Christmas / Holiday


I just love the holidays and all the little sugar plum fairies that come with them! Right now, I am particularly loving this Sugar Plum Fairy Dessert Table by Shauna Krantz of Cupcake With Character! Shauna’s party includes an adorable, tutu-wearing fairy as well as a fun spin on holiday colors — shown in the gold-gilded cake […]

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I absolutely love Cookie Exchanges because you get to enjoy all different kinds of treats as well as get new recipes to make for other holiday parties! That’s what I call a win-win! :) Bethany Gist of Auntie Bea’s Bakery did an awesome job setting up this Cheerful Christmas Cookie Exchange for her and her friends. If you want […]

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This whimsical take on the classic Nutcracker ballet is guaranteed to have little ones twirling with delight! Danielle of Cutie Putti Paperie used non-traditional Christmas colors and sparkly treats to bring this Sugarplum Fairy Nutcracker Birthday Party to life for her youngest cousin, Emily. Tinseled trees, a chandelier-inspired cupcake display and dazzling desserts make this Land […]

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It’s that time of year to finalize your gift list! Are gourmet edible gifts on your list this holiday season? Well, they’re on mine (Jessica Wilcox of Modern Moments Designs). It’s been a while since I’ve guest posted here and I’ve missed you all so much! I’m excited to show you some fun and simple ways to […]

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One of the questions I get asked most often regarding party styling is “where to you get your inspiration?”. The answer is literally from any & everywhere – but there’s usually one specific item that really grabs me and makes me want to design a party around it…. it could be a great dress, a […]

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Hi everyone! I’m excited to share a recent project with you today…This is a little different than my normal styled shoots though, because these pics are actually of a “preview” table that I mocked up in my living room a few weeks ago, then literally packed up and shipped off all the way across the […]

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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 decorating with BRIGHT COLORS FOR CHRISTMAS PARTIES! There are so many color options now available in Christmas decor besides the […]

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Santa’s elves have clearly been hard at work cooking up all of these sweet “toys”! Danielle from Cutie Putti Paperie whipped up this delicious Santa’s Workshop Birthday Party for her nephew’s birthday, but it’s also great inspiration for any kid-friendly Christmas party. Peppermint candy trees, chocolate doughnut “coal”, and Holly Jolly Ranchers are just a […]

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Bust out the glittered maracas & the twinkle lights, and let’s get ready to FIESTA! I just love this time of year and all the fun parties that come with it, so I was super excited to work with Sauza® on creating this Gold & Glitzy Holiday Fiesta that was inspired by their new {and delicious!} […]

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When I think of New Year’s Eve celebrations, images of sparkle, fun, and all-around excitement immediately dance in my head. So when Michelle Sparkling Wines asked me to dream up a NYE Inspired Bubbly Station for them, those are the exact qualities I wanted to infuse into the design! Armed with craft supplies, a few […]

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How amazing is it that these two brothers share the same birthday?! At 2 and 5, Tripp and Finn probably love doing everything together (most of the time, at least!), so it’s no wonder that their parents decided to throw them this Winter Wonderland Joint Birthday Party, styled by Valerie Gimre of Charming Touch Parties. Festive details like […]

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This Tacky Christmas (in July) Engagement Party is absolutely anything but! Katie from Kate & Company Events planned this super fun and extremely thoughtful celebration for her best friend Lauren and husband-to-be Drew, who actually met at a Tacky Christmas Party four years earlier. I love that she even found a way to incorporate some of the couples’ […]

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Happy first Monday of December! Does is feel odd you that it’s already December? Because I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around that fact myself – the gap between Thanksgiving and December 1st was way too short this year. And I just realized that means Christmas is barely more than 3 weeks away […]

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December is right around the corner (how did that happen so fast?!)… so get your sweet tooth ready for the holidays with this adorable, Sugar Plum Fairy-approved celebration! Sara of The Homespun Hostess whipped up this creative Girls Gingerbread Decorating Party for her daughter and friends. Smiling gingerbread men danced around the room on garlands, cupcakes, and cookies, […]

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For years we’ve been hosting giveaways from great vendors near and far… so I’m REALLY excited to be able to host the first annual “INK Your Holiday” Giveaway from our own brand new store! ;) Last month, we launched the PRINTED party decor store we’ve been working on for the entire past year, and I […]

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Hello from the BIG APPLE! I’m here for a couple days to work on a project with NECTRESSE® Natural No Calorie Sweetener, who I’ve teamed up with this holiday season to develop and share some creative holiday entertaining tips, including recipe ideas that are sweet like we love, but also lower in sugar! That’s exactly […]

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Thanks for visiting us for a daily dose of creative inspiration! We appreciate all your love and support more than you know. :) Have a Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah, and may your holidays be full of cheer!

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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