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I grew up going camping with my family every Summer, so it’s no wonder why I love this Plaid & Pine Outdoorsman Party from Abigail Barnes of Paper & Cake! Abigail’s family went to Green Valley Lake every Summer growing up and they’ve now started to continue that tradition with the youngest generation of their […]

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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 CUSTOM ILLUSTRATED PRINTABLES as shown in this unique “SHENANIGANS” party theme I designed for my son. This is the ultimate in custom parties as […]

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“Darling it’s better, down where it’s wetter, take it from me!” Ashley Keith of Cupcake Express definitely brought the “under the sea” lifestyle to the shore with this Ombre Ariel Inspired Mermaid Party for her adorable daughter, Tessa. All the little mermaids dined on a purple & teal dessert table filled with super cute, sea-inspired treats […]

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Here in San Diego, we’re finally getting a little peek at Winter weather with rain and thunderstorms. This adorable Pink Penguin Winter Wonderland Baby Shower is the absolute perfect way to warm up, featuring a cozy Hot Cocoa Bar and some of the cutest little penguin cake pops you ever did see! Big props to Katie Farmer […]

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Happy February! We’re kicking off our Valentine’s Day content this year with this beautiful guest round-up of inspiration from Inspired By This. Even though these are all moments from various weddings, the ideas can definitely be adapted for your own everyday love-filled celebrations – from a simple dinner date to a fun night with the […]

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Greetings, fellow Lords and Ladies! Lady Abigail Barnes of Paper & Cake was delighted to plan this Medieval Knighting Ceremony Birthday Party for her daughter’s friend, Jacob. With flags flying high and a good old medieval joust, these guests were sure to feel just like real Knights in shining armor! Abigail was also kind enough to share an […]

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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: – Shabby Chic Birds Baby Shower – Vintage Love Letter Dessert Table – Vintage Baby Shower – Winter ONEderland First Birthday – […]

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Tiiiimmbeeeerrrr!! Look out everyone, Brooke Meyenberg of Little Retreats did some serious work on this Woodsy Lumberjack First Birthday for her son Dashiel, or as she calls him, her little “Chipmunk”. ;) The combination of the iconic red buffalo plaid and natural wood grains really sets off the whole theme! There are so many clever details to […]

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Sound the alarm — this party is on fire! Enjoli Bennett of Sugar Shack Crafts created an amazing Fire Truck Party for her son Brayden, who’s obsessed with all things fire truck. Mom definitely turned up the heat when she included clever treats like red chocolate covered ‘matchstick’ pretzels & designed all of the awesome printables! I’m sure the birthday boy […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m so excited to offer one lucky HWTM reader my new Party Planning Toolkit containing a copy of BOTH my popular Soiree Event Design’s Guide to MY Party Planning Biz! Ebook and the Soiree Event Design’s Party Planning Organizer. Kickoff the new year with these two invaluable tools […]

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On the lookout for amazing floral inspiration? Look no further! The Empty Vase, located in Los Angeles, created some downright GORGEOUS floral arrangements for this Pretty in Pink Baby Shower, which definitely lives up to its name. ;) And if you happen to love PINK and all things girlie and elegant, this shower is definitely for […]

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share a “super” theme for Valentine’s Day!  For the love of Super Heros, this Comic Book style Super Hero Valentine’s Day Party was designed with both boys and girls in mind.  Save Valentine’s Day with adorable classroom valentines day treats and easy party decor ideas! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to […]

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This Pretty Polka Dots & Pinwheels First Birthday is seriously on trend — and for good reason! Joanna Warbiany set out 6 months ahead of time planning this adorable birthday party for her daughter, Natalie, or as they like to call her, ‘Tilly’ (which I love). The classic combination of polka dots and pinwheels is just […]

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When you’ve got your man in mind, forget the ruffled cakes and cutesy garlands! That’s exactly what Jenny Raulli from Bloom Designs Online did when she styled this surprise {Bluegrass and Bourbon} Manly 40th Birthday Party for a friend. With a bourbon and cigar bar, easy to grab snacks and live music, what man (or anyone for that […]

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Inspired by Saige, an American Girl Doll with some awesome hobbies, Beth Kruse of Beth Kruse Custom Creations created this AMAZING Ombre & Watercolor Horse Party for her daughter, who has similar interests to Saige! Focused around horses and painting, this oh-so-pretty party included a fantastic canvas painting activity, featuring a horse silhouette in the center. After […]

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