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Today over at Simply Stated: Celebrations – check out 5 Fabulous Cake Stands, along with a tip on how to  create quick & easy DIY cake stands using dishes you already own!

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I’m really excited to share the recipe for this Chocolate Raspberry Martini (or “wine-tini” as I like to call it) with you because it was a HUGE hit at the Modern Parisian event! After each of the drinks that our mixologist, Tim, created as part of the demo, he asked if someone would like to […]

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{by guest blogger Morgan Spenla} Unique wine stem labels are easy to create and a fun way to personalize your party. Your guests will love the idea and have a blast picking out their party-themed drink decor. Plus, everyone will now be able to easily identify their own glass after setting it down, so you […]

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As promised, here are a few snapshots of some of the NY event decor that we took with our own camera before the first party session on Tuesday night. This is just a little peek – the professional shots should cover all the different areas of the party, the entire tablescape, food, cocktails, little details […]

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Elizabeth Gray from Stampin’ Up! sent over instructions for how to recreate this adorable “Trick or Treat Ensemble“. I’m especially loving the DIY Halloween-themed wrappers on the mini chocolates! (I’m not sure what brand the chocolates in the picture are, but they look about the same size as Hershey’s Nuggets, which come in lots of […]

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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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