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> June 2011


Happy first day of SUMMER! What better way to celebrate than with this ridiculously cute “Picnic Parade” party by Renee of The Creative Orchard, which is full of fabulous, sunny inspiration for everything from just-for-fun get togethers to summer baby showers & birthday parties. Renee did such a great job describing all the clever details […]

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As a self-proclaimed jewelry fanatic myself, I’m super excited to share this brand new Surprise Giveaway with you today – (and already a little envious of the lucky person that wins it!) – because it features a generous $150 Shopping Spree towards fabulous jewelry by Foxy Originals. There are so many great designs to choose […]

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Hello, cuteness…and hello, SUMMER!! This adorable “Hello YELLOW” birthday party hosted by Kirsten Gentry of Kojo Designs is sure to arouse feelings of summer fun in the sun. There are just so many cute details to gush over starting with the fact that this party was created in honor of SIX different children with birthdays within […]

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Not only is this “Tractorcade” Birthday Party – which Audrey of Sweet Cheeks Tasty Treats created for her adorable son – super cute & creative for any time of year… it also features a fabulous red, white, & blue color palette that’s perfectly timed for 4th of July party inspiration at this particular time of […]

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Cindy of LOL Letterpress is back with an absolutely ADORABLE 3-dimensional kids party invite tutorial with an “Under the Sea” theme. (This would also work great for a beach party theme!) From the graphic design to the towel wraps to the adorable bath toy embellishment, this party already looks like a good time… and it […]

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Update: 6/17: I posted these images yesterday, but am back today with the full details and free printables! This “Vintage Sweet Shoppe” baby shower theme was really fun to put together and is full of fun & easy DIY… gotta love that! (The ice cream inspired elements would work well for kids birthday parties too.) […]

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“He shoots, He SCORES!!” and we are going wild about this Basketball Themed Slam Dunk first birthday party by Andrea of Coquette Events. Following her clients lead, Andrea incorporated the family’s love for basketball and modern sense of style, while still keeping the party fresh and youthful. From the basketball cake pops and fondant cupcake […]

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Why does it already feel like the summer is flying by?! 4th of July will be here before we know it, and if you’re extra-pressed for time this year, but still want to add some fun & creativity to your get-together, here are 3 super quick/easy/affordable ideas that will help bring the Independence Day spirit […]

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To say that we’re SWEET on this adorable “Kendall’s Kitchen” Cooking-Inspired Birthday Party designed by Kelly of Eventology Weddings would pretty much be an understatement! From the chef’s hats and cooking themed activities – including pizza dough making and egg & spoon relays – to the candy coated popcorn cones, oven-mitt invitations, and of course the […]

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Stacy from Scrumptious Swirls created this lovely and oh-so-feminine “Cupcakes & Tea for Mama to Be” baby shower for her sister… and you can definitely feel the sisterly love in all these elegant details! One of my favorite elements has got to be the DIY ribbon chandelier (pictured cirectly below). I’ve seen these chandeliers before, […]

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Pie eating contests, potato sack races, corn-on-the-cob, and a bevy of red white and blue…this “down home”, Americana Style Block Party looks like an absolute blast… and absolutely everything that an Independence Day celebration should be! Dreamed up and styled by Abigail of Paper & Cake, you’ll find so many wonderfully festive details in the […]

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Do you need another good excuse to drink that bottle of wine? Well good news, we’ve got just the thing! *wink*  Seriously, though… these lovely Wine Bottle Floral Frrangements from Amber Lay – starring emptied and embellished bottles of wine + the flowers of your choice – make such lovely decor for all sorts of […]

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With a golf lover in my own house, I know just how fun it can be to throw a party around your husband’s favorite hobby! This GOLF themed 30th Birthday “Par-tee” by Rebecca Martinez is full of clever and witty treats, details, and decorations…from  gator cookies, and rice krispie “sand traps” to golf ball cake pops! Not only […]

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Du-na, Du-na, Du-na… que the dramatic Jaws music for this amazing Shark/Scuba Birthday Party by Abigail of Paper & Cake. Abigail took inspiration from her son’s new obsession – sharks – and created this ultra-creative & colorful birthday party! A few of my favorite details include the homemade scuba tanks, the huge cardboard shark cutout […]

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This oh-so-pretty baby shower – created by the lovely & talented Andrea of Dolce Drive for her longtime friend – is not only stunning and beautiful to look at, but there’s also a heartfelt story of loss and new life that goes along with it (heads up that you might need some tissues when you […]

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