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> September 2008


Well hello there, readers (*waves hand*)! Jaime here from the art & design blog, design milk! When I was asked to be a guest blogger on HWTM, I thought, “what the heck do I know about entertaining?” When we have guests, I’m the one who suggests we either go out to dinner or order in […]

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Designer Vicki Shields from the creative Three Wheels Turning blog sent over a fun Halloween craft project idea to share with you guys today, and I’m so glad that she did, because while visiting her blog I also discovered her ridiculously cute stationery shop! So you get a double dose of eye candy from Vicki […]

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If you love (1) modern style and (2) all things paper, then here’s a third thing you just might love too: modern paper shop Three Wheels Design! The personalized stationery, invitations, and announcements at Three Wheels have a wonderfully contemporary + whimsical flair. Take, for example, this fabulous plaid bird design… …or these equal-parts-hip-and-adorable giraffe […]

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Martha Stewart Crafts has the cutest new stuff for Halloween this year – not that we’d expect anything less! There are so many great things to choose from that I’ll probably have to do a follow up post soon to fit them all in… but here are a few favorites for today: Pictured above: super […]

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Today over at Simply Stated: check out some easy ways to spook up Halloween cocktails & drinks!

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I have to admit that cheesecake is one of my major weaknesses. So rich and yummy…what’s not to love? (okay…except maybe the calorie count!)  If you feel the same way, check out this week’s post over at GlamDish…which features 5 different cheesecake-inspired recipes for treats like cheesecake pops, strawberry cheesecake smoothies, and chococolate chunk cheesecake…mmm.

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Hi, I’m Kati Driscoll, author of The Finer Things, an entertaining and design focused blog for FineStationery.com. Although stationery is the primary influence for many of my posts, the trends that I see in runways, in shops and on the streets play a big part in inspiring many of my posts – especially Tuesday Trends. […]

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For today’s post over at Simply Stated: Celebrations, I focused on some fun gothic glam Halloween finds… if you know of any cool product finds that go along with this theme, please share them either here and/or over at Celebrations!

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Denise Baker from Little Ant Design sent in some pictures of her new Halloween table… and – seriously – how fun is this?! I’m especially loving the bony silver hands that are “holding” the utensils (clever!) and the cool skull & crossbones labels wrapped around the soda bottles… Where does one get those cool modern […]

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{by new HWTM event correspondent: Jennifer Berson} I was so excited when Hostess with the Mostess was recently invited to attend an exclusive spa event called Pamper Me Fabulous, styled by the ultra-creative Fresh Events Company. As a new HWTM event correspondent, it’s my job to attend fabulous fetes & chic soirees and share tips […]

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Hi, everyone. It’s Amy Belle Isle, from stem parties, and I promise that no paper lanterns were harmed or even used in this guest blog post. (If you’ve seen any parties I’ve done that Jenn has posted, you know how hard that was for me.) In fact, this guest post was almost an entire post […]

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The new line of Hostess with the Mostess® digital scrapbooking templates is now available at How Fast They Grow! And to help celebrate, HFTG is offering HWTM readers 20% off with discount code: “HWTM922“! {good through 10/22/08} For those of you that didn’t see the sneak peek from a couple weeks ago, here’s a quick […]

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I’m excited to see that 3 new holiday designs have been added to this line of charming Pop Up Paper Placemats from Publique Living. Pictured below: new Reindeer, Fireplace and Festive Feast Banquet Table, along with the original Birdcage, Tree, and Mailbox designs. $24 per set of 10 {recycled paper} placemats at WeddingThings.com.

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Winner Update: 9/28: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to all 406 of you that entered!  And the lucky random winner is…comment # 123 – Jill – who said: “Wow!! They really have some nice stuff. I love the Batty Bat invite. This would be great for my son’s Halloween Party.” Congrats, Jill! […]

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Hi! I’m Jessica Jones, a graphic designer with a blog called How About Orange, featuring lots of make-it-yourself projects. Awhile back I helped plan a “Colorful Birthday Party” for a friend. This included simple decorations and invitations I could print on my home inkjet printer. Imagining that other folks might find this useful, I’ve converted […]

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