April 24th, 2013 |

DAPPER DERBY | THE CAKE!

derby cake fondant detail

In addition to the lunch buffet, the dining room also held a special table for the adorable 3-tier cake from Cakes by Gina.  They were able to duplicate our haberdashery stripe and pony lattice patterns in fondant onto the tiers, and topped it with Cameron’s very own silver trophy cup.

The table was dressed in a topper made [...]

April 23rd, 2013 |

DAPPER DERBY | KIDS TABLESETTING

preppy derby party kids table setting with custom fabric from wh hostess

Cameron’s Dapper Derby 1st Birthday party was so much fun to design, it truly has me itching to plan a Derby party of my own!  If you are hosting one where kiddos will be in attendance, here are some darling ideas on how to set a theme appropriate table, just for them.

Mini versions of white Chivari [...]

April 15th, 2013 |

CELEBRATE TAX DAY with 20% OFF WH HOSTESS

wh hostess discount code

Celebrate TAX DAY with WH Hostess!  TODAY ONLY (04.15.13) save 20% on your WH Hostess order using the discount code TAXDAY2013. Offer not valid on previous purchases, custom designs or party planning services.  It’s the perfect time to stock up on party supplies, personalized gifts (Mother’s Day is right around the corner), or add to your [...]

April 1st, 2013 |

PREPPY BLUE + GREEN DESSERT TABLE | FIRST COMMUNION

blue and green preppy dessert table for first communion

I designed and styled it for my best friend’s two children’s first communion (they are 11 months apart, and in the same grade). A fresh color palette of blue, green and white with accents in navy blue, I combined a geometric greek key pattern with a bold floral pattern to appeal to both the girls and boys! I hope this table will inspire you with ideas on how to incorporate religious details into a dessert table, without that being the “theme”, and serve as inspiration for baptisms, first communions and more. [...]

March 23rd, 2013 |

WEEK IN REVIEW | 3.24.13

mint dress week in review for the party dress blog

Is it just me or is March FLYING by?!  I feel like I blinked and it’s almost April.  This month has been a bit of a blur as we finish up photo shoots for my book, sent the Spring issue of The Party Dress Magazine off to the printer and are busy with lots of Spring [...]

March 19th, 2013 |

MINT + PEACH BABY SHOWER | DESSERT TABLE

chevron cake with ombre balloon backdrop

The “sweet” details of the sparkling peach dessert table from Lauren Stewart’s baby shower with an ombre balloon backdrop, desserts from Sweet & Saucy Shop, and paper goods by WH Hostess. [...]

March 19th, 2013 |

MINT + PEACH BABY SHOWER | ACTIVITIES

custom baby bingo card from wh hostess

The activities were all darling and centered around the baby shower theme. There was a table set up with apothecary jars full of baby items: clothespins, safety pins, and buttons that people had to estimate how many items were in the jars. Baby Bingo and a Mama & Baby Animal matching games were created by WH Hostess. [...]

March 18th, 2013 |

WH HOSTESS | NEW! ENVELOPE PRINTING

custom envelope printing for a girl picnic party

Social stationery shop, WH Hostess, announces a new custom printing option: full-color personalized envelope printing. Make a statement with a coordinating design incorporating your return address. Custom addressing options available, as well. [...]

March 11th, 2013 |

THE PARTY DRESS MAGAZINE – SPRING 2013

The Party Dress Magazine Spring 2013

After the long winter months, it’s time to get excited about Spring Entertaining. The Party Dress Magazine has been partnering with creative bloggers, dessert artists and stylists for over 2 years now to provide you with unique ideas for creating special celebrations in your own life.  Whether it’s a baby shower, and Easter brunch, your child’s [...]

March 8th, 2013 |

Friday Wrap-Up | March 8, 2013

kelly (web)

TGIF!  It’s been a busy week around here.  I always love when my favorite blogs give a little update as to what they did or worked on during the week….it’s a fun peek into the behind the scenes of their lives.  I decided I would start sharing my weekly recaps with you.  A little peek into [...]

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