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Peace, Love… and GIVEAWAYS! ‘Tis the season for all three… and this week at HWTM, Invitation Consultants – a fabulous online shop with a HUGE catalog of personalized invites and stationery – is offering up a $100 SHOPPING SPREE towards stylish holiday cards & party invitations to a lucky HWTM reader! There are SO many […]

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Virginia from The Home Party Planner created this adorable – and super stylish! – red & aqua birthday party to celebrate her daughter’s birthday. I just love everything about this sweet party… from the fabulous food presentation (french fry cones and mini dessert “shots”!) – to DIY projects like paper pinwheels, embellished blumeboxes and candy […]

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It’s amazing what a little creative presentation can do, right? Case in point: check out how clever garnishes like licorice wheels, chili peppers, cherries, and pickled beets can turn rather innocent-looking cocktails into something truly SPOOKTACULAR for Halloween! Which concoction looks most tempting to you?

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I’m SO excited to share this amazing Halloween party with you! Jackie from Jackie Culmer Photography recently designed and captured this super stylish & creative “Hocus Focus” party to celebrate the launch of her new business… and judging from the looks of these photos, I’d say she’s got some talent!! For starters, check out the […]

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Feel like doing something fun to celebrate Halloween with your girls this weekend? Here are a few pink-and-black-and-girlie-all-over “Ghoul’s Night” ideas that are surprisingly simple and easy to pull together! Even though I took these pics a few years back, this concept is still one of my favorites when it comes to nontraditional Halloween… SKULL […]

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This “MUMMY’S NIGHT OUT” theme from Phyllis Hoffman Celebrate Halloween is such a clever & elegant take on Halloween, and a color palette of green, white, and black feels fresh & fun, but still very Halloween-appropriate. The fabulous “Mummy Veggie Dip” tray pictured above is the first thing that caught my eye… such creative presentation! […]

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This week’s Surprise Giveaway is for my fellow choc-a-holics! It comes from the folks at Funley’s Delicious, who are offering up a 6-box-pack ($50 retail value) of their gourmet, all-natural STIX IN THE MUD® cookie clusters… dubbed “the Premium Crunchy-Salty-Sweet-Chocolate-Treat”. Stix in the Mud comes in 3 delicious flavors: Original, Peanut Butter, and Caramel. (Added […]

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Stefanie from Anna and Blue Paperie sent in this festive Halloween dessert table that features lots of fun, affordable DIY projects – like chocolate-dipped marshmallow pops with colorful Halloween sprinkles, glitter pumpkins, and popcorn-filled paper cones displayed “bed” of candy corn! All of these themed paper details are also available in Stephanie’s etsy shop. (Don’t […]

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In continuation of the beautiful Victorian Halloween Sweets Table by Sweets Indeed, here’s a peek at the coordinating invitations, escort cards (candy licorice pipes & paper butterflies!!), and accent decor from the same photo shoot… {details from Marie at Sweets Indeed} “The custom invitation was made with velvet-damask paper and is one of my favorite […]

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A-MAZING! That’s pretty much the best way to describe this fabulous Victorian Halloween Dessert Table created by the sugar-style gurus at Sweets Indeed. In addition to the cool black lace backdrop, the individual crème brûlées served in chocolate cups, and the ridiculously gorgeous cake, one of my favorite things about this table is how stylish […]

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I’m totally swooning over this gorgeous Pumpkin Harvest Brunch created by Vicky from The City Cradle! Bundt cakes hanging from the trees, pancakes served in carved-out pumpkins (LOVE!), water bottles adorned in lace… what a sweet way to celebrate the season with loved ones. This would make for a beautiful Thanksgiving dinner table too…  just […]

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In continuation of the Lovely Pumpkin Harvest Brunch by The City Cradle, here are all the details of the fabulous Pumpkin Mojito Bar, as told by Vicky: “I had great fun dreaming up signature drinks for our pumpkin harvest brunch. I found a wonderful mojito recipe that included pumpkin and brown sugar – it made […]

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How adorable are these Fur Ball and String Monster cupcakes?! You could probably serve them any time of year, but they’d be really super-cute for Halloween too! These wide-eyed little creatures are from the book What’s New, Cupcake?, which makes for a great gift idea for your favorite hostesses, moms (of all ages!), and party […]

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Wanted to share a fun design resource with you today! This one that should come in especially handy for graphic designers & party planners that create custom invitations, cupcake toppers, banners, etc, for their clients… Mygrafico Digital Arts and Crafts Store is a fabulous stock illustration & design site that features the work of several […]

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With its non-traditional blue & yellow color palette and classic comic book vibe, this fun Monster Mash Bash printable collection from Spaceships & Laser Beams offers a refreshing twist on the typical Halloween party! Read on for more cool images and details from Stephanie (the designer of this collection)…

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