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> May 2012


Sarah of Dreamers Joy Events & Design created this charming Dragonfly Baby Shower for her sister and brother-in-law. (She also threw them a gender reveal party… what a nice sister!!) The vibrant green, white, and purple color palette and cool ombre chevron pattern lent such a fresh and modern vibe to this sweet celebration. And speaking of sweet…we’re […]

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So long ruffled cupcakes and girly-girl decor… paper & cake put together this super cool  Plaid Flannel Beer Tasting Party with the BOYS in mind! And with a tempting spread of gourmet beers and “bar food inspired” snacks like salted bread pretzels, nachos, and Chocolate Guinness cupcakes, I’m pretty sure the girls won’t mind attending this […]

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Cris from Crissy’s Crafts whipped up this adorable Aqua Dandelion Party with for her daughter’s birthday, complete with super stylish dandelion-inspired decorations and activities. I love how she played up the “birthday wishes” concept with this clever dandelion theme! Also loving how modern & inviting this entire party looks – from the tented backyard marquee […]

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Blush pink and warm brown tones were the palette of choice for this beautiful Modern Vintage Wedding styled by YourBASH! This timeless and romantic look has the perfect amount of “vintage sparkle”, as beautifully captured through elements like La Tavola‘s sequined table linens, a lovely beaded organza overlay, and shimmery menu and place card designs […]

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ALOHA! This fun Hawaiian Luau Theme Wedding Rehearsal Dinner is flowing with shells, candles, orchids, and lots of fabulous tropical food & drinks, of course! So grab a fruity cocktail and some poolside appetizers and get ready to party, Hawaiian style! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Grass table skirt surrounding a beautiful Polynesian style […]

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Michelle from Utah Events by Design used the cover designs from each book in the popular Twilight Saga as her inspiration for this red, black, & white Twilight Dessert Table. Budget-friendly elements like deep red candles, red feathers, and glossy black frames make for a romantic and mysterious party spread! Read on for more details […]

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Malu Boutiques (a mom & daughter team) had a very special birthday party to throw for a very special guest of honor: their daughter/granddaughter – Sam! Inspired by her love of Tinkerbell, a Tinkerbell Party was the obvious choice… and they truly sprinkled on some styling magic for this fairytale-of-a-party that brought a gorgeous “Backyard Pixie […]

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A Day To Remember worked their magic to create this beautiful & eclectic High Tea Baby Shower for Daisy, inspired by ALL of her favorite things – from succulents and bird cages to tea pots and giraffes! This shower is so genuine and personalized… I just love it when the guest of honor’s style is truly […]

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Inspired by her daughter’s love for horses and “all things girly and pink”, Gretchen dreamed up this adorable (and very girly!) Vintage Pony Party for her 6th birthday celebration. I’m especially loving the fabulous mason jars with DIY painted horse figurine lids that were used as “drink jars”. This is one of my very favorite […]

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After spending significant time and money making a party special, certain parts of the “after party” can be somewhat disheartening. You know what I’m referring to… the inevitable time when the fabulous centerpiece, garland, birthday costume, etc. that you spent all that time/money on is suddenly faced with a lonely future that looks just like […]

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Ships Ahoy, Birthday Boy! Jenny from Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line styled this seriously adorable red, white & blue Nautical First Birthday theme for Issue 5 of Bird’s Party Magazine. Several talented vendors contributed their creative work as well, and Jenny did a great job pulling everything together into one seriously cute & creative party that would also […]

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I’ve had a few people email me about the “mini grills at the place settings” from our Summer Grilling Party theme, so here are the details! They’re actually really easy to create and are fashioned from tiny stainless steel bowls ($4.99/4 pack at IKEA), lollipop sticks, buttons, and hot glue. Scroll down for complete details […]

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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: – Cute as a Button First Birthday Party – Vintage Silhouette Party – Mickey Mouse Birthday – Vintage […]

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New twists on traditional holidays are always fun, and this Easter Bunny PIRATE Party from Cio Prints is definitely a new combination – at least in my book! The “pirate” angle was inspired by the popular “hunting for treasure-filled eggs” Easter activity – which is exactly what pirates do… well, the hunting for treasure part at least. […]

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We’ve featured parties inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar before, but I always get excited when something something this classic is reinvented! Lily Chic Events brought so many AMAZING details together for this incredible Very Hungry Caterpillar Party – I just can’t get over the ridiculously cute caterpillar cake pops sprouting from mini potted plants! […]

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