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Halloween Party for Pottery Barn: Bone Appetit Drink Station

On a recent trip to South Coast Plaza, I couldn’t help but linger at the windows of Pottery Barn with their beautiful displays, showing off the gorgeous offerings from their towering two story shop.  I LOVE to walk in and browse for design and decorating ideas, and feel like, even if just for a moment, that I am living … Read more

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FREEBIE: HALLOWEEN PRINTABLE TAG: BONE APPETIT

I can’t believe it’s almost October already! I have been in Halloween mode for a few weeks now as I prepped for one of my favorite styled shoots of my career.  So, I thought since the Bugs and Kisses tags have been so popular, it’s time for a 2013 Free Halloween Printable! 🙂  This is a … Read more

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Arts and Crafts Parties: Summer Craft Camp

This summer has been so much fun.  While I’m sad that the kids are getting older and I’m missing those little baby stages, it’s also fun to have kids that are getting old enough to participate in fun things like art camp! 🙂  A cute friend of mine who also has a little girl that … Read more

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The Ultimate Beach Party: Disney Teen Beach Movie Party

We are HUGE Disney fans at our house.  I’m sure living minutes away from the Happiest Place on Earth doesn’t hurt, but with the amount of time that my kids spend watching The Disney Channel, I’m sure they would be huge fans anyways!   I am always looking for a reason to throw a party, … Read more

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Girl Parties: Eloise Party Ideas

This is a little party I threw for my Eloise crazed daughter a bit ago.  Looking back at the pictures reminded me of what a crazy week we had at our house that week with pipes busting, contractors, plumbers etc running through the house, pouring rain all week, and trying to put the finishing touched on the … Read more

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BABY SHOWERS: GIRL PARTIES: The Butterfly Baby Shower

One of my favorite client parties was a baby shower I put together for little Sloane.  I love it when clients trust me enough to give me simple direction…in this case…minimal pink and not too frilly…and then give me the rights to let my imagination run wild and create something fun for them. Here’s what … Read more

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Free Teacher Appreciation Ideas Easy “Pop” Quiz Gift

I get such a kick out of creating fun, easy and free teacher appreciation ideas.  Here is another gift idea for you for next week. I created these initially as beginning of the year teacher gifts, and then got an email from a fun reader, Megan, asking me to tweak it a bit for end … Read more

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Patriotic Party Ideas : Sprinkle Dipped Ice Cream Sandwiches

It’s that time again! I LOVE Memorial Day, Flag Day, the 4th of July…EVERYTHING patriotic! I am always looking for patriotic party ideas.  Red White and Blue is just such a stellar color combination, it just makes any party supplies and party food look fun.  Here’s a SUPER easy and budget friendly DIY treat that … Read more

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Ice Cream Party Ideas

I’m so excited to share our next party in out Get the Look series!  I hope these ideas are making it easy for you to create your own beautiful and budget friendly parties at home! 🙂 Introducing “Ice Cream Shoppe” This is such a fun and girly party!  Lime green, sky blue, bright pink, and … Read more

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Vintage Train Party

In my never ending hunt for amazing parties, I stumbled across Kelly.  I’m always excited when I find photographers that love to party…because I know they are all about the pictures just like me! 🙂  She is SO talented!!!  I had to ask her if I could share a number of her parties because I couldn’t … Read more

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GIRL/BOY PARTIES: THE MOVIE PARTY by Sweet Style

The simplicity and clean lines of this party by Leanne of Sweet Style in Australia, really caught my eye.  I love that it is a party idea that can be used for boys or girls.  These pictures obviously show a girl version with the pink, but you could easily mix in a blue with the red in … Read more

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GIRL PARTIES: Vintage Sewing Party by Pure Joy Events

Ashley has just recently taken a liking to sewing.  She loves to get out her sewing machine and try out different stitches and create.  When I was trying to figure out what to do for her birthday I found this adorable party by Pure Joy Events and emailed Christine to see if she would let … Read more

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Here’s the Scoop Free Teacher Printable

I can’t believe it’s already that time again! Teacher Appreciation week is right around the corner and have no fear…I’ve got you covered! 🙂 I’ve been working on a new end of the year teacher printable and some fun ideas.  Here is the first of this year’s freebies.  I hope you like it!  If you … Read more

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Easy DIY Party Food: Donut Holes on a stick

I am always on the hunt for cute and easy DIY party food ideas, and these semi-homemade DIY Donut Holes on stick certainly fit that description.  Everything is cuter on a stick, and donut holes are no exception!   Andy’s class was having a Valentine party at school past week, and I was assigned to … Read more

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DIY EASTER PARTY FOOD : Chocolate Bunny Pops

Easter is almost here and nothing screams Easter more than some chocolate bunnies. Have you ever used candy melts or candy molds before? I tried using them a bit ago for a birthday party and guys…they are SO easy!  I thought it would be fun to share some DIY Easter party food ideas and so … Read more

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