Real Parties


Get ready to BEE overwhelmed with the cuteness factor of this Bumble Bee Birthday Party from Alexandra of Enchanted Events & Design! I’m seriously dying over the ridiculously cute bumble bee cake and bumble bee cake pops alone! {Cake pop tutorial here.} And then let’s talk about the darling flower border backdrop on the dessert […]

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How’s this for a unique His & Hers Birthday Celebration… or even for a milestone birthday for just one “him” or “her”: instead of a big party, have an intimate little celebration in a beautiful setting, and capture it all on camera for long lasting memories! That’s exactly what Victoria from A Subtle Revelry did […]

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This pink & green “Zebra & Zinnia Garden Party” by ALM of Her Royal Heinous, The Queen Bee is, in a word… CHARMING! I love the unexpected pairing and alliteration of zebra stripes with zinnia flowers… unlikely elements that were together beautifully with smart use of color and pattern. And the homemade cake looks amazing […]

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Are you CEREAL with how cute & creative this Housewarming Brunch is?! That’s what I thought when I first saw the pics of this oh-so-modern brunch by my {creative-genius} pal Amy of Operation Shower. The other first impression brought about by these bright, warm colors? HAPPY! And that’s exactly how you should feel when you […]

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If you think you’re looking at a party table full of sweet treats… THINK AGAIN! This darling “dessert table” from Tanya of Save the Date for Cupcakes is actually filled with decadent looking SOAPS… which have been creatively transformed into everything from “ice cream cones” and “sundaes” to “candy apples” (displayed atop DIY Cupcake Stands), […]

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Who says a chic Paris-inspired party has to come with runway-style price tags? This sweet & romantic “Springtime in Paris” Engagement Party that Carolyn & Prescott hosted to celebrate their big news was pulled together on a shoestring budget, while still managing to look like a high fashion fete! Blackberry mojitos, country-style French lemonade, sparkling […]

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As a huge fan of carnival/circus themes, I’m feeling pretty giddy over this fabulously creative Vintage 1940′s Carnival Birthday Party by January from Cupcake Keepsakes! There are so many creative, colorful details to admire – from the fabulous color palette and “1940′s Coney Island” inspired flair to the retro Coke bottle ring toss game, decorative […]

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Dinosaurs extinct? Not in this fabulous feature! I am pretty positive that any kiddo that attended THIS party {by Debbie of Wants and Wishes Design} had a RAWR-ing good time.  The color scheme?…Fun & Fresh!   The treats?…perfectly themed to draw you into the land where these dynamic creatures are alive and partying! This pre-historic […]

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Do you remember the ridiculously cool Vintage Pop Art Superhero Party we featured earlier this year that Maureen of Anders Ruff Custom Designs threw for her youngest son? Well, the little superhero-of-honor from that party happens to have an older brother…so lucky for us {and him!}… we get to enjoy a second dose of clever, […]

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What’s not to love about this adorable Preppy Pink Polka Dot Crabby Birthday Party from Jess of Party Box Design?! There’s nothing “crabby” about this party, except for the Crabs themselves, of course! I can’t stop looking at the amazing fondant cupcake toppers and crabby cookies. They have to be one of the cutest things […]

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This lovely Vintage Bloom Baby Shower from Kelly of Eventology Weddings is the definition of elegance & charm! Sweet details like vintage wire birdcages and a darling mini white wooden chair hint of baby-to-be, while beautiful details like gorgeous letterpress invitations and lush arrangements of peonies, ranunculus, and spray roses present delicious eye candy for […]

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Whooo could ask for a more adorable Owl Woodland Themed Baby Shower than this one?  The amount of time, effort and creative talent put into this celebration isn’t for the birds. *wink*  So whooo is responsible for all of the gorgeous florals, beautiful banners and every detail attended to? Marci of Entwined Design Florals is […]

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This Clambake Family Reunion by Desiree Spinner Events just looks like an absolute blast! From the beautiful presentation of the themed dining tables and buffet stations to creative details like festive nautical decor, horse shoe pits, New England style clam chowder, and more… everything about this event exudes a wonderfully breezy, inviting feeling of casual […]

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There’s something about outdoor summer parties that just makes me so happy… I think it’s their ability to drum up memories of being carefree kid again for at least a moment. Case in point: check out the warm & inviting, “breezy summer” vibe if this fabulous Southern-Style Picnic from Ebony of Sparkling Events & Design! […]

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There’s so much great creativity to share with you today! We have another fabulous Art Themed Birthday Party and are just LOVING the whimsical, modern vibe that it brings! Joanne from Oh Goodie Designs created this colorful party to celebrate her daughter’s birthday, and it’s full of so many clever, creative details… My personal favorite […]

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We are seriously over the rainbow for this sweet, colorful, and amazingly creative “Picasso Art” Birthday Party that Brandy of Simply Creative Insanity created for her daughter! Between the happy array of vibrant colors and the oh-so-clever art-inspired details, what’s not to love?! Paint palette placemats and cookies, layered rainbow cake push pops, “starving artist” […]

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Poof! Another year flies by just like that! And speaking of “disappearing acts” – how FUN is this fantastic MAGIC Themed Birthday Party that Lisa at Moore Minutes created for her son’s 7th birthday?! Magic wands? Check. Rabbits in hats? Check. Glitzy magic show stage that also doubles as a fabulous photo backdrop? Check! From […]

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I’m so excited to share some details with you from a fun “You Spin Me Right Round, BABY” baby shower that I styled a couple weeks ago! When I was first asked to help style this party, it was right before our new website was supposed to launch and my head was already spinning at […]

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“Sunny day, sweepin’ the clouds away, on my way to where the air is sweet…” and speaking of sweet, check out this adorable Elmo themed party that Michelle from I DO invitations by Michelle designed for her daughter’s 2nd birthday! This party is a fantastic example of a character theme done right… there’s definitely a […]

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Excited to share a little fairytale magic with you today! This Peter Pan inspired FINDING NEVERLAND Birthday Party that Lynlee of Lynlee’s Petite Cakes created for her daughter’s birthday is full of charming, magical details for boys and girls alike… from Pixie Juice and Pirate Treasure to Neverland Cupcakes, Crocodiles, Mermaid Lagoon Sand Art, and […]

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