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> July 2012


“Twinkle, twinkle little star… do you know how loved you are?” Lisa of A Charming Fete wowed us with her glitzy-meets-whimsical Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Dessert Table! This glamorous rendition of the classic lullaby features paper star streamers, sparkly cupcake toppers, and a darling “cloudy” cake (by Michael Angelo’s Bakery) that’s topped with a sleeping […]

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Hi-ya! HWTM Contributor, Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here – excited to share my son’s recent Modern Ninjago Style Party (with lots of  creative ninja birthday party ideas)!  Bamboo, lanterns and red lacquer tables for floor seating gave the party an Asian influence.  Creative desserts such as candy sushi, “edamame” jelly beans and Ninjago themed […]

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Inspired by the Pink Princess Cookbook, twin birthday girls Ashlyn & Adyson decided they wanted a “Princess Cooking Party” for their 5th birthday… how fun! With activities like pizza dough rolling, cupcake decorating, and working up an appetite taking cracks at the giant crown-shaped pinata, Mom (Shelley of Divine Party Concepts) definitely whipped up a […]

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Everyone out of the house… there’s an AMAZING party out in the yard! Abigail of Paper & Cake put together this incredibly creative Fire Truck Birthday Party for her son. With a real fire truck that doubles as a “Mobile Pizza Unit” taking center stage, the entire celebration took place outside in the front yard, and […]

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And now for Part 2 of the magical Beauty and the Beast Theme Princess Party styled & coordinated by Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar! Here we see the main attraction of the castle: the incredible ballroom… not to mention the playful “Princess Boutique” and delicious Beauty and the Beast inspired sweets! (In case you missed it, here’s Part […]

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Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar made this INCREDIBLE Beauty and the Beast Theme truly come to life for little Alexa. From hand delivered rose invitations to story time with Bell, this magical princess party has so many thoughtful elements that push the envelope in party planning. (P.S. When you’re finished here be sure to check out […]

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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: – American Pie – Hoedown – Olivia the Pig 1st Birthday Party – Robot Themed Birthday – Pink […]

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The London 2012 Olympics begins on July 27th, and to get you ready, Bird’s Party has a Sporty Olympics Party Theme that definitely qualifies as creative GOLD! Bird wanted to create a collection that could be used every year, in any city, and I think she succeeded… this Olympics inspired design feels timeless, fresh & fun! […]

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Welcome to the {super adorable} Jungle! Linda of Harper Event Design styled this fabulous Jungle Themed Birthday Party for a milestone first birthday celebration. The illustrated backdrop and fondant work by Kiss My Cakes is just incredible! Which fondant animal is your favorite? It’s a tough call, but I’m leaning towards that precious lion peeking out of the bottom of […]

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I’ve seen cake pops in all assortments (penguins, drizzled with gold, Pinocchio & more!), but these Globe Cake Pops by GO Custom Cakes by B just called out to me! What a cute way to sweeten up a travel themed celebration (and they’re even served on a map!). Sweet Pop Studio requested them for an Around the World […]

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Cupcake liner flowers, paper butterflies & beautiful tea party treats! This charming Alice in Wonderland inspired Mad Hatter Tea Party by Dorangela of Two Prince Bakery Theater is absolutely filled to the brim with whimsy and wonder… not to mention some serious STYLE! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Chandelier-turned-cake-stand on the table & tissue tassel chandelier […]

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Wants and Wishes created the AMAZING printables for this {Magical} Circus Birthday Party – starring Ella the elephant and her sidekick Squeak, the mouse…how fun! Circus themes can be carried out in so many different ways, ( vintage, glam, girlie, etc), but I love how this one goes classic and nostalgic. Scroll down and get ready […]

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Amy from A Dazzle Day crafted, baked, and photographed such a DREAMY celebration for her daughter’s first birthday! With its sweet, feminine details & soft color palette, this beautiful Princess Safari First Birthday Party is full of lovely inspiration for safari themed baby showers too. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Pastel tissue paper rosettes […]

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I can’t believe it, but I don’t think we’ve ever featured a Mary Poppins theme before! I’m so glad Danielle of Cutie Putti Paperie had one to share with us… check out this fantastic Mary Poppins inspired “Jolly Holiday Dessert Table” she dreamed up. With it’s whimsical illustrations and clever treats, this glittery birthday party is “practically […]

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When it comes to a toddler’s birthday party, you can’t go wrong with coloring activities, Elmo shaped pizza & outdoor fun! Jennifer J Designs designed the paperie for this playful {Elmo & Dorothy} Sesame Street Birthday Party, which was appropriately held on “Caprice Street”. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Chalk drawings, just like on the […]

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