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> April 2012


What a hoot! Gayle‘s daughter Imogen loves owls, so for her birthday, Gayle created a  super sweet and dreamy Owl Love Dessert Table. Macy adores owls too (actually, we all do!); I can picture her loving this, especially the adorable owl cakes and owl cake pops with heart shaped faces. This is great inspiration for Valentine’s […]

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This bright and colorful Ladybug Birthday Party by Shannon is full of adorable ladybug treats and so many crafty DIY details… just check out those fabulous hanging paper plate “lanterns” for starters! ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Cute picnic-inspired treats and drinks including “Ladybug Bites” and “Bug Juice” – Black ladybug spotted WALLS […]

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If taking a trip to Sesame Street means getting to attend this cute and colorful Abby Cadabby and Elmo First Birthday Party by Adriana, then my bags are packed! Nothing could be cuter than this incredible birthday cake (besides the birthday girl herself, of course), which is simply decorated with fondant colored dots, but oh […]

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Kate of And Everything Sweet did a truly MAGICAL job on this entire Disney Carnival Birthday Party for her daughter, Olivia, but can you believe the incredible 7 TIER topsy turvy Mickey and Friends Cake that she made? WOW! If you haven’t already guessed, Kate is a cake designer by trade… and a very talented one at […]

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Looking for a crafty Kentucky Derby Party idea? Here you go! These paper rose adorned chalkboard horses are super cute and easy decorations that can be used everywhere from the table centerpiece to the buffet to the “Watering Hole” (i.e. “party drink station”). SUPPLIES: You’ll need chalkboard paint, toy horses, paper roses, satin ribbon, and […]

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Sugar rush? Check. Creative high? CHECK! Get ready for one seriously DREAMY and creative Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party, complete with rock candy cupcakes, fabulous gumball necklaces, and pretty treats galore! Paige of Paiges of Style baked up all this yummy party goodness for her own sweet birthday girl – Charley. Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party Highlights include: […]

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Here we go with the latest round of Friday Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! Just click on a party title or collage to check out the full album & details from the following creative events: – Aviator Birthday Party – Woodland Forest Baby Shower – Shabby Chic First Communion – Southern Style Graduation […]

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As the mom of a toddler that sings the popular nursery rhyme all the time, this sweet party feels especially near and dear right now, but I’m pretty sure that ANYONE can appreciate the major cuteness factor of this adorable Mary Had a Little Lamb birthday party! In addition to the happy color palette and […]

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Talk about “high style”! Is this bright yellow and champagne Kentucky Derby Party fundraiser fantastic or what? I am seriously in LOVE with the mason jar “chandelier” over the buffet.  And speaking of mason jars, they also look super cute embellished with festive drink tags, twine, and yellow stripey straws for the Mint Juleps served […]

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Why siesta when you can FIESTA! Hola amigos, it’s Alejandra Morin from The Marshmallow Studio, where we create custom marshmallow pops and designs. I’m thrilled to be here to share my very first post as a new guest contributor on HWTM. Today I’m sharing an easy, fun new way to decorate your Cinco de Mayo […]

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Jacqui of Buttons and Beau Event Design put a charming vintage twist on this whimsical, Alice in Wonderland inspired children’s tea party! The edible “tea cups” made of big marshmallows with candy loop handles are such a clever addition to the tea party menu! Also loving the vintage flag bunting backdrop, “drink me” bottles embellished with […]

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I’m so excited to share this Modern Beach Inspired Wedding from Brian Worley and Jaime Geffen at YourBASH!… which also includes menu and place card designs by yours truly. :) Dubbed “Geometric POP” by Brian, this coral, aqua, and lime green wedding theme is just as gorgeous and stylish as it is vibrant and FUN! […]

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Sports themes are always popular for birthday parties, but this particular sports themed first birthday has a clever twist… You know those big foam “#1″ hands that you always see at sporting events? Well, they also look just like what toddlers do when they proudly announce “I’m ONE!”. So… Kate (mom of the birthday boy) […]

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Get ready for a magical underwater world of sparkly mermaids, giant bubbles, and ocean-inspired desserts! Christina from Dolce Designs Studio transformed her living room into a fabulous underwater oasis for her daughter’s Under the Sea birthday party with a “Princess Mermaid” twist! Shimmery fabrics and ocean blue ribbons covered the walls, while a cool “Seahorse Guard […]

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Being a creative girl at heart, I always love seeing art themed parties come through the inbox – and this beautiful version that Stephanie from Couture Parties whipped up for her daughter has a fun twist: PASTELS! Art parties usually come to life in bold, bright colors, but the pastel palette that Stephanie used here has […]

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