October 7th, 2014 | Comments

PARTY-PLANNING | GRUMPY CAT PARTY DECOR

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Kelly is party planning for a Grumpy Cat themed Halloween party in partnership with Friskies and Petsmart. She shows you how to create a simple DIY party decoration that fills up some blank walls and is theme appropriate. With these simple paper fan decorations, using basic supplies and a little creativity, you can take a plain paper fan and turn it into a black cat, a pumpkin, a red devil…the options are endless! [...]

September 18th, 2014 |

BABY SHOWER | YELLOW MONOGRAM PRAM

WH Hostess launches our brand Monogram Pram collection, perfect for the classic Mama-to-be and comes in four different color ways: pink, blue, yellow and blue & pink! We share ideas for a sophisticated yellow dessert table, a darling craft activity for guests and one of our favorite baby shower traditions: a gorgeous wishes for baby card! [...]

September 17th, 2014 |

TPD MAGAZINE | BABY by WH HOSTESS

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The birth of a new baby (or a brand new stationery collection!) is an exciting time that deserves to be celebrated in style. The Party Dress Magazine is pleased to launch a special issue full of gorgeous inspiration for all things baby. From planning baby showers, sip & see’s, and baptisms, to gift ideas, recipes, advice for photographing your newborn, etiquette for selecting birth announcements and writing thank you notes, to ideas from your favorite bloggers on how to create traditions and modern heirlooms with your family, this issue is gorgeous and full of very happy occasions. [...]

June 3rd, 2014 |

WHAT WILL IT BEE? BABY SHOWER by WH HOSTESS

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Kelly Lyden shares the images from her yellow and french blue bumble bee baby shower, a chapter in her book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. Full of ideas for a fresh table setting, gorgeous paper goods from WH Hostess, a stunning dessert table full of yellow candy from Candywarehouse.com and bumble bee cake pops from Sweet Lauren Cakes, and a theme-perfect party favor. Read on for inspiration for your bumble bee party! [...]

May 22nd, 2014 |

PARTIES by WH HOSTESS | BABY CHIC SHOWER DECORATIONS, DESSERTS & DIY PROJECTS

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Enjoy a peek into the Baby Chic shower Kelly threw for her sister, featuring an aqua blue and coral color palette, classic baby elements, a stunning dessert table, and DIY projects that you can incorporate into your next party. This baby shower is a featured party in Kelly’s debut book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. [...]

January 29th, 2013 |

BABY CHIC | DETAILS of the BABY SHOWER

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Those readers that follow along on facebook and instagram know that I hosted a baby shower (along with my mother) for my sister this past weekend.  We had SO much fun putting together a gender-neutral celebration, since the sex of the baby is still a surprise.  I didn’t want to use the traditional blue and pink [...]

December 10th, 2012 |

Pottery Barn Mystery Box Challenge

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Pottery Barn has been one of my go-to resources for entertaining items since I was in college.  I have always felt that my style paralleled theirs – update classics, a twist to the traditional – so when I was offered the opportunity to be one of five bloggers selected to participate in a Holiday Mystery Box [...]

September 25th, 2012 |

DIY Leaf Silhouettes Place Cards

It is with great pleasure that I welcome our newest contributor to the blog, Vana Chupp of Le Papier Studio!  Vana has been a good friend and supporter/contributor of the Magazine since the beginning and we are thrilled to now have her hear on the blog on a regular basis.

Professionally trained as an architect, Vana Chupp has always [...]

September 5th, 2012 |

DIY Pencil Centerpiece

There is something so charming about a fresh pack of #2 pencils.  Even as an adult, I get excited when the aisles at Target get stocked up with fresh school supplies.  (Don’t think for a second some of them don’t make their way into my cart.  Office supplies, right?!)  We put together this darling centerpiece using [...]

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