Theme Parties


LOVING this ultra-colorful “Fiesta 40″ Birthday Party from Anneliese of Aesthetic Nest… what a fun way to celebrate your 40th! Added bonus for the rest of us: there are tons of great DIY projects and creative ideas to be found here to help inspire fiestas of all occasions. =) Read on for lots of pics […]

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Bird from Bird Crafts created such a fun, vibrant celebration for her wedding anniversary this year!  The party had an ultra-colorful “BOLLYWOOD BLING” theme that would actually work great for all kinds of summer celebrations – birthday parties, bridal showers, cocktails parties, etc. I’m especially loving the giant paper pom poms hanging above the dessert […]

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Patty from Corona, CA sent over these pictures of a Twilight dinner party that she recently co-hosted, utilizing the HWTM Twilight printables and New Moon printables as party decor. It’s seriously so much fun to see the printables in use at your parties – I just love it!! (Free Eclipse quotes and party embellishments are […]

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More FREE PARTY PRINTABLES for Twilight fans! Included here are 2″ Circular Party Embellishments (perfect for cupcake toppers, napkin rings, vase decorations, etc.) and Rectangular Party Favor Tags (sized at 3.5 x 2″). The designs coordinate with the look of the Eclipse Party Quotes posted earlier. The Circular Party Embellishments contain 4 different designs and […]

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As promised, here are the new PRINTABLE PARTY DECOR QUOTES for Eclipse! There are 15 high-resolution quotes total – 5 quotes each from Bella, Edward, and Jacob. Each group of 5 includes one 8×10 and four 5×7′s. *Update 6/24: The quotes are available in both high-res jpeg and PDF formats now! You can check out […]

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I’ve received loads of requests for new party printables for Eclipse (similar to the New Moon and Twilight printables) over the past few months and it’s one of those things that’s been on the to-do list for soooo long! Seeing as June 30th is LITERALLY around the corner suddenly (where did the year go?!!)… I’m […]

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Full details for the new Color Your Summer party theme are now up! Click here to check them out… Along with colorful ideas for table settings, centerpieces, and food & drink presentation, you’ll find free downloadable printables for all of the drink parasols, place cards and framed signs used in this theme. This theme is […]

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As a huge fan of Mad Men myself, I was so excited to see this fabulous Mad Men-inspired birthday party created by event planners Lauren and Kristin of Bellafare! From classic cocktails and vintage photo props (remember those typewriter thingys?!), to custom “Jim & Missy” menus, gorgeous floral designs, and more… I think even the […]

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Julie and Alex from In Good Company recently sent over tons of fabulous soccer party inspiration in the form of both a kids table/party and a more adult-friendly “Soccer Sweets” buffet! These ideas are especially timely with the World Cup going on right now, but will also translate well for any soccer themed celebration… birthday […]

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Photographer Caroline Tran recently sent over these gorgeous images that she shot of a fabulous LA Lakers-themed 40th Birthday Party designed by the talented Carolyn Chen of The Special Day (whom you might remember from this stunning Gossip Girl-Inspired Bridal Shower). Party overview from Caroline: “The birthday boy is a HUGE LAKERS FAN!! The entire […]

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Looking for some decoration inspiration for your Sex and the City 2 pre- or post-movie party? Here are a few affordable DIY ideas for you… no Manalos or Jimmy Choo’s required! Scroll down for more pics – and find all the DIY details for everything at the bottom of the post. (P.S. These ideas would […]

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Cosmos are the obvious signature drink of choice for Sex and the City parties… but there’s more than one way to enjoy them! Below is a super easy recipe for Cosmo Cupcakes, along with 2 options for icing: yummy homemade Lime Buttercream or (for when you’re in a time crunch) simple store-bought vanilla, both tinted […]

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I’ve received a ton of emails asking about Sex and the City party ideas lately, and I love that so many of you are planning to celebrate with a pre- or post-movie party! Soooo… we’ll be featuring SATC party ideas all week long! (…in addition to other types of posts too!) To kick things off, […]

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Today has been super-hectic but I wanted to share a little sneak peek of a brand new summer party theme we’re posting on the site tomorrow morning… complete with free downloadable printables (drink parasols, place cards, etc.)to make it easy for you to recreate this same look at home!

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I wanted to share a couple fun cocktail ideas with you today from an event I designed this past December for a client that always hosts “white themed” holiday parties. This year they wanted to do a “Delano hotel inspired” theme, which I of course LOVED since the Delano has a great contemporary vibe! For […]

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I’m still waiting on some images from the Masquerade/Festival themed baby shower that I recently created for my friend Jen before I can do the full theme post, but I received some of the images from the (brilliant) photographer and was too excited not to at least do a little sneak peek =) This theme […]

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In continuing with Friday’s post, here is Part 2 of the 12 Harry Potter Birthday Party Ideas, with additional series-inspired treats, decor, and party activities like “Enchanted Dragon Eggs” & a “Magical Creature Hunt“….

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I stumbled upon this absolutely AMAZING Alice in Wonderland-inspired party on photographer Jessica Claire’s blog a while back, and even though it’s been almost 3 years since the party actually took place, it still remains as one of the most adorable kids parties I’ve ever seen… It also feels especially timely to feature this theme […]

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Today’s wedding feature is incredibly romantic and chic! When Lina of A Stunning Affair and Heather of Events by Heather Ham first sent this over, I was immediately intrigued by the unique sound of the event… a “Twilight Themed Wedding“, and whether you’re a fan of the popular book series or not, chances are good […]

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Continuing with the Oscars party ideas today, here’s some inspiration for glamorous red & gold centerpieces… starting with the gorgeous crystal adorned tree pictured above, which was created by Tic-Tock Couture Florals and is also from our “Old Hollywood Glam” themed Hip Hostess event in LA. The key word here is INSPIRATION… I’m pretty sure […]

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