May 4th, 2010 |
With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, I realized that I had to get myself into party-planning mode! Today I am showing you a peek into my own party-planning for a family dinner celebrating Mother’s Day. Since we will be hosting this dinner party at our home (hopefully in our newly-remodeled sun room….if we can get [...]
April 29th, 2010 |
We focus so much on theme parties here on The Party Dress….but some occasions just call for pure elegance! Whether you are planning a wedding, an engagement party, a 60th birthday celebration or an elegant company event – there are always 4 main ideas that are key to making your event one to remember.
April 20th, 2010 |
Chris Nease from Celebrations at Home sent me this darling “modern safari” party she styled for her monthly ladies night. It’s full of amazing DIY ideas that could be used for a bridal shower or birthday party.
Her inspiration came from the hot pink zebra striped cocktail napkins, and was reinforced after seeing Amy Atlas’ pink & orange [...]
April 19th, 2010 |
I have been a busy bee this weekend working on some custom inspiration boards for clients. Everyone is having showers! Baby showers, couples baby showers and a few bridal showers thrown in for good measure. The board above was done as inspiration for my husband’s aunt – so I figured I could [...]
April 16th, 2010 |
This darling “birds and blossoms” birthday party was sent to me Dawn, who threw this darling party for her niece’s 2nd birthday.
The color palate was primarily hot pink and orange, with subtle splashes of light pink. The design was based around a fantastic print of paper that Dawn found at her [...]
April 15th, 2010 |
I’ve been in the mood lately to host a little gathering with my girlfriends. A chance to catch up and enjoy some springtime cocktails. With all of my friends having young children, it’s easier to get together after “bedtime”. Which is the perfect excuse to host a dessert party! I love the idea of [...]
April 12th, 2010 |
A couple of weeks ago, I posted the inspiration boards for a modern train party inspired by Thomas the Tank Engine. The party was for the son of Melisa Fluhr of Project Nursery. As a busy blogging-mom of two boys (including a newborn!), Melisa asked me to create a custom inspiration board and custom party goods [...]
April 8th, 2010 |
I’m a sucker for blue & white. Pretty much all of the women in my family are – however, pair it with raspberry pink and it just makes me smile! I recently had a woman come to me to create a custom inspiration board and invitation for a bridal shower/luncheon. She wanted [...]
April 7th, 2010 |
Today’s party is just adorable! Sent to me by a Nashville, Tennessee mom – it’s a birthday party fit for pirates and princesses! Her 3 year old requested this theme all on her own (which I think is quite adorable and creative!), and it immediately conjured up images of eye patches and [...]
April 6th, 2010 |
With the weather getting nicer everyday, I find my self suddenly craving my very favorite dessert….a lemon tart. It’s light, citrus-y flavor makes this the perfect Spring/Summer dessert and I always find myself counting down the Winter months until it’s “appropriate” to bring this favorite dessert back into rotation!