Who needs Black Friday crowds and congested parking lots when you’ve got the comfort of your home computer, PJ’s, and beautiful digital gift guides to pore through, right? :) Case in point – the 2011 Holiday Gift Guide from The TomKat Studio just came out this week and it’s full of wonderfully creative gift ideas […]

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Winner Update: This Giveaway is now closed. While we wish all of you who entered could have won a $5o gift card to HomeGoods we had to randomly pick 4 winners. So congrats to MeganF who said, “LOVE homegoods! Would love to put together a gorgeous Christmas dinner table, or I’d want those martini glasses!!! […]

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HomeGoods recently asked me if I’d be interested in shopping one of their stores and coming up with a creative Fall tablescape and highlighting some fall entertaining trends. Um… lemme think about that for a sec? Just kidding… YES, please! ;) If you’ve followed the blog for a while, you probably already know that HomeGoods […]

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Keeping with the cupcake theme from last week’s Fabulous Find, (and in response to the many inquiries about the frosting technique used in the Cuisipro Cupcake Corer post), this week’s Fabulous Find is this gorgeous Giant French Pastry Tip! This, my friends, is the pastry tip you’ll need to achieve this gorgeous and super simple frosting […]

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Winner Update: This Giveaway is now closed. I wish all of you loyal readers could receive this fabulous purple and grey entertaining pack but unfortunately we could only choose one random winner. Can I get a drum roll please?!….The special reader is…Commenter #887, Cristina, who said, “My favorite color palette is actually grey and purple! […]

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Winner Update: This Giveaway is now closed. While we wish all of our readers were lucky enough to receive this $100 Shopping Spree to all things personalized we had to randomly choose only one entry. And the winner is….Commenter #164, Shannon, who said, “Love that lunchbox for my little man!” Congratulations Shannon! We hope your […]

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{ By Jessica Kirkland } Ready to take your cupcakes to a fabulous new level? Then you’ll want to get yourself this easy-to-use Cuisipro Cupcake Corer and add a surprise center filling to your cupcakes for your next celebration! Not only is this a piece of (cup)cake to use…it’s actually a lot of fun too. […]

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There’s something about the look of owls that makes for such cute products and party themes… I think it must be those big eyes. :)  Here are a few stylish & artistic owl themed finds that are available at West Elm right now and perfect for fall entertaining & gift ideas… and at these prices […]

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This Giveaway is now closed. I know all you were hoping to win a $100 shopping to score some fabulous personalized gifts but we had to randomly choose only one winner. The lucky winner is, Commenter #91, Colleen, who said, “I am a FB fan! =)” Congratulations Colleen! We hope you love whatever items you […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. While we wish all of our readers could be the winners of this fabulous bake set but we just had to pick a random winner. Well,  without further adieu….The winner is…Commenter # 2410, Annette, who said, “I LOVE dark chocolate, the Milky Way Midnight sounds most tempting!!! Pumpkin […]

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Seriously loving the simple, modern vibe of these tea towels by Studiopatró… and the clever ways that they’ve extended their use beyond the kitchen, creating pretty presentation ideas for everything from wine bottles and cookbooks to serveware and bread! Great for hostess or housewarming gift ideas too! ($24 each at studiopatro.com)

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If you love discovering fabulous things but don’t have a ton of time to devote to keeping up with the latest and greatest, there’s a cool new daily lifestyle email & website that does the work for you! PureWow is totally free and highlights a wide range of topics, including arts & culture, health & […]

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You know how it’s always a fun surprise {and welcome break from the bills!} to find a creative party invitation in the mail? Well… imagine not only finding an invitation, but finding one of THESE amazing 3-D invitations by etsy shop When & Where Invitations! I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sure I’d […]

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We have a fun new Surprise Giveaway for you paper lovers today! This one comes from TearDrop Weddings – a whimsical, designer stationary design shop that’s actually goes way beyond weddings. Case in point, the co-founder of TearDrop Weddings – Holly Hatam – is offering up $100 worth of personalized EVERYDAY stationery to a lucky […]

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As a self-proclaimed jewelry fanatic myself, I’m super excited to share this brand new Surprise Giveaway with you today – (and already a little envious of the lucky person that wins it!) – because it features a generous $150 Shopping Spree towards fabulous jewelry by Foxy Originals. There are so many great designs to choose […]

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Talented letterpress designer Cindy Taylor of San Diego-based LOL Letterpress is here today with a step-by-step DIY Tutorial for a creative bridesmaids gift set featuring a handmade jewelry pouch that’s perfect for holding a heartfelt note + earrings or necklaces. You can customize these  pouches with your own favorite fabric to coordinate perfectly with your […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed – and WOW – what a great response! I so wish we had a tower to give away to all of you, but – as always – we had to draw a winner, and the {very lucky!}, randomly selected person is… Commenter # 269 – Lynda, who said, […]

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The weather’s heating up and SUMMER is just around the corner! BBQs, picnics, pool parties…it’s just about time for the outdoor party invites to start rolling in! And if you’re looking for some summer hostess gift ideas that are both creative AND outdoor-friendly (bright colors, non-breakable, etc.), look no further, because we’ve got a fun […]

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Winner Update 5/18: This giveaway is now closed. And wow… what a GREAT RESPONSE! There can only be one winner (I know…sigh…), but Pedestals would still like to offer everyone else 10% Off as a thank you for your feedback! The code is “HWTM1” and it’s good through the end of June 2011.  And now […]

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I am so excited to share a FABULOUS and BRAND NEW party product with you… The Pastry Pedestal! These darling & creative mini treat displays were dreamed up and brought to life by Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paperflowers. Simply put, they are a display mechanism consisting of an acrylic “rod” and “round” that you […]

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