July 14th, 2009 |
Summer is the perfect time to gather for a family reunion. Whether it takes place annually or for a special occassion such as a wedding or birthday – make time this summer to entertain your family in style!
Fill your location with wood picnic tables and hang white paper lanterns from the trees above to give the [...]
July 6th, 2009 |
It’s Monday morning – after a week of posts full of red, white and blue, and patriotic fun, I am a little burned out on color! I am totally “that girl” that pulls a head-to-toe black outfit out of her closet when I just can’t figure out what to wear!
Some might say black and white is [...]
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 [...]
July 1st, 2009 |
Keeping with the red, white & blue theme this week in celebration of the 4th of July, here is an adorable party idea for your favorite little sailor. Create a nautical theme birthday party full of stripes and sailboats!
I found this adorable party invitation and party favor bags from a company called Imprintables – preppy, but [...]
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 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 22nd, 2009 |
Looking for a new idea for your next cocktail party? Embrace the outdoors and invite your neighbors over for a Cocktails & Croquet party. Full of festive drinks, appetizers and lawn games – this party is sure to create a little friendly competition!
Set up activities in your lawn such as croquet, bocce ball and [...]
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 [...]