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Why siesta when you can FIESTA! Hola amigos, it’s Alejandra Morin from The Marshmallow Studio, where we create custom marshmallow pops and designs. I’m thrilled to be here to share my very first post as a new guest contributor on HWTM. Today I’m sharing an easy, fun new way to decorate your Cinco de Mayo […]

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Jacqui of Buttons and Beau Event Design put a charming vintage twist on this whimsical, Alice in Wonderland inspired children’s tea party! The edible “tea cups” made of big marshmallows with candy loop handles are such a clever addition to the tea party menu! Also loving the vintage flag bunting backdrop, “drink me” bottles embellished with […]

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I’m so excited to share this Modern Beach Inspired Wedding from Brian Worley and Jaime Geffen at YourBASH!… which also includes menu and place card designs by yours truly. :) Dubbed “Geometric POP” by Brian, this coral, aqua, and lime green wedding theme is just as gorgeous and stylish as it is vibrant and FUN! […]

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Sports themes are always popular for birthday parties, but this particular sports themed first birthday has a clever twist… You know those big foam “#1″ hands that you always see at sporting events? Well, they also look just like what toddlers do when they proudly announce “I’m ONE!”. So… Kate (mom of the birthday boy) […]

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Get ready for a magical underwater world of sparkly mermaids, giant bubbles, and ocean-inspired desserts! Christina from Dolce Designs Studio transformed her living room into a fabulous underwater oasis for her daughter’s Under the Sea birthday party with a “Princess Mermaid” twist! Shimmery fabrics and ocean blue ribbons covered the walls, while a cool “Seahorse Guard […]

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Being a creative girl at heart, I always love seeing art themed parties come through the inbox – and this beautiful version that Stephanie from Couture Parties whipped up for her daughter has a fun twist: PASTELS! Art parties usually come to life in bold, bright colors, but the pastel palette that Stephanie used here has […]

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Update: Meleka was kind enough to send over a copy of her {amazing} quiz! Download it here! ***** Inspired by the joy of classic children’s books, Meleka of MMJ Events created a whole baby shower centered around a collection of everyone’s childhood favorites. All the inspiration for the food, drinks, and desserts were taken from […]

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I’m not sure if it’s just me or if most of the creative/blogging world is like this, but I always seem to get to my own stuff last, because there’s always something else that needs priority attention: client work, party submissions from others, inbox, toddler, baby, husband, life in general… you get the picture. :) […]

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This next party feature seriously makes me HAPPY just looking at it! :) And with Cinco de Mayo coming up soon, the timing of this fabulous, Skippyjon Jones inspired “FOUResta” 4th birthday party by Brittany of GreyGrey Designs couldn’t be better… I’m definitely seeing lots of  taco shell garlands being created in the near future! I […]

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Oh. My. GOODNESS! I am so in love with all the charming & crafty details of this shabby chic style Princess and the Pea Birthday Party by Michelle of Maddycakes Muse! In keeping true to the classic fairytale, Michelle created an ADORABLE “bed table” for all the little princesses to dine at – complete with […]

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Here we go with the latest round of 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: – Peacock Princess Party – Rainbow Yo Gabba Gabba Birthday Party – Green & Brown Polka Dot Baby […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design – and I’m back with another “Budget Chic” guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a fabulous high-end looking table for less! And there’s an added bonus this time – I’m also giving away a $100 Gift Card to Target! See […]

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Everything from the napkin rings to the sweets to the darling birthday girl was adorned in jewels and sparkly metallics for this fabulous Arabian Nights / Princess Jasmine birthday party! Angela of Oh, Sugar! Events and Ryam of The Inspired Mama did such a great job playing creative “genies” and bringing this festive Aladdin-inspired theme to […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of Melody Brandon’s Ribbons and Ruffles Baby Shower, here we go with Part 2, which is all about DESSERTS! It seems fitting that the desserts from a baby shower for a custom desserts shop owner deserve a post all to themselves, right? Ya… I thought so too! Scroll down to […]

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This beautiful & pink-a-licious Ribbons & Ruffles Baby Shower for desserts guru Melody Brandon is every bit as SWEET as you’d expect it to be! And with the crew of talented ladies (see vendor credits below) that helped bring this girlie celebration to life for the new momma, how could it not be, right?! Ribbons […]

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