Vintage Pink Nursery Baby Shower

If I had to pick one word to describe this Baby Shower I would have a hard time deciding. Darling. Soft. Sweet. Lovely. Pink. Tasteful. Inviting. Vintage. This baby shower put together by Lemon Lima of Portugal was all of those things and more! The gals at Lemon Lima held the shower in the nursery. They said, “Since the future princess’s …continue reading

Parisian Baby Shower

Let’s say you’re having a baby girl and her name is going to be Paris. And let’s say you have a wonderfully talented mother who owns an amazing florist shop and is incredibly talented in event design. What will your baby shower look like? The words stunning and breathtaking come to mind!  Myra, owner of …continue reading

Baby Shower Love

I’m in baby shower love! This sweet, adorable baby shower is over-the-top in styling, colors, food, activities and decor! Yes, I’m in love! Kate from And Everything Sweet teamed up with her friends to create a bird themed shower complete with birds, bird nests, bird cages and everything needed to “feather her nest”. The colors …continue reading

Sock Monkey: Baby Shower & Birthday Party Ideas

I’m sharing several different Sock Monkey parties for you to drool over. All are darling and inspiring in their own way. Check them all out… Sock Monkey Baby Shower by Posh Paperie via Half Baked the cake blog   Monkey turns 3 by Shutterbug and the Sweetlife      Vintage Sock Monkey Party via Pizzazzerie …continue reading

Camping Theme Baby Shower

  What a clever idea…a camping theme baby shower. All the little details make a rustic themed party such as – pine cone garland,  flannel napkins, acorns atop the napkin, s’mores, small pine tree and camping lanterns.  It’s all in the details.  Simple props!  Mini S’more Tarts    Sugar cookies with a vintage edible label. …continue reading

Using Ombre in Design

There’s something magical about blending colors together to create a soft and romantic effect. This violet colored ombre cake by Maggie Austin Cake is simply dreamy. Definitely wear this Versace ombre gown while serving that cake 😉 Arrange floral centerpieces in graduating tones like in this stunning arrangement by Martha Stewart Weddings and this cake …continue reading

Sweet And Charming Baby Shower on a Budget!

What I so LOVE about this baby shower… is it was done on a budget but doesn’t look like it one bit! Heather Annette of Heather Annette Photography created this charming shabby chic, vintage party for her friend, Kristi. As Heather says,  “I had so much fun making all the decorations! It was SUPER inexpensive …continue reading

Minnie Mouse Party Ideas

Some Minnie Mouse parties incorporate a beautiful color palette of pink, hot pink, white and black. Zebra print and polka dots add such flair and the perfect touch to this darling themed party. For complete Minnie Mouse party details. Heavenly Blooms planned this party to the tiniest detail.   Love the zebra tissue paper poms! …continue reading

Decorating with Feathers!

Feathers are have natural beauty, drama, and elegance, so it’s no wonder we love using them on everything from floral arrangements to fashion accessories. (Image: Aileen Tran) How dreamy is this wall sconce? (Image: Decorati) I love the magic that feathers add to lighting, chandeliers, and basically all hanging design elements. (Image: Style Me Pretty) …continue reading

Kids Parties: Cookies And Milk

Clever, kid-friendly cookies and milk party for kids. Loving the idea of recycled Frappuccino bottles for the milk glasses. Since the Frappuccino glasses are essentially free…no worries about trying to find a matching replacement!! Here’s an idea and another using recycled Frappuccino bottles.  Le Poppy Design did an amazing job with this milk and cookies …continue reading

Girl Parties: Sweet, Charming 1st Birthday

Oh my, this party is over-the-top adorable!! Loving the assortment of fabrics, the message tree, the birds and beautiful touches everywhere. Ideas from this event could also be used for a sweet baby shower. Anna from the Philippines created this delicious looking 1st year birthday party for her adorable little girl. Images by Karen Ilagan. …continue reading

Designing Table Backdrops

I would like to introduce our newest Design Dazzle Contributor Amy Oren of Blowout Party.  Amy likes to make parties fabulous and fun! Welcome Amy!! Gone are the days when you could just throw on a tablecloth, some food, and call it a party. Today’s dessert tables are all about details, design, and decor. Enter …continue reading

Baby Showers: Garden Spa Theme & Cookies & Milk

  Scrumptious!! These cookies look too good to eat. A spa theme baby shower is a perfect idea for a hard working tutu making mom. Maegan from Simply Styled Events has done it again! She’s created another fabulous baby shower. This garden spa theme shower is for her friend Emily from Tiny Belles Boutique.   …continue reading

Kids Jungle Party Ideas

Leticia who lives in Brazil sent me these fun Jungle Party images of her sons 2 year birthday party. Such a colorful theme – perfect for boys and girls.           Check out more ideas  at Leticia’s blog Bebe-A-Porter   Maggie’s Dinner Dates set an awesome Safari themed tablescape. Images from here …continue reading

In Style: Hanging Decorations

I’m happy to announce our newest Design Dazzle contributor….Sarah Thompson of Style Me Gorgeous. Sarah is a very talented graphic designer hailing from Australia (one of my favorite, favorite places in the whole world)!! Welcome Sarah! Sarah says, I am a Graphic Designer and blogger living in NSW, Australia.  Married with 2 beautiful boys, I …continue reading

Incredible Woodland Fairy Birthday Party!

The enchanted woods was the setting of this sweet woodland fairy party. The table was covered with a green moss table runner, food was displayed on wooden “stumps” and personalized with wooden letters for the birthday girl, Elle.  The girls enjoyed the most spectacular fairy feast on a table we designed to mimic the enchanted …continue reading

Sweet Baby Showers

Chris from Celebrations at Home designed this sweet Sip and See shower.   “Pops of pink were continued in the food/drinks with oreo truffles dipped in pink chocolate coating, pink lemonade, pink marshmallows on the hot chocolate bar, and strawberry milk shots for the younger set that came through.” Check out Celebrations at Home for …continue reading

Parties: Yellow, Black, White and Bees!

“What’s it gonna bee” is in reference to the gender reveal party Brittany Schwaigert created for her good friends.  The ultrasound results of her expectant friend determined what the inside color of the cake was going to be (it was blue).   Dessert Buffet from Grey Grey Designs. Thanks for sharing Brittany. Silly Bees Chickadees …continue reading

Milk & Cookies First Birthday

Who doesn’t love milk and cookies??  Anne Powers created this AWESOME party for her little girls first birthday.  Anne explains,”The favor bottles were re-purposed Frappacino bottles. I washed them and removed the labels. The lids were kind of tricky to get completely clean – some elbow grease needed for sure. I printed new labels for …continue reading

Dr. Seuss Baby Shower

Maegan Birr is so talented! She created (with help from a few friends) one of the cutest Dr. Seuss showers I have seen.  A photo booth area was set-up at the shower – they stocked it with red boas, a “Cat in the Hat” hat, flower and an aqua colored frame.  After each guest took …continue reading

Fab Baby Shower Ideas

  It can be difficult to pull off a boy and girl twin baby shower. But, Stephanie from Couture Parties did it fabulously! Loving her color palette of pink, brown and blue – perfect colors for girls and boys.  Also, a pink and grey modern baby shower…     Pink, Grey Modern Safari Baby Shower…. …continue reading