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Here’s a crazy thought: the next time you go to take out the recycling, pause and think about how this “junk” could be the perfect decor for your next party! The extremely talented Lauren Haddox of Lauren Haddox Design took on that exact challenge when she created this Boy’s Trash Bash Birthday Party for her 4 year old boy, […]

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Excited to get to plan more boyish parties, Shawna Rioux of Effervescent Occasions dreamed up this Smashing Construction First Birthday Party just as soon as her little boy was born. Construction parties are all about gettin’ down and dirty — and this little birthday boy did exactly that! On top of a giant tire and wearing the cutest knit hard hat & suspenders, […]

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Bonjour mon amis! Love is in the air, and not just between the bride & groom, but from the bride’s love of planning beautiful parties as well! Ester Mezhlumyan of EM Designs got right down to business for her own Romantic Parisian Bridal Shower, with garden-inspired decor, gorgeous desserts fit for any French Boulangerie and tons of tiny […]

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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 — Barbie Dreamhouse Experience™ Birthday Party! Little girls across America have dreamed of Barbie birthday parties for years and years, however, today’s […]

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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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