I’m loving this mod new Flora dinnerware from Jonathan Adler… the playful tumblers alone make me want to throw a pool party! And made from durable melamine & acrylic, it’s perfect for outdoor summer entertaining. Lean towards even brighter colors yourself? Check out JA’s cool Kaleidoscope collection, which is available in both pink/orange and blue/green:

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So…being a jewelry fanatic myself, I have to admit that I’m already envious of whoever wins today’s SURPRISE GIVEAWAY! That lucky someone is going to win a generous $150 Shopping Spree on jewelry by Foxy Originals – and there are some seriously fabulous designs to choose from in necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets & more… Founded […]

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I’m SOOO very excited to announce that the first round of HWTM Personalized Party Collections are now available at PolkaDotDesign.com! Each collection features coordinating, double-sided paper products that work together to give your party a cohesive look – from invitations and napkin rings to favor tags, thank you cards, and more. Best of all, every […]

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These Novelty Worktop Savers by Joseph Joseph are just way too fun! Each glass board features a clever design created from fruits & veggies (+ a mini bun for the Snail shell), and the beautiful photography and all-white background makes for a cool, contemporary vibe. Who would’ve guessed that cauliflower & olives would make for […]

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This week’s Surprise Giveaway features a unique & innovative product idea with a “feel good” twist… PERSONA Gift Pail Kits allow you to design your own clever gift packaging “character” and tailor the character’s persona to the recipient and/or occasion… from birthdays and graduations to baby showers and beyond. And today at HWTM, Persona is […]

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For everyone that loves a good party AND swoons over the hip, modern style of Jonathan Alder… GOOD NEWS! J.A. has some fabulous new partyware that will enable you to add his famous signature style to your next soirée at an affordable price. These designs are perfect for summer get-togethers and include: paper dessert plates […]

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These Smitten Sticks by le papier studio look like so much fun! A clever way to create cheeky, playful memories for everything from birthday parties to weddings… and a great prop for DIY Photo Booths too! Each handmade paper expression is printed on extra thick cover cardstock using archival ink, and there are 4 different […]

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There are lots of different styles of drink charms available these days – but these Party People Glass Markers are really fun & different! 12 colorful silicone characters with a suction-cup grip for just $6.95 at cb2

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Loving this super-cute Zoology tableware by Boston Warehouse… the contemporary shapes and all-white finish reminds me of Jonathan Adler’s fabulous signature style, but these pieces are a lot easier on the pocketbook! (Prices range from $9.95 – $24.95 at Heliotrope) Clever gift ideas for hostesses & new nesters too… Pictured above: Rhino Butter Dish ($9.95), […]

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Okay… so I’m TOTALLY in love with these new Cupcake Sets by Meri Meri! Such a genius idea, don’t you think?! Each themed set includes 24 decorative cupcake cases (a.k.a. “baking cups”) and 24 assorted die-cut toppers. This is going to make dressing up homemade cupcakes for everything from kids birthdays to bridal showers super […]

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In today’s HWTM post over at Real Simple, check out 7 Cute & Contemporary Kitchen Tools – from ladybug mixing bowls to “angelic” colanders … great gift ideas for yourself or someone else! (Added bonus: they’re all super affordable!)

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From the POP-y colors to the cool twisted design of the popsicles and futuristic look of the holder, I’m loving everything about these Orka Ice Pop Molds! ($12.95/set at Wrapables) Looking for a cool gift idea? Try pairing one of these sets with a copy of POPS!: Icy Treats for Everyone by Krystina Castella, which […]

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Today’s Surprise Giveaway is both ridiculously adorable AND hip/cool at the same time! The lucky recipient of this shopping spree is guaranteed to have the most stylish little one around, so if you’re a new/soon-to-be mom OR a friend/family member that’s shopping for someone with a new addition on the way, this one’s for you… […]

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Do you have one of those utilitarian banquet or card tables sitting in your garage… the ones that you break out when you need extra surface space for entertaining, usually doing your best to pretty it up with a rented or store-bought tablecloth that doesn’t quite reach the ground? Enter Tablevogue: a smart new product […]

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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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Winner Update 2/16: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky, randomly selected winner is… Commenter #10 – Jillian, who said: “love the vintage humor. What a great theme for a girls night party and you could do so many different decorating ideas to go along with the […]

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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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You can always count on the products at Crate & Barrel sister store – CB2 – to be ultra-contemporary and very affordable, so it’s exciting when they come out with a new collection! Everything in their new line is really very cool, but here are 12 stand-out favorites: • Q Dinnerware ($3.95 – $5.95 per […]

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Today over at Real Simple… check out some of the fabulous new tableware & serving designs from Rosanna‘s upcoming collection (due out next month)!

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I know we just came off the holidays… but man is it hard to resist a Jonathan Adler sale!  Especially when everything is so happy & bright… or features giraffes! (see pop ornament below)  Here are a few favorites from the current JA sale – going on right now through January 17th. Pictured at top: […]

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