July 14th, 2011 |
Since it IS birthday week here on The Party Dress, I thought we would share the details of some of the birthday parties featured in the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine. This pink and green, Lilly Pulitzer-inspired is one of my favorite parties that I have worked on recently. It is the quintessential preppy, [...]
June 28th, 2011 |
The latest issue of TPD Magazine has tons of creative ideas for hosting a stylish Fourth of July party. Today, we are showing off the details of a patriotic picnic with pure Americana style from Anders Ruff. Enjoy!
To create a fresh take on a traditional Americana picnic, we mixed in a traditional red, navy and white [...]
April 13th, 2011 |
Monday, we showed you the table setting details from our preppy mod baby shower feature from The Party Dress Magazine, and today we are back with the detail shots of the color-coordinated dessert table! We created this tablescape with a combination of white and glass cake stands, apothecary jars and platters.
June 9th, 2010 |
We have been working around the clock on remodeling the sunroom on the back of our house. I always dreamt of having a big wrap-a-round porch, but with this (our first house), I will settle for this fabulous new space for entertaining! (I’ll share pictures once it’s furnished!) With that in mind, I have had the [...]
March 4th, 2010 |
Butterflies scream SPRING to me! Every party should contain 5 main components: a stunning invitation, decorative details, a signature cake or cupcakes, a statement centerpiece, and decorative napkins. Pull those main ideas together and you too can have a cohesive party that is sure to get “ooh’s” and “ahh’s” from [...]
February 18th, 2010 |
Rainbows have always evoked a feeling of whimsy and enchantment for me, ever since I was young. It’s those feelings I try to recreate when planning a child’s party. This fun theme is great for both girls and boys and won’t leave the little boys feeling all “pinked out”.
To get your guests excited about [...]
February 15th, 2010 |
“Under The Sea” is one of those timeless birthday party themes. Perfect for a boy or girl, you can interpret it so many different ways….bright, bold colors, cartoons such as Disney’s Little Mermaid or Finding Nemo. Today’s inspiration is a preppy party for the sea that focuses on pale blues, [...]
December 23rd, 2009 |
The months following Christmas can be kind of dreary, the weather almost depressing! I don’t know about you, but this is when I start to CRAVE color! If you are hosting a baby shower during these months, opt for a bright, colorful theme. Today’s inspiration is full of persimmon orange [...]
October 23rd, 2009 |
I love today’s feature party. Crafty-Mom Michelle sent me pictures of her son, Darrian’s 2nd birthday party – and I was hooked. Not only is Darrian darling….but his Mom put together a party that still has her neighbors talking!
Here are a few words from Michelle:
“I really wanted to do something modern and [...]
September 11th, 2009 |
My god-daughter was nick-named “Monkey” basically from the day she was born…..so I am always looking for cute monkey-themed party ideas for her. This Monkey Mania party would be perfect for a little boy or girl!
Invite your guests to join in on the Monkey Mania with this adorable invitation from Minted. It would be perfect for [...]