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> February 2008


Between the unique shape, genuine coaster stock, and cool designs that are definitely modern, but with a decidedly feminine flair – Snow & Graham’s double-sided "coaster invitations" are a stand-out way to invite guests to your next soirée! A few favorites pictured here: Surprise , Bridal Shower , and Baby Shower . ($12/set of 6 […]

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Umm…how ridiculously cool are these scrumptious-looking macarons from haute Beverly Hills-based bakery, Paulette ?! Fun flavors like caribbean chocolate , sicilian pistachio , and violet cassis , and many more – morphed into cool pint-sized confections that look as good as they sound! $1.50 each, or $18/gift-boxed set of 12.

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Using bottled or canned drinks with fantastic packaging is key for a great-looking drink display at any party…not to mention super easy! I recently discovered this fabulous new "Sparkling Sleek " line from Hansen’s Natural – which comes in a chic, minimalistic silvery can with a bright pop of color. Cool fruity flavors like "dragonfruit […]

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Asian-inspired decor has always been a personal favorite, as well as the combination of bright orange and lime green, so you can probably see why I instantly fell in love with this modern Asian Affair party theme from Social Couture ! This type of look could really be used for any type of dinner party […]

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These tempting Rolo Pretzel Turtles from Steamy Kitchen have 2 of my very favorite attributes in a recipe: 1. Sweet 2. EASY! (The presence of both caramel and chocolate doesn’t hurt either!) Click here for the delightfully simple details.

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Have a case of the winter blahs? These hot-hued finds from Urban Outfitters should help to put you back in the party mood… First up: this super charming Spectrum Chandelier ($36) and fun-n-funky Rainbow Candelabra ($48) are both just begging for a cocktail party! Clockwise from top:Who would’ve guessed that something named “Chevron Barbeque Belt” […]

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Okay…so our “late-night” launched turned into more of an “early morning” launch (1:30am) – but the new site is finally live – hooray! Hope you like the new look of HWTM…and we’ll be adding lots more brand-new content for you today and throughout the coming weeks. Happy celebrating :)

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Espresso-lover or not, who can resist the adorable mini cups that accompany them? Most things already look cute in pint-sized packages – and when you throw great design in the mix – as in the examples below – it’s an irresistible combo!

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Hi Everyone – If you’ve visited hwtm.com lately (or hwtm.com ), you’ve probably noticed that a new website is coming soon…and I’m happy to say that’s happening today!! It won’t be live until late night because we’re still working out a few kinks – and there are ALWAYS kinks, right? After months of working on […]

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Hi Everyone -I’m out of town until Tuesday afternoon (in Louisville, Kentucky!), so I won’t be able to post until late Tuesday, but we have a surprise coming up on Wednesday that has been in the works for months…and I’m excited to finally be able to share it with you :) So please stay tuned… […]

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In 2004, San Diego-based designer Jocey Canrinus founded Joceybella Invites "with a belief in the magic of Love" and has been busy creating beautiful custom wedding packages ever since! Joceybella also recently started offering affordable baby announcements and holiday cards. A few favorites are pictured below, all of which are available in a variety of […]

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Personalized gifts always seem especially thoughtful – like these adorable custom paperweights by Stacy Claire Boyd. With tons of contemporary patterns to choose from – ranging between chic & sophisticated to retro & girlie – you can personalize both the print and the name to create something your friend – or yourself – will love! […]

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I tried to find a photo of a conversation heart that said “You Rock” – but no luck, so you get a can of “Love Soup” instead ;) Thanks so much for your continued support of HWTM! You guys are what keep this blog going!

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Vodka never looked so pink…or so chic! I have to admit that Pinky Vodka has their packaging down pat – this pretty bottle and pink-hued beverage would fit right in at a Parisian bridal shower, lingerie shower, bachelorette party, or really any type of girlie cocktail party. Recipe quick links from thenest.com: Chocolate Pinky Valentini […]

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How cute are these limited edition letterpress prints by Ink and Wit ?! Aside from the obvious usage of adorning your walls with modern flair, I’m thinking that one could create an adorable and super-contemporary baby shower or kids birthday party theme based around the elephants design: Feature the framed print between 2 small bunches […]

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