Lilly of I Heart Sugar Sugar made this INCREDIBLE Beauty and the Beast Theme truly come to life for little Alexa. From hand delivered rose invitations to story time with Bell, this magical princess party has so many thoughtful elements that push the envelope in party planning. (P.S. When you’re finished here be sure to check out […]

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Happy Wedding Wednesday Everyone! It’s Amber here again from Amber Lay Events! This week I am excited to share a DIY Neon Wedding Table Number Idea! NEON BOTTLE TABLE NUMBERS I don’t know about you, but I am obsessed with neon right now, so I wanted to integrate those colors into this fun and easy recycled bottle project. I know […]

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Hi there – it’s Amber here again from Amber Lay Events! As I mentioned last week, some of you may know me from my days as Editorial & Styling Assistant at HWTM. Now that I’m doing event coordinating and floral design full time, I am so excited to be the newest regular contributor for Hostess with the Mostess! […]

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Hi there! It’s Amber here from Amber Lay Events! Some of you may know me from my days as Editorial & Styling Assistant at HWTM. Since then I have been doing my coordinating and floral design business full time, and I am so excited to be the newest contributor on board for Hostess with the […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with a {Lalaloopsy Dolls} Inspired Button Backdrop guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a fabulous, high-end looking event for less! Today’s post is all about how to create an amazing wow-factor using a high-impact, low-cost backdrop. Backdrops, when used correctly […]

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Blush pink and warm brown tones were the palette of choice for this beautiful Modern Vintage Wedding styled by YourBASH! This timeless and romantic look has the perfect amount of “vintage sparkle”, as beautifully captured through elements like La Tavola‘s sequined table linens, a lovely beaded organza overlay, and shimmery menu and place card designs […]

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Summer is pretty much synonymous with firing up the grill at backyard get-togethers around here – it’s one of my very favorite things about this time of year! That’s why I was really excited when Hebrew National asked us to partner with them on a new Summer Grilling Party theme to compliment their “Better-Than-A-Hotdog Hotdogs“… […]

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I really wanted to feature something creative & unique as the table centerpiece for our brand new Summer Grilling Party theme (posting later today!!), so my first thought was to go REALLY literal and create some miniature charcoal grills. Luckily, the shape of charcoal grills makes them very easy to emulate using inexpensive & easily […]

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Bold colors and a mix of feminine and masculine inspired details lend serious drama to this Hot Pink, Navy & Silver Wedding from YourBASH! Designer Brian Worley explains “I designed this reception space with the masculine and feminine in mind, or the Yin and the Yang. Utilizing strong wood tables and a Sapphire and French […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design, and I’m back with another “Budget Chic” guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a Fabulous high-end looking event for less!  Today’s post is all about how to get the most bang for your buck when using Personalized Printables. Here I […]

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Jessica from Pen N’ Paperflowers Studio & Design here… I love creating clever party decor for events that are smart, budget-friendly and versatile enough to continue to be used after the confetti and cupcakes are all gone. So today I’m here to share with you a DIY Denim Pocket Banner I created for my daughter’s “Pocket […]

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Staying true to its name, this DREAM Bridal Event is overflowing with dreamy details like vintage glam furniture, romantic florals, and fluffy hanging clouds dripping with sparkles! Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations, Isari Flower Studio, and Luna Photo coordinated an incredible list of vendors to collaborate on an amazing night filled with tons of beautiful wedding inspiration for guests to […]

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An 80th birthday is a milestone worth going all out for, and Desiree Spinner Events did a phenomenal job of making this one a night to remember! The green decor, white flowers and 1930′s style inspiration kept this Fresh & Vintage 80th Birthday Party both cosmopolitan-chic and sentimental. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – […]

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Talk about “Regal Opulence“! That’s the oh-so-appropriate name for this rich, glamorous wedding theme that’s dripping in sparkly gold, champagne, and ivory details. This design was part of the amazing 8-theme inspirational event held earlier this year at Hotel del Coronado. Brian Worley and Jaime Geffen of YourBASH! did an incredible job styling, coordinating and […]

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Looking for a crafty Kentucky Derby Party idea? Here you go! These paper rose adorned chalkboard horses are super cute and easy decorations that can be used everywhere from the table centerpiece to the buffet to the “Watering Hole” (i.e. “party drink station”). SUPPLIES: You’ll need chalkboard paint, toy horses, paper roses, satin ribbon, and […]

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I’m so excited to share this Modern Beach Inspired Wedding from Brian Worley and Jaime Geffen at YourBASH!… which also includes menu and place card designs by yours truly. :) Dubbed “Geometric POP” by Brian, this coral, aqua, and lime green wedding theme is just as gorgeous and stylish as it is vibrant and FUN! […]

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Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design – and I’m back with another “Budget Chic” guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a fabulous high-end looking table for less! And there’s an added bonus this time – I’m also giving away a $100 Gift Card to Target! See […]

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Remember this adorable Aqua & Lace Party from our Party of 5 Post a couple weeks back? Well Anastasia also created a DIY Tutorial on how to make her beautiful and super budget-friendly backdrop! Can you believe it was created from rolls of office supply receipt paper? Pretty clever, right! Here’s what she says: “For […]

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Ready for a dose of Friday cuteness? Good! Because these custom-made piñatas by etsy shop ¡Dalé! Piñatas is certainly serving it up! From owls to rainbows to cowboy hats, these cute handmade creations are perfect for – as Wendy puts it: “… birthdays, weddings, showers, holidays or any time you just need to take a whack […]

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Sarah von Pollaro is the founder of Urban Petals Floral Design, a company that creates one of a kind floral design for events, donates them to nonprofit organizations the following day, and inspires people to enjoy arranging flowers! Having taught thousands of people the basics of floral design in a fun and simple way, Sarah created […]

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