Wedding Showcase: Edgy and Elegant

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Edgy and Elegant I am so excited to be able to share this truly AWESOME wedding with you all! Starting with the couple themselves,  Marisa and Lawrence ("Loe")  grew up in neighboring towns but weren't formally introduced until after college at a bar (where the bartender would also become Loe's best man!) Then, choosing to get married on Friday the 13th, was a clue as to what a unique … { 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 }

Top 5 Spooktacular Halloween Treats

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UPDATE - See Reader Submitted spooktacular treats below! Halloween is right around the corner so we're sharing our top 5 spooktacular Halloween treats! These are fun and fabulous recipes for kids and adults alike! Do you have a spooktacular recipe too? Let us know and you could be featured in an upcoming post. Creepy Deviled Eggs These fun treats are easy to make and jam packed with … { read more }

Seascape Dinner Party: Blues and Greens

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Seascape Table As summer comes to an end, it is the perfect time to grill out by the pool with your friends.   Make it unforgettable by styling a fun seascape table setting!  Think blue and green!  This table setting will put a smile on any neighbor's face, as they say down south, "come on over and sit a spell".  Courtney and I had a blast styling this table while visiting our best friends in … { read more }

Back to School Party Ideas

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Ice Cream Apples It's that time of year again - freshly sharpened pencils, new lunchboxes, and a brand new school year! How fun are THESE for a fabulous after-school treat? Jess of Pen and Paper Flowers is pretty much amazing (check out this darling Lemonade and Sunshine Party she designed). She created these cute ice cream apples as a treat for her daughters! Head on over to see how to make … { read more }

Navy & Coral Bridesmaid Luncheon

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Navy and Coral Bridesmaid Luncheon Navy and coral are two of my favorite colors and coincidentally make a fabulous color combo! I styled this bridesmaid luncheon in the bride's colors this past weekend. The luncheon was held at Mere Bulles in Brentwood, TN.  Tall flower vases filled with an array of coral and pink flowers lined the long table. I love height and found fabulous flowers that fit the … { read more }

Wedding Showcase {16} Beach Beautiful

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Beach Beautiful We are so excited to be able to share this gorgeous shore wedding with you! Married on a private beach along the New Jersey coast, Donna and Brian’s affair was nothing short of FABULOUS. The ceremony took place just before sunset under a beautiful arch (decorated by Donna herself!). The bride and groom poured multi-colored sand into a keepsake vase to represent their unity, in … { read more }

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 … { read more }

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 … { read more }

Watermelon Party Table

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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 … { read more }