Winter White Picnic {Key to My Heart} + Vintage Tray Tutorial

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Key to My Heart: Winter White Picnic I was part of a fabulous design challenge over on A Subtle Revelry (formerly City Cradle). There were 4 participants. I chose a winter white picnic + key to my heart theme to match the design challenge theme of “so fresh+ so clean“. Nashville has had LOTS of snow so I have been used to the “winter white”

Purple & Pink Valentines!

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Purple & Pink Valentine’s Are you ready for Valentine’s Day?! No worries, here are a few tips and tricks for styling a simple table for a love-filled gathering! -Wreaths aren’t just for doors! Look for pre-made wreaths at the craft store or make your own! Glue silk flowers to a heart shaped cut out and hang with fishing line to add a touch of the

{Love Bites} A “Bittersweet” Valentine’s Party (and a Giveaway!)

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A “Bittersweet” Valentine’s Party Jen of Blush Printables and I teamed up for a dreamy yet humorous take on this romantic holiday. Inspired by lyrics of popular love songs and common “love” phrases, Jen designed all the party printables and paper goods for this shoot. I almost squealed when I saw it all – her work is outstanding. From the shimmer paper to the tiny

{Tiny Prints} Valentine’s Invitations & Cards

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Tiny Prints Valentine’s Day! Tiny Prints has you covered this year for Valentine’s Day, from Group & Photo Cards to Party Invites and even Photo Gifts. But, the big news for 2011 is the Tiny Prints Greeting Card Collection, which lets you create individual personalized cards with photos starting at $1.99. They have everything from romantic to sentimental to hilariously funny and suggestive cards.  In a matter of seconds

St. Valentine’s Day Dinner Party & DIY Sugar Heart Boxes

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St. Valentine’s Day Dinner Party Did you know that the oldest paper valentine believed to exist is in the British Museum?  It was written in 1415. St. Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to have a dinner party where you might even ask your guests to come dressed as a famous lover!  Make heart-shaped sugar containers and fill with chocolate candy as favors.  These charming

Design Editor: Valentine Printable Giveaway!

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Design Editor Valentine’s Day Printable Giveaway Let me introduce you to Catherine, owner of Design Editor, who certainly knows her design!  Her blog is a place that celebrates all things design, and she recently launched a fabulous Etsy shop called Print! By Design Editor.  These two kits are romantic and fun and come with lots of options to mix and match to create some fun

Valentine’s Party: Doughnuts & Coffee

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Doughnuts & Coffee Nicole of Dough-a-Deer shared this cute Valentine’s party with me. She is the master of the doughnut, as I like to call her. Doughnuts are rising in the ranks as the next popular “sweet treat” so testing some out and serving them with coffee is the perfect excuse for a Valentine’s party! Using small cups to hold candies (top right above) is

Pink Valentine’s Party

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Pink Valentine’s Party Marcie Lenick of Celebrating Moments by Marcie submitted this gorgeous pink and white Valentine’s shoot. HOW darling are those little girls? I mentioned in this Glam Valentine’s Wedding post about how styled shoots are meccas for eye candy inspiration. This one hits the spot with lots of inspiration. I adore the appetizer spoons, Marcie found these for only $0.75 from Pier1! They’re tasting

DIY Video: Ribbon Wrapped Valentine’s Vase

Wrapped in Love from Ashley Brooke Designs on Vimeo. Wrapped in Love: DIY Ribbon Vase We are so excited to have Ashley of Ashley Brooke Designs here to share a how-to VIDEO with you! Yep, she made this fabulous video so turn on the speakers and get watching! You’ll be whipping out the ribbon as soon as you this cute craft. Ashley said, “Valentine’s Day

Glam Valentine’s Day Wedding Shoot

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Valentine’s Day Wedding Dreamy, absolutely dreamy. LMG Events and Chudleigh Weddings teamed up with a fantastic line up of vendors nationwide to design this glam Valentine’s Day wedding shoot. The purpose of a styled shoot is to showcase the talent of the vendors and provide inspiration at a tip-top level. This does just that! There are dozens of ideas in this shoot that you can

Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies Brand new bloggers in party/food/entertaining are popping up left and right – and I think it’s FABULOUS! It’s just more ideas floating around for all of us to love! Such as these Heart Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from Paige of Paiges of Style. Her site is new so go give it some love! She sent these ever to share with

Mod Glam Valentine’s Day!

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Mod Glam Valentine’s Day Printable Set My friend Kim of The TomKat Studio shared her Mod Glam Valentine’s Day collection with me – I just love it! I ALSO love that I will be up in New York City with Kim and lots of other “party friends” in just a few short days! We’re hitting up the Martha Stewart Headquarters for lots of fun :)