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{Party of 5} Valentine Playdate, Football Party, James Bond Birthday, Teddy Bear Shower & Pink Zebra

valentine playdate

Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– Valentine Playdate Party
– Yellow & Navy Football Birthday Party
– James Bond Inspired 40th Birthday
– Teddy Bear Baby Shower
– Pink Zebra Baby Shower Dessert Table

1. Cami’s Valentine’s Playdate Party (pictured above) by I DO invitations by michelle

2. Alden’s Football Party by JewelBoxCreativeStudios

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Darling Cinderella Birthday Party

cinderella dessert table

Welcome to the ball! Keren of Keren Precel Events wows the crowd with a Darling Cinderella Birthday Party! A royal food spread, grand table backdrop, princess doll cake & adorable party favors give this birthday princess a happily ever after!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Magical quinoa salad, slider towers & regal cantaloupe salad
– Vintage wishing tree with stationery note cards strung on lace ribbon
– Party favor button towers strung with ribbon
– Budget friendly “ragged” brown paper bags to hold party favors

cinderella cupcakes

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{Party of 5} Shake, Rattle & Roll, Pretty Penguin, Oh the Places You’ll Go Shower, 90 Years, Katy Perry Candyland

shake rattle and roll baby shower

Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– Shake, Rattle and Roll Baby Shower
– Pretty Little Penguin Party
– Oh, The Places You’ll Go Baby Shower
– Sweet 90 Years Dessert Table
– Katy Perry Candyland Inspired Birthday Party

1. Shake, Rattle and Roll (pictured above) by Bloom Designs

2. Pretty Little Penguin Party by Mimi’s Dollhouse

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Roaring Past 30’s Gangster Party {Adult Birthday}

mafia party drinks

I’m gonna make you an offer you can’t refuse… to fall in love with this killer Old School Gangster PartyJen of Banner Events was a boss when it came to styling this party for her friends’ husband, also known as Big Daddy P! Perfect for a 40th birthday, as he roared past his thirties, with fedoras & flapper costume attire, an italian feast with mafia water, martini glass and bullet hole cupcakes and even spare chocolate bullet favors!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Themed party stationery & ‘Wanted American Gangster’ poster
– Budget friendly centerpiece idea with decorated water bottles, party stationery & pearls
– Play guns, gangster hats, boas & flapper headband photo booth props
– ‘A few spare slugs’ chocolate bullet party favors

30s gangster dessert table

40th birthday cupcakes

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{Party of 5} Purple Butterfly, Favorite Things, Baking Party, Camouflage Bachelorette, & Dinosaur

butterfly desserts

Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– Purple Butterfly Dessert Table
– My Favorite Things Rainbow Party
– Pink & Blue Baking Birthday
– Pink & Camouflage Bachelorette Party
– Safari Dinosaur Party

1. Purple and White Butterfly Party (pictured above) by Nicky – Sweet Details

2. My Favorite Things Party by Made by a Princess

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DIY Tutorial: New Year’s Eve Tinsel Ball Drop

new years eve ball drop

Natascha of Ann-Kay Design took the most iconic New Year’s Eve symbol and created a super easy & festive DIY decoration to share with us! This New Year’s Eve Tinsel Ball Drop is super cost efficient (under $10!), uses easily recycled materials & will add a perfect touch of sparkle to your party this year!


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HWTM Cookie Swap by Wonderfully Made Events

hwtm holiday cookie swap printables

We are SO proud to present this styled Cookie Swap with printables from our HWTM Shop by Natalie of Wonderfully Made Events! This is a great example of using all the pieces of a collection in your own way! Natalie uses decorative paper for adorable bunting & pretzel cones, gift tags as ornaments + garland decor, and the apron silhouettes as a table garland! Wonderfully done Natalie ;) Shop this collection here!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Frosted milk bottle rims with red ball sprinkles, striped straws & washi tape decor
– Festive pinecone recipe card stand!
– Gift tags hung with mini clothes pins as Christmas tree ornaments and decorative garlands
– Holiday sleigh cookie display & dessert table backdrop

hwtm cookie swap collection

hwtm cookie recipe cards


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SWEET GIVEAWAY: Candy Galaxy $100 Shopping Spree

candy galaxy giveaway

Winner update: 1/2/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #14 JENN SPINOZZI! Congrats!


We have a sweet surprise to share: a shopping spree for… CANDY! We know how fun it can be to create a candy buffet, package clever-named party favors, and of course match your sweets to the party decor! So Candy Galaxy is giving one lucky winner a $100 SHOPPING SPREE to their HUGE selection of candy!

Candy Galaxy has an incredible variety of sweet options, from assorted colored candygourmet gift baskets and glass jars filled with candy! They even have candies by occasion: baby shower candy, wedding candyValentines candy and more! With more than 90 candy types, you’re sure to find lot’s to fill your goody bag! ;)

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Chic Vintage Mad Hatter Bridal Shower

chic mad hatter tea party

Grab a seat for tea at this Chic Vintage Mad Hatter Bridal Shower! Incredible vintage chic mini mad hatter hats, bride-to-be shabby chic attire & fun patterned Alice in Wonderland themed photo props dressed the guests to match the stunning vintage decor that Kristy of Momental Designs envisioned for a storybook celebration!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Decorative paper heart garland and hanging clocks
– Vintage gold frames, books, crates & decorative chinaware
– Tea lunch and ‘Eat Me’ cookies for dessert!
– Gorgeous water color style themed lunch menu!
heart paper garland

mad hatter photo props

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{Pink & Orange} Modern 40th Birthday

champagne party favor

Inspired by the birthday girl’s bubbly personality and her fun career in fashion, Jenny of Bloom Designs chose bright fuchsia, apricot and geometric patterns for this Modern 40th Birthday Bash! Just like the theme, the party has lots of sparkling personal touches, like the shimmery orange cake pops with monogram party circles and the amazing mini glittered champagne bottle party favors!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– White window pane backdrop with a wooden monogram painted in pink!
– Candy filled glass jars: salt water taffy, orange slices, dots, gumballs & rock candy
– Three tier ombre polka dot birthday cake!
– Cheesecake mousse with orange gelee, raspberry mousse
– Drink station with frozen mimosa pops, jello shots & kir royales with rock candy stirrers

mini sprinkle donuts

raspberry mousse

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Naughty & Nice Winter Shimmer Dessert Table

naughty or nice dessert table

Mia of Platinum Events & Productions made a shining appearance at a Beverly Hills Holiday Party with her simply elegant Winter Shimmer Dessert Table! Decked out in white sparkle, glitter & silver snowflakes, the treat labels remind you to to be naughty or nice when deciding what sweets to take home in your gift bag!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Glitter frosted snowflake sugar cookies
– ‘Naughty and Nice’ custom candy bar labels & kettle corn bag tags
– Glass Apothecary jars filled with meringues, rock candy & snowflake cookies
– Silver ornament Christmas Tree Towers
– Mini pudding shots & cupcakes decorated with silver balls

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Santa’s Workshop {Kids Christmas Baking Party}

santa's kitchen dessert table

Karen Ayers taught her kids that they, “Better not pout,”… or they may get a coal cake pop in their stocking! For the holidays this year, Karen got creative with a Santa’s Workshop Themed Kids Christmas Baking Party in her familys’ rustic cabin! Using the already perfect setting with baking supplies galore, she added lots of Christmas flare and a dash of North pole love!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Cookies & Milk for Santa (with a few wrapped goodies!)
– Baking stations supplied with spatulas & rolling pins (and snackable sugar cookie name tag place cards)
– Edible Santa Hat Cupcakes & “Fill Up Your Stocking” Cookies
– Letters to Santa bunting over the dessert table (+ all sweets displayed in baking pans!)

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Sweet Gingerbread House Decorating Party

gingerbread hot cocoa cookie garnishes

If you’re dreaming of cozy hot drinks and gingerbread houses Andressa of Twinkle Twinkle Little Party has a holiday party that while tickle your tastebuds! She had a genius idea to throw a Sweet Gingerbread House Decorating Party so the kids could play while the moms could have a chance to chat. From her hot cocoa bar with amazing gingerbread house cookie garnishes by Dream Cakes to the edible gingerbread play dough this party has amazing creativity and tons of inspiration for all you’re seasonal gingerbread cravings!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Mini gingerbread men holding gum drops in mint chocolate dipped spoons
– Kid’s decorating station with red aprons & chef hats
– Edible gingerbread play dough & gingerbread men cookie cutters
– Polka dot sprinkled holiday cake (to match the adorable party printables)!
– Christmas tree, hot cocoa mugs & cute snowman face cake pops

hot cocoa treat bags

gingerbread decorating party

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DIY Tutorial: River Rock Backdrop

river rock backdrop

We love creative backdrops, and today on the blog we shared Fresh & Relaxing Spa Party Ideas from Marigold Mom, where she created a super easy River Rock Backdrop! Read on for an easy DIY Tutorial by Angie and her (awesome) accidental tip! (more…)

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Little Man Mustache Bash {First Birthday}

mustache piñata

That is one amazing birthday boy photo-op (in a polka-dot suspender onesie sitting on his mustache piñata)! Birthday boy Landon is lucky to have mom, Shannon (+ her other half Rebecca) of the Petite Party Studio to create an amazing Little Man Mustache Bash! From the vibrant red crepe paper ruffles, polkadots and argyle patterns to the vintage style graphic posters and collaged black and white newsprint backdrop this first birthday has got me ‘staching to recreate my own!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Smash cake on blue suitcases with paper pennant flag bunting & “ONE” letter cutout toppers
– “Lil Manwiches,” popcorn in red chevron bags, coleslaw & chips in striped cups
– White shirts with suspenders + bowtie sugar cookies
– Striped party straws with an attached mustache (doubling as photo booth props!)

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