If you love the idea of coloring Easter Eggs, but want to create something a little more sophisticated than what the average store-bought kit can produce… GOOD NEWS! These chic sienna Easter eggs from floral design guru Kim Foren are gorgeous, easy and non toxic – and they don artsy botanical motifs that are decidedly […]

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So… true story. I was in Target a couple weeks ago, once again stopping in the gift wrap section {unnecessarily} to stare at a particularly lovely collection of bright, modern gift wrap they have that features happy shades of green, fuschia and red – and once again thinking how I really, really would love to […]

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I’d like to extend a HUGE congratulations to my friends Vicky and Carly on the launch of their brand spankin’ new design/party e-zine, aptly titled Styled. It’s amazing how much time and hard work goes into an effort like this, and of course it turned out beautifully, not that I expected anything less! There’s so […]

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I’m so excited to finally share the details {& free party printables!} with you from the editor’s brunch that I styled & co-hosted earlier this month with Arbor Mist in NYC! Between the lush “Rooftop Garden” location at the Gramercy Park Hotel and the vibrant colors in the party decor, it really felt like a […]

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The Oscars party that I teased a couple weeks ago is finally up! Get ready to host a fun night of celeb sightings at your place on February 27th! You can find full details on the party + more pictures right here. You’ll also find links to download all of the different free printables in […]

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Jasmine from The Couture Cakery is back with another fabulous sweets table! This time it’s a pink & green Lollipop-Inspired Dessert Table that was created for a young girl’s birthday party… but I’m pretty sure this table made guests of ALL ages very happy! And speaking of happy, let’s talk about this fabulous floral arrangement […]

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HOW DOES YOUR HOLIDAY GARDEN GROW? With lots of SPARKLE and SHINE, of course! Here’s a fun & easy last-minute centerpiece idea for Christmas or New Year’s Eve… or just something cute to file away for next year! All you need to make festive (and long-lasting!) “holiday flowers” are a few of your favorite ornaments, […]

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I know that we’re getting really close to Christmas and most of you are probably already all set with your tables, but I still wanted to share this “Colorful & Crafty” holiday table that I set up for a casual dinner with my girlfriends this past Friday… it’s REALLY easy to recreate and uses affordable […]

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Wanted to share a super quick & easy holiday centerpiece/decor idea with you today… I fell in love with all the cute and wonderfully inexpensive holiday socks at Target this year and decided they’d make great “holiday vase wraps” for all those glass cylinder vases sitting in my garage – especially since most of the […]

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Maddy from Somewhere Splendid and Shauna from Sweet Tooth: Dessert Meets Design sent over this fun Rock Candy Cone Tree DIY tutorial… how SWEET is this idea?! These sugary, sparkly trees would be perfect accent decor for a holiday dessert table – or as sweet centerpieces for any holiday party or winter bridal shower! {BTW […]

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I think the “JOY” flag in the centerpiece of this holiday table says it all, don’t you? …because this table by Courtney of Joyful Weddings & Events and Joyful Joyful definitely makes me happy just looking at it! Of course – with details like a gorgeous, vibrant red floral arrangement, cool scalloped placemats, DIY ribbon […]

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I’m working on the full recap of a White Party that I styled last December (inspiration board here), but I wanted to share a separate DIY of one of the centerpiece designs since it’s kind of fun & outside-the-box when it comes to the standard party centerpieces! This project was for a couple that hosts […]

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I’m excited to share this wonderful Rustic Fall Party from Courtney of Joyful Weddings & Events with you today – full great inspiration for Thanksgiving decor too! There are so many fantasic and affordable DIY ideas to be found here – from the creative (& easy!) burlap wreath to the mason jar drinking glasses embellished […]

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Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the 2 very lucky, randomly selected winners are: Commenters #183 – Heather and #104 – Tiffany. Congrats!! ***** We have a fabulous new Surprise Giveaway for you today from one of the most popular party decor websites out there (and […]

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Here are the DIY details for the “Table Tree” centerpiece from the Grateful Mod Tablescape. This tree was inspired by one of the illustrations from the Grateful Mod Printables, and I’m pretty excited about how it turned out! I had originally planned to paint styrofoam balls to use for the tree tops, but with all […]

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Loving these pretty Fabric Flower Cake Toppers and Fabric Garlands by etsy shop Pretty Swell. A lovely addition to bridal showers, baby showers, or birthday parties of all ages! (Several color combos are available, but you can place custom orders too!)

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Oh. My. Goodness. Why, yes… that IS a CURTAIN of colorful origami paper cranes that served as the dazzling backdrop for the wedding of this lucky bride & groom! And as beautiful as all of these floating creatures look on their own, they seem even more amazing when you learn about the special meaning behind […]

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Just got back from LA and wanted to share a little sneak peek of what I was up to there yesterday… shooting a “Hollywood Bridal Shower” segment that will be part of a Made of Honor movie special for the FX Networks show “DVD on TV“! We shot everything at the same location where Patrick […]

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The oh-so-creative Prudent Baby is back with another fabulous, party-friendly DIY Tutorial to share! I think this fun “Tissue Number Birthday Sign” concept would also be fantastic for displaying the number of years being celebrated at a milestone anniversary party OR utilized with numbers or letters for an engagement party or wedding shower (to display […]

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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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