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> October 2011


Neutral is the new black. Lately, it’s one of my favorite “colors” to design with, and Sharon of Cupcakes and Cutlery created the most fabulous Neon + Neutral “So Glad You Were Born” Birthday Party by cleverly pairing it with neon pink and yellow! How unique to take your traditional “Happy Birthday” saying and turn […]

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There’s something about the look of owls that makes for such cute products and party themes… I think it must be those big eyes. :)  Here are a few stylish & artistic owl themed finds that are available at West Elm right now and perfect for fall entertaining & gift ideas… and at these prices […]

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Looking for a clever twist on the traditional baby shower OR a non-scary Halloween or birthday party idea for your itty-bittiest party patrons? Check out this Halloween-inspired Itsy Bitsy Spider theme from Elizabeth from Bump Smitten… one of the first printable party collections available in her brand new shop! This collection stars a cute little […]

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Not only is this pink & green “Kung Fu Marley” Birthday Party that Ebony of Sparkling Events & Designs created for her daughter ridiculously cute to look at – it’s also filled with super-creative activities for the kids! Between the “Panda Art” table and adorable “Panda Sanctuary” where party guests got to stuff their own […]

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CREATIVE PRESENTATION is always a huge plus when it comes to desserts, but sometimes that “so cute!” presentation can also mean “way too time consuming”, which is never a good thing in my book. Luckily that is NOT the case with these fun little mini parfaits, which were also inspired by the fabulous Bewitched party […]

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This gorgeous HONEYBEE GENDER REVEAL Party by Nicolle of Libby Lane Press is absolutely BUZZING with creativity and fabulous DIY details! Let’s start with the fabulous ripped fabric and lace backdrop, shall we? It adds such a wonderful, shabby-chic vibe to the dessert display and coordinates perfectly with lovely ruffled table cloth, which was made […]

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When I saw “Aliens Love Underpants“  come through in the email subject line for a party submission, I have to admit it immediately stood out… there’s one we hadn’t heard before! ;)  Come to find out it’s the name of a children’s book – and from the looks of this party – a super cute […]

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For Part 3 of the SPELLBOUND SWEETS Halloween table, we have some bewitched treat ideas that are much more “good witch” than “wicked”, but we don’t think anyone will complain! And that includes the party hostesses… these are super easy to put together! ;) Read on for the easy how-to details on these Bewitched Donut […]

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Next up from the SPELLBOUND SWEETS Halloween Table is this SPIDERY CUPCAKE TOWER, complete with glittery Momma Spider topper, Spider Kid toppers, and Baby “Spider Bites”, served on the side. Everything here is super simple, easy DIY – from the toppers and homemade cupcakes to the tower “server” itself. Download the free foldover cupcake labels […]

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Here are the first 2 projects from our SPELLBOUND SWEETS Halloween Table: the “Captive Candy” Treat Server starring an orange skeleton hand reaching out from a sugary grave, and “Wicked” Caramel Apples, which are simply homemade caramel apples with knobby twig “handles” for a “witch’s broom” effect. Both projects are easy & inexpensive! Side note […]

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Happy FRIDAY! I’m excited to share our latest round of Friday 5 picks from the creative community at HWTM.com… ranging from a gorgeous hot pink & silver wedding that would also make for a fabulous New Year’s Eve Party, to the cutest lil’ kids Halloween party that’s an absolute HOOT. Oh ya… and some Jimmy […]

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Learn how to make your own Poison Bath Oil like the ones seen in today’s All Hallow’s Eve Dinner Party feature! The party’s host, Bettijo B. Hirschi, is co-blogger over at Paging Supermom, and she is also founder of an organic bath and spa collection called Bath By Bettijo. Her products products have been featured […]

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Need a reminder that Halloween isn’t just for the kids? This spooky-meets-elegant All Hallow’s Eve Dinner Party by Bettijo of Paging Super Mom is a FANTASTIC example of an adult-oriented Halloween celebration! Tons of drippy candles clustered & displayed on vintage candlesticks down the entire length of the table create a huge “wow factor” on […]

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Ready to step into a WORLD of colorful cuteness? Because this fabulous Girly Elmo Birthday Party by Kelly of WH Hostess is exactly that… not to mention vibrant, cheerful, and all decked out in {wonderfully modern} rainbow chevron and polka dots! From Elmo cake pops and rainbow fruit skewers to a truly fabulous cake, it’s […]

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Here’s a brand new collection of FREE Halloween Printables for you! This one is called “Spellbound Sweets“. I designed them for a Halloween table featured on a local news segment last week {sneak peek above}… more pics & details on the full table are coming soon, but I’m still editing the photos so I wanted […]

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