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21 Jul

New at cb2

A few contemporary entertaining favorites from the latest collection at cb2… Pictured above: fabulous hot orange & white Morocco Dinnerware featuring mod Moorish tile designs ($4.95 – $7.50) and sleek Curve Appetizer Spoons ($0.95 ea). Pictured above: Ibiza Wine Glasses featuring more Moroccan-inspired graphics ($3.95 ea), coordinating jewel-toned Gem Martini Glasses, and glossy blue Cayman […]

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There’s a brand new party theme up in our Baby Showers section today – a Beach Baby Shower, which completely was inspired by an adorable Sea Critters feeding set by Skip Hop. Click here to check out detailed images and how-to’s…hope you like it! (more coordinating menu suggestions to come soon too!)

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Today on GlamDish: get the recipe for Steamy Kitchen‘s mouth-watering Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese, and over at Simply Stated: Celebrations: check out super stylish partyware from Paper Table!

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16 Jul

Yes, Please.

As much as I love magazines, I can’t think of the last time I spotted one from across the room and decided right then and there to buy it without even flipping through a single page… until last Friday. Kudos to the creative team behind the cover of bon appétit‘s August issue! And not to […]

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Paper Source, an ultra-stylish handmade paper company, is pursuing a commitment to going green and has a wonderful selection of recycled stationery, invitations, and gift wrap available on their website. A few favorites pictured above: Curry Party , and Spring Leaf imprintable invitations featuring a striking dark chocolate, white, and yellow color palette, adorable Goldfish […]

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MomLogic.com is teaming up with Trista and Ryan Sutter to throw their son Max his first b-day bash, and I was excited to be asked to help style the event! Even better, MomLogic is asking readers to help plan the party too – by voting on certain elements to select what will actually be used! […]

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We’ve featured Paulette Bakery‘s amazing macarons before, but I was excited to recently discover that this creative Beverly Hills-based French bakery also offers adorable mini boxes, perfectly sized for party favors! Each box fits 2 yummy macarons and features a cutout of Paulette’s signature logo, which allows the vibrant color of the treats you select […]

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Today on GlamDish: get the details for a delicious Rich Risotto Rice Pudding recipe from the fabulous Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey cookbook by Jill O’Connor!

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10 Jul

Party Rox

These Sassy Party Rox seating assignments by Sally Russell look like a fun way to spice up the table! $36/set of 8 at ThreeLovelies.com

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I recently discovered FoodChannel.com and therefore have yet another excuse to remain glued to the screen! Pictured above: Raspberry Granita & Cream Parfait, Chocolate Panna Cotta, Brown Sugar Peaches and Ice Cream and Classic Strawberry Shortcakes. What looks good to you?

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WINNER UPDATE 7/16: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to all 916 of you that participated – it’s a new record!!  And the lucky random winner is…comment #98: Kate, who said “I don’t know if I can pick just one! Dauphine candlesticks would look great in my living room though!!” Congrats, Kate! Look […]

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Today on Simply Stated: Celebrations – get the details on how to recreate this splashy "Red & Bold" tablescape and make a fashion-forward statement at your own special dinner party!

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Hostess with the Mostess™ has a brand-new fan page on Facebook! We’re super excited about this because it’s a place where YOU can share your own "Real Party" pictures* (via the fan photos area), browse party pictures uploaded by others, post comments & ideas via the wall, and connect with other readers & fans by […]

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These ultra stylish, eco-friendly Solstice Journals from Elum are printed on wood-free paper and constructed with recycled grey-board. Sold in sets of 4 notebooks for $27… give each notebook out individually as a unique hostess gift, gift the entire set to a design-savvy friend, or keep them all to yourself!

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These gorgeous Nocturne and Parisian Gold melamine serving trays from fashion-forward French design studio Atelier LZC are almost too pretty to cover up! $45 each at Bunny Maxwell. (Fabulous gift idea for design lovers & creative types!)

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