July 3rd, 2009 |
I know I have been doing a lot of parties centered around red, white and blue this week…..it must be my patriotic side coming out! So to switch things up, how about a birthday party with a blue and yellow color palette?!
There are many occassions worth celebrating in life, and a major milestone birthday […]
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 […]
July 1st, 2009 |
Looking for a quick, inexpensive centerpiece for your 4th of July party? Try this idea from Woman’s Day….
Glass vases – different sizes and shapes
Red, white or blue daisies
Small, decorative American flags
1) Layer red, white and blue sand in the glass vase (varying colors and patterns as you desire)
Hint: Pour in a layer of […]
June 30th, 2009 |
Images: table under the tent (via Passion for Parties by Carolyne Roehm), red drinks (gloriawongdesign.com), berry dessert (foodportfolio.com), flower and stripe plates (kate spade […]
June 29th, 2009 |
Although put together to be a bridal shower, this happy party could be darling for a birthday party too!
Have a bride that has a beautiful style, but doesn’t love a lot of frills?! This bridal shower is perfect for her! With a color palette grounded in grey, and popped with green, yellow, orange and pink – […]
June 28th, 2009 |
My mother and a few of her friends recently hosted a dinner party to celebrate the retirement of a dear friend. The party was hosted at my parent’s house, and although I wasn’t a hostess…..I hear the word party and I immediately jump on the bandwagon! I went up to help set up for the party […]
June 24th, 2009 |
Although I am a classic girl at heart, the festive colors and modern lines of this party bring a little flutter to my heart. Just looking at it makes me want to go pull out a flirty party dress from my closet and sip a drink poolside! I’m going to take a gamble and guess that […]
June 18th, 2009 |
Give your party a fresh look this summer by using lemons in your decorations and centerpieces. Bright, colorful, affordable, and easy to find – lemons are the perfect addition to any party. Beautiful when paired with flowers, festive when combined with other citrus fruits, or boldly stunning when used by themselves – see what […]
June 18th, 2009 |
Summertime table settings should be as relaxed and carefree as the season itself. The summer invites alfresco meals—from breakfasts on the porch to poolside cocktails and patio dinners. These great tips from Williams Sonoma will help you create stylish table settings for the entire season.
To simplify planning your settings, include pieces in your tableware collection that […]
June 16th, 2009 |
It’s rare that I feature a party geared towards men. Nothing against them – but I think it’s safe to say that most of them don’t appreciate the type of attention to detail women put into party planning! However, all men deserve a special party now and then…..so whether you are planning a fabulous Father’s Day, […]