June 22nd, 2015 | Comments (3)

GINGHAM CHECK FIRST COMMUNION

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Kelly Lyden, designer and party stylist of WH Hostess, shares the details from a blue and white gingham check First Holy Communion party. Including steal-worthy ideas for summer parties, this party has a darling dessert table, crisp tablesettings with gorgeous floral arrangements, and unique ways to incorporate personalization on paper goods. Images from Stacey Woods Photography. […]

April 7th, 2015 |

GOLF PARTY IDEAS | STYLISH KIDS’ PARTIES

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Kelly Lyden launches her brand new Preppy Golf Party Invitation and shares ideas from her book, Stylish Kids’ Parties, on how to infuse your party with design elements that will make your guests feel like they are celebrating on the 18th hole: a festive table setting with DIY décor ideas, a “putting green” dessert table, and themed desserts. Perfect for a summer birthday party or for a Masters’ viewing party! […]

November 11th, 2014 |

THE APPLE of OUR EYE | DANIEL TURNS 1

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Kelly Lyden shares the images from her son’s 1st birthday party, with a red, green, black & white “apple of our eye” theme. Get inspired for a festive fall gathering with ideas for party decorations, an apple themed dessert table, themed party favors and more. […]

October 15th, 2014 |

POLKA DOTS & STRIPES | PARKER turns 1

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A polka dot and stripes first birthday party celebration for a preppy boy 1st birthday party. Ideas for party decorations, dessert table and sweets. […]

September 2nd, 2014 |

WH HOSTESS | FALL PARTY COLLECTIONS

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WH Hostess is sharing a peek of their favorite fall party collections today on the blog. From barnyard farm animals, to cowgirls and ice princesses – WH Hostess has a party collection that is sure to make your child happy! […]

August 5th, 2014 |

CUSTOM PARTY: MAX turns ONE!

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View the details of this preppy blue and green first birthday party, with custom classic party invitations, Cake Plate Clings and paper goods from WH Hostess. […]

July 15th, 2014 |

NAUTICAL PARTY IDEAS from STYLISH KIDS’ PARTIES

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Kelly Lyden shares DIY ideas for a Nautical Party, an excerpt from her book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. Crisp, red white and blue themed ideas include DIY maritime banners, party invitations, tablesetting and decor ideas. […]

June 18th, 2013 |

THE ASTON GOLF CLASSIC

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I’ve met a lot of blogger “friends” over the last 4 years, but Lili of Swanky Chic Fete is one of my favorites!  Her blog radiates her friendly personality and love for parties, fashion and the latest products.  I have worked with Lili a couple times previously, and she also hosted a WH Hostess trunk show […]

May 2nd, 2013 |

JOHN’S DAY AT THE PARK

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Back in March, I had the pleasure of helping my friend Vana, of Le Papier Studio, style her son’s first birthday bash.  Vana asked me for some help pulling together four themes that her little guy (and she) loved: walks in the park, puppies, little men and John’s monthly silhouettes that Vana […]

April 1st, 2013 |

PREPPY BLUE + GREEN DESSERT TABLE | FIRST COMMUNION

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I designed and styled it for my best friend’s two children’s first communion (they are 11 months apart, and in the same grade). A fresh color palette of blue, green and white with accents in navy blue, I combined a geometric greek key pattern with a bold floral pattern to appeal to both the girls and boys! I hope this table will inspire you with ideas on how to incorporate religious details into a dessert table, without that being the “theme”, and serve as inspiration for baptisms, first communions and more. […]

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