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> October 2012


Homemade goodies and crafts like strawberry cream cupcakes and multicolor tissue poms are just the beginning of the sweet details that Kristina of Midori Graphic Design created for her daughter’s first birthday party. This darling Polka Dot & Pinwheel First Birthday Party also features budget-friendly details like homemade treats, spray painted cupcake stands and gift box “risers”… […]

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So….. I’m extra excited to share this post because it’s been LONG time coming! This is a theme I designed back in early May – a “Retro Rainbow Baby Shower” with a fun mix of sunshine, rainbows, and throwback inspired elements like retro candy, color blocked gold chargers and DIY sequin-embellished disco baby roller skates, […]

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I don’t know about you, but our new Monster Mash Kids Halloween Party makes me all googly eyed… in a good way! Yarn pom pom accents and silly little monsters make for a fun, not-so-scary Halloween celebration for kids. Visit Hostess Ink to find the Monster Mash Party Printables pictured here, then invite all the neighborhood kids […]

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Who’s ready to get wicked with PINK?! Abby of Flair Designery created this super cute & sparkly “Pink-o-Ween” party theme, complete with berry-tinge bubbly and enthusiastic declarations that “Real Witches Wear Pink!”. (If you’re loving this non-traditional palette, check out more Pink Halloween Ideas here and here.) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for… – Pink “Bubbling Brew” (a.k.a. Pink Champagne) – […]

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It’s always a special event when planning for your own family! Kim of Morganley Weddings + Events knew from the moment her sister in law announced her pregnancy,  that she would be planning a Nautical Baby Shower to welcome the newest “Saint”! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Clever “Catch of the Day” goldfish crackers on a […]

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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: – Gender Reveal Party – Preppy Pink & Nautical Navy 1st Birthday – Movie & Mozzarella (Pizza Party) […]

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ALL ABOARD for a super cute red & blue Choo Choo Train Party by Brandi of Jack and Marleigh! Party guests were invited to “Jackson’s Station” for a vintage train themed celebration, complete with a train ride and dining car style lunch! I love the mix of modern graphics with burlap and natural wood details […]

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This pink, purple and polka-dot frosted Cupcake Shoppe First Birthday that Ana of TPC Valencia Catering created for her daughter is one SWEET celebration! I love that dad helped make the dessert table backdrop too. :) Between crafty DIY decorations fashioned from cupcake wrappers, tons of homemade desserts, and themed activities like chef hat decorating, this […]

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Ready to have a GHOULISHLY good time? Or just need one more excuse to host a much needed ladies night? Well, with Halloween coming up this month, we’ve got just the thing for you: a pink, black & orange “Ghouls Night” Halloween Party all decked out in glitter and rhinestones! Visit our Hostess Ink to find […]

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WATCH OUT… our newest HWTM Halloween party theme is sure to have your bravest party guests on the edge of their seat! Inspired by vintage zombie art movie posters, FRIGHT FEST is a creative and delightfully kick-back alternative to the typical adult Halloween party. Just turn down the lights and cue up the scary movie […]

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That will be 10 Monster Dollars please… for a spooky treat from the Little Monster Cupcakery! Bird’s Party Printables combined with the amazing styling by Dina Hafez-Suggs of Deliciously Darling Events made for one super cute Kids Halloween Party. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – AMAZING cardboard cupcake Stands, play money & colorful sweets to “buy & sell” – Paper […]

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Supporting local farmers is always a great idea… but did you know it’s a fun excuse for a party too?! ;) Stacey of Elle Belle Creative gathered friends and headed to First Fruits – a local hydroponic u-pick farm – for a fun-filled morning of breakfast and strawberry picking. The vintage and crafted elements in this adorable Farmer’s Market […]

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It’s a rarity when mommy-to-be plans her own baby shower, but when mom is also an event planner, it can be hard to resist… and Kristen of Kio Kreations definitely pulled it off in style! Combining her illustration and floral talents with help from friends, Kristen’s Classic Children’s Book Baby Shower was creative & beautiful – not […]

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Pink and yellow is one of my favorite color combos, and it looks so sweet and natural in this Lemonade & Tutu First Birthday Party! Tara of Tara Graham Photo made Lila’s special day picture perfect with handmade accessories, extra special lemonade and adorable party outfits! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – A homemade Mini Lemonade […]

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Last but not least, here’s a quick overview of the themed activities from our Showered with Love Baby Shower: the “Wishing Cloud” station/keepsake gift for mom and the Valentine Manicure Activity, inspired by the cutest DIY manicure tutorial by Jenna Day. Click here for full details on both of these activities + the coordinating FREE […]

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