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> June 2012


Aisha of Dooby Design (& proud mom to recent grad Gregory) whipped up this creative Graduation Brunch inspired by his favorite things: basketball & True Religion jeans. I love how she completely personalized the theme to reflect the guest of honor, and also how she managed to accomplish a look that’s both masculine AND elegant! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Imtaz from Love Pretty Party did a fabulous job styling this Burberry Baby Shower for an expectant couple that happens to be very fond of the iconic British brand. In addition to the fantastic trench coat cookies, one of my favorite details has got to be the amazing diaper cake that’s shaped like a baby […]

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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: – USA Chevron Party – Love & Lace – Dinosaur Birthday Party – Pirate Party – Birds […]

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Grab your passport! There’s a {WILD} Safari Themed Baby Shower on the loose… and this is one Rumble in the Jungle that you won’t want to miss! Ashley from Attention 2 Detail Events styled this celebration for a lucky mom-to-be and her little “King of the Jungle”. The safari theme was chosen to match new […]

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HWTM Contributor Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here, and I’m getting super excited for the upcoming holiday! Last year we created a patriotic pinwheel inspired party for Independence Day (check out the full party album here), and this year we were inspired by nautical details like ropes, anchors & ship wheels. I hope you like how […]

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“Geeking out” never looked so chic! Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams took a totally different spin on one of her amazing printable kids party collections and whipped up this fantastic Mad Scientist Dinner Party geared for the adults. And let’s face it, most adults are just really big “kids”, right? ;) Whatever you do, don’t miss the […]

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Happy “Wedding Wednesday”! I was surfing around on our social site this morning and came upon this ridiculously gorgeous {Coco Chanel} French Inspired Bridal Shower uploaded by Jaclyne of Heavenly Blooms. Jaclyne collaborated with Oh Lovely Day, Jasmine Star, and In The Now Weddings on a shoot she describes as “dreamy and delicious in every way”. Ooh la […]

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Hi there! It’s Amber here from Amber Lay Events! Some of you may know me from my days as Editorial & Styling Assistant at HWTM. Since then I have been doing my coordinating and floral design business full time, and I am so excited to be the newest contributor on board for Hostess with the […]

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My heart just melted when I saw this charming, burlap & hearts bedecked Rustic Couples Shower by Andressa of Twinkle Twinkle Little Party… everything about it is so sweet and down to earth! I love how burlap and twine were used to add rustic charm to the vases, mason jars, mini cake bunting & more. […]

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Cami’s growing up! Last year we featured her SUNNY & BRIGHT: Elmo Birthday Party, and this year she celebrated with a colorful, modern – and super CUTE! – Curious George Birthday Party – again whipped up by mom: Michelle of I DO invitations by michelle). Every single picture from this party is brimming with Michelle’s fabulously detailed decor & DIY […]

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Lauren created a beautiful, outdoor Love Bug Party for her daughter’s 3rd birthday. And don’t let the word “bug” OR the menu of dishes like “cocoons” and “caterpillars” fool you for one second… this is one sweet and GIRLY party filled with fantastic ideas for spring and summer birthday parties… and baby showers too! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Hi! It’s Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events. I’m here to review a super FUN new book called Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook. If you’re not familiar with Mrs. Lilien, you’ll have to check out her amazing style blog – chock full of visual inspiration in every post. If you love color and savvy style, then you’ll love […]

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The balloon wall backdrop from this Under the Sea Party is so fun! Milenna from Party – Tales did a fabulous job transforming the room into an “ocean” that any little mermaid would love. As you can see here, covering the walls can really jazz up the atmosphere of any party – you can use […]

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Carrie Sellman here from Half Baked – The Cake Blog, excited to share a fun and super easy DIY project {and FREE printables} just in time for Father’s Day! If the dads in your family are anything like the dads in mine… there is absolutely nothing that a little duct tape can’t fix!  If you […]

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Sunshine and lollipops and rainbows, oh my! Hello My Sweet designed this amazing, Candy Land inspired Rainbow Birthday Brunch, complete with rainbow pancakes and rainbow ribbon-wrapped serving spoons. I just can’t get enough of all the budget-friendly, DIY candy decor in this party… look closely and you’ll see that the food and drink tables are even decked […]

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