March 28th, 2012 |
My daughter Madelyn has loved Eloise since she was 2 years old. She collects the dolls, books, and has ALWAYS asked for a party at The Plaza. Since it is such a special “number” birthday, for her 5th birthday, I decided to style a pink, black, and white Eloise themed soiree. I enlisted the help of [...]
February 2nd, 2012 |
When it comes to planning parties down South (Houstons) in November, there is nothing like hosting a birthday bbq outside (which we would KILL to do here in Chicago!), especially when it involves a petting zoo, horse rides and some pretty darling decorations!
We were thrilled to be asked to design a custom collection of party goods [...]
October 5th, 2011 |
Gathering friends and family the night before a wedding is exciting….planning a party that has a whole different feel than the wedding….even more exciting! Beth Beattie recently planned and styled a stunning rehearsal dinner with sweet details that could be recreated and inspire any Fall party. The bride-to be was a Southern Belle from Alabama, so [...]
October 4th, 2011 |
So, I know you have all been drooling over this picture in the fall issue of The Party Dress Magazine and have just been DYING for me to post the recipe. The day has come for me to share this sweet little treat with all of you! An exclusive recipe from our assistant editor, Charynn of [...]
September 21st, 2011 |
I hope you all enjoyed today’s post on the Mod Fish baby shower featured in the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine! Did you notice the darling cake that stole the show on the dessert table? I’m sure you are curious what those balls or “bubbles” are….candy, gumballs…..nope! They are cake balls! And I am [...]
September 19th, 2011 |
Boom! Pow! Bang! Bam! Get your superhero capes on for this action. What better way to celebrate your little ones birthday than to throw him a superhero party, showing him just how “super” he really is?! Kara Allen of Kara’s Party Ideas designed this party for her two little boys and their friends, and it was [...]
September 13th, 2011 |
I hope you all enjoyed the decorations and food ideas in Part I of our Sunflower Soiree feature this morning. I’m back with all delicious details from the desserts, which we were lucky enough to have featured on Amy Atlas last week!
The dessert table received many “oohs” and “ahhs” and is personally one of my all-time [...]
September 9th, 2011 |
We are back with even more darling details from our featured tea party today. There were so many darling sweets – cookies from Allyson Jane, fondant petifore toppers by Two Sugar Babies, gorgeous cakes by Knolle Cakes, cake pops by Cuter than Cake, and chocolate-covered oreos by Sweeties By Kim.
We designed coordinating food tent cards and [...]
August 25th, 2011 |
I had the pleasure of working with a client this summer to plan a custom first birthday party for a little girl named Estella. A carnival theme was chosen early on and my client asked me to come up some festive designs that were colorful and playful. We designed a collection of paper goods that includes [...]