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> July 2011


Get ready to BEE overwhelmed with the cuteness factor of this Bumble Bee Birthday Party from Alexandra of Enchanted Events & Design! I’m seriously dying over the ridiculously cute bumble bee cake and bumble bee cake pops alone! {Cake pop tutorial here.} And then let’s talk about the darling flower border backdrop on the dessert […]

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How’s this for a unique His & Hers Birthday Celebration… or even for a milestone birthday for just one “him” or “her”: instead of a big party, have an intimate little celebration in a beautiful setting, and capture it all on camera for long lasting memories! That’s exactly what Victoria from A Subtle Revelry did […]

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Sooo… does it get any more beautiful than this stunning Vintage English Garden Wedding from Events by Heather Ham?! Everything about this styled shoot {which was beautifully captured by Picotte Weddings} is just downright dreamy: the lovely mix of soft & bright pinks with vibrant blues, the gorgeous flowers displayed in vintage glassware and tea […]

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If you love discovering fabulous things but don’t have a ton of time to devote to keeping up with the latest and greatest, there’s a cool new daily lifestyle email & website that does the work for you! PureWow is totally free and highlights a wide range of topics, including arts & culture, health & […]

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This pink & green “Zebra & Zinnia Garden Party” by ALM of Her Royal Heinous, The Queen Bee is, in a word… CHARMING! I love the unexpected pairing and alliteration of zebra stripes with zinnia flowers… unlikely elements that were together beautifully with smart use of color and pattern. And the homemade cake looks amazing […]

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Here’s a sneak peek at one of the things I’ve been busy with lately…the paper elements for Wonderlandia next week! Can you tell how much fun I’m having with this theme?! =) Some of the designs pictured above are going to be edible too… ridiculously excited about that! Our house kind of seriously looks like […]

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Are you CEREAL with how cute & creative this Housewarming Brunch is?! That’s what I thought when I first saw the pics of this oh-so-modern brunch by my {creative-genius} pal Amy of Operation Shower. The other first impression brought about by these bright, warm colors? HAPPY! And that’s exactly how you should feel when you […]

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If you think you’re looking at a party table full of sweet treats… THINK AGAIN! This darling “dessert table” from Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes is actually filled with decadent looking SOAPS… which have been creatively transformed into everything from “ice cream cones” and “sundaes” to “candy apples” (displayed atop DIY Cupcake Stands), […]

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Who says a chic Paris-inspired party has to come with runway-style price tags? This sweet & romantic “Springtime in Paris” Engagement Party that Carolyn & Prescott hosted to celebrate their big news was pulled together on a shoestring budget, while still managing to look like a high fashion fete! Blackberry mojitos, country-style French lemonade, sparkling […]

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As a huge fan of carnival/circus themes, I’m feeling pretty giddy over this fabulously creative Vintage 1940′s Carnival Birthday Party by January from Cupcake Keepsakes! There are so many creative, colorful details to admire – from the fabulous color palette and “1940′s Coney Island” inspired flair to the retro Coke bottle ring toss game, decorative […]

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Dinosaurs extinct? Not in this fabulous feature! I am pretty positive that any kiddo that attended THIS party {by Debbie of Wants and Wishes Design} had a RAWR-ing good time.  The color scheme?…Fun & Fresh!   The treats?…perfectly themed to draw you into the land where these dynamic creatures are alive and partying! This pre-historic […]

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Do you remember the ridiculously cool Vintage Pop Art Superhero Party we featured earlier this year that Maureen of Anders Ruff Custom Designs threw for her youngest son? Well, the little superhero-of-honor from that party happens to have an older brother…so lucky for us {and him!}… we get to enjoy a second dose of clever, […]

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You know how it’s always a fun surprise {and welcome break from the bills!} to find a creative party invitation in the mail? Well… imagine not only finding an invitation, but finding one of THESE amazing 3-D invitations by etsy shop When & Where Invitations! I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sure I’d […]

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What’s not to love about this adorable Preppy Pink Polka Dot Crabby Birthday Party from Jess of Party Box Design?! There’s nothing “crabby” about this party, except for the Crabs themselves, of course! I can’t stop looking at the amazing fondant cupcake toppers and crabby cookies. They have to be one of the cutest things […]

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This lovely Vintage Bloom Baby Shower from Kelly of Eventology Weddings is the definition of elegance & charm! Sweet details like vintage wire birdcages and a darling mini white wooden chair hint of baby-to-be, while beautiful details like gorgeous letterpress invitations and lush arrangements of peonies, ranunculus, and spray roses present delicious eye candy for […]

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