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When it comes to parties, we feature a lot of “after” photos here at HWTM, but not a ton of “before” or “right smack in the middle of it” shots. And truth be told, posting more behind-the-scenes shots is something I’ve always wanted to do, but in reality I’m always so busy running from one […]

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Big celebrations don’t always have to happen at expected times. Sure, we see lots of incredible milestone birthday parties attached to familiar numbers like 21, 30, 40, etc – but what if your reasons for wanting to throw that extra fabulous, confetti-and-champagne-filled celebration just happen to fall at another time? Well, if you’re Miriam Corona, […]

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The real phrase might be, “All that glitters is not gold,” but at this sparkling birthday party, I’d say that’s wrong! ;) Marisa of Mon Soiree styled this beautiful All That Glitters Is Gold 1st Birthday Party for an even more beautiful little girl. With a stunning dessert table filled with treats almost too gorgeous to eat, this party is easy […]

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Grab your wooden spoons and get ready for a sprinkle of sweetness and a dash of fun! Michelle Samardzija of Mad Momma Events & Styling cooked up this Cupcake Baking & American Girl Doll Birthday Party for the cutest little birthday girl and friends! I am loving all of the cupcake liner decor. Plus, doesn’t it sound so fun […]

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Get ready for some super fun monkeying around! Rima Tan of Sugar Blast Events styled this adorable Gender Neutral Curious George Birthday Party for her two year-old daughter, who’s quite curious herself according to Rima! What I absolutely love about this party are all of the special touches — from a homemade chalkboard sign to those adorable banana ‘peeled’ invitations. […]

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Growing up, we did the same thing every year for my birthday — invite over a bunch of girlfriends, watch some movies, eat junk food & then finally fall asleep in the wee hours of the morning (much to my parents’ dismay). This Pillow Fights & Brunch Sleepover Birthday Party from Abigail Barnes of Paper & Cake reminds me of […]

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share our recent Royal Swan Princess Party. Bright and whimsical trellis patterns mixed with a gorgeous hanging backdrop and ruffle decorations help set the tone for a “royally” gorgeous princess party! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – DIY Tea Cup Ombre Mousse Desserts (Simple glass cups transformed into […]

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Tea for two? How about tea for a whole party?! Carla Rippstein of Paper & Party Love stirred up a gorgeous spread with this Spring Florals & Brunch Birthday Tea Party! I love how she mixed pretty pastels with bright pops of color for a modern twist on the signature shabby chic tea party look. Plus, is […]

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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: – Retro Kitchen Bridal Shower – Despicable Me Minion Birthday Party – Star Wars Jedi Birthday Party – Skylanders Giants […]

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Last month, I had the opportunity to style a fun Pool Party Playdate event hosted by Huggies® Little Swimmers, and as awesome as it was to hang out at a super cool beach house venue for a day and be treated to professional catering (I still think this is the cutest watermelon shark fruit salad […]

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Although we didn’t have many showers in April, this party is absolutely dripping with beautiful details. Juliet Boydstun of the COOP planted the seeds (so to speak) for this April Showers Bring May Flowers Birthday Party for her son. I am loving all of the super cute DIYs in this party, AND that this theme could be used for a boy […]

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Down the rabbit hole we go! At this Modern & Chic Alice in Wonderland Birthday Party, Shana Rosenheck of POMP included tons of Wonderland inspired sweet treats for a mad tea party, red painted roses, and even a bunny petting zoo (for the bunny-loving birthday girl). No need to look out for the evil Queen of Hearts, she’s stuck as […]

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Looking for a fun way to kick it ninja-style at your next party? Jessica Guevara of OhSoPrintable has supplied the perfect way to use all your ninja moves at this AWESOME Lego Ninja Warrior Ninjago Birthday Party! I love the super cool, modern vibe of the whole theme — perfect for training all of the mini ninja warriors ;). So grab your weapon […]

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If you’re a Barbie girl, you’re going to absolutely LOVE this Barbie world! Jane Alison planned this extremely girly-girl Pink Royal Barbie Princess First Birthday Party for her adorable little girl. I am absolutely loving the homemade pink Barbie doll box photo booth — such a creative and cute idea! For other Barbie-inspired party ideas, check out these parties: […]

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It just might be the most asked question of the year: Do you want to build a snowman? Well, the lucky little guests at this snowy, sparkly, and downright FANTASTIC Frozen Birthday Party were more than happy to do just that… amongst the other fun & crafty things dreamed up Shannon Rocha of Very Pretty Parties! For […]

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