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Maureen Anders

MAUREEN ANDERS is the owner and creative director of Anders Ruff Custom Designs, the ”go to” shop for unique and stylish printable invitations, decor and party accessories.  Anders Ruff equips the modern hostess with the beautiful details needed to make their events memorable. They also offer inspiration for the entire party planning process via their blog.

Maureen’s degree is in Engineering, but her true passion is designing and creating.  When she left her career in medical sales to stay home with her first son, she was drawn to styling parties, and particularly to adding the small details that take parties over the top.  Self taught in graphic design and business driven, Maureen has watched her business flourish because of hard work, passion and an eye for detail. She enjoys the challenge of keeping her designs fresh and unique in the ever changing party industry.

Anders Ruff has been commissioned by Better Homes and Gardens, Universal Studios, and Target; and has also been featured on Access Hollywood, Brides Magazine, Hostess With The Mostess, Amy Atlas and more.

Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to rock out this One Direction Movie Viewing Party that we recently styled for Sony Pictures. Teen and tween 1D fans went “crazy, crazy, crazy” over the karaoke activity, photo wall, themed dessert table and of course the movie watching snacks. Check out all of the gorgeous photos (taken by Becca […]

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share my son’s recent Dinosaur Dig Birthday Party! Natural elements combined with pops of orange and green helps make this popular dinosaur theme versatile for big or little kiddos. I hope you “dig” all of the dinosaur party decorating ideas and activities! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out 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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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share a show stopper!  Roll out the red carpet because this Hollywood Movie Party by Jen Carver of Banner Events is award worthy! From the authentic rope and stanchion-lined red carpet entry way (watch out for the paparazzi!) to the decked out concessions stand, those little guests all […]

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share a Countdown Themed Party that I recently styled for a combined New Years and Birthday Celebration! When you are counting down the days to an exciting life event, this theme lends itself perfectly to all sorts of occasions – from baby showers and milestone birthday parties to […]

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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share a gorgeous Girlie Woodland Owl Party that Jen Ward planned for her daughter, Autumn! “Whoot” wouldn’t love this bright and happy party decked out with whimsical owls and toadstools in bright red, pink, aqua, lime and natural woodland tones?! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Frame […]

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