June 30th, 2011 |
One of my favorite features in the latest The Party Dress Magazine was the burger bash photo shoot I did…..preppy seersucker, bold stars and a hint of patriotic pizzazz. A burger bash is the perfect time to gather friends and family this Fourth of July. Good food, and good friends….that’s what the holidays are about, right?
I’m a […]
June 21st, 2011 |
I recently had the pleasure of working with a mom and daughter to plan a custom party to celebrate Alivia’s 3rd birthday. The theme?! Under the Tuscan Sun. The color palette? Sunflower yellow, rusty orange, moss green and pops of chocolate brown. We created a custom invitation and paper goods for the event, and helped plan […]
June 16th, 2011 |
Lisa from Fancy That sent me this darling Woodland Forest theme party. It is such a popular theme, I figured you would all benefit from seeing how she pulled together some very creative elements. This party was put together for the 9 year old daughter of the owner Bliss Bake Shop. She is in the shop […]
June 13th, 2011 |
Today’s Real Party feature comes from Kate from Studio Lime Designs, who recently hosted her group of friends for a ball park-themed gourmet club dinner party. She thought the theme would be really fun considering their month to host was June and baseball season is in its prime. Also, since it was held on their patio, […]
June 8th, 2011 |
Can you say DELISH?! I was pouring over Bon Appetit’s website last night looking for some recipe ideas for an upcoming party, and low and behold, I found what I think will be my “hot, new dessert” for summer…..a mini banana split! Naomi from the blog, Bakers Royale, is responsible for this darling idea. She takes […]
May 27th, 2011 |
With strawberry season in full bloom, I find myself looking for creative ways to use them…..and my sweet tooth immediately directs me towards dessert recipes! Since so many people tend to make berry pies for Memorial Day weekend, I figured I would supply all of you with some of my latest finds.
Strawberry Chiffon Pie
Strawberry Italian Ice
May 12th, 2011 |
With Spring in full bloom here in Chicago, these cupcakes caught my eye! All You Magazine has come up with three simple ways to dress up basic cupcakes to look like flowers using cookies, gummy candy and jelly beans. I think these would be darling for a garden party birthday party, or a summer […]
May 11th, 2011 |
I was perusing some of my favorite websites last night for some inspiration for an upcoming client’s party. In looking for “shabby chic” centerpiece ideas, I stumbled across a sweet, playful wedding on Project Wedding. These centerpieces totally spoke to me….I love the use of casual, colored glass, simple blooms and most importantly, the […]
May 9th, 2011 |
With Summer quickly approaching we are already busy planning summer events! I thought I would show off a couple of my favorite new collections from WH Hostess, perfect for that summer soiree you are planning!
Nautical themed parties are by far one of our most-requested – and although we still love our very-popular nautical stripe invitation, we […]