March 15th, 2012 |
When it comes to throwing a fabulous baby shower, I prefer to focus on entertaining the mom-to-be, not the baby. Let’s face it, it’s a rough nine months….she deserves a party! So let the gifts be directed towards the baby, but cater the party details to a more mature audience!
I wanted to put an updated spin [...]
February 14th, 2012 |
One of the many thrills of my job is seeing our creations come into play. We recently worked with a California mom to create a custom suite of stationery, decorations and custom fabric for her daughter’s “very merry un-birthday tea party.” She wanted the party to be in true Alice in Wonderland-style, with whimsical touches throughout.
November 16th, 2011 |
When designing a new collection of party goods, I always try to think thru designs so that they can inspire other elements for the party. Decorations, desserts – patterns that can be carried throughout the event from start to finish. Our brand new Elf Collection debuted in the holiday issue of The Party Dress Magazine, and [...]
September 21st, 2011 |
When it comes to baby showers, I prefer to cater to the Mom-to-be’s design aesthetic….not the babies! After all, the party is for her! It’s a great opportunity to pull in unique baby-friendly concepts, but perhaps modernize them to appeal to the adults in attendance. We get so many requests for fish/under the sea parties, that I [...]
September 20th, 2011 |
It’s always a pleasure when I get to work with Christi from P is for Party on a party….especially when it’s one of her parties! When she approached me about helping her design party goods for her very own birthday party….a flower arranging birthday party….I knew we were going to have some fun! The end result [...]
September 9th, 2011 |
We are back with even more darling details from our featured tea party today. There were so many darling sweets – cookies from Allyson Jane, fondant petifore toppers by Two Sugar Babies, gorgeous cakes by Knolle Cakes, cake pops by Cuter than Cake, and chocolate-covered oreos by Sweeties By Kim.
We designed coordinating food tent cards and [...]
August 25th, 2011 |
I had the pleasure of working with a client this summer to plan a custom first birthday party for a little girl named Estella. A carnival theme was chosen early on and my client asked me to come up some festive designs that were colorful and playful. We designed a collection of paper goods that includes [...]
July 14th, 2011 |
Since it IS birthday week here on The Party Dress, I thought we would share the details of some of the birthday parties featured in the latest issue of The Party Dress Magazine. This pink and green, Lilly Pulitzer-inspired is one of my favorite parties that I have worked on recently. It is the quintessential preppy, [...]
June 28th, 2011 |
The latest issue of TPD Magazine has tons of creative ideas for hosting a stylish Fourth of July party. Today, we are showing off the details of a patriotic picnic with pure Americana style from Anders Ruff. Enjoy!
To create a fresh take on a traditional Americana picnic, we mixed in a traditional red, navy and white [...]