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> June 2013


You can never go wrong with a little pink, gold and cupcakes… and Stephanie Hanna of Brag About Baby knew just the right spin to put on little McKenzie’s big day with this adorable Cupcakes and Carousels Birthday Party! I just love the glitz & vintage sparkle of this carousel theme – it feels so pretty and […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with the “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning! Today’s guest post is all about setting up self serve Tween Party Bars a fabulous addition to any Tween party! Throwing a party for a tween is hard! They are […]

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Happy Birthday America! Paige from Paiges of Style totally knows how to throw a beautiful birthday picnic… with stars, stripes and patriotic flair for our beloved USA! Her “Happy Birthday America” 4th of July Picnic is charming and rustic and such a sweet way to celebrate our beautiful country – hotdogs, an amazing flag cake and adorable picnic moments captured by Sprout […]

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Oksana from As Sweet as it Gets must have access to the fairy godmother’s wand, because this Cinderella Birthday Party is definitely magical! The princess inspired desserts, pink & gold decor, “Princesses R Us” accessories shop and a visit from Cinderella herself make this party the perfect royal celebration! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Royal cake […]

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Attention: vintage loving, summer swooning, patriotic party people! Lia Griffith is sharing some seriously amazing, creative ideas for a Vintage Fourth of July Party! I love the charming, rustic feel of the ripped fabric garland, crates, and classic American treats… so who else is craving watermelon now? ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – DIY felt pinwheels, […]

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KAPOW! This MARVELous Superhero Themed Birthday Party by Kelly Martin of Right-Hand Gal is super fun & creative! With comic book pages used as party decor, action figure centerpieces, and an awesome Superhero Training Course, this party could absolutely save the day! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Superhero action figure centerpieces with comic book page paper rosettes […]

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Isn’t this Pink & Yellow Lalaloopsy Birthday Party by Shannon of Bella Festa just as cute as a button? Lalaloopsy parties always have the best crafty ideas! I love the DIY elements like the felt triangle banner, ribbon welcome wreath & gingham water bottle toppers + clever food ideas like cheddar buttons and “thread spool” marshmallow pops! […]

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For our “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party shared earlier this month, we styled a few fun game ideas too – one of them being a Patriotic Gunny Sack Race with DIY Gunny Sacks! These were so fun and easy to make… look for a few behind the scenes pictures and decorating ideas below! […]

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Suzanne of Fanciful Events did a fabulous job with these Seersucker Bow Inspired 4th of July Party Ideas for the upcoming holiday (and yes, it is less than 2 weeks away)! So, let the inspiration begin: pinstripe decor, seersucker bows, patriotic desserts and super cute little girls in tutus! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Seersucker bows […]

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I’m thrilled to finally be able to share this Little Sailor 1st Birthday theme that I styled for Pottery Barn Kids! We actually shot this theme in Northern California with the PBkids team – at the same time as our Ice Cream Shoppe Party featured earlier this year… so it was fun to focus on […]

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Didn’t you just love this Dreamy Lavender Woodland Fairy Party styled by the incredible Amy Liu Bissett of A Dazzle Day from earlier this week? It was such a whimsical party with so many gorgeous handcrafted elements. Her DIY Wooden Peg Fairy Dolls are surprisingly easy to make and are perfect for enchanting little party favors or as a beautiful cake topper! P.S. We’ll be sharing a […]

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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: – Lovely Liberty 4th of July Party – Purple Wedding – Red Balloon Birthday – Alice in […]

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This Monster Themed First Birthday {Korean Dol} by Hanna & Christina of One Sweet Day is just too cute with all the little scary monster faces peeking out from every corner! I love the creative ways they crafted simple themed party decor, like the google-eyed monster candle wraps & the craft monster favor bags! PARTY HIGHLIGHT to look out for: […]

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So… you might have noticed that we’re going a little crazy with POPSICLES over here lately. ;) And as much as I do love to eat them, the main reason was that (at a recent speaking engagement) I wanted to demonstrate how the exact same theme can be brought to life in two totally different […]

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Rainbow art parties are such fun party themes & I LOVE the camping twist that Melissa of Buckets of Grace incorporated into her {Rainbow Camp} Arts and Crafts Birthday Party! With a trail-mix making station, great crafting activities and personalized party favor craft caddies, these little campers were able to let their creativity flow! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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