February 14th, 2012 |
One of the many thrills of my job is seeing our creations come into play. We recently worked with a California mom to create a custom suite of stationery, decorations and custom fabric for her daughter’s “very merry un-birthday tea party.” She wanted the party to be in true Alice in Wonderland-style, with whimsical touches throughout.
January 24th, 2012 |
Last week I shared with you how to entertain in style, keeping in mind the 2012 entertaining trends. And this week, it is all about being chic & loving parties!
One of the very first things you decide on when planning a party is the colors. Recently, the colors we see in fashion have transferred into the home [...]
January 19th, 2012 |
This post is a long time coming! Last Fall, I was asked by the editors of HGTV.com to come up with some unique ideas for hosting a Game Night party for a feature they were doing on entertaining ideas at home, during the winter months. I was thrilled to be asked, and of course quickly whipped [...]
December 13th, 2011 |
Hanukkah is known in the Jewish religion as the Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication, and Feast of the Maccabees. It is a festive holiday of revived hope, faith and spiritual light. A special time of year for the Jewish community, Hanukkah it lasts for eight nights and is the perfect time to celebrate with family [...]
November 21st, 2011 |
I’m a sucker for a crisp black and white color palette, especially when accessorized with a pop of green and a touch of sparkle. When it came time to develop a new holiday party theme, I immediately drew inspiration from my Kate Spade china and her crisp, and preppy design aesthetic. An untraditional pairing for the holidays, [...]
November 17th, 2011 |
Jessica Kirkland of Pen ‘n Paperflowers put together a stunning winter white dessert table for the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine. It’s warm and fuzzy, with vintage touches all over….jam-packed full of inspiration that you can use all winter long. Here are more of the details from Jessica…
Drawing inspiration from a blog entry I [...]
September 26th, 2011 |
It’s been so fun highlighting all of the articles from the latest issue of TPD Magazine….and today is no different! We are showing off the details of a fabulous Popcorn Bar designed by Jessica Kirkland from Pen ‘n Paperflowers. Here are the details from Jessica….
The idea of an interactive Popcorn Bar came to me as I [...]
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 19th, 2011 |
Boom! Pow! Bang! Bam! Get your superhero capes on for this action. What better way to celebrate your little ones birthday than to throw him a superhero party, showing him just how “super” he really is?! Kara Allen of Kara’s Party Ideas designed this party for her two little boys and their friends, and it was [...]