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> March 2013


This creative Newsies Theme Baby Shower by Jane of Olive Hue is styled with newspaper embellishments, mustaches, bow ties and plaid of course! Desi and Tammy of Dez and Tam Photography beautifully captured all the headline-worthy touches inspired by the costumes, photo booth faces and themed decorations (like those amazing felt bow tie and newspaper fringe balloon tassels!) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Hot chocolate station […]

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Spring is officially in full bloom with this Pink & Shiny Easter Party by Ellen Bessette Events! Using Anders Ruff printables, cheery tulips, festive chocolates and sequin bunny centerpieces, her annual Easter celebration has never been brighter! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Multicolor fringe dessert table backdrop & Sparkly Easter Egg “Chandelier” – Pink polka dot table runner, […]

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Step into a luscious purple & yellow celebration with enchanting desserts and breath taking forest inspired greenery to celebrate A Fairy Tale First Birthday for sweet Olivia! Sophia Kim Park of Petite Productions dreamed up all the details and Enchanted Florist created the gorgeous floral arrangements to truly make this day a magical “ever after”! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Dessert Table […]

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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: – Sunny Side Up Easter Brunch – Goldfish First Birthday – Curious George Birthday – Horse Theme […]

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From the felt ice cream sandwiches to the “Thank you with a cherry on top!” favors, Deanna Moore Design created a super sweet Ice Cream Party to celebrate her daughter’s birthday “A La Mode” style. And contributor, Jen CYK Photography, captured the creative activities at “Lulu’s Ice Cream Shop” + all the cute and colorful (felt) ice cream dripping all over […]

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Transform into a fairy with sparkly wings, purple tutus and flower headbands for this Magical Fairy Makeover Party! Iris Metel of Sweet Metel Moments designed printables and styled this fairy pretty party for her daughter’s birthday party, with spring flowers, butterflies and more enchanting details! (To see Skylar’s “Princess and Knight” joint 3rd birthday party with her older brother go here!) […]

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I was recently asked to share some insight on how to mix and match different patterns and colors in your home. This is actually a topic I’ve been thinking about recently, because – while standing in a very slow line at the fabric store this past weekend – I had a really nice conversation with […]

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I am not only excited to share a delicious recipe with you all today, but I am thrilled to be sharing my first official post as a monthly contributor for HWTM! Tessa Huff here, from Tessa Huff Cake Design, and I have a perfectly spring Easter Rose and Orange Cupcakes Recipe for you. With spring on […]

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For a beautiful baby you have to have an equally stunning first birthday party to match! ;) Angie Bae of Angi & Co designed Eliana’s Gorgeous Pink & Teal Modern Dol Celebration with unbelievable cakes and elegant photos displays! The soft mix of colors and paper, fresh & fondant florals brought a clean, vintage style to the […]

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Hi there! It’s HWTM Contributor Amber, of Amber Lay Events, here! Today I am so honored to be  sharing one of my favorite weddings! Not only does it reflect my personal style aesthetically, but this wedding was truly focused on the most important thing: Marinda and Jesse’s love and commitment to one another. They are […]

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If you haven’t entered our $500 Wine & Cheese Party Pack Giveaway yet – courtesy of Glad’s One Bag Party initiative – there’s still time… but hurry! The Giveaway ends at midnight this Friday (March 22nd). You can enter by posting a comment over on the original post mentioning your favorite element from the party […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with a brand new series “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning and give you my twist on how to use it in your next party!  Today’s guest post is all about Girl Scout Cookies Transformed Into Designer […]

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I’m ready! I’m ready! My friend Stacie {from Inspired Smart Success} celebrated her son’s 7th birthday with a super fun Spongebob Squarepants Birthday Party that I think you’re going to LOVE! And with lots of creative ideas and top-notch execution, Amy of Amy’s Party Ideas managed to style up a Spongebob theme that was anything but […]

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Winner update: 4/5/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #39 GWYNNE! Congrats! ***** The first day of Spring is tomorrow and Easter is at the end of the month (so early right?), and we have a sweet giveaway to start off the season! Cheryl’s is giving one lucky winner a […]

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Wendy of Moments DR crafted this You Are My Sunshine Birthday Party to celebrate her little miss sunshine! Full of sun paintings, yellow fabrics + flowers and smiling faces, this take on a sunshine theme just brightened up my day! (For more sunshine party ideas go here and here!) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Sunshine […]

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