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This Tween Watercolor Painting Birthday Party by Darleen Meier of Darling Darleen is filled with a rainbow of colors, jumbo confetti balloons, and the most adorable little hand-painted owls! For all of the little Van Goghs, da Vincis, and Picassos out there that love to dive into their paints, there’s lots of inspiration to soak up here. […]

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For those who may not know, a Golden Birthday is when you turn the age of your birth day. And when her daughter’s Golden 2nd Birthday was nearing, Anna Nodolf of ADN Designs knew that nothing would be more perfect than covering everything in gold and glitter (sign me up!). I love the coordinating golden decor — even […]

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For all of you out there with little grease monkeys that absolutely love anything cars/trucks/zoom-related, this creative party will knock your socks off! Chrissy Trujillo of Vitalic Photo planned, styled and photographed this McQueen Radiator Springs Cars Birthday Party for her son, who’s going through quite the McQueen phase right now. One of the best parts? The birthday boy and his other race […]

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When I first saw this Kate Spade Inspired Gender Neutral Baby Shower, I knew you guys were going to love it as much as I do! The talented Rachel Pettit-Scott of RV Parties combined aqua, pink and gold + vibrant multicolor stripes to create the perfect gender neutral color palette for this cheery, fashion-forward baby shower. […]

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A few months ago, we featured an incredibly gorgeous Frida Kahlo Inspired Party by Tania Fischer and Veronica Plasencia. One of the highlights of that celebration was the insanely cool paper flower backdrop that Tania made to serve as a focal point at the party. (See refresher image above.) Well…. she’s back today to share with […]

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The 2014 Oscars are coming up this weekend, which means one very fun thing for those of us watching from home: viewing parties! Oscars viewing parties are always a great excuse to get together with friends and watch entertaining TV, and Kristi Murphy is taking it up a notch with these ridiculously cute Tuxedo Confetti Poppers, […]

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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: – Little Stinker Skunk First Birthday – Rustic Engagement Party Dessert Table – Twin’s Mexican Fiesta Birthday Party – […]

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This Bright & Sassy Queen Bee Party is absolutely buzzing with adorable details! Lauren Borquez of Capes & Crowns did such a great job bringing a unique element to a classic black and yellow bee party. The combination of bright pink, glitter and girly bumble bees is as sweet as honey :) What little girl wouldn’t be overjoyed to […]

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Pretty shades of purple + sparkly glitter + a POP of groovy color inspired by Jimi Hendrix makes this Purple Haze First Birthday Party an absolute hit! Juliet, owner of the COOP went all out for her daughter Hazy’s (short for Hazel) birthday, glittering everything in sight… which is of course total plus in my book! From […]

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Lions and tigers and…rhinos! Jessica Lee Davis planned this Jungle Animal Themed Carnival First Birthday for her adorable baby boy, Jonathan, with help from the talented stylists of Cana’s Miracle. We are always amazed by the creativity that goes into Korean Dol celebrations, and this one is just bursting with incredible details! I especially love the tradition of the baby […]

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Michelle Samardzija of Mad Momma Events is back with another adorable birthday party for her son (remember the amazing Neverland party from a little while back?). I don’t know many people who haven’t at least heard of the addicting game, Angry Birds, and what better way to celebrate your love for it than by having an Adorable Angry Birds […]

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Hello, Hostess with the Mostess fans. It’s Jen, of Jen CYK Photography. As always, I’m super happy to share some incredible creativity with you. Your skills, ladies (and gentlemen), are amazing and super inspiring! This first birthday fiesta is no exception! I absolutely adore this Fiesta First Birthday Party that I recently captured. Because you know what, we all […]

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All hail the Queen! This Magnificent Royal 60th Birthday Party by Jennifer Carver of Banner Events is absolutely brilliant! Queen Elizabeth II greeted guests as they entered the posh celebration, where grandchildren received their very own knight and princess costumes as well as swords and magic wands! Family members from all over travelled to celebrate their matriarch’s milestone […]

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Viva la Fiesta! Clair Griffiths of Calamity Cakes did an amazing job creating this Bright and Cheerful Mexican Fiesta Birthday Party for her daughter’s birthday, which included a whole lot of DIY… like those awesome taqueria and drinks stands, which she made using pallets and fence palings! From traditional Mexican food and live Mariachi music to a gorgeous ruffled […]

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When you’re family’s got a whole lot to celebrate, what better way to do so than to throw a big party for everyone!? Maureen Walker of a la Mo styled this Glittery Family Milestones Celebration for a family who had two very important birthdays and a housewarming to commemorate — which makes the age and gender neutral gold […]

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