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With a love for Lightning McQueen, Tow Mater, & everything Cars, Max celebrated his 3rd birthday with an adorable Vintage “Radiator Springs” Cars Themed Birthday Party styled by mommy- Nikka of Triple M Good Parties! Inspired by the Radiator Springs town, she decorated with twine wrapped vases and vintage motor oil cans for a grungy, rustic vibe! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Kate of And Everything Sweet planned super cute Playful Doggy Party Ideas for her daughter’s 7th birthday! Her paw-ty has creative activities and amazingly clever puppy inspired desserts! And with dog bowl serving trays, collar name tags & “doggy bag” favors, she really hit this one out of the dog park! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Doggy […]

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This Rustic Milk and Cookies Party {Pink First Birthday}, styled by Stephanie Gardner of Pretty Lovely Events, for Mya’s first birthday is just too sweet! I love all the girly pink, polka dots & ruffles paired with vintage frames + doilies… and the best part? You wouldn’t have guessed, but the party budget was kept at $100! […]

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For our new “About to POP” Popsicle Baby Shower, I used watercolor textures and popsicle sticks as key elements in the printables and the decor. And my favorite piece of decor ended up being something that combined both of these things: a Watercolor Popsicle Stick Table Runner! If you’re looking for a fun and easy […]

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With the weather warming up, I’ve been dreaming of doing something party-related with popsicles, which always remind me of summer! So… I thought it would be fun to use them as the inspiration for a new twist on the popular “About to POP” baby shower theme, which usually features popcorn or balloons. Colorful paper details, […]

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I wish my sorority parties looked like this! I’m loving this throwback {40th Birthday} Sorority Themed Party photographed by Jen of B&G Photography with styling by Lauren of Lavender Grey Events! A college “late-night” inspired menu, fun bar games and a custom sorority + emblem named after the birthday girl- this party looks like it was a super fun night …without […]

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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: – 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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