Mother’s Day


We’ve been having a bit of a heat wave here in San Diego, so while I’m looking forward to cooler temperatures & bringing out my fall wardrobe, I’m thinking one last afternoon in the sun will be a wonderful send-off to summer, and this Lovely Ladies’ Garden Tea Party by Lisa Lundqvist of Sockerrus is the perfect inspiration! With a lush garden […]

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner (this is your official heads up), so why not celebrate your favorite lady by throwing her the ultimate brunch!? Make pretty centerpieces, style your food display, and incorporate special details to make her feel oh so loved! Inspired by This has rounded up some fantastic inspiration for us (plus […]

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Mother’s Day is coming up quick, but there’s still time to do something special for Mom – especially with the help of free printables! Speaking of which… there are tons of cute, free Mother’s Day Printables out there, and we’ve teamed up with 7 fabulous blogs to bring you a bunch of them all in […]

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I love this (relaxing!) brunch idea by Rebekah Dempsey of A Blissful Nest! She styled a Pink Ruffle + Garden Inspired Mother’s Day Luncheon with a cute favor idea for a fun get together with fellow mom friends! So kick off your heels and enjoy this feminine and delightful afternoon! :) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS, to look out for: – Gold […]

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Wow! Nicole Bailey of Your Party Plannery dreamed up a beautiful Mother’s Day Brunch Surprise! This is such a fun way for the kids to help celebrate mom- setting a brunch table and surprising her in a way she will love… flowers, champagne and her kids of course! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Ombre Macaron Tower and gorgeous white […]

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Behind every smiling child, is a hard working mama. So on this upcoming Mothers Day, we celebrate YOU! Hello everyone! Jen here, your resident Photographer over at Jen CYK Photography. Obviously, I love taking pictures of you and your beautiful children (some of you are probably even featured in my Kids & Family gallery, right […]

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Spring has sprung! Nikki Wills of Tikkido dreamed up this Darling Mother’s Day Spring Garden Party, and with help from the kids, it bloomed into a beautiful day! ;) What a great way to celebrate mom this year- let the kids help and spend the day with fun family activities! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Rustic potting bench […]

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We’re loving this Modern Mother’s Day Brunch by Kristi of SaucyPants! It’s so warm & inviting, with a perfect mix of modern and serene. My favorite details have to be how she decorated the chairs – and also the make your own mimosa bar – how fun! And since it’s Mom’s Day it would be […]

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Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, and Cris of Crissy’s Crafts put together a fantastic pink, orange, & yellow Mother’s Day Lunch filled with thoughtful, creative treats and decorating ideas! If you need some last minute ideas for Mom’s special day, check out this festive party for tons of vibrant, summer-inspired details incorporating FREE Mother’s […]

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Hi, it’s Alejandra Morin from The Marshmallow Studio, where we create custom marshmallow pops and designs. I’m happy to be back at HWTM today, showing you how to make mom feel extra special! This Mother’s Day, surprise mom with more than the typical fresh flower bouquet… treat her with an her an edible marshmallow flower […]

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Tonya Coleman of Soireé Event Design here… and this time we’re talking about Mother’s Day… you know – the day when all of us moms are celebrated for all that we do all year long! As a busy working mom myself, I actually think Mother’s Day should equal a “day off”! However, when you have small […]

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If you think girlie tea parties require linen doilies, white gloves and fancy china, think again! This gorgeous Tea Party theme from Paige of Paiges of Style proves that frilly, feminine details and modern styles most can certainly play together nicely. ;) The fabulous paper party details that Paige designed for this tea party inspired a […]

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As a huge fan of Heather Ham‘s work and vintage-meets-modern style, it’s no surprise that the Wonderlandia table design she created {for our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} was nothing short of stunning! Heather’s table was tailored to a Wedding celebration and featured tons of gorgeous flowers blossoming from all-white tea pots and candlestick holders, which […]

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We’re loving the look of this beautiful, succulent-adorned Living Wreath by floral expert Kim Foren. {It reminds me of something that might be spotted hanging in an Anthroplogie catalog shoot!} And if you’re itching for a creative weekend project or feeling your green thumb calling lately… good news: Kim explains all the DIY details below […]

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When you think of Apple products, the word “digital” probably comes to mind pretty easily, but did you know they also offer LETTERPRESS? Yep – that’s right! You can actually use iPhoto ’11 to create custom printed letterpress cards personalized with your favorite smiling faces (or other favorite photos) + your own text. ($2.99 card) […]

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So… true story. I was in Target a couple weeks ago, once again stopping in the gift wrap section {unnecessarily} to stare at a particularly lovely collection of bright, modern gift wrap they have that features happy shades of green, fuschia and red – and once again thinking how I really, really would love to […]

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Thought we’d send you off into the weekend with a healthy dose of sunshine… and this vintage-rustic style “Lemons & Lavender” theme is just the thing! It’s full of warm, sunny inspiration for everything from spring/summer bridal showers and weddings to a special Easter or Mother’s Day brunch! Dreamed up by talented ladies: Cortnie of […]

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Just in time for Mother’s Day celebrations, Vicky from The City Cradle sent over some fabulous party inspiration! This truly lovely Mother’s Day Brunch is “inspired by vintage yellow bikes and the like…” Read on for all the pretty details, as told by Vicky…  (P.S. The labels & signs that Vicky designed for this party […]

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Go bright & colorful for Mother’s Day this year! Here are 11 gorgeous ideas from ’round the web that Mom is sure to love… Pictured at top: For an easy way to get creative with floral centerpieces, start with interesting vessels that double as gifts! For example: Gardening Gloves & Tools wrapped around a bouquet […]

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Today’s Real Party features a lovely lavender theme and was dreamed up by the ultra-creative Ilenia of Simply Nabiki for her mother’s birthday celebration. Color parties always offer lots of versatility, and this one is full of chic, stylish ideas (and mouth-watering treats!) that would also be perfect for occasions like Mother’s Day or spring […]

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