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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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Here we go with part 2 of our new Showered with Love Baby Shower! Here’s a quick overview of the brunch buffet and sparkling drink station. Click here for a detailed overview of this theme and all the “how to” details, plus links to download the free printables! P.S. We’re shooting a DIY tutorial on […]

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I’m so excited to share this “Showered with Love” Baby Shower theme that we recently created for Huggies! They requested a rain-inspired baby girl shower, so we went with a pink & red palette and featured elements like fluffy felt clouds and raindrops, sequin-embellished umbrellas, a rain boot centerpiece, and a (super easy!) cloud-shaped diaper […]

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As someone that adores circus and carnival inspired parties, I was totally drawn to the cool top-hat-wearing skeleton character featured in the centerpiece above. He reminded me of an eerie version of the ringmaster at an old fashioned carnival, and decided to use him as the inspiration for my third HomeGoods Halloween look. SPOOKY SIDESHOW […]

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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: – Owl Themed Party – Military Party – Purple Ombre Baby Naming – Totally Awesome 80′s Party […]

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Halloween is almost here! Time to start thinking about all kinds of yummy treats, funny tricks, awesome costumes, spooky decorations and crafts. I’m particularly excited about all the cool marshmallows that start to become available around this time of the year. You guessed it! This fun DIY involves marshmallows. Hi, Alejandra Morin here from The Marshmallow Studio, and I’m […]

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On a summer trip, Reese was inspired by the Parisian lifestyle & architecture, so for her Bat Mitzvah Lisa of Step Brightly Creative Group created a 1920′s French Bistro Inspired Parisian Party to celebrate her special day! Brown polka dots, pink sweets & mini wrought iron dress centerpieces are just a few of the many charming details guaranteed […]

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{HWTM contributor Tonya Coleman of Soireé Event Design here}, and I’m back with a “Look for Less” post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a fabulous, high-end looking party for less! Today’s post is all about the GOLD trend! Gold is everywhere—in home decor, on the runways and in […]

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Remember these printables from last year? Well… with all the glitzy ICY BLUE Halloween decorations I was seeing on my trips to HomeGoods I decided to switch the accent color to blue! (Purchase all the labels in our shop here!) It’s always fun & refreshing to try alternative color palettes for holidays, and I’m loving […]

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May the odds be ever in your favor! And if you’re looking to host a Hunger Games party, then they already are… because Holly of Simply Sweet Weddings is here with some amazing inspiration for you; check out the beautiful Hunger Games Bridal Shower that she styled! With gorgeous flame inspired floral centerpieces and menus styled […]

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Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead! Debbie of Wants And Wishes made darn sure of it before planning her vibrant and playful Haunted House Party for Halloween. If you’re still uncertain, just take a closer look at those ding dongs… she’s melting! ;) I’m also loving the cool DIY broom hanging on the backdrop. (You’ll find a tutorial […]

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Winner update: 10/02/12: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #5 ANDREA! Congrats! ***** We always love giveaways that can help a bride {and groom!} out, and today’s surprise giveaway will help a lucky couple get the word out about their wedding date in style… not to mention […]

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