February 1st, 2013 |

MOD BOXWOOD DINNER PARTY | DECOR

boxwood dinner party elements

I often get asked where I find inspiration for party ideas.  Like, daily.  Truth is, there is no rhyme or reason as to what inspires me.  It could be a book, a gorgeous party dress, or a color palette.  Today, it’s this picture of a fresh, updated interior.  I absolutely LOVE the clean lines, the black, [...]

February 17th, 2011 |

Blush Punch

I’m always looking for non-alcoholic “cocktail” recipes – and this one from Style at Home looks DELICIOUS!

Ingredients

One 12-ounce container frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed

4 cups cranberry juice cocktail (see note)

4 cups club soda, chilled

Garnish: lemon curls (optional)

Directions
Combine the pink lemonade concentrate and cranberry juice cocktail in a large pitcher or container. Stir in the club soda [...]

November 27th, 2009 |

Sweet Treats and Good Eats

 

When it comes to planning a Christmas party for little girls, I always think of that famous line “visions of sugar plums danced in their heads”.  I’m thinking pink, green, and a whole lot of candy!  This is the perfect party theme for little girls and their mommies….invite your guests [...]

September 21st, 2009 |

The Party Dress: Fall 2009

1) Planetary-Print Dress by 3.1 Phillip Lim 2) Tulla Bow Dress by Milly 3) Belted Silk Tie Dress by Robert Rodriguez 4) Hammered Silk Dress by Elizabeth and James 5) Asymmetric Shoulder Dress by Milly 6) Black Sweater Dress by Alice + Olivia 7) Wool Ribbon Ravine Dress by J. Crew 8 ) Plaid Knit [...]

August 28th, 2009 |

Trend Alert: Red

The color red is all the rage this Fall….here are a few ways to incorporate it into your wardrobe or party!

Images: floral centerpiece (avantgarden.com), tulip bouquets and zinnia vase (theknot.com), red dresses (neimanmarcus.com), red table setting (rebeccathuss.com), invitation (weddingpaperdivas.com), red napkin [...]

August 6th, 2009 |

Divine Dinner Party

This darling invitation from Minted inspired this party idea; ideal for a rehearsal dinner or a dinner party!  Love the colors, love the design….just plain LOVE it!

If you are planning a “dressy” dinner party – consider using a palette of metallic silver and pewter mixed with plum.  I [...]

August 3rd, 2009 |

Shabby Chic Birthday Brunch

This shabby chic birthday brunch is all about natural sand colors mixed with cornflower blue.   This lovely invitation from Minted is the perfect inspiration for the decor of the party….it has a subtle garden party feel, but with a color palette that I think is so sophisticated.

If you are hosting a larger party, consider setting up [...]

July 15th, 2009 |

Flower Power Girl’s Birthday Party

When it comes to planning a little girl’s birthday party, you can’t go wrong with pink and flowers.  Explode this idea into a festive party full sassy cheer!

Invite your guests with this darling invitation from Tiny Prints.  It’s colorful, full of flowers and exclaims the most important part….Party time!  Create a fun and girly table setting [...]

July 6th, 2009 |

Weekend Party at the Lake House

It’s Monday morning – after a week of posts full of red, white and blue, and patriotic fun, I am a little burned out on color!  I am totally “that girl” that pulls a head-to-toe black outfit out of her closet when I just can’t figure out what to wear!

Some might say black and white is [...]

June 24th, 2009 |

Swanky Soiree

Although I am a classic girl at heart, the festive colors and modern lines of this party bring a little flutter to my heart.  Just looking at it makes me want to go pull out a flirty party dress from my closet and sip a drink poolside!  I’m going to take a gamble and guess that [...]

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