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WOW. I’m pretty much head-over-heels in LOVE with this vibrant & whimsical Garden Wedding that was both dreamed up and beautifully captured by talented photographers/friends Melanie Duerkopp and Stephanie Godfrey! The inspiration behind this eye candy buffet? A cool vintage birdcage and a fabulous BCBG dress (which you will see in Part 2 when we […]

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Some how “gorgeous” hardly even seems an adequate enough word to describe this amazing Wonderlandia table design by Carolyn of The Special Day! Tasked with creating a tablescape {for our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} that would appeal to the “big” kids (occasion: Adult Birthday Party), Carolyn truly brought the spirit of wonderland to life with […]

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I am SO excited to share this first Wonderlandia table with you – it’s definitely full of WONDER and IMAGINATION! This design {which was part of our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} was tailored to a Kids Birthday Party and was dreamed up by designer & mom Abigail Barnes of Paper and Cake (who also just […]

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Whether you’re throwing a camping-themed party or just adding some fun to a “camp out” in your own backyard, these S’MORES PUSH POPS are a fun twist on the traditional campfire treat! Not only are they easy to whip up, but they really do taste as good as they look… don’t think we didn’t devour […]

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School has never looked like so much FUN! This adorable Vintage-Modern School Day theme from Anders Ruff Custom Designs just might have your little ones forgetting about summer already! Inspired by their new School Day printable design collection, you’ll find lots of details here that can add a little bit of fun to their “everyday” […]

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Pucker up for some PINK LEMONADE party perfection! This adorably refreshing party was sumbitted by Honey of Honeydew Events.  A darling theme like this could be used for any occasion – from birthday parties to baby showers – and is also a fabulous way to say “Hello” OR “So Long!” to summer. How could you possibly […]

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Hi Everyone – Just wanted to give you a heads up that next week is officially “Wonderlandia Week” at HWTM! In addition to detailed recaps from the event of the inspirational decor, dessert station, & fabulous Tablescape Exhibitor designs {each tailored to a different type of special occasion}, there will be themed GIVEAWAYS, DIY tutorials, […]

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Playful, beautiful, modern, FUN… there is so much to love about this fabulous CITRUS SPLASH inspired wedding from Charm Event Design! You know how just looking at something can make you smile sometimes? That’s exactly how I feel about this vibrant, happy wedding. From the juicy color palette and stylish paper details {including cute MR. […]

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It’s hard to believe that it’s already mid-August and that Summer will make way for Fall soon… so if you plan to do some end-of-summer entertaining and take advantage of the warm weather while you still can (!), here’s some inspiration for a festive Red & Yellow cocktail party… inspired by one of my very […]

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Set in a Vintage Car Museum and adorned with a fabulous color palette that matched the cars, modern patterns, and IZZE bottles galore, this Wedding Luncheon is so creative & just looks like a blast from the get-go!  Styled by Phoebe Ludlow and Laurie Lundin, with graphic design & photography by Erica Patten, this celebration […]

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This colorful & vibrant “Aloha Summer” Birthday Party from Stefanie of Anna and Blue Paperie is truly party PARADISE! I’m just LOVING the fabulous red, orange, and yellow layer cake topped with beautiful, cascading hibiscus flowers that make for such a simple, yet stunning presentation…this would make a lovely cake design idea for bridal showers […]

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The Step & Repeat photos from our Wonderlandia Launch Party are now available for your viewing/downloading pleasure! I’d like to give a huge THANK YOU to Dan Fields for these… he’s the super talented photographer that captured all of these fun shots – AND has graciously made the entire gallery available for FREE so that […]

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This is “Bb is for BABY” baby shower is one of those celebrations that can make you happy just looking at it! Kelly Robson did such a fabulous job bringing this sunny party to life… One of the first elements to catch my eye in the images were the beautiful table centerpieces – which were […]

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“Paradise” cheeseburgers, french fried potatoes with Heinz 57, Margaritaville cake pops,  “Nibbling on spongecake” cupcakes topped with themed fondant toppers like parrots & salt shakers, & more… HUNGRY yet? Ya, me too… not to mention LOVING every clever detail in this cool {SURPRISE} Jimmy Buffet themed beach bash that Nicole threw for her husband’s 30th! […]

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“PEDIS BY THE POOL” has such a nice ring to it, don’t you think? And that’s just one of the fun elements from the adorable & fabulously girlie RETRO GLAM Pool Party that Elizabeth from Posh Paperie threw for her daughter Felicity… along with the help of biz partner Kellie of course! A stylish, summery […]

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