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Here’s a sneak peek at one of the things I’ve been busy with lately…the paper elements for Wonderlandia next week! Can you tell how much fun I’m having with this theme?! =) Some of the designs pictured above are going to be edible too… ridiculously excited about that! Our house kind of seriously looks like […]

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Are you CEREAL with how cute & creative this Housewarming Brunch is?! That’s what I thought when I first saw the pics of this oh-so-modern brunch by my {creative-genius} pal Amy of Operation Shower. The other first impression brought about by these bright, warm colors? HAPPY! And that’s exactly how you should feel when you […]

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If you think you’re looking at a party table full of sweet treats… THINK AGAIN! This darling “dessert table” from Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes is actually filled with decadent looking SOAPS… which have been creatively transformed into everything from “ice cream cones” and “sundaes” to “candy apples” (displayed atop DIY Cupcake Stands), […]

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Who says a chic Paris-inspired party has to come with runway-style price tags? This sweet & romantic “Springtime in Paris” Engagement Party that Carolyn & Prescott hosted to celebrate their big news was pulled together on a shoestring budget, while still managing to look like a high fashion fete! Blackberry mojitos, country-style French lemonade, sparkling […]

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As a huge fan of carnival/circus themes, I’m feeling pretty giddy over this fabulously creative Vintage 1940′s Carnival Birthday Party by January from Cupcake Keepsakes! There are so many creative, colorful details to admire – from the fabulous color palette and “1940′s Coney Island” inspired flair to the retro Coke bottle ring toss game, decorative […]

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Dinosaurs extinct? Not in this fabulous feature! I am pretty positive that any kiddo that attended THIS party {by Debbie of Wants and Wishes Design} had a RAWR-ing good time.  The color scheme?…Fun & Fresh!   The treats?…perfectly themed to draw you into the land where these dynamic creatures are alive and partying! This pre-historic […]

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Do you remember the ridiculously cool Vintage Pop Art Superhero Party we featured earlier this year that Maureen of Anders Ruff Custom Designs threw for her youngest son? Well, the little superhero-of-honor from that party happens to have an older brother…so lucky for us {and him!}… we get to enjoy a second dose of clever, […]

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You know how it’s always a fun surprise {and welcome break from the bills!} to find a creative party invitation in the mail? Well… imagine not only finding an invitation, but finding one of THESE amazing 3-D invitations by etsy shop When & Where Invitations! I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sure I’d […]

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What’s not to love about this adorable Preppy Pink Polka Dot Crabby Birthday Party from Jess of Party Box Design?! There’s nothing “crabby” about this party, except for the Crabs themselves, of course! I can’t stop looking at the amazing fondant cupcake toppers and crabby cookies. They have to be one of the cutest things […]

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This lovely Vintage Bloom Baby Shower from Kelly of Eventology Weddings is the definition of elegance & charm! Sweet details like vintage wire birdcages and a darling mini white wooden chair hint of baby-to-be, while beautiful details like gorgeous letterpress invitations and lush arrangements of peonies, ranunculus, and spray roses present delicious eye candy for […]

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Whooo could ask for a more adorable Owl Woodland Themed Baby Shower than this one?  The amount of time, effort and creative talent put into this celebration isn’t for the birds. *wink*  So whooo is responsible for all of the gorgeous florals, beautiful banners and every detail attended to? Marci of Entwined Design Florals is […]

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My mom recently hosted an Owl Themed Baby Shower for her close friend’s daughter (and friend of mine), and Marian from Sweetopia created the most insanely adorable owl cookies for the shower favors!  Seriously… are these little guys cute or what?! You can find a step-by-step tutorial on how to make the owl cookies right […]

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This Clambake Family Reunion by Desiree Spinner Events just looks like an absolute blast! From the beautiful presentation of the themed dining tables and buffet stations to creative details like festive nautical decor, horse shoe pits, New England style clam chowder, and more… everything about this event exudes a wonderfully breezy, inviting feeling of casual […]

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Surprise… those wonderfully inexpensive brown paper bags in your pantry are good for more than just lunch! Deanna of Mirabelle Creations was kind enough to share a step-by-step tutorial on how you can {easily} create cool hanging paper stars from this ever-so-humble lunch staple. You can also use white or colored paper bags in different […]

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There’s something about outdoor summer parties that just makes me so happy… I think it’s their ability to drum up memories of being carefree kid again for at least a moment. Case in point: check out the warm & inviting, “breezy summer” vibe if this fabulous Southern-Style Picnic from Ebony of Sparkling Events & Design! […]

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