March 28th, 2012 |
My daughter Madelyn has loved Eloise since she was 2 years old. She collects the dolls, books, and has ALWAYS asked for a party at The Plaza. Since it is such a special “number” birthday, for her 5th birthday, I decided to style a pink, black, and white Eloise themed soiree. I enlisted the help of [...]
December 27th, 2011 |
I hope everyone had a fabulous holiday weekend! We took a little time off from blogging and designing orders to spend time with family and friends and just RELAX!! We are back today with some serious inspiration for you from Chris Nease of Celebrations at Home. She put together this colorful party shoot for the holiday [...]
September 23rd, 2011 |
Simple, festive Halloween details can bring an instant party to something as simple as a glass of milk! Shown in the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine, this milk glass was dressed up with strips of black electrical tape. Easy to put on, and easy to take off! You could also expand this idea for [...]
September 22nd, 2011 |
Spice things up this Halloween season by introducing a new, festive color palette to your celebration: black, lime green and magenta! We paired these three colors together, along with some tonal polka dots and one cute little spider to create a darling collection of party goods and ideas for hosting your next event.
Glittering black chandeliers were [...]
August 9th, 2011 |
This morning I shared my favorite white wine sangria recipe from Food Network, and now I am back with my favorite red version! Delicious and easy to make, this one comes from Emeril Lagasse. Both are perfect for a summer cocktail party….which is your favorite?
2 bottles chilled dry red wine, like Rioja
1 cup brandy
1 cup orange juice
August 9th, 2011 |
Good Morning, Everyone! Charynn here from Two Sugar Babies. Since Kelly is dreaming of a party based around a Sangria & Tapas theme, I figured I would chime in with my favorite sangria recipes!
I got this a.maz.ing recycled glass pitcher for my birthday and i’ve been dying to use it. sure, traditional lemonade would be “okay,” [...]
July 27th, 2011 |
Looking for a unique way to serve drinks in the garden this summer? This moss-covered tray is perfect for serving up lemonade in mason jars! Simple, pretty and oh, so charming!
Image via [...]
July 26th, 2011 |
Bon Appetit has a fabulous feature on their website right now for setting up a do-it-yourself drink bar for your next party. Based around a mojito concept, they give you ideas for condiments to use for muddled drinks. Let guests do their own mixing and muddling from a setup that includes fruit, syrups, [...]
July 19th, 2011 |
I’m looking for an excuse to gather up my girlfriends for a “ladies night” and I’m thinking a preppy game night might just be the ticket. Pink and green, some stripes and polka dots, and a few yummy treats like popcorn cups and cupcakes….voila! A fun night that everyone would love.
Images: games (eddieross.com), cupcake (jldesigns.com), pink [...]
June 27th, 2011 |
I am very excited to welcome Charynn of Two Sugar Babies as a new contributor to The Party Dress! Since she is one of my go-to-girls for party inspiration (especially food!) and someone I bounce ideas off of on a daily basis, I knew she would be a great addition to the TPD family.Oh how I [...]