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rock star momma party This past Thursday, Joely Fisher hosted the official book release celebration for Rock Star Momma – a brand new pregnancy fashion and beauty guide by maternity/kids fashion designer and author Skye Hoppus . The party was held at The Treehouse Social Club in L.A. – a very fitting location seeing as it caters to hip moms and kids! Treehouse closed to the public at 3:30 and the event started at 5:30 – so getting the entire party put together in a 2-hour timeframe was more than a little nerve-wracking! Especially since our tasks within that timeframe included moving furniture, removing a chandelier from the ceiling, setting up lighting, and clearing off tons of merchandise from the store shelves! Talk about a workout… But I’m happy to say that in the end, just like Rock Star Momma – the party went over very well! Here’s a little recap just for you…

rock star momma party {above} Skye with husband Mark Hoppus of +44 and blink-182 . +44 is currently on tour with Fall Out Boy , but Mark flew in just for the night to support his wife. He looked more than a little exhausted when he got home but rallied for the party…good husband!

{below} The book ! {hope you like the cover…it was designed by yours truly!} :)

rock star momma party In addition to friends and family, the guests also included some other recognizeable rock star mommas…

rock star momma party The beautiful floral arrangements were created by L.A. Premier , who did a great job of matching the book’s hot pink and aqua color palette. Check out the hot-pink water!

rock star momma party The tray-passed hors d’oeuvres were provided by Treehouse and so delicious! My husband and I especially loved the mini star-shaped tostadas and chicken skewers with peanut sauce…yum! Specialty drinks included pink pomegranite martinis and citrus margaritas featuring Gran Centenario tequila.

rock star momma party rock star momma party What’s a Hollywood party without a little swag, right? The RSM goody bags included everything shown below and more…too much in fact to post everything here, but a few favorites include: sling totes by Fleurville , lip gloss by Stila , gift sets from little twig , super soft chenille baby blankets from Little Giraffe , "love" necklaces from LilyGirl , jeweled tanks and tees from Ankh , Peanut Shell baby slings, and a $200 shopping spree at Childish !

rock star momma party rock star momma party Me and Skye…at the end of the evening. Is it obvious that I jumped into my dress in the women’s bathroom stall at 5:35 and barely had time to run a brush through my hair? As you may already know, sometimes party planning means spending more time fixing up the room than yourself. When that happens and suddenly the guests are there, all you can do is take a deep breath, move away from the mirror, grab a glass of wine – or in this case, a pomegranite martini – and enjoy the party. That’s what I did :)

WIN A COPY OF THE BOOK!
Want to learn how to be a rock star momma yourself or have a loved one with a bun in the oven who’d love a copy of RSM? Great, because we’re giving away 5 copies of Rock Star Momma ! Just post any comment here to enter the giveaway. You have until Friday, June 29 at midnight PST to enter!

Guess what? Skye will be guest blogging all week over at Design Mom ! Also – look for Skye & RSM on the Today Show this Tuesday, June 26th!

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

89 responses to “rock star momma book release party & BOOK GIVEAWAY!”

  1. Blue Orchid Designs says:

    looks like a great event and I love the book cover! kudos!

  2. Anonymous says:

    so much fun to read & see all these pics!

  3. Mamacat says:

    wow, congrats. What a big night for you. I’ve already seen that cover all over the net! :-)

  4. susan foster says:

    oooh – I’d love to win a copy of the book! It looks so cute!

  5. cookiebaker says:

    Finally, motherhood glamorfied! Awesome congratulations!!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Sounds like a great book! Count me in.
    Jennifer W.
    NC

  7. Jer & Ro says:

    What a great party! I’d love the book.

  8. Chelsea says:

    count me in — is it a bad thing that the pom martini looks so delicious right now [1:30 on a sunday..?!]

  9. Jennifer says:

    great job–what a fun party!

  10. Megan says:

    I can’t imagine putting a party together in two hours! How many people did you have helping you?

    It looks like it was great and the book cover is so cute! What a great thing to use as a starting point for the rest of the party.

  11. Funky Finds says:

    wow! what a fabulous event. and great job on the cover design! you rock!

  12. Sandra says:

    Wow Jenn!
    You clearly are a Rock Star :)
    2 hour prep; designed the book cover & great commentary.
    I look forward to hearing more about Rock Star Mama as the tour continues!
    Congrats.

  13. karen l. says:

    This book sounds fab! And Skye and Mark are such a cute couple!

  14. MJ says:

    Everything looks fantastic!!! Oh how I wish I was the recipient of one of those awesome swag bags – I adore that “love” necklace especially…so sweet :)

  15. Lo says:

    That sounds like a fun read.

  16. ashlynn says:

    I am so excited about this book – I have to have one! I saw a quick interview on TV from the party – everything sounds wonderful!

  17. Tia says:

    I’d love a copy!

  18. Sara, Brian & Lauren says:

    I would love to be a Rock Star Momma!

  19. Naomi says:

    I would love to read the book, although I only have one more month of pregnancy left to become a rock star momma… one of those schmancy gift bags sure would help, too…

  20. Lucky Designs says:

    I can’t wait to be a rock star momma! The cover is very eye-catching. I love it. Beautiful flowers and decor at the release party.

  21. Malady says:

    I hope to need this book VERY soon!

    -Malady

    bibanon1@gmail.com

  22. Biddy says:

    oooh oooh i’m loving it! i’m keeping my fingers crossed (and possibly my toes too) on this one!!

  23. Terina says:

    would love one of those books!! i wish i still lived in LA so i could have been a little closer to the fun!

  24. modmom says:

    wow! you’re beatiful + talented!
    i’m so impressed!

  25. Stephenson Family says:

    Looks like it was a successful party. Sounds like a good book!

  26. Brooke says:

    I’d love to check this book out!

  27. Mandy says:

    I want it. I’d love to win.

  28. Dawn says:

    Book cover looks great! This would make the perfect gift for my expecting friend! I’d love to win a copy.

  29. Mary says:

    I am striving to be a sassy, chic mom-to-be! What a stylish cover!
    I would love a copy!
    ~Mary

  30. Melis says:

    Count me in!

  31. renaissancegrrl says:

    That would be an awesome gift for this hip mamma who’s b-day is June 29th. The big 32

  32. lichys says:

    I would love the book!! especially ’cause i’m trying to get pregnant and would definetly want to be a really cool mom :D

  33. JMG says:

    Looks like you had an awesome party – I love those star-shaped tostadas. What a fun idea! (would be really cute for the 4th of July)

    The book looks great – I can’t wait to check it out.

  34. singinole says:

    what a beautiful party! it looks like so much fun, too!

    great swag bag! thanks for posting the links to all the fun stuff that was in it!

    would love to have a copy of the book!

  35. OpaqueSkies says:

    Hook me up! It sounds like a fun book.

  36. Sarah Dennis says:

    Jenn, everything looked fab! Congrats on another successful event.

  37. jamie aka socialite shops too much says:

    I love the cover! If its a good cover…most likely a great book!

  38. Jinii says:

    I want this book! Looks awesome!

  39. buericana says:

    Looks like a cute book!

  40. Geri says:

    beautiful party,great photos

  41. franki durbin says:

    first – you looked fabulous, no matter how little time you had to get yourself looking fab! :)

    Next – congrats on the very polished party – not to mention the celebrity elbow rubbing!

    And finally – thank goodness there’s a wave of chic washing over pregnancy and motherhood. Hopefully it will herald in the end of an era and leave us with hip options for the mom and mom-to-be crowd.

    Congrats again – it looks like your business is doing fab!

  42. Lelia says:

    Congrats on a fabulous party!

  43. MissChris says:

    Looks like it was a beautiful and successful party.

  44. juligie™ says:

    JENN!!! congrats! the nite looked fantastic — thanks for pointing out the pink water (such a great decor idea…so easy, why didnt i ever think of that…duh, right?) and i love the book cover (i love how the mom is just strutting her stuff!) fab as always ;) thanks for sharing your nite with us! always sooo cool…and girl, you looked wonderful, (haha improv dressing room bathroom stall and all) u rock! [martini in hand] Cheers to Jenn, most definitely proven to be the Hostess with the Mostess!!! aww…im so proud of u!

  45. Anonymous says:

    What a great looking event. Congrats on it all going off so well. That love necklace is pretty cute. The books will surely be a hit – I definitely know people who will be needing it . . . .

  46. Anonymous says:

    Oh, that last comment was me. -Diana H.

  47. Jewels says:

    Now that is a fantabulous party.

    and I LOVE the cover to that book! So cute and sexy at the same time. Congrats!

  48. TinkerBlue says:

    The night looks like it was alot of fun. A close friend of mine has just announced she is pregnant. At 37 she has been waiting a while for this news! I would love to give her a copy of this book (along with some other goodies). Not having any kids myself I need to quiz other friends on what they most wanted/needed when they were pregnant. Not something for the baby, but something for her.

  49. Janice says:

    Great looking party!!! You guys all look so fabulous – pregnant or not! I want to learn how to be a “Rock Star Momma”!!

  50. pepper says:

    It looks like a fun read. Pick me!

  51. kgilligan says:

    Looks like a great party, can’t wait to read the book.

  52. Ambearluv says:

    Looks like a fab party and a great book.

  53. Kelly Mahoney says:

    It looks like everything was done to be as fabulous and chic as the book. Amazing!

  54. Emily says:

    my sister in law is pregnant! she would love this!

  55. NEIGE says:

    C’est incroyable et Fantastique!
    Je t’aime les couleurs!!
    Everything is FAB-U-LOUS!
    I wanna be a rock-STAR-MOMMA!

  56. Anonymous says:

    looks like a wonderful event and a great new book.

    Fran Heupel

  57. Candis says:

    Congrats to Skye and to you too Jen! Looks like the party was great. I would love to read this book and learn how to someday be a Rock Star Momma!

  58. Nancy Comelab says:

    Let me tell you that you looked fabulous, Jen! ;) I’ve enjoyed reading your post about this amazing event. And yes, I would LOVE to go in the draw to get this book. Thanks so much!
    Nancy

  59. JANEA says:

    I love the colors for this event did you do the food too??? i love love chicken toastada’s that was simply fabulous! Little Giraffe must of just came out with those hot pink blankets cause i have not seen them in Nordstrom!?!?

    ~Janea~

  60. LIBERTY POST EDITOR says:

    Wish we were all there! Please, please, please send a book to Canada! xo

  61. Tassamai says:

    Ohh i love it!!! the drinks look so yummy too!

  62. hiphostess says:

    Janea –
    The food was prepared by the Treehouse staff – and the chicken tostadas were ridiculously good! Sonny and I actually had the same thought as JMG – we’re going to do those for our 4th of July get-together this year! Regarding the hot-pink (or “raspberry”) blankets, LG has had them for a while, but I don’t think all the retailers have picked them up yet. When it comes to baby things, pastels are always the “safer” bet, but hopefully the brighter colors will be available on a wider scale soon too because they’re so much fun!

    Megan – there were about 5 of us doing most of the set-up in the 2 hour period, but other people were pitching in here and there too, which was much appreciated :)

    To everyone – thank you so much for all the sweet comments!

  63. kaooavdpa says:

    great cover! and sounds like a fun read!

  64. Jenny says:

    Wow! Great party and sounds like a must have book!

  65. Katy says:

    wow – can’t wait to read!

  66. Kelli says:

    looks like a fun read. im excited

  67. Leah says:

    Looks like such an awesome party, I’m so excited I found your website! I’ll definitely be using it as a reference in the future!

  68. mperez says:

    This looks like one hip book! and a happening party too.

  69. Maria says:

    Sounds like fun, and the book cover’s fab =)

  70. Missy says:

    Looks too stinkin’ fun! I hope I win!
    missy

  71. decor8 says:

    Jenn I had no idea that you were involved in so many cool projects, congratulations! And these images are great, thank you so much for sharing them.

    Holly

  72. ben and whitney shafer says:

    pick me!

  73. Homemom3 says:

    oh this would’ve been a fun event to attend. I’d love to be entered in this contest. :)

  74. kailani says:

    Even though I’m not pregnant, I would have loved to attend this event. However, I do have a pregnant friend who would love this book. Thank you for the giveaway!

  75. Katy says:

    I’ve heard great things about this book! I’d be very interested in checking it out.

  76. Natalie says:

    What a great idea for a book. I want to be hip while pregnant!! :)

  77. crissybug says:

    I rarely win anything, but it is worth the shot. We are trying to get pregnant, and this book looks like so much fun!

  78. Houses, Couches and Babies says:

    Wow! I hope Skye paid you a fortune to put together such an amazing party…a copy of the book would be fantastic!

  79. Christine says:

    Oooh, please enter me in your book giveaway… Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy!!
    I’ll link to your contest on my blog, too.

  80. Kim says:

    Looks like it was a fantastic party! The book seems like it would be awesome. I think I just may have to pick one up!

  81. Mandy says:

    Looked like an amazing party! I’m not pregnant yet, but we’re hoping to be soon!

  82. amy (mamasaidshop) says:

    Just have to say I love your website so very much, definitely one of my favorites! I’m having my daughter’s 1st birthday at the Treehouse and I’m super excited about it.

  83. Anonymous says:

    Jenn
    do you happen to know what kind of cheese is on the tostada .. i really want to make it for a shower this weekend and btw where is the treehouse?

    ~Janea~

  84. hiphostess says:

    Hi Janea –

    I’m not sure what type of cheese it was – but it had a texture similar to goat cheese actually, so it may have been that. You could also try feta.

    Treehouse is on the infamous Robertson Blvd in L.A. (near many of the boutiques that you often seen celebrities shopping at in tabloid magazines) Here’s a link to the exact address on their website

  85. Janea says:

    Hey Jenn!
    So I made the two dishes you showed the tostadas- btw Iused a mexican crumble chesse and chicken sckewers with peanut sauce everyoneloved it!
    ~janea~

    ps I have pictures but it wouldnt let me post them in the comment box
    so posted them here http://www.flickr.com/photos/missneanae/

  86. hiphostess says:

    Janea –
    I just checked out the pictures on Flickr and you did such a fantastic job! Seriously – everything looked so great! Nice work :)

    Cheers,
    Jenn :)

  87. Mara says:

    Love the pink and aqua theme and great gift items!

  88. Skye Hoppus fan :) says:

    AW, THIS PICS ARE JUST BEAUTIFUL! SKYE ROCKS <3

  89. nippy says:

    how did i get to this page? i was just looking up mark hoppus on google and bumped into this somehow. i really am drooling from looking at those chicken skewers