April 23rd, 2013 |
When it came time to help one of my favorite Houston clients plan her son’s first birthday party, we tossed around quite a few classic boy themes. After much deliberation, a “Dapper Derby” theme was born and guests were invited to “Derby Day at the Addison Downs”.
With a crisp color palette of blue, yellow and green, it [...]
March 19th, 2013 |
A gorgeous peach and mint baby shower by event planner, Lauren Stewart, with custom chevron paper goods by WH Hostess. [...]
February 28th, 2013 |
It’s always a pleasure to share one of our client parties with you….especially when it’s one of our favorite clients! I can’t believe that this is the third birthday party we have done for sweet Alexandra. Do you remember her Monkey Love 1st birthday and her Girly Elmo 2nd birthday party? This year, she decided she [...]
January 30th, 2013 |
While scouring the web for inspiration for my sister’s recent baby shower, I slowly became obsessed with sequin linens. An emerging trend in the events industry, we’re seeing them used for weddings, dessert tables and in my case, for showers. Done in neutral colors, they are extremely sophisticated and add a touch of luxe glamour to [...]
December 5th, 2012 |
When it came to designing a Christmas party for the holiday issue of The Party Dress magazine, I decided that I wanted to put a chic, girly spin to it with a festive color palette of pink, red and green. I also wanted to provide you with ideas that could be used for either an adult [...]
November 7th, 2012 |
Can you believe that Thanksgiving is in just two short weeks? I tell you, this Fall is flying by and I have a feeling the holiday season will too. We have TONS of inspiration and ideas for you to celebrate the holidays this year, and can’t wait to jump into sharing!
The holiday issue of TPD Magazine [...]
July 19th, 2012 |
With BBQ’s being our go-to summer entertainment, it’s fun to spice things up and change your “theme” now and again. Hosting a large group for a special occassion? Put a Southern spin on your event with classic, charming details. Seersucker stripes, a colorful traditional paisley, and some delicious food.
One of my favorite elements to this party [...]
May 30th, 2012 |
You all know my life-long obsession with a good monogram. I love a clean, crisp initial or 3-letter monogram on just about anything! Do you remember the bridal shower I styled recently where we focused on updating the classic monogram for a bright party full of graphic, preppy patterns?
Today, I am sharing a few ideas of [...]
May 14th, 2012 |
Phew. What a BUSY weekend! A 40th birthday dinner Saturday, and Mother’s Day dinner Sunday….I’m pooped! I hope you all had a lovely Mother’s Day weekend. Today, I am sharing a quick picture of the 40th birthday party we styled on Saturday. A surprise party (and it was TRULY a surprise!) held at Pinstripes (great place [...]
March 29th, 2012 |
Character Parties week continues here on the blog with one of my favorite parties to date: a girly Elmo party with modern patterns, including a bold rainbow chevron. We worked with one of our favorite clients in Houston to design this party, and she executed it better than we ever could have imagined!
When it comes to [...]