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As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, I’ll be hosting a little backyard dinner party this summer in collaboration with Pier 1 (yay!) and documenting it here on the blog. How cool it is that this project comes with a built-in excuse to hang out with friends?! ;) I also want to use this opportunity […]

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After several years on the popularity scale, chevron is still going strong, as showcased in this Playful & Preppy Chevron Birthday Party! The talented Danielle de Luna of D.S.MeeBee Custom Event Design and Planning hand crafted just about everything you see, including those adorable little wooden dolls, made to look like each party guest – outfits included! And how […]

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Deep in the woods, you’ll find the cutest little Pink Woodland FOURest Animals Birthday Party you’ve ever seen! Amy Adams seamlessly combined her daughter’s request for a pink party with this adorably creative FOURest theme. She also included tons of DIY touches, like pink painted pinecones (done by the birthday girl!) and felt animal masks to get everyone in the […]

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I’m excited to (finally!) share a fun little tutorial with you from the candy themed baby shower that I styled for Operation Shower back in March. These were kind of a happy surprise. I was browsing Amazon for some decor elements for the party and stumbled on some translucent ball pit balls that looked just […]

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Pink and gold is one of our favorite color pairings here at HWTM. Add some sparkle, and you’ve hit the party palette trifecta! And that’s exactly what Amy Grout of SmashCake & Co. did when she styled up this beautiful Sparkly Pink & Gold Birthday Party for her darling daughter, Evie. With touches of ruffled frosting, edible glitter, […]

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For a dose of gorgeous wedding inspiration this Monday morning, Kristen Janes of Kio Kreations has brought to us this Colorful Vintage Glam Wedding Inspiration which she and several other talented vendors put together. There are few things more beautiful than an old Hollywood bride, add to that some seriously amazing florals and the cutest little flower girl and ring […]

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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: – Chapter Two Book Themed 2nd Birthday Party – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Baby Shower – Vroom Vroom, Beep Beep! […]

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Get ready for some splashing good fun! Deana Brower of Sassy Soiree Event Planners styled this adorable Nautical Little Mermaid Birthday Party for her even more adorable daughter, Sophia. I am loving the nautical touches of this party, like the sea glass colored decor and sailor’s knotted rope — such a fun twist on an Under the Sea party to […]

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Mirror Mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Why, this Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs in Woodland Birthday Party of course! Amy Birlew from Dimply Sweet styled this gorgeous fairytale of a party, while Maria Healy of Maria Healey Photography did an amazing job capturing it all. I’m such a huge fan of the woodland party trend, and this combo of […]

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Step right up boys and girls! Ashley Berrie of Ashley Berrie Photography created a magnificent Big Top Vintage Circus First Birthday Party that you have to see to believe! Under the big top, this menagerie included traditional carnival games, clown-approved toys and plenty of circus peanuts to go around! With BOLD colors and FUN vintage style, this party is the perfect […]

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I am madly in love with the grown-up sophistication of this Mad Hatter Tea Party Bridal Shower by Seri Kertzner & Michelle of Little Miss Party Planner. With whimsical decor, Wonderland-inspired tea party treats, and a touch of modern thrown in for good measure, this shower is a (tea) cup full of wonderful! And if you’re looking for even more Alice in […]

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Rise & shine! The roosters sure are crowing for this Cock-a-Doodle-Doo, Look Who’s Turning 2! Farm Birthday Party! Eleanor & Lauren of Pink Peppermint Paper were inspired by Lauren’s great grandfather’s dairy farm, Benton Woods, to bring the ranch life to their backyard for Lauren’s son’s big day. I am loving all the sweet personal touches, like the handmade place settings and […]

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With spring in full bloom and the weather heating up, I’m loving the look of bringing the outdoors in… and Alexandria of FunkyMonkeyDesigns did just that for her grandmother’s charming surprise Spring Butterfly 70th Birthday Party! With a beautiful palette of blue and purple, bright hydrangeas and lots of sparkly butterflies flitting around, this thoughtful party is […]

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Ready for some seriously gorgeous wedding inspiration? Jessica Guevara of OhSoPrintable brought some of the best parts of Southern living to this Charming Southern Tea Party Wedding Shoot. From the beautiful white historical home venue and vintage furniture, to the pops of romantic colored florals and a whimsical tea party vibe, this wedding shoot has so many different elements […]

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The hills are alive…with an amazingly beautiful party! Nicole Gould of Million Dollar $mile Celebrations celebrated her daughter’s birthday with this Sound of Music Inspired “Bloom & Grow” Party, filled with movie-inspired decor, activities and the cutest floral sweets! One of my favorite things is the emphasis on the song, “Edelweiss,” (my favorite of the movie). The full “Bloom & Grow” […]

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