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> May 2012


Parties based on children’s books (like this Book Themed Baby Shower) are always so fun and nostalgic! Kiss Me Kate Events dreamed up this adorable Teddy Bear Birthday Party inspired by the Teddy Bears Picnic book. I just love all the cute plush bears (and their bunny friends) that showed up for this darling picnic […]

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Ashley Percival’s illustrations are wonderfully quirky & cute… I can definitely picture a party theme inspired by the unique style of her Awesome Animal Art! They remind me of whimsical children’s book illustrations. The limited edition prints are sold in her Etsy shop (currently at buy 2 get 1 free!) so head on over to […]

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These refreshing, perfect-for-summer “Popsicle Cocktails” are SO easy and totally delicious! You can make them with any flavor you like – we used strawberry and tangerine fruit bars here. Make sure to use popsicles made with real fruit for the freshest taste. SAY CHEERS! – To create a light spritzer, combine equal parts champagne & […]

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MEMORIAL DAY is almost upon us, and you know what that means! It’s time for some grillin’, chillin’ and fun in the sun! Hi, it’s Carrie Sellman from Half Baked, the cake blog for sweet inspiration. I’m thrilled to be back today, sharing a fun update on a classic all-American treat… s’mores! Baked as a […]

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Summer is pretty much synonymous with firing up the grill at backyard get-togethers around here – it’s one of my very favorite things about this time of year! That’s why I was really excited when Hebrew National asked us to partner with them on a new Summer Grilling Party theme to compliment their “Better-Than-A-Hotdog Hotdogs“… […]

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Lots of new FREE printables to share with you today! I designed this collection for the new SUMMER GRILLING PARTY theme we recently created for Hebrew National. You can check out full party details and see all of these printables in use right here. Just click on an image or link to download the associated […]

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Winner update: 6/4/12: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #11 – ROCIO. Congrats, have fun picnicking! ***** We have a fun new GIVEAWAY up for grabs today! If you love cider AND good excuses to celebrate outdoors, this fun Summer Picnic Pack starring the brand new Michelob ULTRA […]

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I really wanted to feature something creative & unique as the table centerpiece for our brand new Summer Grilling Party theme (posting later today!!), so my first thought was to go REALLY literal and create some miniature charcoal grills. Luckily, the shape of charcoal grills makes them very easy to emulate using inexpensive & easily […]

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Bold colors and a mix of feminine and masculine inspired details lend serious drama to this Hot Pink, Navy & Silver Wedding from YourBASH! Designer Brian Worley explains “I designed this reception space with the masculine and feminine in mind, or the Yin and the Yang. Utilizing strong wood tables and a Sapphire and French […]

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Cutie Putti Paperie won my heart over with these precious Cotton Candy Clouds (and their blue and white striped straw “handles”!). You’ll often see cotton candy in shades of pink and blue, but when the coloring is left out it just like like fluffy clouds – how cute! Click on the album image below to check […]

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Jenna, Sarah & Kate threw such a sweet bridal shower for their soon-to-be sister-in-law Laura! Clever details and homemade touches made this “Rain Shower” Bridal Shower truly lovely. And really – could there BE a more perfect bridal shower decoration than a suspended umbrella with heart shaped rain?! I think not. :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with another “Budget Chic” guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a Fabulous high-end looking event for less!  Today’s post is all about how to get the most bang for your buck when using Personalized Printables. Here I […]

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Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers Studio & Design here… I love creating clever party decor for events that are smart, budget-friendly and versatile enough to continue to be used after the confetti and cupcakes are all gone. So today I’m here to share with you a DIY Denim Pocket Banner I created for my daughter’s “Pocket […]

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Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs here, and I’m beyond excited to share something extra special with you today… my very own “In Full Bloom” French Baby Shower! As you may or may not know, my husband and I have three little boys and finally, we’ve been blessed with a little girl who will be […]

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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: – Father’s Day Dessert Table – Elvis Presley Birthday Party – Snow White Party – French High Tea […]

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