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> January 2011


Happy Monday! I’m a little delirious today and am going to attempt to do this post in an overly tired mental state… so please bear with me! I had my 7th night in a row of only 3-4 of sleep last night… hence the title of this post and current luggage under the eyes. {Thank […]

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This new “Red Riding Hood” theme by the sweet & talented Bird from Bird’s Party is absolutely darling in every way! I’ve always had a soft spot for Woodland-inspired themes in general (something about the fun mix of bold colors + natural elements), but the storybook element of this version adds such a fun twist! […]

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Natalie from Southern Belle’s Charm came up with this fabulous “LOVE ROCKS” party theme for a Valentine’s Day party and and it seriously looks like a BLAST! {I can definitely see this concept being modified to work for a fun bridal shower too!} From the “Backstage Entrance” sign and cool tattoo-inspired design elements to the […]

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I was smitten with this fun “Knights and Dragons” theme created by Jennifer of Posh Tot Events from the moment I laid eyes on these adorable Medieval Knight Helmet cake pops! And of course there are contrasting Dragon cake pops as well! Also loving “medieval tent” Jennifer created by adding colorful fabric & crafty touches […]

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This beautifully designed Balloon-themed Birthday Party by Kori of Paper & Pigtails is sweet, creative, and perfectly suited for a first birthday party! I’m especially in love with the darling balloon-themed cupcake toppers, giant balloon backdrop on the dessert table, and adorable balloon cookies “floating” out of blumeboxes! There are even mini cheese rounds made to […]

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Decorative paper is one of my absolute favorite party decor elements because it’s such a high-impact, budget-friendly way to introduce all sorts of wonderful patterns and colors into an event! This gorgeous baby shower by the talented Aisha of Dooby Design Group is a perfect example of this! Aisha played up the sweet “Life is […]

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Get ready for a serious dose of adorable… because this Bow-Tie themed baby shower thrown for Jesi Haack & her new little man is exactly that! Bow-ties adorned everything from mason jars and flower arrangements to the darling ruffle cake, sugar cookies, and stationery. I think my personal favorite detail has to be the ultra […]

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I just adore everything about this cool Tricycle-Inspired Baby Shower coordinated by 2Chic Events & Design. The vibe is light-hearted & playful, while the vintage-meets-modern style is chic & grown-up… the perfect combo for creating a FUN party atmosphere for mom-to-be & her party guests! The fabulous paper elements featured throughout the shower really help […]

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Well… it doesn’t get much more adorable than THIS! Christi from P is for Party and Kelly from The Party Dress and WH Hostess teamed up to bring this adorable monkey-themed birthday party to life… so I guess with that much creative juice in the room it shouldn’t be surprising that the party turned out […]

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This next Real Party feature is so much fun… and very UNIQUE! “Glam Rockstar” is always a fun party theme, but it just so happens that this one has a canine twist! Yep… Kristy from Posh Pixels Design Studio threw this ultra-creative “Ozzy Fest” birthday bash in honor of her adorable pup! And just as […]

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Jasmine from The Couture Cakery is back with another fabulous sweets table! This time it’s a pink & green Lollipop-Inspired Dessert Table that was created for a young girl’s birthday party… but I’m pretty sure this table made guests of ALL ages very happy! And speaking of happy, let’s talk about this fabulous floral arrangement […]

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Absolutely LOVING this Golf-themed Dessert Table created by Michele from Crazy for Design! Although this table really could work for both men and women that love to golf, it seems like there are so few party themes that really work well for men in particular (they don’t usually appreciate all the fun flowers, rhinestones & […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of our “Wedding Hangover Party” from yesterday, I’m just going to jump right into Part 2 here – because there’s lots to cover! This will recap the party decor and photo props (Part 1 featured the drinks/dessert table, accommodations, and overall concept). Here goes… THE INSPIRATION for the party decor […]

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If you’ve been following HWTM for a while, you might have seen my previous post about the {pretty unconventional} idea that Sonny & I had for our 10-year wedding anniversary celebration this past November. We really wanted to do a fun/crazy/outside-the-box party that would include our friends, family, and daughter – for the early part […]

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This adorable new “I Heart Valentine’s Day” party by Maureen and Adria from Anders Ruff Custom Designs makes me so very happy! Don’t you just want to jump right into the pictures?! In addition to the fabulous printables they designed and used throughout the party (available in their shop), there’s so much great DIY inspiration […]

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