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“Yo Ho, Yo Ho, a Pirate Party for me…” Actually, this happens to be a fantastic Pirate Themed Birthday Party that Deb Currie threw for her son’s 2nd birthday – didn’t she do a great job?! The use of skull and crossbone silhouettes + colorful paper pinwheels is a perfect combo here… very pirate-appropriate but […]

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So… I should start off by saying that this post really should’ve been up back in June – on June 26, 2011 to be exact – but the fact that it’s up at all is kind of a mini miracle at this point (full story below). And, as it turns out, the more-than-2-months-late post date […]

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Tomorrow is September 1st, which is kind of the unofficial start of fall… and you know what that means when it comes to parties: Hooray for Halloween! It may be 2 months away from today, but it’s never to early to start planning your big spookfest, and and I am SO EXCITED to kick off […]

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This colorful “Birthday Farm” Kids Party by Laura from Live Smile Celebrate just looks like a blast for the wee ones and is loaded with creative, budget friendly ideas! Some of my favorite details include: marshmallow pops and swirly pops sprouting from mini hay bales (so cute!), paper-wrapped PB&J sandwiches, a dessert table flanked with […]

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We have such a fun DIY Tutorial to share with you today…complete with a free printable template! This Step-by-Step Paper Sunflower DIY was created by Fara of Little Things Creations – who also happens to be the creative mind behind the western-themed Toy Story Inspired Dessert Table posted earlier today. These would make such cute […]

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“Reach for the sky!” You’ll absolutely surrender to the adorable details of this Western-Themed Toy Story Dessert Table created by Fara of Little Things Creations! Inspired to create something memorable for her daughter’s western-themed Kindergarten graduation, Fara managed to whip up some party magic using recycled boxes, tin cans and baskets as the primary source for vessels […]

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Yee-haw parters! Ya’ll ready to see a darling Cowgirl Chic Birthday Party by Jill of Peas & Thank You’s? Saddle on up and ride on over for this adorable birthday bash… it’s creative, colorful, and bound to bring out your inner cowgirl/cowboy! I’m totally obsessed with the amazing “Lulu” rope backdrop sign. Not only was […]

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I made these Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies over the weekend and have probably already eaten half the batch, which I felt guilty about until a sweet Twitter follower reminded me that both blueberries AND oatmeal are good for your heart. Score! Yes… I know that doesn’t exactly make these fall into the “health food” category, but […]

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We’ve been recapping the creative details of our HWTM.com Launch Party all week – but we also want to make it REALLY EASY for someone to throw their own Wonderlandia themed party at home… so we’ve put together a SPECIAL GIVEAWAY today featuring many of the decorative elements from the party! The party decor pack […]

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I’m really excited to share this final Wonderlandia table with you today… this one was actually designed by yours truly. =) I wanted to do a “Modern Mad Hatter Glam” tea party theme for the table with lots of bright colors and bold patterns — filled with inspiration & DIY ideas that could be used for […]

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If you’re looking for creative ways to celebrate outdoors while the weather is still warm – or have some fun tips of your own to share – please join us on Twitter to chat about Creative Outdoor Entertaining Ideas on Tuesday, August 30th. The Tweet Up starts at 6pm CST and will last for an […]

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When I asked Jesi of Jesi Haack Design to create a Wonderlandia themed table tailored to a BABY SHOWER {for the Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} at our launch party, I had no idea she was also going to incorporate the Gender Reveal aspect but am so happy that she did! Gender reveal parties – whether […]

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Vicky from A Subtle Revelry put such a playful and super creative spin on “Wonderlandia” for her interpretation of the theme with this fabulous “Confetti and Rabbits” Bridal Shower tablescape {for our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit}! She had me from the get-go with those little ultra-modern rabbit silhouettes, but the way she displayed them between […]

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As a huge fan of Heather Ham‘s work and vintage-meets-modern style, it’s no surprise that the Wonderlandia table design she created {for our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} was nothing short of stunning! Heather’s table was tailored to a Wedding celebration and featured tons of gorgeous flowers blossoming from all-white tea pots and candlestick holders, which […]

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Here we go with PART 2 of the gorgeous garden wedding shoot by photographers/friends Melanie Duerkopp and Stephanie Godfrey! Browse on for some truly stunning images of the creative wedding fashion details (including the BDBG dress that inspired it all), playful invitation design, and fabulous drink & dessert table inspiration incorporating colorful sparkling sodas, macaroons, […]

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