March 15th, 2010 |
I have had the pleasure of working with Melisa from Project Nursery on her son’s 3rd birthday party the last few weeks. She came to me with a big request: plan a party that her son, Austin, will think is a “Thomas the Train” party….but without the cartoon-y look, something more modern, that will appeal to [...]
March 9th, 2010 |
Thrift store finds and a sophisticated color palette come together to make this Vintage Glam Barbie Party a hit. Pull out your old Barbies or find some vintage reproductions for your daughter’s birthday or a girl’s day out.
Black and pink are always fun paired together but keep things light by using two colors of [...]
March 4th, 2010 |
I literally gasped in excitement when I saw this centerpiece on The Knot. It’s a beautiful, unique spin on a traditional “shower” theme, and I think it would be perfect for either a baby or bridal shower. Using a small umbrella, hang crystals from clear fishing wire from each point to look like rain drops. You [...]
February 23rd, 2010 |
I think one of the cutest trends right now is giving any party theme a vintage twist. And to really make a party shine, don’t forget all of the fun details:
The invitation sets the mood for this classic school-themed baby shower. Pencils, chalkboards, and tons of letters are an absolute must! Also, try experimenting [...]
February 18th, 2010 |
Rainbows have always evoked a feeling of whimsy and enchantment for me, ever since I was young. It’s those feelings I try to recreate when planning a child’s party. This fun theme is great for both girls and boys and won’t leave the little boys feeling all “pinked out”.
To get your guests excited about [...]
February 15th, 2010 |
“Under The Sea” is one of those timeless birthday party themes. Perfect for a boy or girl, you can interpret it so many different ways….bright, bold colors, cartoons such as Disney’s Little Mermaid or Finding Nemo. Today’s inspiration is a preppy party for the sea that focuses on pale blues, [...]
February 10th, 2010 |
Happy 1st Birthday to us! Today is The Party Dress’s first birthday, and we are having a birthday party! We have had so much fun this year coming up with inspiration and party ideas….now we want to see what you come up!
Here’s how it works….enter a link for your favorite birthday parties (real or inspirational), centerpiece [...]
February 9th, 2010 |
What better party to start out with than this bridal shower that I planned with a LOVE theme. It’s perfect for the week of Valentine’s Day in case you need any last minute ideas: mini cupcakes and mini desserts, roses, and heart shaped chocolate suckers. I look forward to bringing you more inspiring posts in the [...]
February 8th, 2010 |
When it comes to party requests, the one I receive the most is for a nautical theme. Baby showers, first birthday parties, summer cocktail parties. Ideal for spring and summer parties, and perfect for a boy or girl. Crisp navy and white, accented with either yellow or red….it has the makings for a darling [...]
February 5th, 2010 |
Jessica from Party Box Design sent me this darling party….a baby shower with a My Little Cupcake theme. Cute, right?! Using the colors of the baby’s nursery, Jessica designed a party full of darling details, beautiful centerpieces, and a great DIY party favor idea.
Since it was a My Little Cupcake theme, she decided it [...]