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Today’s Real Party feature is a wonderful example of how character-inspired kids parties can be both super cute for the kids and stylish enough for adults to appreciate too! Jaclyne of Heavenly Blooms created this adorable Olivia the Pig themed party as a special Valentine’s Day celebration for her daughter Kate, but this theme would […]

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I’m still waiting on some images from the Masquerade/Festival themed baby shower that I recently created for my friend Jen before I can do the full theme post, but I received some of the images from the (brilliant) photographer and was too excited not to at least do a little sneak peek =) This theme […]

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These Smitten Sticks by le papier studio look like so much fun! A clever way to create cheeky, playful memories for everything from birthday parties to weddings… and a great prop for DIY Photo Booths too! Each handmade paper expression is printed on extra thick cover cardstock using archival ink, and there are 4 different […]

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In continuing with Friday’s post, here is Part 2 of the 12 Harry Potter Birthday Party Ideas, with additional series-inspired treats, decor, and party activities like “Enchanted Dragon Eggs” & a “Magical Creature Hunt“….

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***** If you’d like to submit a real party, wedding, or event for consideration, please send an email to submissions@hwtm.com and include the following: 1. Your Info: your full name & the URL of your blog/website (if applicable) 2. Party Details: a description of the theme, decorations, food/drinks, and any other details that may apply […]

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For all the Harry Potter fans out there – or parents of fans looking to throw a themed birthday bash for your little ones – I wanted to share some of the 12 Harry Potter Birthday Party Ideas that I recently worked on for iVillage.com, which include everything from themed food & drinks to favors […]

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Amy Atlas recently sent over some images of the gorgeous dessert tables that she recently created for Brides magazine… pretty amazing, right?!! All 3 table are fantastic, but I’m feeling especially drawn to the Chocolate Spice design (above) because it feels refreshing & unique… everything from the dessert flavors & color palette to the serveware […]

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As someone that adores bright colors and attention to detail, I’m just absolutely LOVING today’s Real Party feature – a vibrant & unique “Indian Elephant” theme created by the absolutely creatively gifted Jaime Curtis of Prudent Baby (who you might also remember from this clever DIY Cake Stand Tutorial). And speaking of DIY, Jaime has […]

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Today’s Real Party features a lovely lavender theme and was dreamed up by the ultra-creative Ilenia of Simply Nabiki for her mother’s birthday celebration. Color parties always offer lots of versatility, and this one is full of chic, stylish ideas (and mouth-watering treats!) that would also be perfect for occasions like Mother’s Day or spring […]

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There are lots of different styles of drink charms available these days – but these Party People Glass Markers are really fun & different! 12 colorful silicone characters with a suction-cup grip for just $6.95 at cb2

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Today’s Real Party feature is just way too much fun! This refreshing & unique “Grumpy Old Men Day” was submitted by event planner Jesi of Jesi Haack Weddings, but the idea was actually dreamed up by her husband Ryan as a clever way to celebrate their friend’s 30th birthday. (BTW – Ryan Haack also shot […]

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If you’re in the  mood to show off your baking skills this Easter – or just feel the urge to be extra creative – here are 7 seriously ingenious & inspiring Easter treat ideas from Martha that are sure to do the trick! Starting from the top… how adorable are these Spring Chick Cupcakes?! Loving […]

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Today’s Real Party features a gorgeous take on the popular “Sugar and Spice” baby shower theme. This chic chocolate & pink celebration was coordinated by event planner & shower hostess Kelly Balfour of Eventology Weddings and includes tons of super cute & inspiring details – like a homemade cookie buffet + carafes of chocolate, strawberry, […]

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Even if you’re planning a fancy Easter brunch for friends & family, it’s always a good idea to have a separate table for the little ones… not only is it fun for them to have a playful, kid-friendly setting of their own, but it also reduces the risk of spills & slips with the adult […]

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Today’s Real Party is – in a word – DELICIOUS! This Ice Cream/Candy Shoppe theme was created by Pooneh Shakoori and friend/event planner Sheri Valainis for her daughter’s 5th birthday party, and there’s actually also some great inspiration here for a Pickles & Ice Cream or Cravings baby shower! Read on for TONS of adorable […]

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