October 11th, 2011 |
With Halloween quickly approaching, I thought it was only appropriate to share these darling Halloween cupcakes in a jar that Glory of Glorious Treats created for the Fall issue of The Party Dress Magazine! So simple, and visually stunning – these cupcakes will sure to be a hit among guests young and old. Read on for [...]
September 28th, 2011 |
I must get 5 e-mails a week of readers asking for unique hostess gift ideas. It’s the standard dilema that we all run into at the start of a new season….what type of gift is unique, useful and thoughtful?! Charynn and I each came up with our go-to hostess gift for the Fall season and presented [...]
September 22nd, 2011 |
Spice things up this Halloween season by introducing a new, festive color palette to your celebration: black, lime green and magenta! We paired these three colors together, along with some tonal polka dots and one cute little spider to create a darling collection of party goods and ideas for hosting your next event.
Glittering black chandeliers were [...]
September 21st, 2011 |
When it comes to baby showers, I prefer to cater to the Mom-to-be’s design aesthetic….not the babies! After all, the party is for her! It’s a great opportunity to pull in unique baby-friendly concepts, but perhaps modernize them to appeal to the adults in attendance. We get so many requests for fish/under the sea parties, that I [...]
September 16th, 2011 |
When it comes to selecting articles and features for The Party Dress Magazine, we try to combine gorgeous party inspiration with helpful tips from professionals. This issue, we asked Jill from Modern Cupcake to provide us with some of her go-to tips for baking the perfect cupcake. She came up with this:
Use a professional thermometer to [...]
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 30th, 2011 |
One of the best parts of my job is receiving e-mails from happy clients. I love hearing that their party went well and that we were able to help make it a little extra special! I was thrilled to receive photos from our client, Joanna, this week showing images from her son’s recent birthday party. And [...]
August 1st, 2011 |
We recently had the pleasure of working with one of our repeat customers in Australia to design the custom party goods for her twin son’s birthday party. The boys wanted an airplane party with lots of sweets…..and their mom certainly outdid herself!
The pale blue and orange color palette was accented with a jet silhouette and some seersucker [...]