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> March 2012


Although I wasn’t familiar with the book at the time, I vividly remember the seeing the trailer for Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax for the first time and thinking that it would make such a ridiculously FUN and colorful party theme… especially with those whimsical and wonderfully crazy-cool “truffula trees“! Well, Gwynn of Gwynn Wasson Designs did […]

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What’s luckier than a leprechaun’s hat? A leprechaun hat made of chocolate and marshmallow with a great cookie crunch! Hi, it’s Carrie Sellman from Half Baked, the cake blog for sweet inspiration. I’m over the rainbow to be here today, sharing a quick and easy treat for St. Patrick’s Day! Delicious as they are cute, […]

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Bonjour! I’m so excited to share the sweet details of this adorable MADELINE Themed Birthday Party with you today… Lydia of The Party Wagon created this darling celebration for her daughter’s 8th birthday, and with creative elements like mini fondant Madelines, hats and capelets for each “mademoiselle”, and mini suitcase favor boxes – in addition […]

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Along with many others out there, I’m a huge fan of the gorgeous fondant sugary creations from Charynn of Two Sugar Babies. She pops up within the vendor credits of submissions we receive quite often – so I’m very excited to be able to feature one of her OWN parties today! Charynn wanted to do […]

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Paige from Paiges of Style definitely whipped up some royal party magic with this “PRETTY IN PINK” PRINCESS BIRTHDAY PARTY that she designed for a friend’s daughter! And with stylish details like shimmery mercury glass filled with fluffy pink peonies, a fabulous {homemade} pink ruffle dessert table backdrop, and a downright gorgeous pink ombre ruffle […]

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Simply put… this party is SO stinkin’ cute! The girls from Posh Paperie (Karrie and Elizabeth) seriously outdid themselves on this super creative and stylish VINTAGE AIRPLANE Birthday Party, which also happened to be the first birthday party celebration for Karrie’s adorable son. Coming from talented stationery designers, it’s no surprise that the paper details from […]

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Building on Part 1 from the Gorgeous SoCal Winter Wedding posted earlier today, here we go with Part 2 – which covers the dessert table, drinks, gifts, and fun paper details & photo props by LLY Designs! The crepe paper and snowflake backdrop behind the dessert table is so simple and inexpensive but looks absolutely lovely and […]

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Sometimes I feel like one of the hardest parts of blogging is narrowing down all the images from a submission and picking out which ones to feature in order to paint an accurate picture of the event without overwhelming the reader – or their internet connection – with too many pictures at once. This task […]

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Winner update: 3/12/10: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winners are… Commenters #159 – Katie, #55 – Jennilynn, and #30 – Mindy. Congrats, ladies! Hope you LOVE your fun new cake toppers! ***** I am so excited to share this new Surprise Giveaway with you […]

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CHOO!  CHOO!  Birthday train coming through! And what a FUN ride it brings… Jen Carver of Banner Events put together this adorable Train Themed Birthday Party for her son Landon, and it’s just loaded the fun decorative details and train themed activities for the kids. Little striped engineer hats, a fondant train-topped cake, lunch served in […]

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As some of you may know, we (HWTM Blog Contributor, Jessica Wilcox, of Modern Moments Designs) are expecting our fourth child. We already have three amazing boys ranging from two to seven years old. When we found out we were expecting, I immediately started planning a gender reveal party. This is going to be our […]

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In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the release of the {very adorable looking} movie The Lorax coming out TODAY, check out this fun “The Lorax” Inspired Dessert Table from Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar! I love how she emulated the look of the book’s trufulla trees using tulle poms for the tops and […]

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Happy first day of March! If you like free printables (and RAINBOWS!) then you’re in LUCK – because Jen St. Claire of Little Sprout Creations is here with the cutest St. Patrick’s Day party favor idea – complete with downloadable tags! These would also be adorable little gifts for classmates, teachers, co-workers, etc. Read on […]

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