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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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Hi there! Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events here. I’m so excited to be reviewing Tori Spelling’s new book: celebraTORI! I must admit I didn’t know what to expect when I picked up a copy of “celebraTORI: Unleashing Your Inner Party Planner to Entertain Family and Friends”. When I hear the name Tori Spelling, my mind […]

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This colorful Retro Robot dessert table that Paula from BluGrass Designs created for her son’s 2nd birthday party is just pure FUN! In addition to the super cool cake, the colorful robot paper elements are really what bring this table to life – from cool cupcake toppers and water bottle labels to clever treat boxes embellished with […]

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Oh. My. Goodness! Wait until you see the amazing celebration that a classic family board game inspired… Vanessa from Alchemy Fine Events and Invitations and Jina from Plush Little Baby created a truly spectacular, elegant event with this Monopoly themed first birthday party for Jina’s son, Brendan. Monopoly Birthday Party Highlights From creative invitations that looked […]

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This Little Prince themed first birthday party needs to win some sort of award for “Cutest Use of Milk Bottles”!  Designed by Katie of Petite Social, this celebration would also translate beautifully to a “Little Prince” inspired baby shower. Little Prince Birthday Party Highlights In addition to the ridiculously cute crown-wrapped “Majesty Milk”, the dessert […]

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Get your kettle corn, peanuts, Cracker Jacks… and more at this wonderfully retro-mod Baseball Birthday Party! Baseball Party Highlights Designed & styled by Lori and Matthew of Two Plus Us, this All-American celebration features fantastic pennant flag party signage, baseball “trading card” invitations, personalized baseball team t-shirts with the birthday boy’s name, “Little Slugger” cupcakes, a […]

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This Egyptian-inspired “Cleopatra’s Spa Day” party that Bettijo of PagingSupermom.com threw for her daughter’s 7th birthday is – in a word – AMAZING! Egyptian Birthday Party Highlights Designed & styled with the help of her co-blogger Aimee, the Paging Supermom gals not only created a wonderfully unique and imaginative party atmosphere here, but they also […]

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I’m in love with the fabulous color palette and sweet simplicity of this adorable PINWHEELS and POLKA DOTS first birthday party! Pinwheels and Polka Dots Party Highlights Homemade pinwheels, paper garlands, buntings, oversize confetti… it’s a DIY party dream! Merav of T.W. Bean {and mom of the darling guest of honor} made everything herself – […]

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Invitation Consultants is here with a fun new GIVEAWAY! One lucky reader is going to win a $100 Gift Card to spend however they like at InvitationConsultants.com – will it be you? ;) The Giveaway Prize There’s definitely a lot to choose from – including invitations and announcements for all sorts of occasions to personalized stationery […]

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If you have a little gamer in your life, you’re going to love all the fun details in this SUPER MARIO inspired birthday party by Jen of Banner Events! Super Mario Party Highlights From Start to finish “Game Over”, everything about this creative party is a WINNER… all-access gamer passes for the guests, a ridiculously […]

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Pearls, Tiffany blue, and a whole lotta sparkle… Cristen from T & C Event Design channeled some serious style for her daughter’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired birthday celebration! (Side note – there’s great inspiration to be found here for Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed bridal showers too.) Breakfast at Tiffany’s Party Highlights In addition to an array […]

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It’s the ever-popular rainbow cake… with a natural twist! One of our creative HWTM Community Members – Kelsey Hilts of Itsy Bitsy Foodies – is here today sharing her clever tutorial for a Rainbow Cake with Natural Dyes! The rainbow colors are achieved using colorful fruits, veggies, and egg yolks. Thanks so much to Kelsey […]

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I am so in love with this traditional Korean first birthday party – or Dol – that Sophia of Petite Productions created for her adorable daughter, Sera! Not only did the party turn out beautifully, but you can truly sense how much Sophia loved creating it – through both her party details description below, and […]

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