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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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We asked Steve Kemble, "America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru" (we’ll just call him Host with the Most!) to share 5 favorite tips from the lavish soirées he throws for his clients that will help give your party High Style without Low Stress. Click here to check out Steve’s tips on color, treats, and personalizing your party…right […]

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What are you guys planning to serve on the 4th? These ideas from Everyday with Rachael Ray are looking pretty tasty to me! {clockwise form left} Mango-Ginger Mocktails, Balsamic Potato and Green Bean Salad, Berry Cakes with Cinnamon Whippped Cream (yum!), Grilled Corn with Parmesean Butter (double yum!). And if you’re on the lookout for […]

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Berries are an easy way to give sweets a patriotic feel! Case in point – festive treats from Martha Stewart’s Red, White, & Blue Desserts gallery… • Red, White, & Blue Parfaits • Red, White, & Blueberry Trifle (This dessert looks so pretty – and store-bought pound cake cuts down your prep time!) • Flag […]

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Today on Simply Stated: Celebrations – cool summer sales & beach-themed entertaining finds from Pottery Barn & Crate&Barrel.

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