April 28th, 2015 | Comments

FIESTA PARTY | CELEBRATE CINCO de MAYO WITH KIDS

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Kelly Lyden shares family-friendly fiesta ideas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Colorful party decorations, DIY fiesta food and drink ideas, and creative do-it-yourself party favor packaging. Kelly also shares her brand new Fiesta and Confetti themed party invitations from her social stationery line, WH Hostess. [...]

April 7th, 2015 | Comments

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! [...]

March 4th, 2015 |

IKAT & CARROTS | EASTER TABLESETTING

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Kelly Lyden shares her Ikat & Carrots Easter tablesetting, with preppy ikat patterns and a festive carrot centerpiece. [...]

September 19th, 2014 |

5 on FRIDAY | TAILGATING TIPS for ENTERTAINING

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I recently partnered up with Pinnacle Vodka to create 5 tips for tailgating on your Sunday Funday. Whether you are tailgating outside your favorite field, or hosting friends at home, these tips will help you plan a festive game day that is sure to get cheers. [...]

June 3rd, 2014 |

WHAT WILL IT BEE? BABY SHOWER by WH HOSTESS

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Kelly Lyden shares the images from her yellow and french blue bumble bee baby shower, a chapter in her book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. Full of ideas for a fresh table setting, gorgeous paper goods from WH Hostess, a stunning dessert table full of yellow candy from Candywarehouse.com and bumble bee cake pops from Sweet Lauren Cakes, and a theme-perfect party favor. Read on for inspiration for your bumble bee party! [...]

May 29th, 2014 |

CLASSIC PUPPY PARTY by WH HOSTESS

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Classic Puppy Party from WH Hostess: Ideas for Decorating, Styling and a Fabulous Dessert Table [...]

May 22nd, 2014 |

PARTIES by WH HOSTESS | BABY CHIC SHOWER DECORATIONS, DESSERTS & DIY PROJECTS

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Enjoy a peek into the Baby Chic shower Kelly threw for her sister, featuring an aqua blue and coral color palette, classic baby elements, a stunning dessert table, and DIY projects that you can incorporate into your next party. This baby shower is a featured party in Kelly’s debut book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. [...]

May 8th, 2013 |

BOXWOOD & ROSE CENTERPIECE

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My pink Mother’s Day tablesetting from the Spring 2103 issue of The Party Dress Magazine included this darling boxwood and rose centerpiece project that was so simple to create, I just had to share it with you.

You can create this using silk or real flowers.  The supplies are simple: a footed vessel, a boxwood ball (sized [...]

May 6th, 2013 |

MOTHER’S DAY PINK TABLESETTING

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Mother’s Day coming up this weekend. What type of celebration are you planning?  In the Spring issue of The Party Dress Magazine, I gave my simple ideas for hosting a gorgeous pink & green luncheon – complete with ideas for the tablesetting, DIY centerpiece, and even a delicious dessert!  Join me all this week as I [...]

April 23rd, 2013 |

DAPPER DERBY | KIDS TABLESETTING

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Cameron’s Dapper Derby 1st Birthday party was so much fun to design, it truly has me itching to plan a Derby party of my own!  If you are hosting one where kiddos will be in attendance, here are some darling ideas on how to set a theme appropriate table, just for them.

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