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Playful {Rockets & Aliens} Toy Story Birthday Party

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Inspired by this version of a Toy Story Inspired Party, Laila of Two Tiny Loves collaborated with Catherine (the birthday boy’s mom) to whip up this fantastic Toy Story Birthday Party for little Zac! A first birthday celebration filled with kids of all ages, rockets & aliens, and lots of playful home crafted decorations and photo booth props… sounds – and looks! – like fun times to me. :)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • AWESOME rocket ship cake with white fondant stars
  • Super cute green “alien” favor bags with “one too many” eyes & cute little antennas!
  • A whimsical, space-themed dessert table that just looks like a BLAST
  • fabric bunting, paper ring chains & toilet paper roll rocket ships
  • Fun activities like “Pin the eye on the alien”, bubble wands, and a Toy Story bounce house!

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Adorable {Vintage-Modern} Baby Bumble Bee Party

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I just LOVE the wonderful modern-meets-vintage twist that Jenny of Bloom Designs Online carried throughout this adorable Baby Bumble Bee Party. And while this sweet-as-honey celebration was for a first birthday party, most of these ideas would translate beautifully to a chic Bumble Bee Baby Shower too!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Paper Mache Bumble Bee Piñata
  • “Bumble Gum” & “Bee Patient” planted sunflower seed favors
  • Simple chic floral arrangements in twine-embellished silver cans and mason jars
  • “Beehive S’mores” served in darling mini beehive jars
  • Lemon parfaits, caramel cheesecake shooters, & more yummy treats!

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DIY Tutorial: Tulip & Curly Willow Centerpieces

diy tutorial for a tulip and willow centerpiece with three varieties

Hi there! It’s Amber here again from Amber Lay Events. This week I have a gorgeous, yet very easy and budget friendly centerpiece idea to share using some of my favorite materials: tulips, curly willow, and rocks! The result? Fresh and earthy floral arrangements with a lot of impact but minimal product – which means money in your pocket… and that’s always a good thing, right?! :)


This centerpiece idea has not just 1, but 3 varieties! I always recommend my clients to consider using 2 or 3 variations of their key centerpiece concept at any event. For example, the 3 versions pictured here are unified because each one uses the same materials (yellow tulips, curly willow, clear glass, and rocks). However, the containers vary in size and shape so the look of each version is slightly altered, giving the overall event space a much more interesting look. Have fun recreating these!

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Vintage Summer Garden Party {First Birthday}

whimsical vintage first birthday party

Ready for more inspiration from our super talented Australian vendors? Good… because Daisy of Leo & Bella is sharing her daughter’s beautiful first birthday celebration with us today: a Vintage Summer Garden Party filled with whimsy and soft pastels! Delicate ruffles, angelic flowers & sugary treats made this outdoor picnic party a sweet day to remember. I just love how happy little Isabella looks in the pictures below!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Charming plates/cups display and apothecary jars adorned with fabric rosettes & buttons
  • Darling vintage invitations + matching muslin treat bags and paper details throughout
  • Ruffle cakes, fondant flowers, polka dot bunny cookies & more
  • Yellow buttercream smash cake + one very smiley birthday girl!

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Vibrant “Fiesta Mexicana” {Twins Birthday Party}

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The incredibly talented Li-Ann of Ham & Pea Design & Paperie also happens to be the mom of identical twin boys – Hamish & Luca – and for their second birthday, mommy threw a super creative and vibrant Fiesta Mexicana celebration! This birthday party is overflowing with clever ideas for ANY Mexican fiesta themed bash though… drink ponchos, cactus “cupcakes”, & pinata-inspired table skirt for starters! And of course all the different elements were pulled together beautifully with Li-Ann’s signature stationery design flair.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Burro piñata cookies, potted cactus cupcakes, & Aztec patterned cupcakes
– A “decorate your maraca” table activity, “party mustache” stickers, & a chili piñata
– Two birthday cakes topped with adorable fondant muchachos figurines
– Flowers in lime “vases” and real cactus plants safely displayed in pretty glass domes
– Cool “window” invitations featuring silhouettes of the boys’ faces

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Desserts In Jars Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding

dessert in jars Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding

Shaina’s jar genius is back! As promised in our Desserts in Jars review from last week, here’s another fabulous recipe from the book – this time for the gorgeous-looking Lemon Blueberry Bread Pudding. Mascarpone cheese, blueberries, agave nectar, lemon zest, artisan bread, and more delectable flavors served in a cute little jar that you get all to yourself! (more…)

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Carnival of Dreams {Circus Themed Birthday Party}

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Allison of Full of Grace & Rubies crafted a fabulous Carnival of Dreams themed celebration for her daughter’s 4th birthday. There’s such an artistic, almost theatrical feel to this carnival party – brought to life through Allison’s incredible floral creations (Hello, amazing elephant!), classic circus/carnival inspired treats, and clever balloon & tutu dress table centerpieces!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Carousel cake, animal crackers, circus peanuts, and candy kabobs
  • Clown noses, carnival signs & a “big top tent” for the kids to play in
  • “Goldfish” party favors (goldfish shaped soaps in a plastic bag – so clever!)
  • A visit from Harpo the clown, complete with balloon animals of course
  • AMAZING circus elephant made of flowers as the focal point of the dessert table

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The Look For Less: “Ice Age” Movie Inspired Snowball Bar

ice age inspired dessert table

Tonya Coleman here from Soireé Event Design and I’m back with this month’s Look For Less “Budget Chic” guest post where I share with you my tips on how you can have a fabulous, high-end looking event for less! Today’s post is all about how to get in on the party trend- Self Serve Party Bars without breaking the bank. Be sure to click over to my blog, “The Girlfriend’s Guide to Party Planning” to find out where I purchased everything!

Here, I was inspired by this high-end DESIGNER Sweet 16 “Mock-tini” BarI designed for a group of teens recently, to create The Look For Less: Self-Serve Ice Age Inspired Snowball Bar for tweens to celebrate the release of my daughter’s favorite movie: Ice Age Continental Drift!

Self serve bars can range from Drink Bars, Popcorn Bars, Candy Bars and Snack Bars to Craft, Activity and Favor Bars. The idea is to have an impressive looking table that does double duty to offer guests something to do. Remember, self-serve bars should be just that… self serve… so they must look fabulous, but also function well on it’s own. (more…)

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{Adults & Kids} Festive “Welcome Summer” Party

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After the last day of school this year, Taber Lacie Photography captured all the fun & excitement of Party Like Paula‘s festive Welcome Summer Party! Most parties are focused on either the kids or adults, but I love how this celebration really caters to both age groups with its creative food, drink stations, and activity ideas.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– A kids Hydration Station (in a mini turtle pool!)
– “It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere” adults-only cocktail station
– Dessert “Buckets of Sand” filled with cupcakes, icing & crushed up graham crackers
– A homemade, lei-adorned parrot piñata!

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Colorful & FUN Balloon Themed Party

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Frog Prince Paperie & Tikkido got together and dreamed up TONS of super creative Balloon Themed Party Ideas! (And if you’re on the hunt for even more, here’s a train themed party with great balloon centerpiece and decor ideas too.) It’s summer right now, so even if you don’t have a birthday to celebrate, all the fun activities from this party might just inspired you to go play outside!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Balloon obstacle course with hurdles, a floating tunnel and balloon forest
– Awesome rainbow balloon hat!
– Twisted balloon sculptures that touched the sky!
– Sugar cookie hot air balloons & fluffy meringue clouds
– Custom balloon coloring pages

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HWTM Sneak Peek: New “Retro Rainbow” Theme

retro rainbow baby shower from hwtm

Happy Friday, everyone! Couldn’t resist posting a little sneak peek of something I’ll be sharing with you next week… FINALLY! It’s a colorful “Retro Rainbow” Baby Shower theme I designed earlier this year. So if you’ve been looking for an excuse to bust out some DIY baby roller skates, candy dot vases, and rainbow button raindrops, you’ve found it!

Stay tuned for complete details next week… I really loved working on this theme and hope it makes you (and a lucky mom-to-be you may know) happy too. The full theme will actually be posted in conjunction with an announcement about something new happening here at HWTM. And NO – I’m not pregnant with baby #3! ;)

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{Party of 5} Hot Air Balloon, Volleyball Birthday, Vintage Baby Shower, Gold Plated Soirée & Price is Right

vintage hot air balloon dessert table

Here we go with the latest round of Friday Party of 5 picks from our members! Just click on a party title or collage to check out the full album & details from the following creative events:

– Vintage Hot Air Balloon
– Volleyball Birthday
– Vintage Baby Shower
– Gold Plated Soiree
– (“The Price is Right” inspired) Age 5 is Right

1. Vintage Hot Air Balloon (pictured above) by Little Sooti

2. Lauren’s 13th Birthday by Something Chic Party and Event Design

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Desserts In Jars {Book Review + Recipes!}

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DESSERTS IN JARS: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine

Eco-friendly, decorative, functional… I know you all love mason jars as much as we do at Hostess! (Remember them here and here and here for starters.) When it comes to parties & entertaining, these handy little containers are stellar at multitasking – utilized as everything from vases to drinkware to favor packaging.

Well… add one more thing to the list, because Shaina Olmanson teaches us how to bake fabulous sweets in them too! Filled with irresistible recipes and mouth-watering photos, her new book – Desserts in Jars – explores baking, serving & pretty much everything sweet about these perfect little vessels!

desserts in jars book review

Keep reading for a virtual “taste” of Desserts in Jars, including Shaina’s Espresso Créme Brûlée Recipe & my top 5 favorite things about her gorgeous new book. {We’ll be sharing a 2nd recipe from this book next week.} If you’re not hungry already… you will be SOON! ;) (more…)

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{Mystic Force} Pink Power Ranger Party

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Are you ready for some GIRL POWER? Good… because this “Mystic Force” Pink Power Ranger Party by Marizette Paperie is fantastic! Zuesette took inspiration from the Magic Forest and the Pink “Wind” Rangers butterfly mask & cape to make this party extra magical for her daughter Zoë’s birthday.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Pink “Wind” Ranger Mask cake with golden branches and flowers
– Gold-painted manzanita branches draped with crystals and butterflies to represent the Magic Forest
– Custom coloring books (made by Zuesette) with Zoe’s pictures as the actual coloring pages!
– Power Ranger t-shirts for guests to wear in the homemade photo booth
– Clever treats like “Mystical Rock” candy and gold shimmer “Element of Lighting” M&M’s

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{Retro Modern} Vintage Train Dessert Table

vintage train dessert table

There is so much great vintage inspiration to share this week! Stephanie of Spaceships & Laserbeams created this fantastic Vintage Train Dessert Table for a “Boy Bash on a Budget Challenge that she runs on her blog, in which the guidelines allow her to use one of her printable collections + a budget of $50. (See full budget breakdown below.) There’s definitely a retro-vintage look to this dessert table, but I love how she also managed to keep the overall vibe fresh and modern with her use of bright colors and clean lines.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • A cupcake “train” carrying candy & snack “cargo” along the tracks (oh so cute!)
  • Clever brownie “suitcases” with gummy ring handles
  • DIY “railroad track” wrapped around the cake, fashioned from candy cigars & licorice

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Preppy Polo Party {First Birthday & Christening}

ralph lauren inspired preppy polo party dessert table

With a First Birthday and Christening comined into one soirée, Thetis of Little Sooti Events, decided on a fresh & sophisticated Preppy Polo Party to celebrate the double whammy in style! From cool florals and preppy patterns to the {perfectly tailored} bright & clean style, this beautiful event truly feels like a polo match luncheon!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • For the kids: Mini sketch pads with (awesome) giant horse shaped crayons!
  • Fantastic preppy “logo” cupcake toppers & favor labels
  • Adorable seersucker jacket & striped bow tie for the little man of honor
  • Gorgeous fresh floral arrangements featuring a unique mix of blooms & foliage

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A Breaking Dawn Wedding-Inspired Dinner Party

twilight inspired wedding tablescape

Michelle from Utah Events by Design used the wedding scene from the popular Twilight Saga as her inspiration for this romantic & gorgeous Breaking Dawn Wedding-Inspired Dinner Party. With its rich, deep purples, textured fabrics, and sparkly details, this look would translate beautifully to any elegant fall/winter wedding or dinner party. (Fun side note – the glam table linens are the exact same ones used in the movie’s wedding reception scene!)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Shimmery deep plum napkins + sparkly beaded napkin rings
  • Soft & romantic ruffled chair wraps
  • Dramatic, sky-high floral centerpiece with an “enchanted forest” vibe
  • Rhinestone buckle embellishments on the invitations and favors

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Colorful & Modern Fiesta Engagement Party

mexican theme fiesta engagement party "queso"

I “mustache” you to join me for this {super stylish} surprise party! Envy Events LLC dreamed up this playful and fabulous Fiesta Engagement Party – complete with a live Mariachi Band and tons of festive details. There’s so much color, creativity, & spark in this party – what a happy way to celebrate all sorts of occasions! (P.S. Looking for additional Mexican Fiesta inspiration? Check out this fun Skippyjon Jones Birthday theme featured earlier this year.)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Custom pillows for the lounge area made from colorful Mexican blankets
  • Interactive decor & disposable cameras with clever “Say Queso!” signs
  • Mason jars with mustache adorned straws for the Margarita Bar
  • Hand-decorated “mustache mug” party favors with “Muchas Gracias” tags
  • Sombreros hung from the back of each chair – ready for guests to use them as photo props!

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DIY Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Vases {+ Mini Dahlias}

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Happy Wedding Wednesday everyone! It’s Amber here from Amber Lay Events. This week I’m excited to share another crafty DIY Tutorial featuring yarn wrapped vases.


If you have any sort of old vase or container that needs sprucing up, try this simple technique to give it a fresh new look. I used yarn here, but you can also use twine for a more rustic look – or even sparkly, glittered ribbon for a more glam effect. I paired the yarn vases with mini dahlias here, but feel free to use your own favorite flowers or even miniature yarn ball “flowers” for a playful touch!

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Pier 1 Imports + HWTM: Grand Opening Event in Goleta

Pier 1 Goleta Store Opening


As a longtime fan of Pier 1 Imports, I’m so excited to help kick off their brand new store in Goleta next week! For those of you in the Santa Barbara area – or for anyone looking for an excuse to visit the area ;) – please join us for the Grand Opening Event in Goleta on Monday, July 23rd from 10am-12pm. Come see everything the new store has to offer and check out creative entertaining ideas and DIY project demos!

Space is limited, so please click here to register for a ticket.


Pier 1 is also hosting a Sweepstakes on their Facebook Page where 10 of the registered entrants will be selected to attend the event AND win a $30 Pier 1 gift card. The 10 winners will be selected on Friday (7/20) and will receive an email that they won, which will act as their ticket. (more…)

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“Rainbow of Pinwheels” Themed Birthday Party

pinwheel party theme with rainbow candy

We absolutely adore pinwheels over here… and of course rainbows too! So I was thrilled when Amy sent in this super cute Rainbow Pinwheel Party Theme that she threw for her daughter’s 2nd birthday. Don’t miss the fabulous dessert table backdrop featuring a colorful cluster of paper pinwheels and rosettes!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Balloon animals & face painting
  • Party hat decorating activity with pom poms, feathers, stickers & more!
  • Homemade confetti cakes, dipped oreos & sugar dipped marshmallow pops
  • Rainbow sippy cups for the drink station… smart AND clever ;)
  • Pinwheels displayed in buckets of color coordinated gumballs

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Super Creative Olympic Themed Birthday Party

olympics themed birthday party decorations

Grab a (felt) torch and let the games – and the party – begin! Margit of Dot & Dash thought up incredibly creative activities, table decorations & more for her daughter’s Olympic Themed Birthday Party. And I’m pretty sure Margit deserves a gold medal herself for creativity here… read on to check out lots of clever & budget-friendly details – like the DIY “Olympic rings” table centerpiece fashioned from colored paper plates!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– “Gold medal” plates with ribbons
– Olympic-style greeting complete with “check-in table” & “Opening Ceremonies”
– Olympic torch fashioned from a flashlight and felt flames
– London 2012 Union Jack inspired decor
– Themed activities like discus throwing, a relay race, flag decorating & more!

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Cute as A Button Birthday {Vintage Sewing Party}

cute as a button vintage sewing party cupcakes

If you’re looking for a new spin on the ever-popular Cute as A Button theme, Kiss Me Kate “sew” has you covered with her adorable vintage sewing party inspired Cute as A Button First Birthday! Taking a cue from the soft pastel color palette and retro elements like an antique KAY-EE doll’s sewing machine, Anders Ruff designed an adorable collection of gingham check printables to match all of the sweet decor. P.S. This is great inspiration for a Cute As a Button baby shower too!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Fondant pastel buttons as cupcake toppers & cake pop decorations
  • Tons of pastel yarn ballsone of my personal faves! ;)
  • “Sew Cute” spelled out in banner of embellished embroidery hoops
  • A designer mannequin draped with measuring tape

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Nostalgic Vintage Toy First Birthday Party

vintage toy first birthday kids table

From jacks to red wagons, slinkies & more Fredricka did an AMAZING job of bringing her husband’s {very clever} idea of a “Zach in the Box” theme to life! This Vintage Toy First Birthday Party is guaranteed to bring a smile to “kids” of all ages…who couldn’t light up at details like an Etch a Sketch frame photo booth prop?!  I’m also a HUGE fan of the 3D “jack in the box” invitation.

Check out the party details below to see how Fredricka & Lorena pulled off this singing invitation. Yep… you read that right! ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • “Lincoln Log” Chocolate Wafers
  • A colorful harlequin patterned cake topped with an adorable tiny red tricycle
  • Fantastic graphic design/printables throughout – from the invite to the cool bottle labels
  • Sugar cookies with a vintage circus font “Z” and “ONE” + a cute sketched train
  • Teddy bear & kaleidoscope centerpiece on the kids table

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{Party of 5} Zebra Minnie Mouse, Video Game Party, Vintage Nautical, Rainbow Elmo, Pink & Gold Bridal

minnie mouse and zebra pattern party

Here we go with the latest round of Party of 5 picks from the incredible submissions that come our way! This week you’ll find the following creative themes:

– Pink & Zebra Minnie Mouse Inspired Birthday
– Video Game Party (Plants vs. Zombies)
– Rainbow Elmo Birthday
– Vintage Nautical Baby Shower
– Pink, White & Gold Bridal Shower

1. Pink + Zebra Minnie Mouse Inspired Birthday (pictured above) by Dreamers Joy Events & Design

2. Video Game Party (Plants vs. Zombies) by GOCustomCakes

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Creative Lego Star Wars Party + DIY “Death Star”

star wars lego party dessert table

Kerry of Simply Sweet Parties knows just how to keep a group of 6 year old boys happy: plan a Lego Star Wars Party filled with imporant “missons”, a visit from a storm Trooper & a build-it-yourself Ice Cream Bar! I just love the combination of Lego and Star Wars themes here… it’s so fun to get creative and design a theme that really caters to the one you’re celebrating!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Yoda & Light Saber fondant cupcake toppers
– Build A Sundae bar with “wookie cookie crumble”, “cloud 9 puffs” & “Hans Rolos
– A DIY Death Star and star-studded backdrop
– Thirst quenching “Vader-ade” to drink and “Princess Lays” to munch on

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Creative Game Night Party Ideas & Sweets

game night party ideas with domino cookies

Game ON! Bridget from Bridgey Widgey designed such a clever & creative Game Night Party filled with board game inspired ideas like a Twister “table cloth” and Scrabble tile food & drink signs. One of my favorite details has got to be the Monopoly inspired “Water Works” sign sitting next to the water bottles though… LOVE that kind of thinking! Bridget breaks down the behind the scenes of the party right here on her blog.

Now… Please pass GO and collect more creative game night party ideas. In other words, scroll down. ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Domino & playing card cookies
  • Scrabble tiles as sweets labels
  • Buntings made from Monopoly money, playing cards, & Uno cards
  • Chocolate bars shaped like Nintendo Wii controllers
  • Jenga box used as a tray for boxes of retro candy

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Vintage County Fair First Birthday Party

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For her son’s first birthday celebration, Tori of Tori Johnson PR hosted a Vintage County Fair Party that – as she describes it – “transported all attendees back a couple decades to the good ol’ blue ribbon bake sale days“. After checking out these pics, I’m so ready for a flashback too! This party just looks like loads of fun for everyone… who’s ready for some fresh squeezed lemonade and a game of ring toss? ;)

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Clever themed food & drink stations: Farmer’s Market, Bake Sale, Lemonade Stand & more!
  • Gingham check table linens, napkins, mason jar covers, and buntings
  • Classic fair games like Coke bottle ring toss, tin-can throw, & a petting zoo!
  • Hand painted scrap wood signs for each station & welcome signs

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Gorgeous First Lohri Celebration {Bonfire Motif}

first birthday indian lohri celebration

Every January, the Punjabi community celebrates the harvest festival of Lohri. The first Lohri of a baby has special significance and is often a “grand occasion celebrated with friends and family”. And speaking of grandAmrit of Anais Event Planning & Design styled this gorgeous First Lohri Celebration for baby Zoravar, featuring a cool bonfire motif and a festive palette of metallic gold, royal blue, and rich orange hues.

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

  • Tables named after places with special importance to the family
  • A ‘Gachak Bar’ (featuring traditional Indian sweets)
  • An exquisite cake with intricate metallic gold swirls
  • Beautiful floral centerpieces displayed in silk upholstered boxes
  • The popular Ung Drill frame from Ikea, painted metallic gold & hung above the dessert table!

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DIY Tutorial: Wine & Lace Centerpieces

lace and paint wine bottle diy

Hi there! It’s Amber here from Amber Lay Events. This week I’m excited to share a brand new DIY Tutorial featuring an artistic way to repurpose those empty wine bottles!


If you’ve seen my previous posts, it’s probably no surprise that I absolutely love to use recycled containers for centerpieces. What could be better than repurposing those empty wine bottles (that I know you all have!) as cute floral vases? Or this could be a good excuse for emptying some new ones. ;) These paint dripped and lace wrapped wine bottles make for such a great bridal shower or bachelorette party centerpiece… or for wine and cheese night with the ladies!

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