We're smitten, for sure! Summer has been 999 mph but we have our eyes on a few designs that we can't wait to style up for you all. So stay … { read more }

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year This is one of my favorite inspirational pictures for New Years! I love the crisp white, glowing candles, and glitter banner! Simple white dishes adorn a table with a variety of fun chairs. Simply gorgeous. Taking time to reflect on a year that will go down in the books for me and gear up for 2011! So not many words today, just the inspirational images below. I wish you a … { read more }

“Midnight” Themed New Years Eve Dinner Party

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New Years Eve Dinner Party Photography by Kristen Steele Photography This year, I was inspired to style a New Years Eve "midnight" themed dinner party atop a downtown Nashville condominium building. Partnering with Kate of of Custom Paper Works, we came up with a black, gold, and midnight blue color theme. She designed all the paper menus, confetti, signs, and place cards. She is one of our … { read more }

Holiday Round Up

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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 }

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 }

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 … { read more }