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> June 2013


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: – Something Blue Bridal Shower – Retro Rainbow Dedication Party – July 4th Party – Tiffany Blue […]

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We already know Jen Carver of Banner Events is a party genius… but she never ceases to wow me with her incredible theme exploration and DIY creativity! For her daughter’s 8th birthday she took her mini party guests to Ancient Egypt to discover manuicures, facials and more spa style party treatment. :) Her “Jewel of the Nile” Egyptian Spa […]

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When it comes to 4th of July, I’m always really excited to see everyone’s creative ways to sweeten up their patriotic menu! And this year, I was committed to making a DIY Patriotic Layer Cake for our “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party. I’m really excited about how it turned out, but even happier to […]

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The Ninja Turtles are back & ready to party! This Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Birthday Party was perfectly styled & “turtlized” by Stephanie of Fourth + Hazel Photography to celebrate her son’s 3rd birthday! With homemade TMNT costumes, cute Ninja Turtle illustrations, and a whole lot of PIZZA, this party was definitely a hit with […]

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Better late than never, right? Cindy’s glam princess inspired Royal Baby Shower (from earlier this year) featured pink + gold, baby inspiration and crowns! We also added affordable style with crafty (& sparkly!) diy projects like Embellished Doll Furniture and this DIY Tissue Tassel Garland! Tassel garlands are such versatile, high-impact party decor. They’re perfect for jazzing up dessert tables, backdrops, […]

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In case you didn’t know… science is awesome! Finding the perfect balance between boy cool and mama style, Jenny of Peanut Butter & Jenny Photography (with assistance on styling + printables from RV Parties!) was a total genius with her son Charlie’s 9th birthday party! She designed a fun Chemistry Inspired Science Party with silly, messy and amazing lab experiments, a science class dessert […]

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This past weekend I spoke at the 2013 Plush Show in Los Angeles on “Creative Ideas & Clever Techniques to Make Any Party POP!”. I used one theme to inspire TWO totally different tables – a water-colorful baby shower and a summery kids birthday, both with POPsicle themes. :) You’ll find a little recap of my talk […]

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As usual, Kristeen of Kristeen LaBrot Events is out to impress with this Bird Themed Wedding – and it is absolutely stunning! With stunning orange & green floral arrangements, gorgeous golden birdcage centerpieces, a rhinestone cake table backdrop & a little vintage romance in the air, this wedding is just perfect! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – […]

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With a little glitz, a lot of glam and some 1920′s flair, Kisha of S is for Sweet styled this beautiful Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding Table! The pearl wrapped wine bottles, scattered gold confetti, and brooch embellished candles paired with the gorgeous antiqued silver votives & plates are so luxurious – Mr. Gatsby couldn’t have done better himself! […]

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I’m loving the trend of showcasing not just one, but all the Disney Princess into one magical party and this Disney Princess Birthday Party for Cami is colorful, cute and a perfect balance of inspiration from each fabulous princess! Michelle of I DO invitations by michelle celebrated her daughter’s 4th birthday with Rapunzel’s chocolate covered oreos, Tiana’s Mardi Gras […]

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Here’s a little secret of mine: I LOVE personalized stationery! Surprising, right? ;) So naturally I’m really excited to share this super cute {and easy!} DIY Tutorial: Embossed Monogram Note Cards by Rux of Lush Prints! These embossed note cards are a great way to get crafty & creative, all the while looking super fancy & expensive.

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Winner update: 6/26/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… STEPHANIE ANDERSON! Congrats and have a super fun time! ***** Are you ready for a super duper HUGE Giveaway? The Duttons are giving one VERY LUCKY winner a FREE Family Summer Vacation! This $3500+ value includes airfaire for 5 to Branson, […]

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This Gone Fishing Birthday Party by Lauren of Lauren Haddox Designs for her sons, William and Stewart, is REEL cute! With playful “fishing” activities, a real boat, and an awesome vintage “Bait Shop” dessert table, this party is quite the catch of the day! I love the little burlap fish & bobber paper lanterns – so […]

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There are not a lot of treats that are sweeter nor lighter than a crisp and chewy meringue. Pair them with luscious berry mousse and you have the perfect summertime dessert. Tessa Huff here, from Tessa Huff Cake Design, and I have a secret to share: I love meringue. Use it to create silky smooth buttercream, […]

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Nikki of Tikkido arranged this beautiful & sentimental 40th Wedding Anniversary {Backyard Garden Party} for her parents. The sweetest thing about this party is the re-imagining of the wedding cake that they were never able to try! Nikki did an amazing job using little details from their wedding to inspire a truly magical night! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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