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Sarah von Pollaro is the founder of Urban Petals Floral Design, a company that creates one of a kind floral design for events, donates them to nonprofit organizations the following day, and inspires people to enjoy arranging flowers! Having taught thousands of people the basics of floral design in a fun and simple way, Sarah created […]

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Simply put, this “Cute as a Button” First Birthday Party definitely lives up to its name! JoAnne from Oh Goodie Designs did such a wonderful job styling this sweet, charming party, which would also translate beautifully to a Cute as a Button baby shower! The charming edible details included pretty treats like blue ruffle cakes, […]

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(HWTM Guest Contributor, Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here!)  Mirror Mirror on the wall, will our latest party impress you all? ;) Our Snow White Inspired Classic Fairy Tale birthday party incorporated a bit of vintage with a bit of royalty, while still remaining whimsical and kid friendly! Poisonous candy apples, fairy tale blue bird […]

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Hi there! This is Amy from Amy Nichols Special Events – a full-service event & wedding planning studio based out of San Francisco. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be writing my first contributor post for Hostess with the Mostess today! To kick things off, I’m sharing tips on how an entire party theme can […]

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It’s hard to believe that Easter is already right around the corner! Add a splash of fun to your Easter desserts or dessert table with these adorable Mini Decorative Egg Dessert Stands! This simple & clever tutorial is by Paula from Party Like Paula.

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How cute are these colorful gift boxes from Branch + Cotton! I’m in love with the stylish, ultra-modern designs. The only problem I can think of is that they set the bar really high for the gift inside! *wink* ;)

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As someone that has always had an affinity towards bright colors and modern style, this vibrant, chevron-bedecked Easter Bunny Birthday Party from Amber of Party On! Designs is right up my alley! It also happens to be filled with great inspiration for any fun Easter celebration… especially if little ones are involved… Check out all […]

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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 ranges from ridiculously cute Easter Bunny Egg Hunt to a daring Hunger Games Movie Party. Just click on a party title or collage to check out the full album & details! 1. Easter Bunny Egg Hunt by LynLee’s […]

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{by HWTM Contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers} I’ve been wanting to share this “Pocket Full of Posies” birthday party for some time now.  I’m hoping the charming little details will inspire you; like the denim pocket banners, the paper maché flowers and the handmade vintage-style aprons that went into making my daughter’s third […]

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This gorgeous Pink and Purple Wedding styled by Amanda Ma of Fresh Events Company has the perfect mix of classic glam (including an amazing venue and stunning florals!) and thoughtful, sentimental details like a beautiful antique mirror that was adorned with images of the happy couple’s loved ones. I’m especially loving the bridesmaids dresses and bridal […]

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Winner update: 5/22/12: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #117 – CONNIETACAZON Congrats! ***** If you love personalized stationery or need party invitations for an upcoming celebration, today’s SURPRISE GIVEAWAY is especially for you! Paperlicious is offering up a $100 SHOPPING SPREE this week towards anything on paperlicious.com […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of the A STAR IS BORN Baby Shower event for Operation Shower, here we go with Part 2 – starring the amazing VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD GLAM Sweets Station by Marie of Sweets Indeed! Shout-out also to Marie’s husband, Shannon of The Pixel Studio, who made the dessert labels AND took these […]

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As some of you that have been following HWTM for a while may already know, Operation Shower is an organization that’s near and dear to my heart. They do so much so help support our military families, and it’s always an honor to participate in one of their events! Of course it doesn’t hurt that […]

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Jennifer from BellaGrey Designs has an adorable son that “LOVES” Trash Trucks… so guess what inspired his 3rd birthday party theme?! ;) She did such a great job bringing this birthday “TRASH BASH” to life for her little guy – with clever details like trash can shaped cake pops complete with “flies a buzzin by the […]

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This STAR WARS party that Julie of Totes in Tow put on for her son Mason’s sixth birthday party is truly Out of This World. . . and very colorful and creative too! I’m loving all the bright pops of color used here – from the Spacey Shark Cups and Ewok Snacks to the lime green […]

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