September 16th, 2010 |
Lavender is one of those colors that can take on so many different looks when paired with different accent colors. This fall, I am loving it paired with grey! The combination becomes sophisticated, sweet and I love the touch of shimmer! Perfect inspiration for a bridal shower, birthday party or even a [...]
September 13th, 2010 |
I recently worked on a woodland forest custom inspiration board and invitation design and just LOVED the way it turned out. The birthday boy’s mom was nice enough to allow me to share it with you….
While trying to incorporate a color palette of chocolate brown, olive green, rusty red and a turq-y blue, I [...]
July 23rd, 2010 |
I’ve been drooling over this outdoor room from Pottery Barn all summer – it’s the perfect inspiration for an outdoor entertaining space, and would make the perfect location for an alfresco dinner party! Pop ruby red and canary yellow against the black and white patterns in accents such as napkins, cocktails or [...]
July 6th, 2010 |
Party planning is one of my favorite things to do….obviously! It’s gets my creative juices flowing and I get the joys of working with all different types of personalities. Well, I recently had the pleasure of planning a party with one of my favorite personalities….my best friend!
With their 10th anniversary looming, my best friend and her [...]
July 2nd, 2010 |
One of my readers sent me the link to this party…..a playgroup 4th of July party where the hostess used my free 4th of July printables to make the cupcake toppers. They look fabulous, don’t you think?! Have you downloaded yours yet?
Image via Melissa [...]
July 1st, 2010 |
In my quest for finding a new, never-been-seen-before-at-the-family-bbq dessert, I came across these three recipes – and now I’m stumped! What’s a girl to do? They all look delicious and pretty (which always helps in my book!). So, help me decide! Which do you think looks the most appetizing?!
Red, White and Blueberry [...]
June 9th, 2010 |
We have been working around the clock on remodeling the sunroom on the back of our house. I always dreamt of having a big wrap-a-round porch, but with this (our first house), I will settle for this fabulous new space for entertaining! (I’ll share pictures once it’s furnished!) With that in mind, I have had the [...]
June 2nd, 2010 |
I’m so excited to share the newest party from WH Hostess with you today! A modern garden party dessert table was created in celebration of Maggie’s 30th birthday. The invitation set the color palette for the party – bright orange, hot pink, yellow and grass green looked looked charming paired together.
The main [...]
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 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 [...]