June 16th, 2011 |
Lisa from Fancy That sent me this darling Woodland Forest theme party. It is such a popular theme, I figured you would all benefit from seeing how she pulled together some very creative elements. This party was put together for the 9 year old daughter of the owner Bliss Bake Shop. She is in the shop [...]
November 2nd, 2010 |
Now that Halloween has come and gone, it’s time to start conceptualizing your Thanksgiving dinner and cocktail parties. We have gorgeous inspiration to to share with you over the next couple of weeks….for today, soak in the details of this inspiration board for a chic Thanksgiving dinner.
Images: invitation (tinyprints.com), spinach [...]
October 27th, 2010 |
Today’s post is really fun! Do you remember our darling Woodland Forest Birthday Party post last week? Well, when Patrick’s mom hired us to do his birthday party, she also threw another request our way…..to plan a concept for a night-before-Thanksgiving cocktail party for friends and family. She wanted something that looked rustic, yet modern, and [...]
October 12th, 2010 |
I love the idea of creating a party centered around one pattern….and for fall, that pattern is plaid! This table setting can inspire an entire party….can’t you just picture it?! An outdoor setting, plaid tablecloths, hanging candle chandeliers, and outdoor bar, and fall foods served in a creative vessel, like a pumpkin [...]
October 11th, 2010 |
The leaves are starting to turn here and the colors are so magnificent, I just want to bring them inside! Better Homes and Gardens put out a fabulous collection of decoration ideas this season…..interesting ideas for bringing the beautiful fall leaves inside. My two favorites are this leaf garland strung across a painted frame, and these [...]
October 5th, 2010 |
With a chill in the air, I’m totally in the mood to plan a fall dinner party. You know – a cozy evening with friends – lots of candles, delicious comfort food and a few simple decorations to bring the look together.
I have has so much wonderful feedback from the [...]
October 4th, 2010 |
Floral Art LA is one of my favorite go-to’s for modern floral inspiration. My new favorite?! These updated urns. They are fresh and airy-looking and are perfect for transitional seasons. For those of you that have been reading The Party Dress for a while now, you all know I have an obsession [...]
October 1st, 2010 |
Since we are knee-deep in football season, I figured it was time I started giving you some recipe ideas for tailgating (or watching the game at home with friends and family!). Let’s be honest – my favorite part of football season is the food! So, as my husband is getting geared up [...]
September 22nd, 2010 |
To kick our vacation off in style, my husband and I decided to host a small wine tasting party the Thursday before we departed. I absolutely love this time of year – so why not celebrate with a “celebrate the harvest” themed wine tasting party?!
I used our layered [...]