Introducing: … “Courtney” by My Personal Artist

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Peacock Wedding Invitation Suite by Michelle Mospens of My Personal Artist

Introducing...."Courtney" by My Personal Artist" As you know, we've been all Peacock lately (check out the fabulous Peacock Sip 'n See we posted earlier) and when I was designing the Peacock Engagement Party I recently hosted, I asked Michelle Mospens of My Personal Artist if she would hand paint the place cards and other party signs. She graciously agreed and got down to business doing what … { Continue Reading }

Bumble Bee Party Ideas: Birthdays & Showers

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Honey Bee Birthday Party! As soon as we saw this precious Honey Bee Birthday Party, well we just couldn’t wait to start “buzzing” about it! Submitted by Bird Crafts, the bumble bee themed event was put together to celebrate a little girl’s birthday. Held in an outdoor garden in France, the sunny decorations reflected the lovely summer day…heart-patterned tablecloths (simple material sent to … { Continue Reading }

Watermelon Party Table

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Watermelon Recipes
Watermelon Table

Summer is here so get outside and enjoy watermelon season! Recycle old baskets into unique decorations or centerpieces for your table. This easy-to-make basket is perfect for a fun centerpiece! Already have a centerpiece? Fill this basket with favors and have it by the door as your guests depart! Fabric Basket Centerpiece Here's What You Need: * 1 yard of fabric * Straw basket (7 to 9 … { Continue Reading }

Wedding Monograms: Digital Couture

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Digital Couture Wedding Monograms add such a personal touch to a wedding. And the wedding monogram can go far beyond the cocktail napkins. From custom gift tags to cake designs, there are lots of fun ways to incorporate the wedding monogram! Recently, I was on the search for someone to design a wedding monogram for a sweet friend of mine. Rhonda Hesse of Digital Couture designed me not just … { Continue Reading }

Style Me Pretty: Interview

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Style Me Pretty
Abby Larson Style Me Pretty Interview

Style Me Pretty: Interview with Abby Larson If you have ever visited Style Me Pretty, then I can almost guarantee you have it on your bookmarks bar, and it's a daily read.  If you have not visited Style Me Pretty - I suggest you sit back, block off at least an hour, and jump right in to the glitz and glam of wedding inspiration. Abby Larson, Editor and Founder of SMP, is also a Vanderbilt … { Continue Reading }

Garden Bridal Table

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Garden Bridal Table
Garden Bridal Table

Garden Bridal Table & Sugar Wedding Baskets There are some parties that just call for breaking out the fancy lace tablecloths and grandma's antique silver! This garden bridal luncheon was one of them! Each guest enjoyed a small silver bud vase filled with baby white roses.  As a favor, ladies were served sweet mints in Sugar Baskets! These are super fun and can be easily personalized for … { Continue Reading }

Wine & Cheese Dinner Party

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Having friends over for dinner? Host a wine and cheese dinner party! Grab your favorite bottles of wine, and find out the best cheese to pair with them! We typed up our pairings and framed it in a simple, silver frame!  If you're a regular reader, you know we mention height all-the-time - so no surprise we placed our cheese and crackers on a tall cake stand! And elephants aren't just for baby … { Continue Reading }

Orange Breakfast Party!

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Poppy Seed Muffins with Orange Glaze 3 cups flour, all-purpose 2 1/3 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/8 cups vegetable oil 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice Thoroughly mix all the muffin ingredients until well blended. Fill each muffin tin a little more … { Continue Reading }

Kentucky Derby Delight Recipes

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Kentuckey Derb Recipes
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The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition and the perfect chance to enjoy a mint julep and slice of yummy pie! Whether you're headed to the derby itself, enjoying the Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville, TN or hosting a viewing party - these recipes will have your guests ooh'ing and aah'ing! Enjoy! Joe's Mint Juleps 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 20 sprigs of mint extra mint to garnish the … { Continue Reading }

Bridesmaid Luncheon: Miniature Wedding Cake Favors

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Miniature Wedding Cake Favor Boxes

A bridesmaids luncheon should be an unforgettable moment. Small silver picture frames with pictures of the bridesmaids at a younger age make perfect place cards. Then go back a generation further by displaying wedding pictures of the parents and grandparents of the bride and groom. It is the special touches that create memories. Hint to extend the life of roses: Add 1/2-teaspoon bleach and … { Continue Reading }