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> March 2011


Spring… the season symbolic of growth and youth and a time for all things FRESH and NEW! Why not host a party based on a combination of all of those things!? This “Celebrate Me. Spring Party” hosted by Theresa of Lauren McKinsey manages to to do just that… Theresa’s FRESH inspiration came from wanting to host […]

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***Winner Update 4/7: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky, randomly selected winner is… Commenter #353 – Alex, who said, “I love the bird juicer and the cupcake sets, so cute!” Congrats, Alex! *** There are SO MANY fabulous kitchen & entertaining items to share from cool […]

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Not only is today’s Real Party clever, stylish, and fantastically MODERN, it even comes bearing FREE printables & a theme “Resource Guide”! Interested yet? GOOD! Because Jackie of Jackie Culmer Photography and Design definitely whipped up a dream of a party with this “Where the Wild Things Are” inspired first birthday soirée that she both designed […]

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I’d like to extend a HUGE congratulations to my friends Vicky and Carly on the launch of their brand spankin’ new design/party e-zine, aptly titled Styled. It’s amazing how much time and hard work goes into an effort like this, and of course it turned out beautifully, not that I expected anything less! There’s so […]

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Do you believe in love at first sight? Because it sure feels like that’s what occurred when I first laid eyes on this vibrant & contemporary “Let’s Feather Their Nest” baby shower from Amber Karson Events! Turquoise chiavari chairs adorned with feathers & ribbon, gorgeous flower arrangements peeking out from chic, modern birdcages, brunch napkins […]

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I’m excited to kick off the new week with a CAMPING themed birthday party that just looks like an absolute blast! And that’s exactly what a party is supposed to be, right?! Desiree from Desiree Spinner Events created such a fun adventure for this birthday boy & his guests at “CAMP LUKE“, where they were […]

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I love the playfulness and sweet simplicity of this colorful UNICORN themed birthday party that photographer Carly Taylor hosted in celebration of her adorable daughter’s first birthday. Carly had the help of her creative genius friend/business partner – Victoria of A Subtle Revelry – and the result was a darling party filled with magical details […]

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I’m BUBBLING with excitement that Jenn asked me to share with you today the “She’s going to POP” bubbles themed baby shower that I helped host back in the Fall. The design elements of this baby shower manage to combine two worlds…modern & chic with a touch of playful whimsy; the perfect combination for a […]

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Finally posted the free printables from the “Wedding Hangover” party theme! (Our 10-Year Anniversary party in Vegas incorporating elements from the movie!) You can download everything in high-resolution right here at Scribd.com. Here’s what’s included in the free downloads: CUPCAKE TOPPERS/PARTY CIRCLES in 4 different designs (Chicken, Tiger, Cheers to 10 Years, and Lucky in […]

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When it comes to gift-giving, personalization really adds an extra-thoughtful touch! So if you have a gift to give for any sort of occasion… weddings, birthdays, housewarming, etc (or maybe you deserve to treat yourself!), this new Surprise Giveaway should come in especially handy! The giveaway is from J. Bee Designs, a sweet online boutique […]

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Can you believe that Spring is already here?! (Ya… me either!) And in celebration of the new season and the holidays it brings, I’m excited to debut this brand-new, fabulous – and aptly titled – “Easter Has Sprung” theme from Anders Ruff Custom Designs! One of the first things that caught my eye about this […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thank you so much to everyone who entered – what a great response! And the {very lucky} randomly chosen winner is… Commenter #727, Natalie – who said, “sangria zinfandel!! (seems to be the popular one in the comments!).” Congrats, Natalie! Hope you have a fabulous time hosting your […]

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I’m pretty much head-over-heels in LOVE with this colorful Art-inspired Birthday Party that Abigail from Paper & Cake created for her daughter’s 9th birthday! Maybe it’s because looking at these photos takes me back to one of my favorite activities as a kid… or maybe it’s the insanely adorable “Rainbow Cakeball Palette“ (ya, I’m pretty […]

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“Bee” prepared to be swept away by the sweet details of this honey-themed housewarming party hosted by Kori of Paper and Pigtails! She did an absolutely “bee”autiful job welcoming friends and family into her new home. By using a simple theme inspired by the various types of honey that are readily available at the abundance […]

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Andrea from Dolce Drive truly created a FAIRY-TALE of a birthday party for her adorable daughter Sabrina with this Cinderella-inspired soirée! One of the things I love most about this particular Cinderella party is that – in the spirit of the original tale – Andrea incorporated both the “princess” elements AND the “peasant” side of […]

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