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For her darling daughter’s first birthday, Anne Lee planned this Sweet Heart Themed Dol all on her own! Luckily, she had some help from some very talented people, creating things like the beautiful pink ruffle smash cakes & the amazing Hello Kitty Dragon bean towers! I am especially loving the clear balloon dessert table backdrop with pops of […]

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This party is in full bloom! Heather Equitz of Heather Equitz Designs styled this Pretty Summer Dahlia First Birthday Party for the cutest little flower child! Heather used such a beautiful, classic combination of natural, neutral textures and bright pops of color from the dahlias. And I love the idea of using a darker table cloth and paper flowers at […]

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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: – Despicable Me Minion Birthday Party – Paddington Bear Birthday Party – Peppa Pig Patisserie Birthday Party – Watch Me Grow […]

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What do you do when you’ve got a little girl that is just as cute as a button and sweet as can be? Throw her a Cute as a Button Birthday Party just like Clair Griffiths of Calamity Cakes did! Most button themed parties have sewing elements, so I love how Clair added her own twist by including […]

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In traditional Asian culture, it’s a big deal for babies to reach the one month milestone. In an effort to honor East and West traditions, this adorable Australian family tied their favorite traditions together to create this Summer Backyard Barbecue One Month Celebration! Mel + Andy of Kiss and Tell Photography did an amazing job capturing all of […]

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Konnichiwa friends! Inspired by her family’s time living in Japan, Tali Burress of A Party Studio dreamed up this sweet & colorful Little Kokeshi Birthday Party for her daughter, who absolutely loves the Kokeshi dolls and all things Japan! Tali did a great job of incorporating traditional elements of Japanese culture AND giving them a playful […]

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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 — My Little Pony Rainbow Party. My Little Pony Rainbow parties are one of the hot new party themes this year. If […]

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Sometimes you just gotta ditch the boys and have a fabulously girly day! Tracy Allen of Sweet Peach Paperie created the perfect girls day out with this Mommies & Mermaids Under the Sea Birthday Party for some adorable 5 year old twins. In addition to the oh-so-lovely party styling, she filled the day with fun activities like manicures, mini makeovers […]

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This incredibly stylish Golden Safari First Birthday Party goes to show that a can of gold spray paint can go a long way in transforming a party! Jenny Raulli from Bloom Designs styled & DIYed so many beautiful details to create a party that not only her nephew, the birthday boy, would love, but that would match her fashionista sister’s great […]

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We have been loving the jungle themed parties lately… and this one has an unexpected twist! What’s the perfect way to add some glamour and pizzazz to a girly jungle animal birthday? Throw in some BLING! Juliet Boydstun of the COOP did just that for this creative “Jewelry Jungle” Glam Wild Animals Birthday Party, styled in celebration […]

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I just love the fun play on words in this sweet “Mummy to BEE” Spring Baby Shower from Jennifer and Philippa of Little Party Company! The dessert table is buzzing with cute (and approachable!) ideas, from stylish honeycomb and bumble bee paper details to pretty yellow desserts. This is another great example of how – when it comes […]

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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: – Born to Rock Birthday Party – Lalaloopsy Birthday Party – Buttons & Bow Ties Baby Shower – Glinda the Good […]

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3, 2, 1… blastoff! Joelle Penafiel of The Party Starters Events was inspired by her son’s love of Angry Birds to create this AMAZING Angry Birds in Space Birthday Party! With angry bird and king pig inspired desserts and activities, these little cosmonauts were kept busy and happy up in “outer space”. This party is so out of this […]

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When I was little, rainbows and unicorns were a couple of my favorite things, especially with the huge popularity of Lisa Frank (remember that?!). Well… the talented Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers, Inc. brought these two fun elements together with an adorable Magical Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Party for her daughter, who happens to love them too! And […]

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As promised in our Rainbow Unicorn Party post, here are the step by step instructions to create your own “Paint by Party” cookies! As Jessica suggests, these could take on any form — they would be super cute as baby carriages or colorful POPsicles for a baby shower, jungle animals or Princess wands for a kid’s […]

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