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Sweet Pea Featured

I'm so excited! Our Sweet Pea shower is featured today on Creative Parties and Showers!  Head on over to see this shower and get many other fun ideas for showers and parties!  Thanks Shannon for the great introduction!…

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Sweet Pea Shower

Well the Sweet Pea shower was a success!  This theme was a lot of fun to work with and pretty easy too.  This shower was done on a budget and in a short amount of time but I think it turned out pretty well. The mom-to-be loved it, and that is most important :)   The mom-to-be does not know the sex of the baby but said she loved the color green.  I wanted to go with a bright green instead of a muted…

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Sneak “Pea”k

Here is a pic of the favors I'm doing for the Sweet Pea shower this weekend.  I ordered the bottles and personalized stickers from here.  I filled them with Sour Apple Jelly Bellies to look like peas.  Check back next week for more pics from the shower!…

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Seeing Green….

…on Creative Parties and Showers!  Our Green Apple Shower made it on the blog and I am so excited.  This site is full of wonderful real parties.  It has inspiration for just about any celebration you are throwing.  Check them out before you plan your next party!…

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Summer Wine Tasting

I've been thinking about having a white wine tasting next month.  I would like to have it on our back deck.  Ladies only.  My inspiration came from a butterfly bottle stopper I bought for my shop.  The green jewels reminded me of green grapes which reminded me of white wine.  The butterfly is perfect for summer decorations.  I put together a little inspiration board for the occasion. I haven't decided if we should taste more specific wines this time like all Chardonnay or all from…

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Green Apple Shower

We celebrated two of my friends' upcoming nuptials this weekend Green Apple Style!  This was a fun theme to work with and I just love how everything turned out.  My inspiration came from the old ditty "Don't sit under the apple tree with anyone else but me".  Also, the bride's favorite color is chartreuse and with it being May, the Granny Smith was the perfect choice.  I reused my 30th birthday manzanita centerpieces with the addition of artificial green apples…

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A Setting Fit for a Mom

I just love this Mother's Day table setting from Chris at Celebrations at Home!  The colors are so bright and cheerful.  This would be great for moms of all ages.  Best part is- it is budget and time friendly!    Here's what Chris had to say about her design: Are you looking for an easy, hassle-free, inexpensive way to dress the table for Mother's Day? I put together this setting with inexpensive, or free items from around the house, which…

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Grand Shindig

I am so excited to share with you this wonderful party from Natalie at Little Shindigs-her children's event planning company!  It is titled "Let Them Eat Cake" and I think that fits this party perfectly.  Get ready to step into a French Victorian setting with shimmering fabrics, beautiful flowers, whimsical costumes and much more!   Let Them Eat Cake! Inspired by Marie Antoinette andtoday’s cupcake revolution,Little Shindigs brings to you aGala filled with French Victorian flairA delectable mix of sweet treats, extravagant decorand indulgent…

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