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Happy Monday! Thought we’d start the week off right with a fun giveaway from super-cute stationery boutique: Charming Cards ! Charming Cards is based out of Newport Beach and offers both online and walk-in customers a wide variety of personalized stationery and gift items from fabulous lines like Macbeth and Snow and Graham – all […]

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The presentation of these Fruit-n-Fluff Pops is so creative – and something you could easily pull off at your own parties! Even if you don’t want to get quite as fancy with the recipe as this one (sugarcoated frozen apricot Bavarian cream with velvety marshmallows Will Goldfarb ), you can easily incorporate this idea with […]

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I’m loving the offbeat shapes of this Wilma stoneware from cb2 – especially when the different pieces are stacked on top of each other, which makes for a great presentation. Orange and grey is actually a very nice color combo, so the 2 versions would look great mixed as well. A tabletop set with alternating […]

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Is it just me, or are these letterpress Funky Monkey baby announcements from Elum just about as cute as it gets?! Available in boy and girl versions.

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If you’re on the lookout for some first birthday party ideas, here’s an article I recently did for TheCradle.com featuring 3 theme ideas and general tips for first birthday celebrations. Hopefully this will provide you with some inspiration! {Modern Tyke theme pictured here}

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As most of you probably know, hosting a party – no matter how small or large – can easily get a bit pricey, but there are actually a lot of things you can do to keep the credit card bill from getting out of control without skimping on style, thank goodness! For example, in the […]

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It can be difficult to pull of a hip & modern version of an animated character. Usually you’re limited to pre-made paper party supplies, but both of these ladies did a great job at creating Elmo-themed parties for little ones that are both age-appropriate, but packed with some serious style! First up is a super-cute […]

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Thanks so much to everyone that participated in the Loft Party Giveaway! 395 comments…so happy to see you guys loved the plates as much as we do! And the lucky winner is… Vanessa Cavaco, who said: “My four year old bouncing baby boy would love the robot plates…and maybe he would eat more too…” Congrat’s […]

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Easy avenue to pretty party favors: double-faced satin ribbon & decorative favor boxes by Midori . This luxe , 5/8" ribbon comes in unique patterns like the Eiffel Tower , Anchor , and Leaf motifs pictured above… perfect for themed or seasonal parties and weddings! (pictured above with Italian Favor Boxes )

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Wow – so many comments in last week’s Luck O’ The Draw sweepstakes! Thanks so much to everyone that participated! Winners for the first 3 giveaways from last week were drawn this morning (via Random.org ). If you see your name below – please contact us at info [at] hwtm.com with "I’m a Winner!" in […]

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Does anyone know how recently Apartment Therapy launched their redesign? While visiting this afternoon, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the content is now split into 5 major channels, each with it’s own URL, and I have to give them major props – the new look is fantastic!

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Hope you have something fun planned for Easter weekend! In the meantime, here’s a quick recap of this week at HWTM:Luck O’ The Draw: In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this past Monday, new giveaways were featured every day this week: Jewelry and Stationery from Christina Ashley Designs (enter by midnight March 21st) $500 Shopping […]

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Today’s Surprise Giveaway comes from a BRAND NEW product line that just launched in January! The line is called Divine and Branch , and they feature cute & contemporary personalized products, including travelin’ tumblers, sports bottles, pet bowls, and bag tags. Personalized products always make extra-thoughtful gift ideas – and how cute would the bag […]

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If you love the flickering glow of candle light or are looking for some creative ways to incorporate candles into your wedding or party centerpieces, check out today’s Creative Candlescapes post on Real Simple: Celebrations for some inspiration or to contribute some ideas of your own! {images from Globetopper, The Hassle-free Host, Imedagoze, InStyle Parties, […]

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Today’s giveaway is being posted a little late tonight – sorry about that – hectic day! Hopefully the cuteness factor of these prizes will make up for it though :) This giveaway is sponsored by Loft Party – an ultra-contemporary website loaded with cool home decór & accessories – and 2 great prizes are up […]

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