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> August 2012


I love the vibrant, energetic vibe that Ashely of Cupcake Express whipped up for daughter’s whimsical Candy Shoppe Birthday Party… you can almost feel the sugar rush just looking at it! ;) Make sure to check out the unicorn lollipop vases filled with colorful tissue paper – such a clever and affordable way to “bookend” […]

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Who knew school could be such a blast, right?! ;)  Leslie gets at A+ for this adorable School House Inspired Birthday Party that she dreamed up for her daughter Kate, who happens to be super excited about starting preschool soon! Playfully dubbed “Ms. Kate’s Class”, this sweet party is full of clever ideas for any […]

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“Just BEE-cause”  it’s fun to have a party, Mariah of Giggles Galore made this ADORABLE Backyard Bumble Bee Tea Party for some summertime fun! This party would also be great for a birthday party or a sweet-as-honey baby shower, don’t you think?! ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Cute beehive cake buzzing with […]

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HWTM Contributor Maureen Anders, of Anders Ruff, here to share an incredibly creative, “out of the box” Paper Dollhouse Birthday Party by Erin Borges of Erin Borges Event Design! This “Dahlhouse” celebration was for Erin’s daughter, Dahlia, and it was brought to life by transforming a bare Town Hall into a real, life-size dollhouse using […]

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Hi there! It’s Amber here from Amber Lay Events, and for this week’s wedding DIY, I’m so excited to share some of my favorite Budget Friendly Wedding Bouquet + Boutonnier ideas with you! I love it when couples push the envelope with the colors, materials, and/or textures that they pick for their weddings. These bouquet and boutonniere pairings […]

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Rita designed & coordinated this wonderfully creative and modern “Year of the Rabbit” Inspired First Birthday. The darling rabbit themed stationery details from Minna Designs really helped tie all the different elements of this whimsical celebration together. And speaking of stationery… don’t miss the fabulous invitations that were sent out in the form of balloons! […]

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If you’re looking for classic, elegant baby shower ideas, Jacky from Velvet Events has you covered with this gorgeous Blue Baby Shower Brunch. And all of these ideas would translate beautifully to any color palette! I just LOVE the “shower” of pretty parasols hanging from the ceiling… how do you think she got them to hang up […]

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When Jill’s daughter requested a Hunger Games Party for her 10th birthday, she was determined to create something that both played up the woodsy/nature vibe of “District 12″ and that was also appropriate for a 10 year old and her guests. SO, she dreamed up this fabulous “Into the Woods” Nature Inspired Party, focusing on […]

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Winner update: 8/16/12: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenters #25 – CAROLYN HORTEN Congrats! ***** {HWTM contributor Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design.} One question I get the asked all the time is: “My teen wants a party… What do I do? Help me please!” As a […]

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Party inspiration can come from anywhere, and Stefanie of The Petite Soiree found it in a classic nursery rhyme this time! Her stylish take on a Humpty Dumpty Inspired Party is filled with great ideas for a charming – and wonderfully nostalgic! – baby shower or first birthday celebration. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – AMAZING […]

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Gender reveal parties are a trend that I’m seeing more of lately – both in regards to party submissions we receive and other mentions ’round the web. I’ve yet to actually attend one myself, but I’ve definitely seen lots of “reveal moment” photos online, and it’s always fun to see the looks of excitement and […]

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I just love reading about celebrations like this… where there’s so much love – and friendship – apparent in the details (as described below)! Sarah of Sarah Kathleen Photography sent in these beautiful images of her cousin Kelsey’s gorgeous Rustic Pink Baby Shower, which she photographed and collaborated on with Kelsey’s close friend, Danea of Danae Grace […]

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Sugar cookie “short stacks”, edible “bunny slippers”, happy shades of bright pink & orange… this colorful Pancakes and Pajamas Party from Frog Prince Paperie is so cute & clever you won’t be able to stop smiling! Styled with a “hotel room service inspired” vibe for a young girl’s birthday, I’m pretty sure my grown up […]

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Alison of The English Pea Studio hosted a wonderfully modern, Americana style Low Country Boil Party earlier this year, and it’s absolutely bubbling over with creative details. While nautical designs & colors naturally lend themselves to patriotic celebrations (like this one, held on Memorial Day), crab feasts really are a fun way to ring in any […]

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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: – {Farm Animal} Barnyard Party – Money & Gold Dessert Table {for a financial planner birthday girl!} […]

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