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> August 2013


Surfs up!!! Shannon Roache of Very Pretty Parties invited guests to hit the {backyard} beach for waves, sun & fun to celebrate her husband and son’s birthdays! Their Vintage Surf Theme Party is totally cool with coastal style sweets, island inspired activities and a super cool adult beach bar! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Blue Ombre […]

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Attention fitness gurus and 80′s lovers, it’s time to drop the weights and hairspray to fuel up on this totally boss 80′s + Neon Inspired “Work It Out” Theme Party! Inspired by her own gym class days, the talented Laura Ritchie of Events In The City, celebrated her little champion’s 2nd birthday with bright and colorful “gym rat” […]

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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: – Grouchy Twos – Americana BBQ Rehearsal Dinner – Big Top Circus First Birthday – Space Cadet […]

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Red gingham, yellow stripes and lots of burlap brought the party in this Fresh & FUN Farm Inspired Birthday by Danielle Ellis of Gemini Celebrations. From the baby chick cake balls and peach cookies to the caramel corn and moo moo milk, my mouth is watering for all adorable, local and homemade treats in this darling, sunflower dotted 2nd birthday […]

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I love this idea of a community craft party! Mia Novack of Platinum Events & Productions held a “Heart of the Community” Etsy Craft Party honoring the local L.A. Fireman from Department Station 27. Decorating picture frames, painting and finishing off a group collage looks like a fun day for everyone! :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out […]

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Hey party planners! It’s Jen, your favorite Orange County, California photographer. I wanted to share a party idea that’s completely outside the box, stress free & casual by a talented friend of mine, Deanna of Deanna Moore Design. (If you didn’t see her Sweet Ice Cream Party,  you MUST check that out.) For her Beer […]

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When life gives you lemons… throw a shower! That is exactly what Melissa Baum Events did to help bride-to-be Jenny prep for her wedding with her favorite ladies. Her Pink GLAM-onade Bridal Shower inspired by lemons, glitter and all things bright & girly is just too sweet! ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Glittered Lemons, A Pink […]

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Maureen Anders, of Anders Ruff, here to share a Modern Indian Inspired Engagement Party styled by my design partner, Adria Ruff of Anders Ruff.  An inviting color palette of orange and hot pink coupled with gorgeous patterns and fabrics help transform a New York apartment into a gorgeous celebration. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: […]

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Winner update: 9/19/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… commenter #6 KELSEY JAST! Congrats! ***** If there’s one great thing about summer coming to an end, it’s that our favorite season of the year (at least in my house!) is about to begin… and I’m not talking about […]

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Fresh, bright, light and PINK! This beautiful Pastel, Pink & Ombre Dessert Table styled and dreamed up by Melissa Johnson of Best Friends For Frosting is a wonderland of pretty!  From the ombre layer cake to the peach swirl cupcakes, all the gorgeous desserts by Sweet Cakes by Rebecca have me in a sweet & girly bliss. :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: […]

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When your babies turn 7, it’s about time they get a big kid party! Valerie Gimre of Charming Touch Parties created this Colorful Lego Themed Party for her twins Alex and Jack with printables by The Paper Plume. I’m lovin’ all the patterns, colors, and creative ideas for real parties at home! (And for more Lego Inspired Party […]

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The always amazing, Jenny Raulli of Bloom Designs Online celebrated her daughter, Charlotte’s 7th birthday with a Girly Woodland Party drawing inspiration from mushrooms, fairies and sparkly gold glitter! Her signature backyard decorations, creative activities and cute food names are all decked out with the cutest silhouette deer, squirrels and pink fairies of course! (And for more darling […]

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Good friends and feel-good (healthy!) food on a beautiful backyard afternoon was a perfect way to celebrate Nick & Vani’s baby on the way! Close friend, Marla Hudnall of Fujiko’s Flowers, put together this {Mint & Pink} Owl Inspired Baby Shower with a mouthwatering Paleo menu, Crossfit inspired activities and a heart-stoppingly-gorgeous tablescape, adorable diaper cake and more beautifully […]

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Ahoy Mates! Welcome to Cap’n Jett’s Pirate Adventure Birthday Party! Mommy, Kara Elyse Abrahamsen of Lillian Hope Designs styled & designed this 3rd birthday bash for her cutie-patootie little pirate (he’s all dressed up in the photo below!). Creative food ideas, a treasure hunt activity and adorable costumes are the real treasure at this party! ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS, […]

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Are you ready to DANCE!? Emily of Smarty Parties brought out the disco balls and styled a dessert table full of clever named snacks at Dean’s Creative Disco Dance Party! Celebrating her son’s 2nd birthday with a splash of silver & dance inspired food, it looks like Emily had all the right moves! (P.S. How cute are those “Cha […]

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