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Haunted Halloween Dinner Party (Spooky & Vintage)

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Cracked mirrors and life size mummies, what could be spookier? This Elegant Haunted Halloween Dinner Party from Kim White of TWOS A PARTY is scattered with white pumpkins, Ravens and more bone-chilling ideas for an October 31st celebration!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Eerie Cotton Centerpiece in Damask Vases + Burlap Linens
– Spooky Sweets (Ghost Cupcakes and Witches Boots) by Rossmoor Pastries
– White Tulle Draped Overhang, Cracked Mirror Backdrop & Raven Accents

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Dreamy Pink Minnie Mouse First Birthday Party

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A dreamy day filled with pastel satin bows and classic Minnie Mouse Ears? How could you not love this!? Kristen Bound of Sweetly Chic Events & Design beautifully styled a Dreamy Pink Minnie Mouse Party with DIY styrofoam ball centerpieces, crafted Minnie plates, washi tape decorated mason jars and more charming elements for sweet birthday girl Gwyneth. 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Pastel Pink Yogurt Cups, Dipped Pretzels & Strawberry Marshmallows
  • Printable Popcorn Boxes, “ONE” Centerpiece and Polka Dot Wrapped Chocolate Bars
  • Baby’s Breath, Pink Roses and Crafted Minnie Mouse (black painted styroforam balls & a pink satin bow!)
  • Mouse Ear & Polka Dot Party Hat + Minnie Plates with Satin Bows

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Marvelous Hogwarts Inspired Harry Potter Party

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Posting a Harry Potter Party on Halloween just feels too perfect doesn’t it ;) From the Honeydukes candy display and owl cupcakes to the Potions Class Activity and Hogwarts House banners, Emily Waltenbaugh of Smarty Parties worked her magic for her adorable junior wizards-in-training!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Hogwarts Dessert Table with hanging candles, “Nimbus 2000” Treats & Hagrids Vegetable Patch
  • Hedwig Cake, Potions Display, Transfiguration Photo Booth + Honeydukes Candy Display
  • Wand Making Activity, Quidditch and Cauldron Experiments
  • Gillywater, Pumpkin Juice and Butterbeer at “The Three Broomsticks”

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{Girly Halloween} All Hallow’s Eve Tea Party

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Halloween is tomorrow, and that means you’ve probably seen tons of festive and spooky ideas by now… but I can guarantee you haven’t seen any quite like this! Inspired by Victorian-era postcards, Christie of Flaired Affairs styled this All Hallow’s Eve Tea Party! Printables from Made by a Princess Parties in Style and beautifully crafted desserts from so many talented vendors and the cutest little witches remind me that there’s always a little room for some Halloween GLAM. ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Black Cat, Pumpkin & Witch Hat Cookies from Aunt Bea’s Bakery
– Spider Web Table Cloth, Kitty Cat Sugar Cubes from Edible Details and Black Tea Cups
– Pretty Tutu Dresses, Teapot Cupcake Toppers & “Witches Brew” Root Beer
– Black Paper Candelabra, Tea Pot & Vintage Style Cookie Centerpiece

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8 Creative Star Wars Party Games and Activities

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And now for the FUN part right!? Party activity ideas are sometimes harder to come by than cake ideas or clever food names, but the incredibly talented Smita of The Party Wall invited some intergalactic friends to bring this party to life! 

Her son’s Legos & Lightsabers “Sith” Birthday, has literally so many ideas that the activities alone deserve it’s very own post! So if you’re having a Star Wars Party (or just love anything Star Wars like I do!) keeping reading for 8 Creative Star Wars Party Games and Activities.

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Legos & Lightsabers Star Wars Birthday Party {Part 1}

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A short time ago in a galaxy not so far away, the great Jedi Smita of The Party Wall created this seriously unbelievable Legos & Lightsabers Star Wars Birthday Party for her little Youngling’s “Sith” Birthday! With some bright building blocks, clever treats and a little help from our favorite Droids, Smita used the Force to create this incredible party saga {beautifully captured by Kathie Tam Photography}. You could probably fill the Death Star with all of her fabulous ideas – I mean, we can’t even fit them all in one post. ;) See an entire post on 8 Creative Star Wars Party Games and Activities in Part 2 HERE!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Clever Lightsaber Napkin Rings and Lego Block Placeholders
  • Green Yoda Soda & “Creature Cantina” with Vader-ade for the adults!
  • Han Solo Birthday Boy Outfit + AMAZING Tie Fighter Paper Lanterns
  • Embossed Cupcake Wrappers, Mini Lightsabers & Toppers by MJ Tabush Sweet Designs
  • Crafted Lego Favor Bags, Backdrop & Embellished Dessert Displays

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Jessie the Cowgirl Themed Birthday {Toy Story Party}

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Yodelaheehoo! Brush the dust off those cowgirl boots and gather ’round for this rootin’ tootin’ Jessie the Cowgirl Themed Birthday {Toy Story Party} by Ashley Whitlow Photography and family! I am a big Toy Story fan, and I LOVE that this party focuses on our favorite lil’ cowgirl! I am obsessed with all the precious details –  the amigurumi Jessie doll, the adorable “Yard Sale” photo booth, the cute cow-print milk bottles, and those AMAZING handmade sock-puppet horses! It’s all just too darn cute!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • S’mores Pops Displayed In A Mini Hay Barrel
  • Potted Flowers, Painted Horses and Horseshoe Centerpieces
  • Water The Horse and Lasso The Horse Games
  • Party Favor “Loot”, Bandana Bunting Garlands & Jessie’s Lasso Candy

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Playful Fox Inspired Hot Chocolate Bar {+ Free Printables!}

playful fox inspired hot chocolate station


I was recently asked to dream up some fall entertaining inspiration incorporating a few items from Targetokay, twist my arm! ;)  I wanted to have a little fun with this, and my mind instantly jumped to some fox themed items that had caught my eye earlier this month while shopping in-store: a wooden fox figural (that was just screaming for a few embellishments!) and a cool wood serving tray with brass fox handles. SO, I decided it would be fun to design a Playful Fox Inspired Hot Chocolate Station that could work for any sort of fall celebration, as well as for kids and grown ups alike.


Of course, every time I hear the word “fox” lately, the song What Does The Fox Say by Ylvis instantly plays in my head! My little ones are constantly asking for it lately thanks to this {seriously amazing!} Halloween Lights Show video on YouTube. I realize that if you’re not familiar with this song, the choice of words I used on the 8×10 party sign might seem a little strange… so now you know the inspiration behind them. :) And for those of you that are familiar with this song and get it stuck in your head lately like me, I’m including a special 2nd variation of the (free) “talk bubble” printables below that includes some of the actual lyrics from the song! ;) You can also see this variation pictured in last 2 table shots below.

Anyways, I hope you have some fun with these ideas and get inspired to set up a hot chocolate bar of your own this season! Scroll down for more images and details + links to the products that inspired this project.

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Spooky Scooby Doo “Haunted Carnival” Birthday Party

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Zoinks! Buckle up & get ready for a spooktacular ride in the Mystery Machine to this awesome Scooby Doo “Haunted Carnival” Party by mommy Alejandra Morin of The Marshmallow Studio for her 4th birthday boy Aiden! With lots of fun games, delicious carnival snacks and beautiful photographs by Wendhy Jeffers Photography, this haunted celebration looks like a groovy good time!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Cute Circus Tent Cake, Party Prizes and Hot Sauce Bar
  • Fun Mystery Team Photo Booth Props by Kitty Dune Cuts
  • Marshmallow Ghost Treat Bags + Scooby Snack Cupcakes
  • Gum Ball Guess, Ring Toss and more Carnival Games!
  • Amazing “AIDEN” Scooby Doo Themed Banner by Deliciously Darling

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Pretty, Pink & Royal Cinderella Birthday Party

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With satin, tulle and all the royal fixings, Missy LoFaso of Sweetly Chic Events & Design whipped up a fairytale birthday bursting at the seams with creativity! Her Pretty, Pink & Royal Cinderella Birthday Party is striking & magical with royal details like the Princess Dress “Sophia” Banner and Cinderella Slipper Cookies. (For more Cinderella inspiration look here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Royal Pink & Blue Tablescape with Monogram Mason Jars & Napkin “Roses”
  • Dainty Party Printables from  Styling the Moment
  • Blue Tutu and Sparkly Silver Wand Favors + “Princess Jewel” Candy Necklaces
  • Blue Bird Cake Pops + Cinderella Slipper Petite Fours by The Perfect Cake by Shirley
  • Pink Pumpkin Carriage Cake Topper and Felt Flower Embellished donut Tower


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“Bone Appetit” Halloween Dinner Party

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Some people just blow my mind with their creativity- and Tammy Mitchell of Pink Peppermint Prints and Parties is one of them! Her “Bone Appetit” Halloween Dinner Party is playfully spooky and rustic. Antique books, skulls in all forms and pops of vibrant orange (pumpkins, cocktails and candy) bring on the “scary” in a stunning way.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Speared Donut Holes, Mini Tombstone Cupcakes and White Chocolate Skulls
– Vintage Door Tabletop, Cheese Cloth Table Runner and Black Chairs
– Skeleton Stamped Muslin Bags and Spider Web Coasters
– Black Roses, Silver Skulls, Dripping Candelabras and Skull Pattern Plates
– Black Cherry Soda + a Unique Spider Inspired Drink Dispenser Stand


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“Let’s Dance” Pop Star Birthday Party

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Pops of pink, disco balls and rockin’ desserts… sounds like a blast right? That’s exactly what Jamila Watson of Parties On Purpose dreamed up with this “Let’s Dance” Pop Star Birthday Party beautifully photographed by Terah Lake Photography! I love the modern, clean look with a tween girl twist (tie dye purple backdrop and rhinestone tanks!)… and those Juju’s Tutus look absolutely dazzling!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Party Balloons, Black Fringe, Shimmery Disco Ball & Pattern Paper Bunting
  • Tie Dye Purple Backdrop (Shower curtain from Target!)
  • Headphone, Disco Ball and Record Cupcake Toppers
  • Pretty Whoopie Pies, Dress Up Station and Cute Cotton Candy Cups

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Creepy & Kid-Friendly Zombie Apocalypse Party

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Protect your brain! Myles’ 8th birthday is all about ZOMBIES! {Talented} Mommy, Sunny Duran of Sunny by Design kept it not too gross or scary, but totally cool. In just two weeks, she attacked this Creepy & Kid-Friendly Zombie Apocalypse Party with creative ideas for a deathly dessert table, favors (for survival!) and party activities in this popular theme… that might just be perfect for Halloween. 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Deadly Dirt Cups, Funny Bones and Brain Cake Pops
  • Survial Kits, Zombie Hands & Wooden Planks
  • Camo Face Paint , Zombie Brain Toss (Hot Potato!) & Nerf Gun Games
  • Coffin Brownies, Green Skeleton Pops & Oreo Eyeballs

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Pink, Polka Dot & MINNIE Mouse 5th Birthday Party

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Pink bows, bold polka dots and classic mouse ears… can you guess the theme yet!? ;) It’s a Pink, Polka Dot & MINNIE Mouse Birthday Party of course! Birthday girl Mayson loves sparkles and Minnie, and mommy Nikka Morell of Triple M Good Parties, knew just how to make her birthday dream come true! Check out all her, girly and sweet homemade inspiring party ideas below.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Adorable birthday shirt made by *golden*
  • Pink Minnie Punch + Bottles with buttons, bow ties and polka dot straws
  • Glitter Birthday Girl Letters and “Oh Toodles” Cupcakes
  • Black Glitter Mouse Ear “Happy Birthday” Banner with pretty bows!
  • Pink Popcorn, Cake Balls and Mouse Ear Cookies

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Halloween Styling: 11 Creative Ideas for ANY Spooky Soirée

Easy & Effective Halloween Party Styling Ideas

We’ve already featured a ton of inspiring Halloween parties from many creative & talented people this year, so I wanted to do a different sort of Halloween post myself… one that highlights several different DIY food & styling ideas that could be utilized in any Halloween themed celebration (large or small), and really focuses on the “how to” behind each of them.

So, below you’ll find 11 such ideas – from food & drinks to decor. I’ll break down the “idea table” pictured above with make-it-yourself details and links to all of the recipes, which also happen to be low in sugar (GASP!). I figure we all know how to get our hands on Halloween sugar at this point. ;) So whether you’re hosting a big party or just looking to make a festive Halloween snack at home, I hope you can have some fun with these!

And as a quick side note on how this project came about – I was asked to do a super last minute Halloween segment on a local news station last week, so I started designing & shopping for this table at 6pm on Wednesday evening, and had it at the news station at 8:30am Thursday morning. Needless to say I didn’t sleep much that night, but the takeaway is that if Sonny and I can pull all of this together in one night, there’s definitely still time for you to use some of these ideas before Halloween on Thursday! 

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1. Creepy Potion Jars

It’s easy to make creepy “potion ingredients” from simple items and colored water. Here, cauliflower + black water = “Zombie Brains”, plastic snake + black water = “Snake Venom”, and sand = “Bone Dust”.  Add decorative labels and tint the water black to make the ingredients even creepier! I bought the apothecary jars at HomeGoods several years ago and this is probably the zillionth time they’ve been used… they are SUCH a great party staple to keep on hand. (They still carry them!) (more…)

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Crafty Fall Harvest Party {Not So Scary Halloween}

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In the spirt of Halloween and Fall, Nichole Wardle designed a Crafty Fall Harvest Party. With gorgeous photos from friend, Erin of Erin McGinn Photography, the seasonal dessert table, kids activities and icons of fall look effortlessly beautiful!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Make Your Own Bird Feeder and Apple Stamp Crafts
– Potato Sack Races, “Don’t Fall On The Spiders” and “Eat The Donut” Games
– Fabric Bunting, Mummy Chocolate Bars, Bandana Wrapped Lunches & Apple Cider
– Pumpkin and Scarecrow Cake Pops + Corn and Fall Leaf Cookies

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Terrifyingly CUTE Halloween Monster Bash!

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Cristy of Pretty My Party knows how to put it all together! With her fabulous team of vendors (Cupcake With CharacterHot Pink & Chocolate and Jessica Standish Photography to name a few!) she styled a Terrifyingly CUTE Halloween Monster Bash! Watch out, these googly eyes, fun monster faces and chevron printables take a spooky Halloween twist!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Purple, Orange & Red Candy & Googly Eye Desserts!
– Eyeball Plates + Napkins and Glitter Utensils
– Adorable Monster Necklace, Purple Tutu & Custom Monster Party Shirt
– Monster Munch and  Fabric Dessert Banner from Crafting a Fairytale


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Halloween Drink Recipe: Ghoul-egranate Punch

Low Calorie Halloween Drink Recipe

Yesterday morning I went on one of our local news stations in San Diego to talk about Halloween Party Ideas – and decided to focus on creative food & drink ideas that are actually lower in sugar. (We’ll be sharing photos of everything from the segment soon, but in the meantime you can check out some sneak peeks on Instagram!)

One of my favorite things on the table was this super easy and light Halloween Drink Recipe: Ghoul-egranate Punch with a “Speared Eyeball” Garnish. This is a pomegranate juice based punch that’s been significantly lightened up by cutting the juice with club soda and adding sweetness with a no-calorie sweetener. You can actually reduce the calories or sugar in any of your favorite juice or soda based drinks using the same exact method. For Halloween celebrations, the “eyeball” garnish definitely adds a playful, creepy element! Learn how to make it below… (more…)

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(Reduced-Fat) Smoky Cheddar Tombstone Sandwiches

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When it comes to Halloween, it’s pretty easy to figure out how to get your hands on sugary treats. I will admit that the amount of “fun size” candy I’ve personally consumed already is already verging on SCARY… and it’s not even October 31st yet! :0

On the flip side, it IS possible to serve up super cute Halloween eats that go easy on the sugar while still delivering on the “sweet”. One way to do this is to swap out some or all of the sugar in your recipes with a zero calorie sweetener like NECTRESSE®, who I’ve teamed up with on 2 festive Halloween recipes that still deliver the sweetness without tons of sugar.

I’m excited to share the first one with you below – these (Reduced-Fat) Smoky Cheddar Tombstone Sandwiches are a little bit sweet and a little bit savory. This recipe is so fun to put together, especially setting it up in the kale “graveyard”! You can use a cookie cutter or simply freehand-cut the tombstone shapes (we’ve done it both ways) – just don’t forget to pipe on the “RIP” in mustard for the finishing touch. ;) (more…)

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Vibrant Carnival Bat Mitzvah Theme Ideas

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I love, love, LOVE this! Okay, we all know this theme is right up my alley, but so are all the creative decorations, games and all around playful party feel! Allyson of Bob Gail Special Events brought her creative talents to the table and dreamed up these incredible Vibrant Carnival Bat Mitzvah Theme Ideas – and Brian of Callaway Gable, LLC expertly captured all the show-stopping details and special moments. My favorite part? Those amazingly, glamorous and colorful centerpieces of course!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Red & White Stripe Dance Floor and “Alexandra” Marquee Letters
– Ring Toss, Raffle Ticket & Snow Cone Centerpieces
– “Ticket Booth” Escort Card Display and Giant “Cake” Candy Buffet
– Bright Lounge Area with Colorful Pillows & Cracker Jack Centerpieces

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{Party of 5} “Fall In Love” Wedding, Ice Cream First Birthday, Halloween Bash, Rain Shower & Sprinkle Gender Reveal

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– “Fall In Love” Wedding Inspiration
– Ice Cream Social First Birthday
– Sweet and Friendly Halloween Bash
– Rain Baby Shower
– Rainbow Sprinkle Gender Reveal

1. Fall Wedding Inspiration Style Shoot (pictured above) by CupcakeWC

2. Sprinkles & Ice Cream Birthday Social by Heather Carpenter Photography

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Playful & Bright Lorax Themed Party

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Inspired by quotes, colors and a flair for FUN, this Playful & Bright Lorax Party by Anne of UR invited is quite the eye candy. Her beautifully crafted Truffula Trees (and pattern-filled ones on the backdrop) are so delightful! And how perfect are those quote designed seed packet favors!? (Love this theme? Find more of it here and here!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Vibrant Pink Chevron Drinks Wraps + Yellow Glitter Straw Mustaches
  • Lorax Macarons and a Forest of  Truffula Tree Cupcakes!
  • Kids Coloring Sheets, Lorax Quote Cake and “Dig In” Kids Table Cutlery

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Creative, Colorful & CUTE Robot Party!

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Is it just me, or are Robot Themed Parties the most CLEVER? They always have the cutest food and crafted details! Carol Colon of Partylicious designed this Creative, Colorful & CUTE Robot Party for her 5 year old Maurice that just overloaded my brain… DIY piñata, favor boxes, utensil holder and more! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Cute DIY Robot Favor boxes & Homemade Robot Piñata
  • Amazing Robot Cake from Jovadiel Party Shop
  • FUN Party Food: Parfaits, Whoopie Pies & Lollipops!
  • Gear Topped Cupcakes and Duct Tape Robots

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Girly Dumbo Inspired Circus Party {First Birthday}

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This Disney loving family knows how it’s done! For Kalia’s First Birthday, mommy (Kristine Atienza Photography) teamed up with Linsey Herrera of Lux Events and Design for a Girly Dumbo Inspired Circus Party that seriously melts my heart! I literally love every detail- from the fabulous faux ticket cake and pretty mint paper fan backdrop to the precious (and happy!) birthday girl pictures. It’s all SO CUTE. (Click here to see older sister Eva’s Small Word First Birthday!) 

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Faux Ticket Cake Topped with a Gold Elephant
  • Ombre Ripped Fabric Garland, Decorated Red Bucket & Pink Polka Dot Backdrop
  • Candy Peanuts, Dipped Pretzels & Assorted Cupcakes with Dumbo Toppers
  • Cute Dumbo Cookies and Circus Inspired Party Hat

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{Creepy & Elegant} Witches Brew Halloween Party

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Eat if you dare… Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs concocted this {Creepy} Witches Brew Halloween Party with a timeless “glowy” vibe that is boiling over with poisonous drinks and spooky sweets. Her cobweb covered dessert table is frightfully fun and oozing with wicked good inspiration!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Warty Witches Brew + “Pick Your Poison” Printable Straw Embellishments
– Spider Web Cake and Decorate Your Own Caramel Apples Menu
– Owl Pellets, Spider Eggs & Bat Dung in Labeled Test Tubes
– “Beetle Specimen Collection” Cookies and Condiments in Cauldrons

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Epic Grave Digger Themed Monster Jam Party

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Are you ready to Monster Jam!?! Anne-Marie of El’uccellino Designs revved her creativity engines for some wild ideas to celebrate Kyan’s 4th birthday! With a vibrant and youthful twist on the popular Grave Digger truck, his Epic Monster Jam Party is totally crushing with cool tire favors, rad balloon centerpieces and an awesome party logo from Printed Ink.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Grave Digger Monster Truck Cake Pop and “Built Tough” Favors Bags
  • Skull Ribbons, Cross Bone Flag Cookies and Checkered Plates
  • “Spare Tires” Themed Soap Favors on multicolored paper shred
  • “Kiss My Dirt” Decorated Chocolate Kisses + Monster Gum Balls

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A Rustic Royal Affair {A Tangled Inspired Birthday}

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Anyone else never get tired of Rapunzel Parties? Maybe it’s because they’re always undeniable ravishing! ;) Ashley of Sole Luxe Events and talented crafter, mommy Olivia, made Emily’s 4th birthday a fabulous fairytale afternoon. A Rustic Royal Affair {A Tangled Inspired Birthday} was planned with beautiful DIY centerpieces (Oh Those gold wire crowns!), yellow braid embellished tent cards and more elegant princess party ideas!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Princess Castle Bounce House + Kids Painting Activity
  • Beautiful “Tangled in Fun” Centerpieces and Crafted Purple Princess Wands
  • Snuggly Duckling Drink Station and Flynn Rider Jell-O Boats
  • Moss Covered Dessert Table Cart and Wood Slice Cupcake Tower
  • Nutella Mousse “Hazelnut Soup” and “Paint Palette” Cake Balls

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Creative Trash King Birthday Theme

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Who knew trash could look so modern and trendy!? Vesna of One Lovely Day Events literally turned trash into treasure with this Creative Trash King Birthday Theme for her son Aniken {who happens to be obsessed with garbage trucks}! There’s something irresistible about an out-of-the-box theme {such as a garbage party} pulled off beautifully– see all crisp, quality photos of the impeccable style and inspiration by Kat Cvet Photography below.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Newspaper Backdrop and Candy Filled Mini Trash Bins
  • Striped Favor Bags with Crown Name Labels
  • Dirty Cake Pops + Trash King Cake from Sweet Bloom Cakes
  • Plants in Gold Bags on Galvanized Metal Stands
  • Pass the Parcel and “Pick Up Your Trash” Game

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Bright & Modern Kids Halloween Party Ideas


Boo! Black cat cookies, pumpkin decorating and lots of TREATS from Alicia Johnson & Betsey Hodges of Happy Wish Company plus more Bright & Modern Kids Halloween Party Ideas! The orange polka dot balloons, spider web placemats and pumpkin t-shirts are just so cute and kid-friendly. Be sure to check out all the spooktacular details below!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Pumpkin & Bat Masks & Adorable Black Cat Girls Shirts
– Mini Candy Corn Baskets, Caramel Apples & Ghost Pops
– Spider Web Cupcake Wrappers and Owl Party Lanterns

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GIVEAWAY: Great Stitch Custom Pajamas {$200 Value}

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Winner update: 10/30/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… commenter #75 JESSICA! Congrats, what a wonderful gift this will be!


With the weather getting colder and the holidays quickly approaching, packing pjs for the kids on a trip to grandma’s house and cozy mornings is a given, so why not WIN some extra special cute ones for the family? I love the designs from Great Stitch– you just can’t beat playful and completely customizable sets for the whole family… so we’re hosting a GIVEAWAY to win a Custom Family Pajama Set at a value of $200!

Great Stitch has so many cute designs, but Brenda’s masterful embroidery is completely customizable too! She has plenty of adorable pajamas in her shop, but also cute totes, kids birthday apparel and sportswear styles with monograms, names, initials, ages and custom element designs. (more…)

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