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> February 2012


{DIY Tutorial by HWTM Blog Contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers} If you are looking for the BEST idea ever for a quick, charming cake…you are going to absolutely love me after I share this DIY with you.  For those of you who don’t like to bake…you are going to love me even more. […]

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This gorgeous Yellow and White Wedding designed by YourBASH! is full of wonderfully modern, whimsical details like giant glossy white vases & urns surrounding the ceremony area and lemons serving as playful place card holders (for place cards designed by yours truly!). I’m also loving Brian‘s use of bright yellow Moroccan-style lanterns throughout – some were […]

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Michelle from I Do Invitations did such a great job with this darling VINTAGE CARNIVAL birthday-on-a-budget theme! Smart decorative elements like stylish paper banners, cute polka dot balloons, and colorful paper daisies make a big impact on the look without breaking the bank… Some of you moms of little ones might recognize the grocery store […]

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Is this Popeye inspired “Lil Sailorman” party adorable or what?! I feel like a kid again just looking at the pictures of this fun theme, which would work beautifully as a playful baby shower or kids birthday party. Dreamed up by Sarah of Dreamers Joy Events & Design, there are so many clever details to […]

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I’m so excited to share full details next week on the A STAR IS BORN Baby Shower event that I helped style last week for Operation Shower… which is an organization that honors US military families in a very creative & special way! In the meantime though – I wanted to post the {FREE!} “A […]

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If you love baking, cookbooks, or even just looking at gorgeous photography of petite pastries, then you will absolutely adore the ridiculously charming baking book, Miette! And if you are lucky enough to live in San Francisco, then you may have even had the privilege of walking through the doors of one of the four […]

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We’re absolutely smitten with this chic VINTAGE-GOTHIC Inspired Sweets Table by Natty of Half Dozen Design! And although it was originally styled for a wedding, this look would also translate beautifully to a chic, outside-the-box Bridal Shower or Valentine’s Day celebration, don’t you think? ;) From gorgeous dessert trays lined with lace & book pages to cookies […]

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Last year I designed this Oscars Party Theme with free downloadable printables, and requests to update the decorative Best Picture labels with 2012 Oscar nominees have been pouring in lately… so here you go! :) In addition to these 2012 Best Picture Nominee Labels, you can still download the rest of the coordinating party printables […]

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Ever dream of taking a trip to Paris?  After browsing this fun & girlie PARISIAN GIRLS NIGHT Party, you may just feel as though you did!  Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here, thrilled to share the details on one of our most exciting projects… Universal Studios commissioned Anders Ruff to design a “Girls Night In” […]

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When {the very talented} designer Rebecca of Fresh Chick Design Studio thought of how she wanted to celebrate the upcoming arrival of Baby #3, her ideal celebration consisted of “getting her closest gal pals together for a night of no kids, delish food, & a few margaritas (for them)”! And the theme of said get-together?  “A […]

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This fabulous VINTAGE NAUTICAL Baby Shower from Honeycomb Events & Design is absolutely overflowing with wonderfully creative details… from themed edible treats like cute crab shaped sugar cookies and salted caramel shortbread bites to chic stationery elements very cleverly printed on watercolor paper. The super cool, hand-painted dessert table backdrop was one of the first things […]

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I know that Valentine’s Day has come & gone, but we wanted to show some LOVE to our community members by sharing some of their adorable Valentine themed albums for this week’s Party of 5. There’s so much creative eye candy to admire here – and you might just find some inspiration for non-Valentine themed parties […]

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This stylish OMBRE SURF BIRTHDAY BRUNCH that Ashley of Ashley Rose Photography created for her adorable son Crew is nothing short of incredible! And how smart to feature so many fun food stations that both kids and adults are sure to love – including a cereal bar, a pancake station with all the fixings, and […]

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“Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it’s off to PARTY we go…” ;)  This 7 Dwarfs inspired birthday party by Qeryldine of Confetti Couture is absolutely darling! I’m especially loving the adorable dessert table, which was designed to look like the entrance of a mine with oh-so-clever DIY “mining cars” carrying the caramel apple toppings – how cute is […]

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Happy belated Valentine’s Day! I’ve been in LA the past couple days getting ready for TODAY’s big “A Star is Born” Operation Shower event, so Valentine’s Day somehow got away from me yesterday with all the last minute details for the event. I still wanted to share this adorable DIY feature from Abby of Style […]

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