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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: – Pink Owl First Birthday – Princess and Pirate Party – Sherlock Holmes Birthday – Circus Dessert […]

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Yeehaw! Ashley Lansford of Southern Mae Photography rounded up her creative ideas for Rustic & Vintage Cowboy First Birthday for her little cowboy, Lane! The birthday boy had all sorts of fun with a cow print cake and adorable sheriff bib! (For more Cowboy Party Ideas go here and here!) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – “Fence […]

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I am so in love! Jenna Marfori Lang of  Eat Drink Pretty celebrated her daughter Juliet’s first birthday in style with a Sweet {Baby Love} Pink & Gold First Birthday Party! I just can’t get over the simple and sweet gold heart garland, gold “LOVE” letters, {build your own mimosa} adult drink station and so many […]

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I’ve been sharing my MADHOUSE by Michael Aram inspired tablescapes with you all week long, and now it’s YOUR turn to showcase what you would dream up! SHOW US YOUR PINBOARD We’re going to make it a lot easier on you though – all you need to do is create a Pinterest board of your […]

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I have a confession to make. When it comes to family dinnertime I’m not exactly “queen of the kitchen” at this point in life. To be perfectly frank, what I usually am at dinnertime is: exhausted. Round-the-clock job, 3 year old, 1 year old, basic life upkeep, etc… I’m pretty sure the culprits are in […]

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Abracadabra… Bridget magically turned 8! For her birthday, mom Margit Foley of Dot & Dash created a Pink & Blue Magic Party! Wands, potions cards and adorable bunnies in hats are just a few of the tricks up her sleeve! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Magic Card Cupcakes by Love & Sugar Kisses and Bunny […]

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He we go with our 4th and final tablescape design for MADHOUSE by Michael Aram! Atmosphere is key to any celebration, and one of the things I loved most about working on this project was the opportunity to create a totally different atmosphere for each collection. I posted a very bold, modern “Black Orchid” table […]

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Recital this way! Tami Goeckeritz of Tami G. Photography celebrated her daughters birthdays with a Dreamy Pink “Leap, Turn & Twirl” Ballerina Party! With ballet lessons and a recital (on the trampoline!) these gorgeous girls danced the day away! (For more Ballerina Party Ideas go here and here!) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Tulle Table […]

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Whats modern, rainbow and has rhinos all over? This Colorful “Wild Child” Safari Party by Laila Plant of One Inspired Party, designed for her daughter Nicki’s 3rd birthday! A wooden crate stacked food and dessert display, tons of bright balloons, succulent centerpieces, and of course real animals (at the birthday girls’ request!) pulled the party  all together! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look […]

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If you’re looking to create an atmosphere that’s striking and elegant, the Black Orchid collection from MADHOUSE by Michael Aram is the perfect muse! I just L.O.V.E. the artistic flair of this melamine & fine paper tableware, which would be lovely for everything from a classy anytime dinner party to a chic wedding shower or milestone […]

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I’m really excited to share our 2nd MADHOUSE by Michael Aram tablescape with you today… including a bit of behind-the-scenes from the day of the shoot, as this was definitely a new experience for me! The gorgeous new tableware collection that inspired this design is called Ocean, and I just so happen to live in […]

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Elephants + Glitter-Dipped Lemons? That’s right! And if you think this combo may seem a bit MAD, well fantastic… because that’s kind of the point. ;) You see, when MADHOUSE by Michael Aram asked me to dream up 4 tablescapes inspired by their new tableware collections, I went especially crazy for Lemonwood. High contrast colors, […]

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Mysteries, crime solving, and birthday cake – the perfect mix of thrilling & delicious! For her daughters’ 8th birthday, Jennifer of Double the Fun Parties, threw a Vintage Nancy Drew Mystery Party with “The Case of the Purloined Party Favors!” Equipped with detective kits and capes from Cape Adeline Patterns, the party guests were sent to recover their […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with the “Look for Less” series sharing my Sand & Sea Turtle Party for under $250 using dollar store and thrift store finds! This party is near and dear to my heart as I designed it for my 5 year old daughter, Riley. We recently moved to […]

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Winner update: 4/29/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #229 BLOVELY EVENTS! Congrats! ***** The 139th Annual Kentucky Derby is just a couple weeks away, and that means you’ve got the perfect excuse to get together with friends for fantastic food, drinks, and Southern traditions. And we […]

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