April 16th, 2010 |

Real Party: Birds & Blossoms

 

This darling “birds and blossoms” birthday party was sent to me Dawn, who threw this darling party for her niece’s 2nd birthday.

The color palate was primarily hot pink and orange, with subtle splashes of light pink. The design was based around a fantastic print of paper that Dawn found at her [...]

April 12th, 2010 |

A Modern Train Party: Part 2

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 [...]

April 7th, 2010 |

Real Party: Pirate Princess Party

Today’s party is just adorable!  Sent to me by a Nashville, Tennessee mom – it’s a birthday party fit for pirates and princesses!  Her 3 year old requested this theme all on her own (which I think is quite adorable and creative!), and it immediately conjured up images of eye patches and [...]

March 29th, 2010 |

Easter Ideas for Kids

I’m sharing some darling Easter ideas for kids today over at Project Nursery!  Head on over and check it out!

Images: egg flower centerpiece (familyfun.com), sock bunnies (familyfun.com), bunny bags (goodhousekeeping.com), candy baskets (parents.com)

 

March 25th, 2010 |

Bunny Cupcakes

I wish you had all been sitting with me when I first saw these cupcakes….I couldn’t hide my “ooh!!” if I had tried!  They are so cute, so unique….and are sure to get rave reviews from guests young and old.  Here is the recipe from All You:

Ingredients

1  16.5-oz. roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough
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February 1st, 2010 |

Valentine’s Day Party Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays!  There is just something  so sweet and innocent about it….what could be bad about a day that is all about telling people you love them?!  If you are hosting a Valentine’s Day party for your kids this year, head on over to read my post on [...]

January 23rd, 2010 |

Welcome! Happy Hour Mom

Today is an exciting day….we have three new advertisers to welcome to The Party Dress!

First up is Happy Hour Mom…a fabulous website dedicated to the hot mamas, soon-to-be mamas, trying-to-be-a-mama mama’s, and  anyone who is interested in the latest gadgets, gizmos, and got-to-knows for women and children of all ages.   Founders Shannon and Toni firmly believe [...]

December 14th, 2009 |

Mommy-Daughter Birthday Lunch

Fancy Nancy is one of my niece’s favorite things right now….she loves everything “fancy”.  But if you are not-so-into throwing a “character” birthday party for your daughter….try throwing a “fancy” mommy-daughter birthday lunch.  I guarantee your daughter will love having her own version of a “fancy” party!

Let’s be honest, sometimes [...]

December 8th, 2009 |

Snowman Sippies

If you love our blue + orange color palette today, but want to switch out the elephant for a snowman, this simple idea will do the trick!  I love this idea from Better Homes and Gardens……these snowman sippies are the perfect companion for our blue + orange birthday party!  Super easy to do….click here for for [...]

November 2nd, 2009 |

“Kids-Only” Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends to give thanks for another wonderful year.  Take this opportunity to teach your kids to do the same – have them invite their friends over for a “kids-only” Thanksgiving dinner.  Invite your little guests with this traditional turkey invitation from Tiny Prints.

Set the table [...]

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