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> November 2011


I’m giddy with excitement to tell you about this super sweet and absolutely AMAZING Girly Silhouette Birthday Party for Mia thrown by Paige, of Paiges of Style and Betsy of Betsy Blue Photography (Mia’s Mommy). Paige has become one of my dear friends, and we have HWTM to thank for “introducing us”! We first met […]

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Remember the way-too-much-fun “MILKaholic Baby Shower” we featured earlier this year? Well, the creative genius behind that shower – Carrie of Half Baked – is back with another adorable, polka-dot filled baby shower that she recently threw for her sister… this time with an “Elephants on Parade” theme! Carrie’s bold & modern signature style really […]

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HomeGoods recently asked me if I’d be interested in shopping one of their stores and coming up with a creative Fall tablescape and highlighting some fall entertaining trends. Um… lemme think about that for a sec? Just kidding… YES, please! ;) If you’ve followed the blog for a while, you probably already know that HomeGoods […]

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This past week was a super hectic & Friday got away from me… so instead of the usual Friday 5 picks from HWTM.com this week, you’re getting the Sunday SIX! Hope you’re cool with a plus one this time. ;) There are so many cute parties to share though – from a darling Gnome Themed […]

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It always amazes me how creative weddings are these days! I love it when couples really let their personalities & love story shine through, just like Christina and Jason did here with their beautiful and fun Fall-inspired wedding –which includes hints of Halloween! – as coordinated by Antonia Christianson Events. Before we jump to a […]

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Looking for a creative fall-themed project? These pretty VELVET FABRIC PUMPKINS from floral design guru Kim Foren make for such pretty fall/Thanksgiving decor, and there’s no sewing machine required – just a needle/thread and your trusty glue gun! I also love that you can customize this project with your favorite colors and fabrics. The velvet […]

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Get ready to FEAST your eyes on a truly stunning Fall Harvest Party, beautifully orchestrated by Anders Ruff Custom Designs and absolutely overflowing with fabulous inspiration for Thanksgiving celebrations and beyond!  The natural color palette was inspired by the bountiful items actually on display here – from artichokes, wheat bundles, and bosc pears, to green […]

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Little Indians and cowboys came together as fast friends at this creative & adorable “Little Indian & Cowboy” party that Junita from Kinderplays created for her son’s 3rd birthday! She managed to combine western flair with traditional Indian designs and bring them together in a fresh new way that feels very modern, warm and inviting… love […]

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Ready for some pretty autumn eye candy? Good… because there are tons of lovely & inspired details to admire in this BEAUTIFUL Rustic-Modern Fall Bridal Shower from Chris at Celebrations at Home – and this look could easily be tailored to any type of fall celebration! The mix of red, aqua, and yellow tones looks […]

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Keeping with the cupcake theme from last week’s Fabulous Find, (and in response to the many inquiries about the frosting technique used in the Cuisipro Cupcake Corer post), this week’s Fabulous Find is this gorgeous Giant French Pastry Tip! This, my friends, is the pastry tip you’ll need to achieve this gorgeous and super simple frosting […]

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Everyone knows how important great music is to an event, right? In fact, it’s usually the x-factor that takes that event from “get-together” to full-on PARTY! And on that note, I’m excited to introduce you to Scratch Weddings today… especially if you’ve got a wedding or big event in the works and are on the […]

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What baby wouldn’t want to be welcomed in true rock star fashion?! This theme is perfect for Mom’s and new babies alike, and I’m loving the bright colors and bold patterns of this incredible Rock Star Baby Shower from Kim of The TomKat Studio and Vicki of Vicki Lynn Photography (who also hosted the baby […]

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I stumbled on this absolutely AMAZING Candy Themed Bridal Shower recently and it was too fantastic not to share asap… there are so many creative candy-themed ideas to be found here! Hosted by Darcy Miller of Martha Stewart Weddings, and in celebration of Dylan Lauren (of famous NYC candy shop Dylan’s Candy Bar), it’s really […]

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WINNER UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered. I SERIOUSLY wish I had enough tickets to give to everyone – all of your comments were so sweet! Limited space is a factor as always though, and to keep things fair we used random.org to select the 10 winners, who […]

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Winner Update: This Giveaway is now closed. I wish all of you loyal readers could receive this fabulous purple and grey entertaining pack but unfortunately we could only choose one random winner. Can I get a drum roll please?!….The special reader is…Commenter #887, Cristina, who said, “My favorite color palette is actually grey and purple! […]

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