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> November 2013


Now that we’re all stuffed with Thanksgiving dinner, we are fast approaching Christmas (and already in the midst of Hanukkah — crazy!). This week’s Party of 5 picks all things ‘Holiday’ from our talented HWTM.com members! Click on a party title or collage to check out the full album the following creative themes & events: […]

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There’s something about Vow Renewals that is just so special — even through the photos you can feel the love! This Rustic & Romantic Vow Renewal for Fabi & Juan was styled by Ashley Drummy of {Poppy & Plum} Events & Florals. Ashley designed a sweet celebration that was simple and elegant. I adore the […]

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It’s off to grandmother’s house we go with this Enchanting Little Red Riding Hood Party! Wynona of party boutique Red Carousel created this amazing birthday celebration her daughter, Ivy, and there’s nothing to be afraid of here – because the Big Bad Wolf has never been SWEETER. I’m LOOKING at you, adorable cake topper! ;) […]

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Amy Birlew of Dimply Sweet certainly baked up some sweetness with this darling “Cherry On Top” Party! From layered place settings to an adorable cherry themed dessert table just prime for the picking, happy splashes of teal, red gingham and twine tied everything together perfectly. I’m loving the vintage soda shoppe vibe carried throughout, especially in […]

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If you’ve seen a few of the parties I’ve personally styled, it’s probably no secret that I’m just a tad smitten with GLITTER! I mean… what’s not to love?! Aside from the clean up, maybe. ;) And with the holiday season here, there are more excuses than ever to bring on the SPARKLE. So… I […]

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Everyone loves a certain tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff! For the re-release of Disney’s The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Valerie Painter of Greyson Design created this downright MAGICAL “100 Aker Wood” Winnie the Pooh Party. All of the details are so sweet… from bee and “hunny” inspired place settings & treats to whimsical, character-inspired costumes! […]

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When Vanessa sent over her recent Modern Glam Thanksgiving Dinner Table, styled for CUCINA Enoteca, one of the first things that jumped out at me were these beautiful, “wine-splattered” napkins. They added such a fun pop of color to the table… and you can never have too much wine on the table, right? ;) Vanessa […]

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Who’s ready for a decadent visual FEAST? Because Vanessa Van Wieren from Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations is serving up some seriously incredible eye candy today! I love the non-traditional twist that she gave this Modern Glam Thanksgiving Table, which was styled on location at new Del Mar hotspot Cucina Enoteca. From insanely gorgeous florals and glam […]

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I am downright in love with this dreamboat of a baby shower… it’s like a party and a tropical vacation all wrapped into one! ;)  Jennifer Shah of The Pear – Event Styling & Planning managed to catch the perfect wave of gorgeous-meets-playful in this intimate Surfing Themed Baby Shower that she styled up for […]

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December is right around the corner (how did that happen so fast?!)… so get your sweet tooth ready for the holidays with this adorable, Sugar Plum Fairy-approved celebration! Sara of The Homespun Hostess whipped up this creative Girls Gingerbread Decorating Party for her daughter and friends. Smiling gingerbread men danced around the room on garlands, cupcakes, and cookies, […]

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Even if you’ve never seen the SUPER CUTE Disney movie Tangled before, it will be hard not to fall in love with all the charming details in this beautiful Tangled Inspired Rapunzel Birthday Party from Jenifer Hill of Hello Love Designs! Jenifer’s daughter said she wanted to have the “best day ever” and I think we can all agree […]

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So… I have a major crush on this super fun & oh-so-clever project by Gretchen of Three Little Monkeys Studio! Her playful DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish is simple to make – you just need to a little patience to allow for curing time. It’s affordable too! You can upcycle old toys and melamine plates from […]

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Yo Ho Yo Ho, a pirate’s party for me! Holly Lasha of Mimi’s Dollhouse created this fantastic Swashbuckling Pirate Party for wee lad Mason and his lucky shipmates. My favorite thing about this party is the adorable & clever food — “crunchy bone” frosted pretzels displayed in brown sugar “sand,” “cannon ball” cake pops, and the cherry on top: graham […]

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If you’ve followed HWTM for a while, you probably know that Operation Shower is a nonprofit organization that’s very near and dear. If you’ve never heard of them before, allow me to introduce you. :)  The video below will explain what they do better than my own words ever could. Give a Little, Get a […]

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Hot Diggity Dog! Check out how the talented Lauren Haddox of Lauren Haddox Design turned an All-American favorite into this super fun Retro Hot Dog Party…which also happened to be a surprise party for her husband! I love the down-home picnic vibe — red gingham, bottled beer and royal icing condiment bottle cookies — love it. And what man […]

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