Theme Parties


Some how “gorgeous” hardly even seems an adequate enough word to describe this amazing Wonderlandia table design by Carolyn of The Special Day! Tasked with creating a tablescape {for our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} that would appeal to the “big” kids (occasion: Adult Birthday Party), Carolyn truly brought the spirit of wonderland to life with […]

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I am SO excited to share this first Wonderlandia table with you – it’s definitely full of WONDER and IMAGINATION! This design {which was part of our Glue Dots Tablescape Exhibit} was tailored to a Kids Birthday Party and was dreamed up by designer & mom Abigail Barnes of Paper and Cake (who also just […]

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School has never looked like so much FUN! This adorable Vintage-Modern School Day theme from Anders Ruff Custom Designs just might have your little ones forgetting about summer already! Inspired by their new School Day printable design collection, you’ll find lots of details here that can add a little bit of fun to their “everyday” […]

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Hi Everyone – Just wanted to give you a heads up that next week is officially “Wonderlandia Week” at HWTM! In addition to detailed recaps from the event of the inspirational decor, dessert station, & fabulous Tablescape Exhibitor designs {each tailored to a different type of special occasion}, there will be themed GIVEAWAYS, DIY tutorials, […]

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This colorful & vibrant “Aloha Summer” Birthday Party from Stefanie of Anna and Blue Paperie is truly party PARADISE! I’m just LOVING the fabulous red, orange, and yellow layer cake topped with beautiful, cascading hibiscus flowers that make for such a simple, yet stunning presentation…this would make a lovely cake design idea for bridal showers […]

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The Step & Repeat photos from our Wonderlandia Launch Party are now available for your viewing/downloading pleasure! I’d like to give a huge THANK YOU to Dan Fields for these… he’s the super talented photographer that captured all of these fun shots – AND has graciously made the entire gallery available for FREE so that […]

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“Paradise” cheeseburgers, french fried potatoes with Heinz 57, Margaritaville cake pops,  “Nibbling on spongecake” cupcakes topped with themed fondant toppers like parrots & salt shakers, & more… HUNGRY yet? Ya, me too… not to mention LOVING every clever detail in this cool {SURPRISE} Jimmy Buffet themed beach bash that Nicole threw for her husband’s 30th! […]

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It’s QUITE easy to recognize that Brooke Burke is a gorgeous actress, model & accomplished entrepreneur, but one thing you might not know about her is that she also loves to entertain! Brooke recently teamed up with Bacardi to help celebrate the launch of their {yummy & super convenient} Bacardi Hand Shaken Daiquiris, which are […]

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Get ready to be transported back in time with this Vintage Transportation Birthday Party! The assortment of vintage images that Christen Waller of Life:Styled used throughout every detail of the party really set the stage for her son’s desire to have a planes, trains and automobiles themed birthday party.  Clever “ticket” invitations mailed out in […]

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It probably has something to do with working on this post, but nothing sounds better right about now than indulging in some good Scotch and Chocolate. Since I don’t actually have either of them on hand, I will just have to settle for this incredibly fresh and creative Scotch & Chocolate 40th Birthday Party by […]

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I’m still recovering a bit from post-event Wonderlandia madness today – as well as a self-induced sugar coma from unpacking leftover candy this weekend and eating way too much of it! {The treat bags did say “Eat Me” after all, right?} =) We’re really happy with how everything went though and can’t wait to recap […]

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Here’s a sneak peek at one of the things I’ve been busy with lately…the paper elements for Wonderlandia next week! Can you tell how much fun I’m having with this theme?! =) Some of the designs pictured above are going to be edible too… ridiculously excited about that! Our house kind of seriously looks like […]

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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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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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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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When there’s an event planner celebrating her little one’s first birthday, you KNOW the party is going to be good! Case in point, check out this adorable Beach Boys Theme First Birthday Party that Jaime of LA-based Your Bash designed to celebrate her son’s first birthday with friends and family. From the beach setting and  […]

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I’m just giddy writing about this incredible Good ‘Ole Fashion Ice Cream Party, styled by Lisa of Fancy That, who I have the wonderful pleasure of knowing! Lisa has an adorable shop setup inside Bliss Bake Shop, a local cupcakery in my hometown! Her products are super colorful and creative (also available online) and it […]

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Happy first day of SUMMER! What better way to celebrate than with this ridiculously cute “Picnic Parade” party by Renee of The Creative Orchard, which is full of fabulous, sunny inspiration for everything from just-for-fun get togethers to summer baby showers & birthday parties. Renee did such a great job describing all the clever details […]

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You had me at “Beer Here“…and I’m just loving everything about this BEER TASTING birthday party by Ashley. The concept is so simple, but super fun! What a great way to celebrate a milestone birthday and sample a bunch of unique beers all at the same time! From the cool signage and pub food, to […]

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