March 22nd, 2012 |
Let the Spring 2012 runway looks inspire your next party. Today I am showcasing one of the two themes that were featured in the Spring 2012 issue of The Party Dress Magazine.
Take your favorite Spring look and let it inspire! This J.Crew ensemble is simple, sophisticated and classic….with a little whimsical on the side!
Focus on [...]
March 21st, 2012 |
It’s no secret that I am over-the-moon, head-over-heels in love with the color orange this season. It’s the hot color right now, and we are having a blast making it a part of our fresh, new party collections and decor for Spring. When it comes to decorating for Easter, I try to come up with some [...]
March 21st, 2012 |
When Charynn and I sat down to start planning the Spring Magazine, the first item listed under the “Easter” category was “create an amazing, stylized Easter basket that every kid would love!”
We started with this gorgeous, open-weave basket from Pottery Barn, created a basket liner out of our signature green clover fabric (and had it monogrammed [...]
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 [...]
March 14th, 2012 |
Sharnel Dollar always stuns me with her gorgeous parties and sophisticated decor. She certainly did not disappoint with this stunning floral centerpiece she created for the Spring 2012 issue of The Party Dress Magazine. Colorful, full and with a twist of lime, here are Sharnel’s simple instructions for re-creating it at home:
Two vases of the [...]
March 13th, 2012 |
St. Patrick’s Day is a great reason to celebrate during the bleek month of March (we are SO almost to Spring!!). You can surprise your family with some simple treats made from items you probably have sitting around in your pantry. With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, it’s the perfect opportunity to [...]
March 12th, 2012 |
The day is FINALLY here. We’re launching the 5th issue of The Party Dress Magazine. It’s always a labor of love, and I am SO thrilled with how this issue turned out. Charynn and I, along with a group of amazing contributors, offer you countless ideas for Spring entertaining, stylized kids birthday parties, baby and bridal [...]
March 5th, 2012 |
As you may know, the Spring issue of The Party Dress Magazine is launching next Monday! We are SO very excited about it….it’s been hard not to share the drop-dead-gorgeous-parties with you up to this point. Well, I just can’t keep it all to myself anymore! So here is a teeny-tiny sneak peek of some of [...]
February 1st, 2012 |
Happy February! I don’t know about you, but I feel like 2012 is flying by already! We have been so busy over here, I thought I would take a few moments out and fill you in on all of the new and exciting things going on at The Party Dress and WH Hostess right now.
We welcomed [...]
December 27th, 2011 |
I hope everyone had a fabulous holiday weekend! We took a little time off from blogging and designing orders to spend time with family and friends and just RELAX!! We are back today with some serious inspiration for you from Chris Nease of Celebrations at Home. She put together this colorful party shoot for the holiday [...]