HWTM Original Themes


So… you might have noticed that we’re going a little crazy with POPSICLES over here lately. ;) And as much as I do love to eat them, the main reason was that (at a recent speaking engagement) I wanted to demonstrate how the exact same theme can be brought to life in two totally different […]

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With the weather warming up, I’ve been dreaming of doing something party-related with popsicles, which always remind me of summer! So… I thought it would be fun to use them as the inspiration for a new twist on the popular “About to POP” baby shower theme, which usually features popcorn or balloons. Colorful paper details, […]

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This past weekend I spoke at the 2013 Plush Show in Los Angeles on “Creative Ideas & Clever Techniques to Make Any Party POP!”. I used one theme to inspire TWO totally different tables – a water-colorful baby shower and a summery kids birthday, both with POPsicle themes. :) You’ll find a little recap of my talk […]

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Since we already covered lots of 4th of July party food & drinks… let’s talk activities! These 4th of July County Fair Games are from our “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party for Hebrew National. Inspired by the classic fair games, we crafted a homemade Ring Toss, Balloon Darts and Gunny Sack Race… and even […]

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STEP RIGHT UP to our newest party theme! Hot dogs, cotton candy, ferris wheels, blue ribbons, stars & stripes… can you see what I’m getting at? Yep, it’s an All-American County Fair Inspired Party – just in time for summer… and Independence Day! We partnered with Hebrew National again this year to bring you TONS […]

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Lots of new FREE printables to share with you today! This collection is for the new “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party theme we recently created for Hebrew National. You can check out full party details and see all of these printables in use right here. Just click on the links below to download the associated party printable in high-resolution […]

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Elephants + Glitter-Dipped Lemons? That’s right! And if you think this combo may seem a bit MAD, well fantastic… because that’s kind of the point. ;) You see, when MADHOUSE by Michael Aram asked me to dream up 4 tablescapes inspired by their new tableware collections, I went especially crazy for Lemonwood. High contrast colors, […]

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Winner update: 4/29/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #229 BLOVELY EVENTS! Congrats! ***** The 139th Annual Kentucky Derby is just a couple weeks away, and that means you’ve got the perfect excuse to get together with friends for fantastic food, drinks, and Southern traditions. And we […]

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We styled a new Kentucky Derby party theme for 14 Hands Vineyards last week, so that means a brand new set of FREE Kentucky Derby Party Printables for YOU! I’ll be posting the full party recap (+ a fantastic giveaway!) later today, but in the meantime you can see a little sneak peek of it right […]

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Yesterday Pottery Barn Kids released the Ice Cream Shoppe Birthday Party that I styled for them last month, so I’m super excited to finally share it with you today! Ice cream is one of those things that can just instantly make people happy – speaking from personal experience at least ;) – so it’s the perfect inspiration for […]

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Here we go with Part 2 of the Royal Baby Shower recap! The theme, decorations, and tablescapes are explained in Part 1 of the recap, so I’ll keep this intro short. :) Scroll down to check out details on the food, drinks, and cake table! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – “Royal Hydration Station” […]

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I’m really excited to share a baby shower I styled & co-hosted for a childhood friend recently who I’ve known since we were 4 years old! Inspired by the look of her nursery, which has sort of a glam/posh princess vibe, I decided to go with a Royal Baby Shower theme that was super playful, […]

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Winner update: 4/2/13: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winner is… Commenter #329 LINDA SCHWARTZ! Congrats! ***** I have a really fun Rustic Wine & Cheese Party party recap to share with you today… this is a backyard party that Sonny & I recently hosted at home, and it just so […]

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I’m feeling so in love with sweet banners for photo booth props, engagement shoots, or any unscripted occasion to tell someone you love them! So to make this Valentine’s Day extra special we have a DIY Printable “LOVE” Banner, perfect for whatever you plan to use it for. ;) (Find the banner in our shop here + […]

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I made some new {custom printable} Valentine’s Day cards for my daughter’s upcoming classroom party and thought other moms might fall in love with these “Cute Critters” too, so they’re up in our shop! For an easy giftable treat, I filled some cute pink & white chevron, stripe and polka dot bags (Thanks Jenny!) with […]

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A couple years ago I styled this Hollywood Glam Oscars Party that included lots of sparkle and shine… and free printables! Last year I updated the nominees for 2012… and, as requested, here they are again updated with the 2013 nominees! :) In addition to these 2013 Best Picture Nominee Labels, you can still download the rest […]

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I’ve received a lot of inquiries about the candy labels from the Sweet & Sparkly Wedding Candy Buffet I created for a friend a while back, so I’m super excited to share that these labels are finally available for purchase in our Shop… with the colors of your choice!  To see an example of these […]

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I’m so excited to share the Robot Baby Shower theme that I styled for Pottery Barn Kids with you today – which they’ve playfully dubbed “Bundle of Bots”! Best news of all? This one comes with FREE downloads of all the robot party printables that I designed for this shoot. Enjoy! Coordinating custom items like […]

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Earlier this week, we posted Part 1 of our new “It’s Game Time” Football Party – with creative inspiration for the Big Game! In Part 1, you’ll find Free Printables + inspiration for a Stadium Style Food Table, and this week we’re sharing ideas for the all-imporant drink station! Look out for the final installment coming […]

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“There’s no crying over spilled milk,” at this absolutely amazing Operation Shower “Baby Bistro” Event that I was honored to be a part of this past October! It was such an uplifting & heart-warming event, generously sponsored by Babies R Us, for the military moms to celebrate their babies bistro style …and to take home tons of “pub prizes” & baby necessities […]

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