September 3rd, 2013 |

STYLISH KIDS’ PARTIES | COVER + PRE-ORDER LAUNCH

Stylish Kids Parties a book by Kelly Lyden cover design and pre-order information

Happy September, Friends!  I hope you all had a wonderful summer!  As you could see from how quiet the blog was the last couple months, I took some time to really enjoy this particular moment in time in my life.  Focusing only on WH Hostess orders, finishing up the book, and spending quality time with friends [...]

February 11th, 2013 |

STYLISH KIDS PARTIES | VALENTINES TIC TAC TOE

tic tac toe chocolate party favor

I’m back with a little peek from my book, Stylish Kids Parties (launching Fall 2013, F+W Media). Kids love holidays, so of course we had to include some holiday party ideas.  Since Valentine’s Day is this week, I thought I would share one of my favorite ideas: chocolate tic tac toe games!  Whether you use it [...]

January 29th, 2013 |

BABY CHIC | DETAILS of the BABY SHOWER

chic baby shower decorations for a mantel

Those readers that follow along on facebook and instagram know that I hosted a baby shower (along with my mother) for my sister this past weekend.  We had SO much fun putting together a gender-neutral celebration, since the sex of the baby is still a surprise.  I didn’t want to use the traditional blue and pink [...]

January 24th, 2013 |

PARTY PREP | BABY CHIC

baby shower prep

The very cold temps here in Chicago this week have ensured that I have been hibernating inside and catching up on design work and also prepping all of the decorations for our “Baby Chic” Baby Shower photo shoot (Friday) and baby shower (Sunday) for my sister!  If you follow me on Instagram, you have probably seen [...]