June 8th, 2015 |

PREPPY ANCHOR SUMMER PARTY

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WH Hostess Social Stationery designer, Kelly Lyden, shares tips for throwing a Nautical-Inspired Dinner party, inspired by her Preppy Anchor party invitation. Classic blue and white stripes, mixed with maritime colors, anchors, nautical rope details and lanterns combine to make a stellar summer party. Make sure to save her recipes for a classic Sea Breeze cocktail and Clam Chowder Pot Pie! […]

June 7th, 2015 |

KELLY’S SEA BREEZE COCKTAIL RECIPE

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Hosting a Nautical-Inspired Summer party?! Serve up lifestyle + entertaining expert, Kelly Lyden’s go-to summer cocktail, a modern spin on the classic Sea Breeze. […]

May 19th, 2015 |

SUMMER PARTY INVITATIONS | WH HOSTESS

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Memorial Day weekend marks the start of Summer and that gives us many reasons to celebrate! Summer parties evoke an Americana feel to them, with classic red, white and blue color palettes for Memorial Day, 4th of July, BBQs and picnics. WH Hostess recently launched a new collection of party invitations and we’ve got you covered with the modern classics that will help you entertain all summer long. […]

October 16th, 2014 |

AHOY! IT’S A BOY | SIP & SEE

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Kelly Lyden shares her preppy anchor party collection for a nautical sip and see baby shower to welcome baby. Ideas for decor, food & drinks, and activities. […]

July 15th, 2014 |

NAUTICAL PARTY IDEAS from STYLISH KIDS’ PARTIES

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Kelly Lyden shares DIY ideas for a Nautical Party, an excerpt from her book, Stylish Kids’ Parties. Crisp, red white and blue themed ideas include DIY maritime banners, party invitations, tablesetting and decor ideas. […]

July 18th, 2013 |

DREAMING of a LAKEHOUSE

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Here in the Midwest, we look forward to our summer months ALL YEAR LONG. Summer brings about bbqs and outdoor entertaining, lazy days at the pool, simple meals often finished off with s’mores or ice cream, and a renewed love affair with the local lakes.  We are fortunate to live just a couple miles from Lake […]

March 25th, 2013 |

PREPPY WHALE BIRTHDAY PARTY

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I just love the colorful preppy style of Happy Wish Company, so I was thrilled when they put together a Preppy Whale Boys Birthday Party for our Spring 2013 issue of The Party Dress Magazine. Darling ideas in a blue and orange color palette that will have you dreaming of summer parties! […]

July 2nd, 2012 |

Ships Ahoy! Nautical Baby Shower

One of my favorite summer themes is a classic, navy & white, nautical party.  Crisp, classic and can be interrupted so many different ways.  We updated our nautical collection with a preppy modern chain link pattern and a bold anchor, added a touch of yellow and it quickly became one of our best sellers….perfect for a baby shower, […]

March 2nd, 2012 |

Titanic: A Party by CupcakeMAG

You may recall my little sneak peek and details earlier this month all about our Titanic Soriee!  Inspired by the Titanic – we wanted a modern party and a sprinkle of vintage. Pairing the bright turquoise + pink color combo to the modern mixing vintage feel really inspired the entire party which centered around the invitation from WH Hostess. Well now, we […]

February 7th, 2012 |

{Party Inspiration!} Invites Really Inspire!

Over on cupcakeMAG for the past month we’ve been working on pretty fun project — our next birthday editorial! WH Hostess included of course! {See a sneak peek here}
With the 100th anniversary of the Titanic coming in April {and a 9 year old little girl who is obsessed with the history!} we opted for a different theme than your average party […]

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