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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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We’re loving the playful, stylish vibe of this fun Yellow Chevron Bridal Shower that Emily and Jeanna created for their cousin Amanda! With the help of some talented Etsy vendors – or ” true crafty’s” as Jeanna calls them – the girls pulled together a wonderfully inviting celebration filled with custom touches designed especially for […]

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In continuation of today’s earlier post, here are links to download all of the FREE Kentucky Derby Party Printables from the brand new Taste of Derby party theme! You’ll find previews of everything below, followed by links to download the high resolution PDFs. Visit the Taste of Derby party album for ideas on how to utilize […]

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One of these years I’m determined to make it to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby! It’s quite the trek from San Diego to Louisville though, so in the meantime I will happily continue celebrating the Derby at home with friends & family. :) And along those lines, I’m excited to bring you the brand […]

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Ready to get all tangled up in birthday FUN? Good… because this gorgeous Tangled inspired birthday party that Laila of Two Tiny Loves created for her daughter is exactly that – colorful, whimsical, and filled with tons of beautiful & creative movie-inspired details! Some of my favorite elements include the clever layered bricks “tower” that […]

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Remember this adorable Aqua & Lace Party from our Party of 5 Post a couple weeks back? Well Anastasia also created a DIY Tutorial on how to make her beautiful and super budget-friendly backdrop! Can you believe it was created from rolls of office supply receipt paper? Pretty clever, right! Here’s what she says: “For […]

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Event stylist & paperie designer Loralee Lewis definitely has a knack for bringing magical stories to life in {truly amazing!} party form, and this PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN birthday party that she created for her son is another shining example. In the party details below, Loralee talks about the important role that adventure and heroism plays in […]

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If you think girlie tea parties require linen doilies, white gloves and fancy china, think again! This gorgeous Tea Party theme from Paige of Paiges of Style proves that frilly, feminine details and modern styles most can certainly play together nicely. ;) The fabulous paper party details that Paige designed for this tea party inspired a […]

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Take a blast to the past with this adorable Retro Diner Birthday Party! Flavia from fête à fête created this playful, 50′s-inspired celebration for her son’s birthday – and from a yummy milkshake bar and ice cream bar to mini chicken pot pies and baskets of turkey burgers & sweet potato fries – she definitely included […]

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Ready for a dose of Friday cuteness? Good! Because these custom-made piñatas by etsy shop ¡Dalé! Piñatas is certainly serving it up! From owls to rainbows to cowboy hats, these cute handmade creations are perfect for – as Wendy puts it: “… birthdays, weddings, showers, holidays or any time you just need to take a whack […]

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! This round of parties includes a patriotic Backyard BBQ Bash, a sassy Sugar & Spice Baby Shower, a creative Top Chef Surprise Birthday, a colorful  Hungry Caterpillar themed birthday, and a lovely Vintage Travel Wedding. Just click on a party title or collage […]

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Alejandra from The Marshmallow Studio is totally bananas over her adorable “little monkey” Keiran – so what better way to celebrate the milestone first birthday than with an adorable Monkey inspired celebration, right?! Monkey Birthday Party Highlights Even though this is a first birthday party, Alejandra utilized earth tones and stylish, nature-inspired elements that would definitely […]

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This darling Sock Monkey Birthday Party by Shana of Belva June is simply adorable! I’m loving the classic color combination of bright red and teal paired with rustic burlap accents. Party Highlights Some of my favorite creative details include the Bunting Banner, personalized Sock Monkey birthday shirt, Chocolate Monkey Milk, and assorted jars filled with […]

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