If you need a little spark to help get yourself into “holiday mode”, we’ve got a brand new theme and FREE PRINTABLES that should help get you there! We teamed up with Pier 1 to create this “Sparkle & Shine Metallic Dinner Party“, as inspired by their beautiful new Metallic Bronze Dinnerware. The party theme […]

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Have you been naughty or nice this year? Hope it’s the latter… because someone just might be watching you! ;)  HWTM Guest Contributor Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff here, with lots of excitement to share our recent Magical Elf Christmas Party! Bring the tradition of the magic elf to your Christmas party and the kids […]

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I know it’s a little early for Christmas… but this adorable Nutcracker Themed Party was actually a SUMMER birthday celebration! And if you do happen to be on the lookout for a cool winter party theme already, then this is one fabulous act to follow! Styled by Courtney for her daughter’s birthday, every detail was […]

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Building on Part 1 from the Gorgeous SoCal Winter Wedding posted earlier today, here we go with Part 2 – which covers the dessert table, drinks, gifts, and fun paper details & photo props by LLY Designs! The crepe paper and snowflake backdrop behind the dessert table is so simple and inexpensive but looks absolutely lovely and […]

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! Since Christmas is THIS WEEKEND (!), this week’s round of parties are all bringing the holiday spirit and range from a very classy & sweet Christmas Tabletop to a super cute Buddy The Elf party. Just click on a […]

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Every year, Kristy from Momental Designs treats her team of invitation artists to a special holiday dinner celebration – and this year’s festive jewel-toned soirée was all decked out in gold, glitz, and glam! The amazingly detailed & artistic stationery details from this party were absolutely gorgeous… from lavish invitations (personalized for each guest) featuring hand-painted […]

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Over the years, I have found grapevine wreaths to be one of the most versatile home decorating elements with their ability to easily transition from season to season. It’s become almost a staple decorating item in my home. Watch how easy it is to transform a bare wreath into a year-round decor item for your […]

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“Radiant” is the perfect word to describe this warm & modern, textile-inspired HOLIDAY DINNER PARTY by Jennifer and Jeff of Honeycomb Events & Design! The chic Ikat fabric that hung on the wall behind the dessert table served as the inspiration for this entire party (Learn more about Ikat here.), and I love how Jennifer […]

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This super festive and oh-so-CLEVER holiday dessert table was inspired by the popular kids Christmas carol “Here Comes Santa Claus“ and dreamed up by Jennifer from Parents Playground NWA, who wanted party guests to be able to “SING their way down the dessert table“. How FUN is that?! And from adorable “Children Singing” cake pops to […]

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What’s black, white, and RED all over? This wonderfully MODERN Christmas theme from Natalie at Southern Belle’s Charm! As someone that tends to gravitate towards contemporary style, this shoot looks just like holiday heaven… {Looks like the little girls below feel the same way!} ;) There’s such a fabulous use of paper and pattern carried […]

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This gorgeous WINTER WONDERLAND table designed by Bird of Bird’s Party absolutely exudes holiday elegance! The versatile silver & white palette + sparkly holiday vibe = fantastic inspiration for both Christmas dinner and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Cozy candles and fairy lights add the perfect amount of warmth to the wintry-white tablescape and make the […]

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There’s so much to LOVE about this rustic-meets-modern CARDINAL RED & BIRCH BARK holiday dessert table by talented duo Jason and Heather of Hello My Sweet! From the obvious elements like strategically-placed vibrant red cardinals and scrumptious-looking holiday treats – including a perfectly wintry, white Snowflake Cake and homemade “Hot Chocolate Sticks” – to more […]

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Although the holiday season is supposed to be a time of peace, we often find ourselves far from it with a multitude of things to cross off our shopping and to-do lists. I {Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers Studio & Design} set out to create a “peaceful” dessert table that would be reflective of my […]

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I absolutely love when a product is beautiful, functional, well-made and unique. This gorgeous Castle Key from Anthropologie is all of those things. It’s also VERY affordable at just $12, which makes it even more desirable! I happened upon it when I was styling a shoot where vintage keys were a key element to the […]

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We are totally sweet on this bright and playful GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS themed kids party by Kori of Paper & Pigtails! There’s such a wonderful simplicity to the overall design that really makes Kori’s adorable gumdrop-patterned stationery details POP. This is would be a fabulous, approachable theme for both holiday parties or kids birthday parties […]

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Get ready for a major dose of MERRY with this adorable and oh-so “Chilly & Cheery” Penguin Holiday Party from Paula of Frog Prince Paperie. Her daughter begged for a Christmas party this year… and boy did mom deliver! I’m loving all the DIY elements, including the beautiful paper ornaments & trees, spectacular paper cone […]

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As much as I truly love the process of designing party printables, it’s sooooo much more gratifying to know they’re actually getting used & enjoyed!  That’s why I was super excited to see this Holiday Hot Chocolate & Cocoa Bar that’s embellished with some of our {free!} Merry, Mod & Bright printables! HWTM.com member Rebecca […]

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Here’s a super easy idea for creatively displaying mini desserts! This example is from the Peppermint Twist holiday theme we created for Starbucks and features their Petite Whoopie Pies (in Red Velvet and Chocolate Créme) – but you can really customize this idea to any miniature dessert, color palette, & occasion!

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Looking for a creative way to dress up cupcakes and mini treats for the holidays? These Sparkly Faux Berry Toppers are super easy & inexpensive… and you can always switch up the colors and finish of the berries to anything you like! All I did was pull individual berries off of those wired “holiday picks” […]

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Have you heard about the new online entertaining magazine My Little Jedi yet? This lovely, Australian-based publication – produced by talented designer/blogger Vesna Vasilevski –  just released their 2nd issue, which happens to be an extra-sparkly Christmas special that’s overflowing with beautifully styled holiday party inspiration! I’m especially in love with the shimmery gold & […]

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