I’m excited to share Part 2 of my Retro Rainbow Baby Shower theme today! This is the dessert table that matches the Tablescape & Party Decor posted earlier. All of the desserts are homemade or “semi homemade” using store-bought ingredients like Mother’s Taffy Cookies and candy buttons. The tilted jello parfaits (inspired by this DIY […]

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Who doesn’t LOVE chocolate covered Oreos®, right? I’m sure you’ve seen them included in the mix of amazing desserts at so many of the parties and dessert tables covered in polka dots and cute colors! If you’re intimidated to try making them at home, there’s a super easy (and extra adorable) way to make them with Spinning Leaf custom […]

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That will be 10 Monster Dollars please… for a spooky treat from the Little Monster Cupcakery! Bird’s Party Printables combined with the amazing styling by Dina Hafez-Suggs of Deliciously Darling Events made for one super cute Kids Halloween Party. PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – AMAZING cardboard cupcake Stands, play money & colorful sweets to “buy & sell” – Paper […]

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Halloween is almost here! Time to start thinking about all kinds of yummy treats, funny tricks, awesome costumes, spooky decorations and crafts. I’m particularly excited about all the cool marshmallows that start to become available around this time of the year. You guessed it! This fun DIY involves marshmallows. Hi, Alejandra Morin here from The Marshmallow Studio, and I’m […]

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On a summer trip, Reese was inspired by the Parisian lifestyle & architecture, so for her Bat Mitzvah Lisa of Step Brightly Creative Group created a 1920′s French Bistro Inspired Parisian Party to celebrate her special day! Brown polka dots, pink sweets & mini wrought iron dress centerpieces are just a few of the many charming details guaranteed […]

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I’m excited to share some new Halloween party ideas with you today! This VINTAGE TRICK OR TREAT theme is the first of 3 Halloween looks I’m going to share over the next week that were inspired by a recent shopping trip to HomeGoods. (Check out the overview on all 3 looks over at the HomeGoods […]

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If you’re fashion forward & like your parties to match, get ready to fall head over heels! Inspired by the royal style of Juicy Couture, Jamee of Setting the Mood designed this Sweet & JUICY Sixteenth Birthday Party for a very special birthday girl. Between the signature crown accents and “Sweet-n-Juicy” candy buffet starring chocolate nail polish, gumball pearl […]

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Looking for a bridal shower that manages to marry all-things-feminine with some simple natural charm? You will be swept off your feet with this gorgeous Rustic meets Shabby Chic Bridal Shower brilliantly styled by Bre Kirkland! Knowing the bride-to-be is classy and cute, Bre set out to blend the two characteristics and incorporated things like […]

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Okay… if you don’t like this party be ready to walk to the plank. ;) Stephanie of Spaceships and Laser Beams styled this Nautical Birthday Bash for her nephew’s birthday. She did a great job with tying all of the elements together in this strictly “BOYS ONLY” party – from the fun “Nautical Knots” to the patterned “Happy […]

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Inspired by Anthropolgie and high tea style, Natalie of Events by Nat designed this gorgeous Burlap & Burgundy High Tea Party. I love how she paired elegant details like ruffle fondant flowers and classic tea china with more casual elements like burlap, buttons, and natural wood boxes. This beautiful and downright charming look would work well for everything […]

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Christine’s darling nautical themed party for her daughter’s first birthday is seriously the sweetness! Pretty details like pink lemonade with blueberries, a precious pink cloud photo prop, & soft pink hearts put such a lovely, feminine twist on this popular theme. (So fun to see my printable sweets sign in there too!) And from the […]

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This Monkey Birthday Party is ridiculously cute… not to mention as fun and playful as a barrel full of monkeys – just check out the party favors! ;) Hayden’s 1st birthday party was designed by mom, Alexis of Alexis Campbell Event Styling. Full of red and white polka dot decor, fun lunch box place settings and monkey face sweet treats, […]

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It’s hard to believe that summer is already winding down… and that school will be here before we know it! Here’s something that should help get your little ones excited for all the new adventures the school year will bring… Giggles Galore dreamed up this incredibly creative Back to School “Book Worm” Bash, featuring adorable […]

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Um… YES, PLEASE! That pretty much sums up how I feel about this insanely cute, vintage style Milk and Cookies Birthday Party by Jen Carver of Banner Events, and it’s not just my sweet tooth talking. :) The fabulous printables by Anders Ruff tie everything together beautifully, and Jen also includes 5 tips for easy & […]

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I’m so excited to share this “Capitol Inspired” Dessert Table with you today! It’s from our new Hunger Games Home Viewing Party theme, and was created as part of our current collaboration with Walmart to help celebrate The Hunger Games DVD release this weekend. You can download all the printables from this table for free! […]

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It’s hard to believe we’re mid-August and nearing end-of-summer already! Want to help your little ones get back into “school mode” in a fun, creative way? This adorable, Vintage Back to School Bake Sale theme from Nicolle at Libby Lane Press should do the trick! There’s tons of great inspiration for any charming “school house” themed […]

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Ready for more inspiration from our super talented Australian vendors? Good… because Daisy of Leo & Bella is sharing her daughter’s beautiful first birthday celebration with us today: a Vintage Summer Garden Party filled with whimsy and soft pastels! Delicate ruffles, angelic flowers & sugary treats made this outdoor picnic party a sweet day to remember. […]

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Shaina’s jar genius is back! As promised in our Desserts in Jars review from last week, here’s another fabulous recipe from the book – this time for the gorgeous-looking Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding. Mascarpone cheese, blueberries, agave nectar, lemon zest, artisan bread, and more delectable flavors served in a cute little jar that you get all to […]

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Rebecca of Petite Party Studio planned a super fun Summer Camp Party for her son’s 4th birthday. Honestly, everything about this entire party is amazing – fishing poles, lanterns filled with candy, tie-dye t-shirts & more… but Jenn and I just could not get over the cake! We love how creative, cost effective, and totally doable this Campfire Cake is – with […]

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DESSERTS IN JARS: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine Eco-friendly, decorative, functional… I know you all love mason jars as much as we do at Hostess! (Remember them here and here and here for starters.) When it comes to parties & entertaining, these handy little containers are stellar at multitasking – utilized as everything from vases […]

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