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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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Come and follow the yellow brick road down to Emerald City for this incredibly magical Wizard of Oz Birthday Party, as beautifully dreamed up by Zehra Taskin of Couture Event Styling! This year is the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz (can you believe it?!) so this theme is perfectly timed and absolutely overflowing with inspiration. From “Professor Marvel’s […]

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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: – Preppy Whale Summer Party – About to Pop Balloon Themed Baby Shower – Teddy Bear Picnic First Birthday […]

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Jennifer Shah of The Pear Events fired up her team to create this incredibly creative (and super stylish!) Sound the Alarm Firehouse Birthday Party for her son. After rescuing {toy} kitties from trees and adopting plush Dalmations from Spot’s Bounce House, these junior fire fighters got to try their skills out on some REAL firefighter equipment… […]

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Once upon a time, there lived the cutest Baby Bear. To celebrate his big first birthday, Brittany Fullwood, also known as Momma Bear, planned this delightful Storybook First Birthday Bash (with lots of help from Papa Bear). Set in a lovely forest thicket, Bear was showered with lots of love… and a scrumptious smash cake that was just right! […]

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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 of RUSTIC GLAM! One of the hot new trends right now in party decor is the rustic glam theme which […]

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We’re late, we’re late, for a very important date!! Aw man, we missed it, but good thing Melody Melikian of Melody Melikian Photography did a wonderful job capturing all of the details of this Very Merry 16th Unbirthday Alice in Wonderland Party! The Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum and many other Wonderland friends […]

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The Great Gatsby was an absolute hit movie last year, making it the perfect inspiration for a lively, fun party! Astrid Jayengsari of PAPERplayground created just that with this Roaring Great Gatsby Themed Christening for baby Cruz. I absolutely love the gold, teal, black & white color palette with lots of bow ties, which would be so perfect for […]

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The Doc is IN, and she has the perfect prescription for the most Darling Doc McStuffins Birthday Party! For those who might not know, Doc is McStuffins is the sweetest toy doctor around on Disney Junior. Just ask my almost-4-year-old. ;) For this birthday celebration, Missy & Kristen of Sweetly Chic Events & Design fixed the party guests up […]

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Anyone else not at all tired of seeing lovely Tangled inspired parties?! They’re always done so well. Case in point: check out this incredible Bright and Cheery Tangled Birthday Party, which was hosted by mom, Kelly Farmworth, and beautifully photographed by Meredith Gradishar of Zoom Theory Photography. From Rapunzel’s magnificent tower – complete with cascading layers of yellow […]

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Move over or prepare to get bulldozed with creativity, because this fantastic Warning Striped Vintage Construction Party is coming through! ;) Denise of Dots n Spots added some unique touches to take this birthday party to the next level – from rustic, industrial style decor to my personal favorite detail: the super cool bulldozer topped cake that’s […]

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As I mentioned last month, I’ve teamed up with seven fantastic blogs to bring you lots of fun, free printables all year long. This month, our focus is St. Patrick’s Day… LUCKY YOU! ;) Scroll down for a sneak peek of the design from every participating blog + links to visit the blogs and download […]

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In continuing the spirit of Valentine’s Day this weekend, I’m excited to share a gorgeous event that’s positively brimming with love! Taleen Shirikian of Simple Little Details did such an amazing job tailoring this Warm & Cozy Cabin Wedding to the bride and groom’s tastes. The perfect mix of glam elements and rustic, handmade decor resulted in an […]

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