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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.

HWTM Contributor Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share our recent Rustic Cookies and Cocoa Party with Santa that I styled for a session with Michelle Kujawski Photography. A neutral palette with creams and whites, mixed with pops of greenery and red berries made this a super cozy setting for a day with Santa […]



HWTM Contributor Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share this Gorgeous Glam Barbie Spa Party by Xiomara Roman of A Styled Fete.  The birthday girl received the ultimate pampering with her friends at this celebration, complete with face masks, manis, pedis, and gorgeous sweets and treats! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Glam […]



Come tumble and twirl with the birthday girl! Guest Contributor Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share Adria’s daughter’s Glam & Girlie Gymnastics Birthday Party. Bright and bold decorations + simple DIY decor and desserts make this party a 10.0! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Clever chocolate covered Oreo cookie medals in 1st, 2nd […]



Down, Set, Hut Hut Hut! Hello everyone! Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here. Today, I’m excited to share my Neutral & Rustic Style Football Party, which kicks off football season in style. Vintage styled graphics in neutral tones helps make this setup versatile for any team that you may be rooting for. Mix in your own team colors, […]



Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share my son’s 9th birthday party.  I’ll give you a clue to the theme – this party has vintage style office props and is black and white with pops of color.  We had a Vintage Detective Party with a detective training session and a criminal case to solve.  […]



Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here to share an Ice Cream Parlor Pink Flamingo Party that Krista O’Byrne of Hoopla Events styled for her daughter! Hues of hot pink, black and white stripes combined with clean, modern lines & darling flamingo details made this an incredibly eye catching soiree. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: […]



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