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> March 2014


YOU GUYS!!! I can’t hold back any longer, I’m so excited to share these ideas with you! Hello lovely ladies! It’s Jen, your Orange County photographer here at Hostess With The Mostess. I adore working with you and your families. You always trust me to come up with creative ideas, and execute the most stunning photo shoots […]

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This fantastic Doctor Who Themed Baby Shower by Desiree Logue Champagne of Penny Blooms Floral Design and Events, a self-proclaimed “nerd” who absolutely loves the BBC Show, is anything but nerdy! Filled with creative details from the show like “jelly babies” (Would you care for one?) and bow tie cookies (definitely cool), this co-ed, gender neutral shower would […]

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What better way to celebrate a winter birthday than to curl up by a fire with the ones you love and roast marshmallows, right? Well, this Warm & Toasty Winter ONEderland First Birthday Party has all that and much, much more! Photographed by Kelly Trimble of Kelly Kate Photography and meticulously planned and styled by Brynn of Blooming Events, the […]

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What’s more delicious than the classic combination of Milk & Cookies?! I can’t think of a single kid, or adult for that matter, that doesn’t light up at the thought of it. :) And for her daughter’s second birthday, Wynona Leach of Red Carousel styled an adorable Milk and Cookies Birthday Party that’s guaranteed to […]

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Tanya Mirco of Empire Lights Event Styling has always loved Chevron stripes and couldn’t resist including them in her son’s Christening, so she created this Chevron Striped Christening Celebration! She designed all of the paperie herself and based the rest of the party’s look around that — pretty clever if you ask me! From the tablescape and menus to the […]

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Anyone else out there already dreaming of summer days spent by the pool? Well, this adorable Pearl Princess Barbie Pool Party from Kim Stoegbauer of The TomKat Studio is full of great inspiration to start planning those summer play dates and birthday pool parties now! Inspired by the new movie, Barbie™ The Princess Pearl, Kim incorporated lots […]

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Calling all Game of Thrones fans! Shanda Pierce of Avenue Six Events and Josie Gonzalez of Quasi Studios an amazing job incorporating important details from the enormously popular book and TV series into this fantasy Game of Thrones Inspired Wedding theme. From beautiful tablescapes inspired by various noble houses to a gorgeous woodsy setting and lots of rustic + […]

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share my son’s recent Dinosaur Dig Birthday Party! Natural elements combined with pops of orange and green helps make this popular dinosaur theme versatile for big or little kiddos. I hope you “dig” all of the dinosaur party decorating ideas and activities! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: […]

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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: – Hot Cocoa & Ice Skating Birthday Party – Retro Police Officer Birthday Party – Mardi Gras Birthday Dessert […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with the “Trend Alert” where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning! Today’s guest post is all about the hot new trend — Terrarium Centerpieces! Terrariums are a popular trend in wedding decor and are popping up in party decor also. Here […]

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Your wish is my command! We all know that when you blow out your birthday candles, you get to make one special wish, but what if your whole party was full of wishes?! That’s what Suzanne Olvey of Fanciful Events dreamed up with this Magical Genie “Make a Wish” Birthday Party for her daughter. Featuring a unique, more […]

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Step into the {gorgeous!} secret garden, lovingly styled by Maria Olivia Camposco of Invento Festa for her a little girl’s 2nd birthday. This Whimsical & Girly Garden Birthday Party features beautiful pink blooms, mini gardening tools and lots of lovely, Springtime treats. I especially love the birdcage theme that’s carried throughout, from an ivy-filled birdcage on the table to […]

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Che bello! This Vibrant & Sophisticated Tuscan 40th Birthday Soiree by Jill Sanger of Isari Flower Studio and CBS Lifestylist is like a mini vacation! Beautiful pink, teal and gold jewel tones make everything feel feminine and elegant while touches of crystal and mercury glass keep it vintage and romantic. Turn on your imagination and be transported to a quiet Italian […]

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This Tween Watercolor Painting Birthday Party by Darleen Meier of Darling Darleen is filled with a rainbow of colors, jumbo confetti balloons, and the most adorable little hand-painted owls! For all of the little Van Goghs, da Vincis, and Picassos out there that love to dive into their paints, there’s lots of inspiration to soak up here. […]

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For those who may not know, a Golden Birthday is when you turn the age of your birth day. And when her daughter’s Golden 2nd Birthday was nearing, Anna Nodolf of ADN Designs knew that nothing would be more perfect than covering everything in gold and glitter (sign me up!). I love the coordinating golden decor — even […]

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