December 1st, 2015 |

CHOCOLATE TASTING | CHRISTMAS PARTY

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The holiday season is the perfect time to gather friends and family for themed celebrations. This year, I am hosting a chocolate tasting with some of my favorite treats from See’s Candies. Inspired by our “fretwork Christmas tree” party invitation, the party is infused in classic red, green and white with classic tree silhouettes popped throughout the decor. […]

October 21st, 2014 |

DIY HALLOWEEN PARTY FAVOR | THE GRUMPY CAT

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Join Kelly in planning her Grumpy Cat pumpkin-carving party – today, she shares ideas and free printable templates for a candy corn paper cone and gift tag, as well as DIY steps for adding a glittered initial to your pumpkin. […]

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. […]

June 19th, 2014 |

INTRODUCING….. PLACECARD CLINGS!

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WH Hostess is pleased to introduce the latest addition to their Cake Plate Clings line, placecard clings! A unique addition to your tablesetting at any event, placecard clings are personalized and temporarily attach to your glassware without adhesive. […]

June 18th, 2014 |

PREPPY ANIMALS BABY SHOWER by WH HOSTESS

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WH Hostess shares a darling baby shower to launch their new Preppy Animals Baby Shower party collection of paper goods and Cake Plate Clings. Mixing a crisp color palette of navy blue, kelly green and hot pink, with preppy stripes, swiss dots, and a graphic green animals silhouette pattern – this party shares ideas for styling a beautiful tablesetting, coordinating baby shower games, and a festive way to package party favors. […]

April 2nd, 2012 |

DIY Monogram Napkin Project

For our Modern Monogram bridal shower, we created a darling assortment of monogrammed napkins to dress up the tablesetting.  They were simple to do, added a great pop to the table, and also served as a gift for the bride to bring home with her.

We gathered up supplies at our local Michael’s craft store: paint, stenciling […]

January 17th, 2012 |

Elegant Barn Party

I came across this stunning engagement party styled shoot on Style Me Pretty today and just had to share it with all of you.  It was supposed to be a casual party hosted on a chilly autumn day in the newly unveiled Pullman Barn on the grounds of the Chicago Botanic Gardens.  (which just happens to […]