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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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How brilliant are these charming “dessert towel” party favors? Soft terry washcloths cleverly arranged to look like desserts and topped with cherry or strawberry magnets…available in strawberry or chocolate cupcake, chocolate or strawberry cake roll, and cherry or custard mousse. $4.50 – $5.00 each at AmericanBridal.com… or turn these into a fun DIY project!

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…beautiful new organic tabletop collection by amenity: placemats and runners made from textural hemp blended with organic cotton and soft, organic percale napkins…

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I’m totally smitten with the equal-parts-cool-and-adorable packaging on these super fun “bot” drinks for kids! bot fortified water was dreamed up in 2006 by the husband and wife team of Cricket and Brian Allen, who wanted a healthy, low sugar alternative to juice boxes for kids. bot comes in kid-friendly flavors like berry, lemon, grape, […]

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Today over at Simply Stated: Celebrations – get the scoop on all of the deliciously colorful kitchen tools pictured above & more!

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I’m game for any recipe that has the words “sparkling” and “margarita” in the title! Here’s how to make this toast-worthy concoction by Erika Lenkert:

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I have to say that Pottery Barn has really stepped up their game over the past year… the feel of the store is a little more contemporary than it used to be – so there’s nice mix of modern & traditional styles. Case in point: check out the new Halloween 2008 collection… it’s fabulous! (You […]

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If you’re looking for a chic new party theme for an upcoming shower or special event – check out this stylish & colorful “Turn of the Century, Art Nouveau Parisian” theme created by Kerri Butler for her friend’s bridal shower soirée. Inspired by the bride’s plans for honeymooning in Paris, Kerri used bright, rich colors, […]

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Check out these gorgeous signature dessert buffets by Amy Atlas Events. I’m swooning over every single image in her ultra-yummy portfolio! This is fabulous inspiration for re-creating your own dessert buffets at home. {Notice how the monochromatic serveware makes the treats really pop!) Pictured above: chic pink & brown buffet…yes, I do believe those are […]

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Looking for some alternatives to scented candles and wine? Check out these fun, stylish ideas by Thomas Paul that are priced right and pretty much guaranteed to please! P.S. The online shop that carries these items – Red Stamp – is super cute… I forsee my bank account being in trouble!

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If you’ve been here before, you might notice that a few things have changed… (if it still looks the same, try refreshing the page). We’ve been hard working on the new template for a while now…and hope that you like what you see! Here’s a list of the 10 main changes: 1. in the spotlight […]

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