inspiration for celebration

The peacock-inspired color palette has always been a personal favorite for me – especially when it comes to holiday parties (see proof here and here). So of course I was instantly smitten by this gorgeous Peacock Themed Engagement Party styled by the talented Courtney of Pizzazzerie! Rich jewel tones, hand-painted table signs, pinwheel drink stirrers […]

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This adorable “Day in the Garden” themed party – created by hwtm reader Dana Nussbaum for her daughter Maddie’s first birthday – is full of SO MANY creative details! There’s a touch of the whimsical garden theme in absolutely every element of the party… from butterfly lollipops in the dessert buffet to garden themed board […]

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Looking for a “grown up” centerpiece idea for baby showers? Check out my tutorial for this manzanita centerpiece right here at iVillage.com. This type of design can be tailored to pretty much ANY color palette (or occasion!) that your heart desires, and the decorative elements on the branches can be worked into other areas of […]

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This chic “Chanel Inspired” Bridal Shower sent in by Lucia|Paul Design is full of beautiful, striking details like towering black table vases filled with fluffy white hydrangea, linen napkins embellished with broaches & pearls, and an amazing “Chanel cake” complete with quilted handbag, pearls, and a bottle of COCO Parfum! One of my very favorite […]

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These cool, tiedye-inspired Streak-Dyed Bowls from Urban Outfitters will definitely add a fun splash of color to your kitchen! Great gift idea for the college-bound or your favorite artistic friends… 4 colorways available (mix and match as you like)  / $8 each at Urban Outfitters

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Loving these printable Damask Butterfly Place Cards from The Posh Event’s etsy shop… These are a DIY project, so you’ll need to print & trim yourself, but it’s a mere $3.50 for the printable pdf, so you can make as many of them as you want! (Just enlist the help of friends or bridesmaids for […]

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