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> August 2012


For all my coffee addict friends, this clever party idea is for you! Heather helped celebrate her friend Karen’s 50th Birthday in style with a Dunkin’ Donuts Party Theme full of yummy breakfast style sweets, coffee (of course!), and festive decor in the signature Dunkin’ Donuts palette of bright pink & orange. What a fun & creative way […]

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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: – Pink Dessert Table – Back to School Party – Owl Always Love You – Circus Carnival […]

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If you ♥ big city life, then get ready to fall head over heels for this {super creative and stylish} “ABC NYC Baby Shower“! With the help of Laura Ritchie and her mom, Amanda of Ashley Baber Weddings planned this fabulous baby shower for her sister, Tyler. Mom-to-be happens to work in the fashion industry in New […]

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Here’s a great way to incorporate sustainability & eco-friendliness into your parties: just invite WALL-E! Jenny of Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line did exactly that… and included some {ridiculously cute and clever} desserts, decorations & activities inspired by key elements from the movie to bring this amazing WALL-E Birthday Party to life! This adorable party could […]

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Who doesn’t love free printables, right? ;) Amanda’s Party To Go always has colorful and fun themes to choose from, and Cris of Crissy’s Crafts is sharing some beyond-creative Back To School Party Ideas featuring Amanda’s FREE Back to School Printables! Cris really is super crafty (hello, Twizzler pencils and grape “bookworms”!). If you haven’t seen her work yet, you’re in […]

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It’s hard to believe that summer is already winding down… and that school will be here before we know it! Here’s something that should help get your little ones excited for all the new adventures the school year will bring… Giggles Galore dreamed up this incredibly creative Back to School “Book Worm” Bash, featuring adorable […]

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This super cute Whale Themed Birthday Party is full of so many darling, crafty details! And speaking of crafty, Keli of I Love Valentina brought this celebration to life for her daughter’s 2nd birthday and literally made everything herself – from the adorable plush whales and googly-eyed whale dessert toppers to the equally creative desserts […]

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Looking to SQUEEZE every ounce of summer in before school starts? Andressa of Twinkle Twinkle Little Party whipped up a sweet Summer Lemonade Stand Theme that’s filled with fresh-squeezed styling inspiration and clever treats like pinwheel cookie pops and fondant coin-topped cupcakes. And those are definitely a steal at only “25¢” a pop! ;) This is a […]

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I always love seeing sweet sayings displayed creatively at baby showers… it definitely adds a sentimental touch! This Modern Lilac & Gray Baby Shower from Christina Clark Events is a perfect example – it’s full of lovely framed messages and sweet words spelled out “scrabble style”… not to mention a beautiful mix of “baby softness” and […]

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Iris & Chris of Sweet Metel Moments recently celebrated their 10 year anniversary in paradise style! Inspired by their love of the beach, they hosted a colorful Love Shack Luau Party (so clever!). Iris designed an adorable set of surfboard and hibiscus adorned printables for the party, which is full of great inspiration for any Luau themed […]

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Get ready for a serious dose of CUTE! This bright & cheery FUZZY MONSTER Party has been invaded by tons of adorable, googly-eyed monsters… and there’s no need to worry about these guys scaring away your guests! Jaime incorporated so many fun details into her son’s monster themed first birthday party – from a yummy taco bar, […]

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***** ***** THIS GIVEAWAY CLOSED at midnight 8/29 ***** Love taking great photos? Well, this just might be your lucky day, because the prizes in this EXTRA FANTASTIC giveaway should definitely bring on some SMILES! GRAND PRIZE: The winner gets not one, but TWO Canon Rebel Cameras! Read all about this awesome (and expensive) camera […]

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It’s a pirate’s life for me… at least if it looks like THIS that is! ;) Fondant queen Charynn of Two Sugar Babies and party guru Kelly from The Party Dress teamed up to create this fabulous Preppy Neverland Pirate Party for Charynn’s son, who requested a Jake and the Neverland Pirates theme for his […]

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{HWTM contributor Tonya Coleman of Soireé Event Design here!} In this month’s post, I challenged my friend, Michelle Burt, owner of Maddycakes Muse (a DIY craft blog) to join me in bringing you not just one, but TWO “Budget Chic” parties! THE CHALLENGE: 1 WEEK + 1 THEME + 1 BUDGET + 1 STORE We […]

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Carnival/Circus inspired themes hold a special place in my heart, so this incredibly stylish Vintage Carnival Birthday Party has me smitten… not to mention craving french fries and caramel corn! ;)  From fabulous paper details and nostalgic decor to creative treats, costumes, and activities, Lyndsey from LuLu’s Party Designs did a great job bringing this “backyard […]

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