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We’re pretty much head-over-heels for this wonderfully PUNK-a-licious theme that Melanie Bittick of Jesi Haack Design designed for the Inspired Creations Contest {hosted by Elizabeth Anne Designs and The Sweetest Occasion.} From the delicious color palette to the fabulous stationery details and light-up ice cubes and a huge graffiti mural “guest book” (!)…this “Pretty in Punk” […]

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To say that we’re swooning over this absolutely DARLING “Wish” themed birthday party by the talented Paula of Frog Prince Paperie would pretty much be an understatement! From the sweet color palette to the oh-so-stylish printables to creative treats like coconut-covered “Dandelion Pops” (so CLEVER!), there was definitely no detail left undone here. Just looking […]

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If you’re looking for creative ways to celebrate this summer or have some fun ideas of your own to share, please join us on Twitter to chat about Quick & Easy Summer Entertaining Ideas on Tuesday, June 28th. The Tweet Up starts at 6pm CST and will last for an hour. To Join the Party: […]

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In conjunction with the Japanese-Inspired Love in Blossom theme from A Well Crafted Party that we posted earlier today, here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to make model the oh-so-pretty Chocolate Cherry Blossoms featured on the cupcakes! You’ll also find yummy recipes for Fresh Lemon Cake and Italian Buttercream below. Both the DIY Tutorial and […]

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I’ve always had a soft spot for Asian-inspired themes, and this gorgeous, Japanese-inspired “Love in Blossom” theme from Jenni of A Well Crafted Party is another gorgeous reason to love this style! While there are tons of beautiful elements in this shoot, the “cherry blossom branches” have got to be my favorite detail. Look closely […]

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Got Milk? Now all you need to do is add the baby! We are totally addicted to this ultra creative “MILKaholic” Sip & See Baby Shower by Carrie Sellman of Half Baked. Using an array of patterns like swiss dots and cow print, plus a basic black and white palette accented with pops of bright […]

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Happy first day of SUMMER! What better way to celebrate than with this ridiculously cute “Picnic Parade” party by Renee of The Creative Orchard, which is full of fabulous, sunny inspiration for everything from just-for-fun get togethers to summer baby showers & birthday parties. Renee did such a great job describing all the clever details […]

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As a self-proclaimed jewelry fanatic myself, I’m super excited to share this brand new Surprise Giveaway with you today – (and already a little envious of the lucky person that wins it!) – because it features a generous $150 Shopping Spree towards fabulous jewelry by Foxy Originals. There are so many great designs to choose […]

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Hello, cuteness…and hello, SUMMER!! This adorable “Hello YELLOW” birthday party hosted by Kirsten Gentry of Kojo Designs is sure to arouse feelings of summer fun in the sun. There are just so many cute details to gush over starting with the fact that this party was created in honor of SIX different children with birthdays within […]

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Not only is this “Tractorcade” Birthday Party – which Audrey of Sweet Cheeks Tasty Treats created for her adorable son – super cute & creative for any time of year… it also features a fabulous red, white, & blue color palette that’s perfectly timed for 4th of July party inspiration at this particular time of […]

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Cindy of LOL Letterpress is back with an absolutely ADORABLE 3-dimensional kids party invite tutorial with an “Under the Sea” theme. (This would also work great for a beach party theme!) From the graphic design to the towel wraps to the adorable bath toy embellishment, this party already looks like a good time… and it […]

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Update: 6/17: I posted these images yesterday, but am back today with the full details and free printables! This “Vintage Sweet Shoppe” baby shower theme was really fun to put together and is full of fun & easy DIY… gotta love that! (The ice cream inspired elements would work well for kids birthday parties too.) […]

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“He shoots, He SCORES!!” and we are going wild about this Basketball Themed Slam Dunk first birthday party by Andrea of Coquette Events. Following her clients lead, Andrea incorporated the family’s love for basketball and modern sense of style, while still keeping the party fresh and youthful. From the basketball cake pops and fondant cupcake […]

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Why does it already feel like the summer is flying by?! 4th of July will be here before we know it, and if you’re extra-pressed for time this year, but still want to add some fun & creativity to your get-together, here are 3 super quick/easy/affordable ideas that will help bring the Independence Day spirit […]

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To say that we’re SWEET on this adorable “Kendall’s Kitchen” Cooking-Inspired Birthday Party designed by Kelly of Eventology Weddings would pretty much be an understatement! From the chef’s hats and cooking themed activities – including pizza dough making and egg & spoon relays – to the candy coated popcorn cones, oven-mitt invitations, and of course the […]

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