Go “Green” for your next Party!

I recently designed an engagement celebration for my brother and his fiancé.  They wanted a “rustic chic” theme (right up my wheelhouse) – but threw me for a loop when they requested that every aspect of the party be “green” and “sustainable.”  I mean – I know what recycling is (I’m not from Mars).  But…

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Set the Perfect Table for Easter

Table top design is one of my favorite parts of hosting an event (whether private or for my own family).  A great table top is all about layering different textures to create a unique and one of a kind look. When I am designing a table top scheme – I use the following tips and tricks.…

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Unicorn Makeover Party

Unicorns are very trendy right now.  I mean, unicorns are always trendy to 8 year old girls, but unicorn parties are super desirable.  For this event, a discerning birthday princess declared that she wanted a “Magical Unicorn Makeover Party.”  Our team got hard to work designing the perfect event. I am proud to have collaborated with…

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Donuts for Sale

Not all children’s events have to occur on a special occasion like a birthday.  Sometimes it is fun to plan a child’s party “just because.”  When we host playdates at our home – we like to plan something outside of the box. At the playdate featured below – we set up a real life Donut…

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Ice Cream Social

Nothing is more precious for a little girl’s birthday party than an ice cream social!  I was so excited to host an event at Kimmer’s Ice Cream in Saint Charles, Illinois for one special birthday princess.  The party hats and vases were custom made.  For giveaways, we did vintage ice cream dishes from Crate &…

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Valentine’s Day: Pink & Paris

This year, the girls and I selected “Pink & Paris” as our Valentine’s Day Theme.  Paris is one of my favorite places to visit.  Everywhere you turn there is a bakery selling scrumptious treats.  With “Pink & Paris” – we re-created our own Parisian Cafe with mouth watering treats and – of course – plenty…

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Cowboy Birthday Party

If you are looking for the perfect birthday theme for the little cow-poke in your life – you cannot go wrong with a cowboy themed birthday party.  There are so many ways to get creative by bringing the Wild West to your own backyard.  Here are inspirational highlights from a cowboy event we hosted in…

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