March 25th, 2010 |
I wish you had all been sitting with me when I first saw these cupcakes….I couldn’t hide my “ooh!!” if I had tried! They are so cute, so unique….and are sure to get rave reviews from guests young and old. Here is the recipe from All You:
1 16.5-oz. roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough
March 17th, 2010 |
Bumble bees scream SPRING and SUMMER to me! So this party inspiration would be perfect for an upcoming birthday party or Easter celebration. Typically when you think of bumble bees, you think of a yellow and black color palette (one of my favorites! Do you remember this baby shower?!) Switch [...]
February 22nd, 2010 |
When it comes to incorporating the style ideas from our trend alert (Farmhouse Chic) earlier today into entertaining, there are a few key elements: a relaxed, natural decor, spring-like colors, and comfort food.
This invitation from my stationery line, WH Hostess, sets the tone for a cozy brunch, and also gives [...]
February 2nd, 2010 |
Super Bowl Sunday is a great opportunity to entertain. Some may want to gather friends for a traditional party, serving beer and appetizers, and others…..well, they may want to run for the hills at the first sound of a Super Bowl party. Hey…it’s okay if football isn’t your thing…I totally get it! [...]
September 15th, 2009 |
We don’t talk about Brunch enough around here, in my opinion! Brunch is a great form of entertaining. It’s an easy, one course meal, typically pretty casual, and it’s held in the morning – so your guests come, they eat, and then you all go about your day!
Welcome Fall with a casual brunch with friends. Set [...]
August 17th, 2009 |
If you are throwing a baby shower for a woman that is ALL girl – this idea is for you! Pretty, pink, and full of polka dots and flowers!
I love this invitation from Minted! It fits in perfectly with our girly pink theme….but would also be adorable for a cupcake [...]
August 3rd, 2009 |
This shabby chic birthday brunch is all about natural sand colors mixed with cornflower blue. This lovely invitation from Minted is the perfect inspiration for the decor of the party….it has a subtle garden party feel, but with a color palette that I think is so sophisticated.
If you are hosting a larger party, consider setting up [...]
July 2nd, 2009 |
These bright and cheery topiaries are perfect for a rainy day brunch or a summer bridal shower! All you need are two styrofoam topiary forms (overall height 18 inches with 6-inch-diameter globes) and a box of paper umbrellas.
A couple of tips:
Insert the umbrellas in a partially open position to make the finished piece look [...]
May 28th, 2009 |
I fell in love with this party by Lollipop Events and Designs featured on Project Wedding! Love, love, love the citrus colors and bold patterns! Check out Project Wedding for simple, do-it-yourself ideas to create your own Retro [...]
April 30th, 2009 |
Now the weather is starting to get nicer, my mind keeps filling with ideas of outdoor entertaining. I live in the Midwest, so there are only a few months out of the year that you can actually throw a party outside. There are just so many options – pitch a tent in your backyard, [...]