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> April 2012


Pearls, Tiffany blue, and a whole lotta sparkle… Cristen from T & C Event Design channeled some serious style for her daughter’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired birthday celebration! (Side note – there’s great inspiration to be found here for Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed bridal showers too.) Breakfast at Tiffany’s Party Highlights In addition to an array […]

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It’s the ever-popular rainbow cake… with a natural twist! One of our creative HWTM Community Members – Kelsey Hilts of Itsy Bitsy Foodies – is here today sharing her clever tutorial for a Rainbow Cake with Natural Dyes! The rainbow colors are achieved using colorful fruits, veggies, and egg yolks. Thanks so much to Kelsey […]

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I am so in love with this traditional Korean first birthday party – or Dol – that Sophia of Petite Productions created for her adorable daughter, Sera! Not only did the party turn out beautifully, but you can truly sense how much Sophia loved creating it – through both her party details description below, and […]

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! This round of parties includes a chic Birthday Brunch, a beautiful Aqua & Lace Birthday, a playful SpongeBob Birthday, a colorful & modern Little Monsters theme, and a darling Daisy Garden Easter Brunch. Just click on a party title […]

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So much for scary… because this colorful Monster birthday party is just way TOO CUTE!  Bridget Parry and Toni Nelson did such a great job with this one… from adorable monster cookies and “furball cupcakes” to one-eyed candy jars and gumball sleeves. Even the water & soda bottles had googly eyes! The furry photo booth […]

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All aboard the “Choo Choo” and “Moo Moo” birthday party train express… first stop: cuteness! Inspired by her son’s love for trains and farm animals plus his cute names for them, Xiomara of A Styled Fete seamlessly combined two common party themes: trains and farm animals for one big second birthday bash. Keeping the party […]

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I’m here with a sneak peek of Amy Atlas’ Sweet Designs Book! Her Pastel Pretty chapter is perfect for Easter entertaining, and you’ll find an exclusive picture of the marshmallows from that chapter at the end of this post. SCAVENGER HUNT Amy is revealing the full Pastel Pretty chapter of her book on a few […]

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There’s tons of great – and budget-friendly! – Easter party inspiration in this colorful “I Heart the Easter Bunny” theme from Debbie of Wants and Wishes… from adorable mini Easter baskets fashioned completely from paper to playful tissue paper flowers with beaded centers scattered around the table. I’m loving the modern prints and patterns that […]

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In a few days, Peter Cottontail will be hoppin’ down the bunny trail… so we better have some carrots ready for him! But not just any carrots. Really, how many boring carrots can one bunny eat? I say we go for sparkling carrots with a surprise inside! Hi, it’s Carrie Sellman from Half Baked, the […]

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A Pirate Birthday Party…. with a Neverland twist! As a huge fan of Jackie Culmer‘s style already, it’s not the least bit surprising that the latest party she dreamed up is wonderfully creative and full of imagination! {Check out some of her other work here and here.} As Jackie explains below, “The feeling of the […]

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Sarah von Pollaro is the founder of Urban Petals Floral Design, a company that creates one of a kind floral design for events, donates them to nonprofit organizations the following day, and inspires people to enjoy arranging flowers! Having taught thousands of people the basics of floral design in a fun and simple way, Sarah created […]

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Simply put, this “Cute as a Button” First Birthday Party definitely lives up to its name! JoAnne from Oh Goodie Designs did such a wonderful job styling this sweet, charming party, which would also translate beautifully to a Cute as a Button baby shower! The charming edible details included pretty treats like blue ruffle cakes, […]

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(HWTM Guest Contributor, Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here!)  Mirror Mirror on the wall, will our latest party impress you all? ;) Our Snow White Inspired Classic Fairy Tale birthday party incorporated a bit of vintage with a bit of royalty, while still remaining whimsical and kid friendly! Poisonous candy apples, fairy tale blue bird […]

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Hi there! This is Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events – a full-service event & wedding planning studio based out of San Francisco. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be writing my first contributor post for Hostess with the Mostess today! To kick things off, I’m sharing tips on how an entire party theme can […]

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It’s hard to believe that Easter is already right around the corner! Add a splash of fun to your Easter desserts or dessert table with these adorable Mini Decorative Egg Dessert Stands! This simple & clever tutorial is by Paula from Party Like Paula.

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