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Thanks so much to The TomKat Studio for inviting me to be part of her fabulous 2010 Holiday Gift Guide! My gift picks for “Ladies Who Love to Entertain” are above… and even though the Oliver Appetizer Plates and JA Bottlestoppers are primarily white, I’m still definitely on a COLOR kick right now! (The gifts […]

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I’ve been having so much holiday fun with yarn poms lately… this little “Yarn Pom Snow People” project is one of the latest experiments! A fun holiday craft idea for kids of all ages… and now I’m also thinking that it could make for a cute winter bridal shower centerpiece… maybe add a cute little […]

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I’m really excited to introduce you to the super sweet AND talented Jenn Gillespie of Calligraphy by Jennifer today! As with many of you, I’ve had the pleasure of “meeting” Jenn virtually through blogging/facebook/twitter…  she’s always such a caring, cheerful voice that consistently shares gorgeous wedding & event eye candy on her company facebook page […]

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Completely loving the new holiday gift wrap & trim collection from Anthropologie… especially the fabulous Margarite Gift Toppers (the colorful little wool balls)! I feel strongly compelled to make some miniature versions of this mod tree from these cute little guys now. Hmmm… Something else to make you smile today: check out this fun, QUIRKY […]

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Remember when baby showers used to be all about pacifiers and teddy bears and baby carriages? My, how times have changed… =) If you’re on the lookout for some creative baby shower ideas, here’s a round-up of 12 Creative Baby Shower Themes that I recently put together over at iVillage. The inspiration gallery features the […]

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Invitation Consultants is back with another fabulous Personalized Stationery/Cards SHOPPING SPREE – and this time it’s TWICE the size at $200! In case you haven’t visited them before, Invitation Consultants is a fabulous online shop with a HUGE catalog of personalized invites and stationery for all sorts of occasions – from holidays to birthdays, weddings […]

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Ready for some super easy holiday DIY? These cute Yarn & Candy Cane Ornaments are a breeze to whip up! This was a happy accident that occurred when I was trying to figure out how to make regular yarn ball flowers look more “holiday-ish” for a Christmas table centerpiece. I’m still planning to make some […]

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Talk about getting in the holiday spirit! Does this happy holiday soirée look like fun or what?! Bird from Bird Crafts is the creative genius behind this sweet red, white, and gingerbread spread – which she designed to coordinate with her printable Christmas Candyland Party Collection. In addition to adorable edible treats like mini candy […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky randomly chosen winner is… Commenter #61 – Tamara. Congrats! ***** Who could use some new sparkle and shine for their holiday party outfit?! Well, good news… the fabulous handmade jewelry shop LilyGirl is back with another fabulous giveaway […]

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Excited to share another wonderfully creative holiday party with you today! This fun & festive “GLAM SNOWGIRLS” theme is a collaboration between Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes and Kim of The TomKat Studio… gotta love it when talent teams up! Some of the MANY sweet & whimsical details featured in this theme include: […]

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These printable Holiday Photo Booth Accessories from Paper and Cake are such a FUN idea for holiday parties – or a great way to add humor to that Christmas card photo! This collection includes: Mustaches, Lips, Santa Hat, Santa Beard, Mrs. Claus’ spectacles, Reindeer Antlers, Rudolf’s Red Nose, & Pennant Banner. {$9.95 at Paper and […]

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Get ready to be inspired… because I have an AMAZING holiday party to share with you today from the ultra-talented Kate of Kate Landers Events! This gorgeous Nutcracker Suite Ballet Party is literally a sweet holiday dream brought to life. There are so many clever, creative details to admire – from the sparkly fondant lollipops […]

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Here’s a fun, easy idea for turning brownies into cute little “winter-y” desserts! These would look fabulous on the dessert table at a holiday party or winter bridal/baby shower… You can use your own favorite brownie recipe – OR just use store-bought brownie bites like I did here to keep things super quick & easy. […]

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Just one day after Thanksgiving… it’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here! We’ve got TONS of great holiday party inspiration to share with you for the next few weeks… and I’m really excited to kick things off today with this brand new – and very ADORABLE – “Vintage Rudolph” holiday theme […]

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I wanted to try a new dessert for Thanksgiving this year, so when a recipe with the words “pumpkin“, “chocolate“, AND “cheesecake” in the title graced my inbox, it sounded impossible to resist! Well, I’m happy to report that the finished product is impossible to resist too… a rich & creamy pumpkin top layer with […]

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