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Vintage Mustache Birthday Party

This is one fun party! Vintage Mustache Birthday Party, was done for my baby sister’s (who’s not so baby anymore), 12th birthday party.  The love of all things mustache related started with me, and being the oldest, my youngest sister quickly followed.  We originally attempted to do the party outside, but unfortunately it was too windy; so we brought the party inside and made it work.  A few of my favorite things from the party were the photo booth backdrop with the props. It was fun watching the kids all trying to figure out where they wanted the props to be placed.  The cake of course, covered in mustaches; was pretty amazing not just look wise but taste as well. And I loved the mustache straws, so it looked like everyone had a mustache when they sipped their drink.

Words from Bella about the party: “We had such a blast creating this fun old fashion birthday party for our Young lady in waiting, Nicholle. We planned this for several months and used many inspirations from Pinterest, etsy and our own mustache madness line to pull this off. The Photo booth and all the props were so much fun, the cake was the perfect touch to the dessert table and the S’more Jars were a keepsake favor everyone loved.”

Mod Marie Antoinette Inspired Wedding

I love weddings that are inspired by a historical figure, especially someone like Marie Antoinette.  Mod Marie Antoinette Inspired Wedding is so beautiful and full of color; just like the wedding’s inspiration.  I love the bright colors of the bouquet, table centerpieces, and the floral crown that the bride is wearing.  The cake looks so elegant, it doesn’t even look like you can eat it.

Words from the designer Cody: “With a hint of spring in the air, we said goodbye to the unkind winter and eagerly welcomed the coming of warmer weather with a stunning shoot. This styled shoot drew its inspiration from the glamour, whimsy, and femininity usually associated with Marie Antoinette.”…

Ladybug Themed 2nd Birthday Party

Ladybugs are beautiful creatures in nature, and make for great inspiration for parties.  Ladybug Themed 2nd Birthday Party is perfect for any little lady.  I just love the chocolate dipped strawberries decorated like ladybugs, it’s such a simple way to add more to this party.  All the other sweet treats are just as adorable as the strawberry chocolate ladybugs.

Words from Kelly about the party: “I styled this “Lovebug” dessert table for a little girl that just celebrated her 2nd birthday. Her Mom wanted the “Lovebug” ladybug theme because they call their daughter, Gianna, their little Lovebug so the theme was set! I tried to incorporate lovely little ladybugs all throughout the table and the sweets on the table included, Red Velvet Cupcake Topiaries, 2-tiered Ladybug Cake, Ladybug Oreo Truffle Pops, Sugar cookies, Raspberry Truffle Tarts, Chocolate Cupcakes with Ladybug fondant toppers, Chocolate Covered Oreos with fondant toppers, “Ladybug” Strawberries, and Dirt Cake Shooters with Sugar Cookie flowers and little fondant ladybug’s crawling around on the Oreo “dirt.” ;) My very talented sister-in-law hand-painted the backdrop. Everyone absolutely loved all the sweets, especially the birthday girl!”

Romantic Parisian Elopement Wedding

One great way to break from the tradition of a wedding, is to run off and elope where you want to.  I think the getting eloped in a foreign country could be a fun and beautiful experience.  I love the elements of Paris brought into this wedding, after all they do elope in Paris.  You don’t have to elope to Paris to get this style of a wedding; it just takes some creativity.

Words from the Bride Meagan: “Being on the creative end of wedding and event planning, I wanted anything but ‘typical’ for my wedding. After planning an entire wedding with an estate cocktail party idea in mind in our home town of Houston, that is exactly what I had ended up with. One evening after a long day of vendor meetings, Luke asked me if this is truly what I wanted… and that was the night our plans for a wedding in Paris began. A destination wedding encompassed everything that we thought getting married should feel like. Intimate, romantic and relaxed. It’s about each other, a day that marks the start of a lifetime of adventures together. Having been mesmerized by the elegance, and charm of Paris since traveling there as a young girl, it felt only fitting for the City of Love and Light to be our choice for creating memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.”…

Beautiful Gold and Mint Birthday Party

Sometimes birthday parties with just colors are way to go with a party.  This Beautiful Gold and Mint Birthday Party, is a great way to celebrate a birthday party for someone of any age.  This party can easily be transformed into a bridal shower, engagement party, or a baby shower (especially a gender neutral baby shower).  I love the beauty of the cupcakes and cookies with the white flowers and gold trim.

Words from Sarah about the party:“Beautiful party girl Ebonie requested a soft mint soiree with a little glitter, glamour and a lot of sweet treats! I added the gold for the glamour and a touch of glitter, just because I am loving a little bling at the moment…Mint and Gold are not two colours that are often fused together, but they are truly gorgeous. The white base colour gave it a more fresh and feminine feel.” 

Whimsical Garden Wedding

I love how close to nature this Whimsical Garden Wedding is.  I love how the table cloths give the appearance of natural wood to the tables.  The flamingos that are part of the garden, are brought into the wedding beautifully.  The flamingoes even have their own special place in the wedding on top of the cake.  There are so many beautiful flowers and greenery that are added to this wedding, it’s hard not to be able to appreciate the natural beauty of it all.

Words from the bride Lynne: “Alex and I met while we were living on the Big Island of Hawaii our first house together was a treehouse in the middle of the jungle. We envisioned an enchanted jungle at night, and because it was Valentine’s Day, we tried to add some flirty hearts and red and pink elements (without going overboard).”…

100 Acre Wood 2nd Birthday Party

Winnie the Pooh is one of the most recognizable and loved Disney characters, I don’t think there are many children or adults who don’t know this classic bear.   This 100 Acre Wood 2nd Birthday Party is a great way to celebrate a little one’s birthday.  I love the rustic feel of this fun loving birthday party.  My favorite part about this party is that every character has their own part to the party, such as Kanga & Roo’s Cake and Rabbit’s Garden.

Words from Laila about the party: “When Joanna and Vicente approached me about Allanna’s second birthday, they knew exactly what they wanted. We started with the invitation which they decided to print on actual wood paper! It definitely set the tone for this amazing party! No detail was left unturned. Meticulous placement of items made this party perfection, I was so proud to have my work displayed through this party. It was truly Allanna’s hundred acre wood.”

Vintage Jewish Substation Wedding

Such a beautiful wedding in a great location.  I love the uniqueness of this Vintage Jewish Substation Wedding.  I love the globe guestbook instead of the traditional guestbook; it’s a great way to preserve the memory of the special day.

Words from the Bride Jenn: “We wanted to throw a fun dance party where everyone could mingle and enjoy each other. Instead of a sit-down dinner, we opted for a cocktail party with fried chicken sandwiches, pickles, stoli doli’s (our family favorite drink), and non-stop dancing to Motown and funk. We started serving drinks the second people arrived and provided a school bus to take everyone back to the hotel at the end of the night so people didn’t have to worry about boozing it up.”

Boys Construction 3rd Birthday Party

Adorable, creative, and constructive comes to mind when I first laid eyes on this party.  Boys Construction 3rd Birthday Party, is perfect for any little builder.  The birthday cake is too cute with the tool belt and tools wrapped around the cake, topped with a yellow edible hardhat.  The cookies are so life like, someone could mistake them for actual tools.  I love the organizers labeled as tools and other construction related materials, but are actually candies; such as twizzlers are “pipes” and the pretzel stick “beams”.

Words from Belinda about the party:  “Inspired by Love JK’s fun new construction party invitation, Styled By Belle had a lot of fun “building” this construction themed party! The dessert table was a focus of the party and Styled By Belle created a tool bench to display the delicious sweet treats. Using an old garden bench, we spray painted it black, used a piece of MDF board to create the table top, and then mounted some peg board from Bunnings on the back. A range of tools (raided from Dad’s tool shed) were hung on the peg board to bring the table to life.” …

Romantic Whimsical Boathouse Wedding

I absolutely love weddings by the water, well I love anything by the water.  The Romantic Whimsical Boathouse Wedding, is everything I expect for a wedding by the water; it’s colorful, romantic, and always unique.  I love the bouquet in this wedding, it’s a great mix of peonies, mini calla lilies (my favorite), and greenery.

Words from the bride Joanna: “In the planning process, we envisioned a 1930s Hampton(ish) garden party. Flowers and gold were two of the bigger elements. The bigger items that were DIY were the invitations (my personal fave), faux mercury glass for the votives and vases, the table numbers which were actually drink names of the era, the Mr. & Mrs. signs on the chairs at the sweetheart table and the guest book which were Replica vintage postcards that we’ll keep in a box to read til our first anniversary.” 

The Red Balloon Birthday Party

I just love parties that are inspired by movies, books, and other forms of classic entertainment; the Red Balloon Birthday Party is no exception.  I love the red polka dots, that represent the “red balloon” throughout the party.  The crepe cake looks beautiful and delicious, it goes perfectly with the party; considering that this movie is based in France.  The old door backdrop is amazing and simple; adding to the vintage feel that this movie inspired party has.

Words from Julie about the party:“My daughter is a huge fan of the French movie “The Red Balloon” which was made in 1956. For her fourth birthday we put together a party inspired by the movie.”  

Bohemian Rainbow Inspired Wedding

A great interpretation of style and colors, makes Bohemian Rainbow Inspired Wedding one stunningly beautiful wedding.  I can’t get enough of the all the colors used beautifully in this wedding.  I also love how the photographer of this wedding showed off their creative skills and used a rainbow effect in some of the photos with the couple and the scenery.

Words from Christina the photographer: “As a photographer that just got married myself I wanted to inspire thinking outside of the box. I wanted to portray a wedding reminding couples it can be all about them. I saw sweeping Spanish moss and a rainbow of bohemian color as my backdrop. So I decided to take my idea to a Magnolia Plantation in Charleston SC.”

Beautiful Pink Parisian Birthday Party

What a beautiful way to celebrate a birthday! As most people know, my mom loves anything Paris, and I’m sure she would love to have this as her birthday party or to simply plan and decorate this party for someone.  Beautiful Pink Parisian Birthday Party, can also be used as a baby shower or a bridal shower as well.  I absolutely love the cake with polka dots, pink stripes, and swirls; the contrast of the design makes the birthday cake pop very well.  The bright pink flowers on the table and the shelf add great color to the light pink and black that’s being used throughout the party.  I also love the Paris themed favor bags, they add just the perfect touch of the party that guests can take home and enjoy.

French Victorian Romance Wedding

What a stunningly beautiful wedding for a classy bride.  I love this French Victorian Romance Wedding, with the peach, gold, and black colors.  Ooh that cake, is extravagant, with the crest on the front showcased in an edible curtain.  I love how the cake is topped with a golden fleur di lis. I love how the use of actual peaches as place cardholders.

Words from Camden, event designer: “I have been swooning over peach & gold recently. Juliet garden roses are a favorite flower of mine, so that was the first thing I knew was going to be used in this shoot. Since it’s Autumn… we just had to add a darker hue into the mix. I softened it up & created drama by using black lace for the chair caps & table overlay.”…

Cowgirl Shabby Chic Birthday Party

Unique, sweet, and adorable comes to mind when I look at this Cowgirl Shabby Chic Birthday Party.  I love the use of pink with burlap in this party; which can easily be changed to blue and made a cowboy party instead.  I love how they used rope to write the birthday girl’s name!

Words from Angie about the party: “For this sweet & shabby cowgirl 1st birthday party, our goal was to keep our decor sweet and girly. Decor included a lace, ruffles, hay, lights, hanging frames, a ton of burlap, and about a million bunches of babies breath in blue bottles and mason jars. We also had a few big statement pieces including a “Saloon” window sign and a massive rope sign with the birthday girl’s name. I designed custom printables to use as food labels, cupcake toppers, and banners.The casual and easy sandwich bar dinner was a huge hit with the adults, and the kids loved their individually bottled pink and chocolate milk. The dessert table featured beautiful cupcakes and custom cookies made by Cookies Gone Glam, as well as extremely delicious individual cherry cheesecakes and a strawberry shortcake cake made by the birthday girl’s grandma.”…