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> 2011


It’s QUITE easy to recognize that Brooke Burke is a gorgeous actress, model & accomplished entrepreneur, but one thing you might not know about her is that she also loves to entertain! Brooke recently teamed up with Bacardi to help celebrate the launch of their {yummy & super convenient} Bacardi Hand Shaken Daiquiris, which are […]

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Get ready to be transported back in time with this Vintage Transportation Birthday Party! The assortment of vintage images that Christen Waller of Life:Styled used throughout every detail of the party really set the stage for her son’s desire to have a planes, trains and automobiles themed birthday party.  Clever “ticket” invitations mailed out in […]

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This week’s Wedding Wednesday feature is a lovely celebration I’ve been excited to share with you for weeks! This “Southern Charm” wedding is just exactly as it sounds… lush, warm, welcoming, and downright gorgeous. Styled & coordinated by Events by Heather Ham, this soirée is overflowing with charming details like an absolutely stunning floral wreath […]

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It probably has something to do with working on this post, but nothing sounds better right about now than indulging in some good Scotch and Chocolate. Since I don’t actually have either of them on hand, I will just have to settle for this incredibly fresh and creative Scotch & Chocolate 40th Birthday Party by […]

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Quick update on a brand new page we added to hwtm.com on Friday to make it easier to find what you’re looking for quickly! You’ll see a “Browse All Themes” tab in the header that will take you to the layout pictured above… click any thumbnail or title to go to a main category page […]

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I’m still recovering a bit from post-event Wonderlandia madness today – as well as a self-induced sugar coma from unpacking leftover candy this weekend and eating way too much of it! {The treat bags did say “Eat Me” after all, right?} =) We’re really happy with how everything went though and can’t wait to recap […]

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How about a healthy dose of SUNSHINE to brighten your day? This gorgeous Yellow & Orange Baby Shower from Megan of Blaine Photography is the perfect mix of vintage and modern and is absolutely GLOWING with charming, sunny details! One of my favorite elements has got to be the baby food jar “vases” embellished with […]

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You might have seen the Vintage Sweet Shoppe Baby Shower {pictured above} that I posted a while back along with free printables that were tailored for a Baby BOY celebration…well, I’ve had several requests for a GIRL version, so that’s what you’re getting today! The most requested color scheme was Pink & Gray – so […]

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Want to know a little secret? A Designer/Stylist + a vintage Paper Specialist + Cupcake/Bake shop = an Amazing Beach Wedding TableScape (at least it does in this case!). Lisa, of Fancy That and her friends definitely have a recipe for success… I’m loving how they incorporated a serene “beach-life” vibe into this romantic dessert […]

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As an encore to Friday’s Bumble Bee party, we couldn’t resist sharing another fabulous Bumble Bee Birthday! This time the theme was brought to life with a bold black & yellow palette, and a variety of ultra-modern patterns accented with playful black & white gingham. And I just LOVE the explanation that mom & party […]

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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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