Real Parties


Bonjour! I’m so excited to share the sweet details of this adorable MADELINE Themed Birthday Party with you today… Lydia of The Party Wagon created this darling celebration for her daughter’s 8th birthday, and with creative elements like mini fondant Madelines, hats and capelets for each “mademoiselle”, and mini suitcase favor boxes – in addition […]

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Along with many others out there, I’m a huge fan of the gorgeous fondant sugary creations from Charynn of Two Sugar Babies. She pops up within the vendor credits of submissions we receive quite often – so I’m very excited to be able to feature one of her OWN parties today! Charynn wanted to do […]

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Paige from Paiges of Style definitely whipped up some royal party magic with this “PRETTY IN PINK” PRINCESS BIRTHDAY PARTY that she designed for a friend’s daughter! And with stylish details like shimmery mercury glass filled with fluffy pink peonies, a fabulous {homemade} pink ruffle dessert table backdrop, and a downright gorgeous pink ombre ruffle […]

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Simply put… this party is SO stinkin’ cute! The girls from Posh Paperie (Karrie and Elizabeth) seriously outdid themselves on this super creative and stylish VINTAGE AIRPLANE Birthday Party, which also happened to be the first birthday party celebration for Karrie’s adorable son. Coming from talented stationery designers, it’s no surprise that the paper details from […]

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CHOO!  CHOO!  Birthday train coming through! And what a FUN ride it brings… Jen Carver of Banner Events put together this adorable Train Themed Birthday Party for her son Landon, and it’s just loaded the fun decorative details and train themed activities for the kids. Little striped engineer hats, a fondant train-topped cake, lunch served in […]

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As some of you may know, we (HWTM Blog Contributor, Jessica Wilcox, of Modern Moments Designs) are expecting our fourth child. We already have three amazing boys ranging from two to seven years old. When we found out we were expecting, I immediately started planning a gender reveal party. This is going to be our […]

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When {the very talented} designer Rebecca of Fresh Chick Design Studio thought of how she wanted to celebrate the upcoming arrival of Baby #3, her ideal celebration consisted of “getting her closest gal pals together for a night of no kids, delish food, & a few margaritas (for them)”! And the theme of said get-together?  “A […]

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This fabulous VINTAGE NAUTICAL Baby Shower from Honeycomb Events & Design is absolutely overflowing with wonderfully creative details… from themed edible treats like cute crab shaped sugar cookies and salted caramel shortbread bites to chic stationery elements very cleverly printed on watercolor paper. The super cool, hand-painted dessert table backdrop was one of the first things […]

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I know that Valentine’s Day has come & gone, but we wanted to show some LOVE to our community members by sharing some of their adorable Valentine themed albums for this week’s Party of 5. There’s so much creative eye candy to admire here – and you might just find some inspiration for non-Valentine themed parties […]

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This stylish OMBRE SURF BIRTHDAY BRUNCH that Ashley of Ashley Rose Photography created for her adorable son Crew is nothing short of incredible! And how smart to feature so many fun food stations that both kids and adults are sure to love – including a cereal bar, a pancake station with all the fixings, and […]

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“Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it’s off to PARTY we go…” ;)  This 7 Dwarfs inspired birthday party by Qeryldine of Confetti Couture is absolutely darling! I’m especially loving the adorable dessert table, which was designed to look like the entrance of a mine with oh-so-clever DIY “mining cars” carrying the caramel apple toppings – how cute is […]

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In celebration of her brand new book – The Wedding Planner & Organizer – renowned event planner extraordinaire Mindy Weiss recently hosted a beautiful book signing party at Lehr & Black Studio in Los Angeles. And since we ARE talking about Mindy Weiss here, it should come as absolutely no surprise that the party was […]

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This sweet and simple Valentine’s Day dinner party is easy enough for even the last minute planner to pull off in a pinch, while the festive aqua & red color palette make for a lasting impression! From the delicate hearts pattern on the table covering to the pretty vintage aqua glassware filled with ever-so-sweet baby’s […]

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This “Sweet as a Peach” Dessert Table from Amanda De Santis is just the definition of lovely in so many ways… from the gorgeous floral patterned cake and darling petite desserts to the warm glow of candles and fairy lights! Another sweet thing about this table? Amanda created it as a special surprise thank you […]

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Jenny from Bloom Designs created this beautiful & cheeky Eat, PINK, and Be Married bridal shower for her sister Nicole… how’s that for a sweet display of sisterly love?! Inspired by the “girlie girl” style of the guest of honor, Jenny incorporated tons of fit-for-a-princess details into the bridal shower – from the gorgeous desserts display […]

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This beautiful, bunny-inspired baby shower from A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production is just the picture of charm & elegance! Darling plush bunnies and childhood classics like The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Pat the Bunny, added the perfect dose of baby sweetness to the gorgeous navy & white tablescapes, party decor, and menu at […]

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Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from our HWTM.com members! This round of parties ranges from the most adorable Rustic Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Party to a ridiculously cute & clever “Meet and Eat” Baby Shower (for those that want to kick the “Sip & See” idea up a […]

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The lovely Tori Tait from Thoughtfully Simple created such a bright, happy celebration for her sister-in-law’s engagement soirée! (Pretty lucky to get a party stylist for your sister-in-law, right?!) Everything about this party just looks like a blast… but let’s start with the fun signature drinks, shall we, which included a creative Champagne & ROCK CANDY […]

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I’m loving every delicious detail in this gorgeous OWL THEMED BABY SHOWER from Paiges of Style! Paige created this baby shower for a longtime friend and – in keeping the taste of the guest of honor in mind – noted that she was going for a “girly, vintage Anthropologie feel” with the design. I’d say she […]

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So………I’m LIKE, totally so excited to share this RAD dessert table with you! *wink* All pun aside though, this Saved by the Bell inspired Bayside High School “Detention Desserts” Table from Million Dollar $mile Celebrations really IS pretty dang awesome! Gotta love a clever & creative theme, and from Kelly “Kup”owski cupcakes to Screech on […]

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