More “LOVE-ly” eye candy for you today! This whimsical take on Valentine’s Day is courtesy of Vicky of A Subtle Revelry. Vicky’s parties are always full of unique and beautiful handmade ideas, and this “The Games That Cupid Plays” theme is no exception! The holiday garland re-purposed into a heart-shaped backdrop for Valentine’s Day is […]

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Here’s some pretty eye candy for you from Ladna of November Lily, a boutique styling house & event design atelier that was founded in Dubai but recently opened a branch in Dallas, TX! I’m just loving how so many people are utilizing tiered candleabras as dessert “servers” lately. They make for such […]

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I know we’re getting down to the wire here with Valentine’s Day coming up on Monday, but some of the submissions that have been rolling in lately are just way too cute to pass up! For example, this charming Vintage Valentine’s Day Dessert Table by the lovely Rebekah of A Blissful Nest.  I love how […]

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With it’s bright, POP-y colors and contemporary style, this Peace, Love, and Party theme from Paper & Cake has FUN written all over it! It’s a printable party collection, which means there’s still time to use it for Valentine’s Day this year – but this theme would also be fabulous for a girls birthday party […]

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Is this “Leopard, Lace, and LOVE” theme fabulous or what?! Although it was originally dreamed up for Valentine’s Day, this look would translate beautifully to a lingerie bridal shower or bachelorette party too! The sweet Andrea of Dolce Drive created/styled this shoot and designed all the paper goods. Favorite DIY details include pink paper cones […]

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{Please give a warm welcome to Courtney Dial of Pizzazzerie on her first contributor post at HWTM – featuring an adorable puppy-themed party she designed herself!}*** “With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to let our four-legged friends in on the fun with a Puppy Love Valentine’s Party! From sweet doggie treats to […]

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Colorful, modern, and adorable all over… that pretty much sums up this darling “Sweet Tweet” Valentine’s Day theme! This was a creative collaboration by Rebecca of Fresh Chick Design Studio and Nancy of A To Zebra Celebrations, and they somehow pulled everything together (dessert table and kids table) on a $100 budget! Vibrant lime green […]

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Natalie from Southern Belle’s Charm came up with this fabulous “LOVE ROCKS” party theme for a Valentine’s Day party and and it seriously looks like a BLAST! {I can definitely see this concept being modified to work for a fun bridal shower too!} From the “Backstage Entrance” sign and cool tattoo-inspired design elements to the […]

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This adorable new “I Heart Valentine’s Day” party by Maureen and Adria from Anders Ruff Custom Designs makes me so very happy! Don’t you just want to jump right into the pictures?! In addition to the fabulous printables they designed and used throughout the party (available in their shop), there’s so much great DIY inspiration […]

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If there ever was a party you could call “darling“, this bird-themed birthday party designed by Leoni from Just Call Me Martha would be it! And although she created this particular party for her niece’s birthday, the ideas & colors featured here would translate beautifully to baby showers or “love birds” themed Valentine’s Day parties […]

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Today’s Real Party feature is a wonderful example of how character-inspired kids parties can be both super cute for the kids and stylish enough for adults to appreciate too! Jaclyne of Heavenly Blooms created this adorable Olivia the Pig themed party as a special Valentine’s Day celebration for her daughter Kate, but this theme would […]

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Today’s adorable Real Party – created by Lindsey Mintrone of Bella Grace Party Designs – was originally designed as a Valentine’s Day celebration, but it would also serve as great inspiration for the always-popular “Love Birds” bridal shower theme! From clever lollipop flower arrangements (so cute!) to a homemade “Love Birds Tree” centerpiece and adorable […]

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I know that Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, but I couldn’t resist posting some last-minute inspiration from ’round the web… especially since pretty much all of these ideas can be re-purposed for other occasions too! Starting from the top: Adorable Valentine-themed cupcakes from Jeanne Benedict *I’m especially loving the top version for any sort of “pretty […]

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Is is just me, or is this one of the cutest ideas ever?!! These “Secret Message Cones” from BHG are inspired by fortune cookies and featured as a creative homemade Valentine idea, but they would ALSO be a fabulous addition to birthday parties, bridal showers, and baby showers (especially a “Cravings” or “Pickles & Ice […]

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In keeping with the Valentine’s Day theme going on this week, I thought it would be fun to feature some ideas for a flirty red & white lingerie bridal shower (or bachelorette party!). The image above is a “Love, Sweet Love” theme idea from Simple Stunning Wedding Showers by Karen Bussen and serves as great […]

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In continuing with Part 1 of Romantic Decor: Red, Black, & Lace, here’s another (surprisingly quick!) centerpiece idea for a special Valentine’s Day dinner… Find all the DIY Details Below:

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Looking for an easy way to add romance to your Valentine’s day table? Just add ribbon & lace! Here are a few examples I mocked up recently to demonstrate how just a little lace & ribbon can give a simple vase, pillar candle, or tablecloth a romantic vibe that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day (or a […]

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I’m in love with this new “Vase Corset” from Social Couture… what a fabulous way to add some romance to your Valentine’s Day table – or some “oh la la!” to that sexy bachelorette party or lingerie-themed bridal shower! The black velvet vase corset ($15 ea) is available in 3 different ribbon colors: red, black, […]

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Need some inspiration for your Valentine’s Day party dessert table? Check out this latest dessert bar creation by Amy Atlas… which can only be described as absolutely pink-a-licious! Goodies included: a macaron tower (so cute!), ruffled buttercream cake and cupcakes, pink favor boxes tied up with pretty satin ribbon, and lots of pink candy! For […]

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Winner Update – 2/10: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky randomly chosen winners are… commenter #34 – Amanda, commenter #193 – Raphelle, and commenter #38 – Nancy. Congrats to all of you! ***** Lisa Leonard Designs – a fabulous online shop specializing in lovely, handmade custom […]

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