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> October 2012


Kristi of SaucyPants knows how to make a party simple enough for the crafters, fun for the guests & impressive to everyone! Her American Girl Birthday Party is simple & sweet with meringue desserts, a pink & blue kids tablescape on the patio + a fun shared playlist with favorites like Justin Bieber & Carly Rae ;) PARTY […]

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Welcome to Mate’s Pro Shop! A Golf First Birthday by Tania of Totful Memories for her nephew was “A Hole in One!” Don’t miss the golf cookies resting on a bed of green, preppy stripe and argyle patterns and exciting “pro shop giveaways” with water bottles, towels & visors! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – A hole in one […]

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Thanks to the talented Jennifer of BellaGrey Designs, we have a bunch of fun & creative Eyeball Halloween Ideas to share that are totally affordable and easy to make! Bright colors mixed with stark black really make it all pop, and simple cupcakes & candy favors don’t force extra sweets on the already treat filled night. […]

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Unique Design Studios captured this {totally glam} Modern & Whimsical Peacock Quinceañeara created for Madison’s special day! Everything from the rich jewel toned colors and striking entertainment to the colorful treats on the candy bar reflect birthday girl’s favorite bird… a sentiment she shares with many others! For more peacock inspired events, go here and here! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Why Grandmother, what big eyes you have! All the better to see this ADORABLE party with, my dear. ;) Jen of Banner Events styled this charming Little Red Riding Hood Baby Shower for her friend and mom-to-be, and from the intricate pressed fondant cake decorations to the “Sweet Little Wishes” guest activity, no detail was over […]

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Sparkles, spiders & chevron stripes make up this adorable Kids Chevron Halloween Party by I DO invitations by Michelle! From cute Halloween dresses and witch hat cookies to homemade spiders crafted from pom poms & pipe cleaners, Michelle is truly bubbling over with creative ideas! And for more inspiration, check out her Colorful Kid’s Halloween Theme from last […]

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Hi everyone, it’s Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers, here to share with you a Toil & Trouble witch-themed table I designed for Halloween!  You won’t find many “treats” on this festive table…it’s all “tricked” out with salty snacks to balance out the sugary sweets this holiday season ushers in. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Simple grab-and-go salty snacks – […]

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Planning is often done way in advance, but with an out of state move in the mix, Tabitha of FreshMommyBlog pulled together an amazing Sock Monkey Birthday Party for her own “little monkey” in just two weeks! And between the stylish decorations, classic-meets-modern printables by Luvalexa, and delicious themed treats like Banana Creme Nutella cupcakes, you’d never guess this […]

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I’m so excited to share this new Halloween contest with you today… HomeGoods just kicked off a fun “Devilish Decor” Photo Challenge on Instagram – and the grand prize is a whopping $500 SHOPPING SPREE! That’s right… just think of all the fun you could have with $500 at HomeGoods! HOW IT WORKS To enter, […]

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Skulls, masted ships and treasure can only mean one thing… a Pirate Party! Debbie of Wants and Wishes called on Captain Austin’s crew to sail the seas and plunder all the tasty sweets on this fabulous dessert-table-turned-pirate-ship. ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Mini “pirate ships” fashioned from cupcake wrappers & loaded with “gold bars” – […]

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Inspired by vintage movie posters, Gretchen of Three Little Monkeys Studio styled this fabulous Zombie Party  – complete with FREE printables and a “Monster Munch” party snack recipe to share with everyone! From deliciously ghoulish sugar cookies to super creative zombie mousse, graveyard stones and more, Gretchen definitely breathed new life into this theme of the living dead. ;) […]

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Fall is here! Can you believe it? With all of the holidays that are guaranteed to keep all you crafters & hostesses going for months on end, I’m here to remind you not to forget about your own holidays! Hello, it’s me, Jen Hrycyk, your resident photographer. Today I want to give you a few tips for […]

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All aboard the S.S. Scarlett (a.k.a. crafted cardboard photo booth ship!) for a playful “Row Your Boat” Inspired First Birthday Party with a mix of homemade decorations (made by mommy, Terra & best friend Janice of Bellwether Events) and professional elements like the adorable sail boat topped cake by Charm City Cakes! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – […]

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I’m excited to share Part 2 of my Retro Rainbow Baby Shower theme today! This is the dessert table that matches the Tablescape & Party Decor posted earlier. All of the desserts are homemade or “semi homemade” using store-bought ingredients like Mother’s Taffy Cookies and candy buttons. The tilted jello parfaits (inspired by this DIY […]

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This enchanting celebration has an extra special twist… it’s a joint birthday party starring Peter Pan AND Tinkerbell! Alexandra of Enchanted Events & Design made sure this creative party had a little something for everyone by incorporating sweet fairy elements & pixie dust for the girls and pirate-style adventure for the boys. Read on for all the […]

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