Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Pretty in Pink Bridal Shower Ideas

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I found this on Pinterest, and it doesn't look hard to make. Just buy oversized letters at Michael's and spraypaint silver! Something like this really sets the tone when guests arrive-- so cute!

10 Wedding Dress Cards Invitations Bridal Shower Engagement Party Invites Thank You Notes Light Pink Ribbon Blank 3 1/2 x 4 7/8
You can find these here:
 Name decoration bridal shower pink white letters garland baby shower wall hanging
Name banner. Available for purchase on etsy:
Ribbon Chair Sash Decoration Wedding Bridal Shower Pink Satin Organza Satin Ribbon Curtain
 A chair fit for a queen! Available on etsy:
 This is a lace tablecloth that is really a pair of curtains from a second-hand shop. The plates are all different styles, from the same place. I used large water glasses as vases, which could also be given as favors! 

Wedding Dress Garland! Available in many patterns and ribbon colors here:
 Pink glitter high heel shoe Cinderella slipper confetti
Super cute table confetti!
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 You can make your own garland like this out of paper shred, twine and a hot glue gun. This is really pretty and chic!
Set of 10 Favor boxes bridal shower pink flower with gold ribbon white silver


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

A Beach-themed Bridal Shower in Blues and Greens!


I hope you like these ideas! If you are interested in recreating the look, many of the items can be found in this etsy shop, Cupcake 555. Thanks!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Host a Casino Night!!!

If you are looking for a fun idea for a birthday, bachelor party, rehearsal dinner or company event, you should consider throwing a casino party! It is a super-fun way to celebrate just about any occasion, but is especially fun for a guy's birthday.  I threw a 40th surprise birthday party for my husband, and it was really fun! Below are some pictures and ideas if you'd like to try something similar!
Decorations were pretty easy! Black tablecloths,  and red dupioni silk drapes (I had these from another event that I had done but you could use a faux silk drape). I bought red, black and white plates and napkins from Party City and scattered playing cards over the tables too.
This is easy to make-- a square white ceramic vase and then make the dots out of black glitter paper or felt.
Easiest decoration ever! Simply use a hot glue gun to glue cards to a red ribbon. Buy the cards at the dollar store-- two packs for a dollar!
Here is another really easy decoration idea. Buy a bag of dice (you can find them wholesale online or buy at the dollar store.) Use red carnations or roses. Super pretty!
I hired an event company called B and B Casino Party Pros and they were AWESOME! They had really professional tables and dealers and great personalities! We played blackjack and roulette with play money and I had some prizes for the top winners.  Check them out at Phone number is 888.935.5535
I created a "candy bar" with red, white and black candies and decorations. It was yummy and pretty!

The casino event company created this "funny money" that was handed out to each guest. It was a ten thousand dollar bill with my husband's face in the center and guests cashed it in for chips when they were ready to play. It was really funny!

Hope you liked the pictures. I had a lot of fun putting the party together!


Friday, September 7, 2012

Pics and More. Fashion's Night Out at South Moon Under

A celebration of fall fashion and friends...
 Here are a few pics from the event!

The lovely ladies of South Moon Under!

Great friends!
Our deejay was awesome!

I just love her style!!!

It's the high-low skirt with boots!


 A few goodies for our guests!


These looked too good to eat. Well almost, they were yummy!


What a classy look-- everything from SMU (except shoes)!

And with the jacket...even better!

Yellow and grey. A very pretty color combo.

South Moon Under has the Cupcakes and Cashmere book! It has a lot of wonderful ideas in it - everything from entertaining to home organization to shopping at flea markets.  Here's a link to her blog if you haven't already checked it out!
Some major deals were found on the sale rack.


Thanks again to everyone who came out last night-
it was great to meet you all and we hope you had a great time!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Pretty Things, FALL 2012

There are so many fun trends this season,  it was hard to pick!  

preppy jackets

Bailey 44 Marbled Boucle Blazer, South Moon Under

Sanctuary Tweed Jacket, Nordstrom

Abbeline Drape Blazer, South Moon Under


Pleione Swiss Dot Peasant Blouse, Nordstrom

Dot Tights, Gap

Dot Print Pleat Front Fluid Skirt
Dot Print Pleated Front Skirt, Ann Taylor Loft

Merona Polka Dot Shirtdress, Target

jewel tones

Ark & Co. High Low Skirt, South Moon Under

Printed Cap-Sleeved Minidress, Lord & Taylor

QSW Printed Shirt Dress, South Moon Under

Taolei Semi-Precious Teardrop Earrings, South Moon Under

Fall 2012 Fashion Trends: Lucky Brand Jeans
Yellow Pants, Lucky Brand

scalloped hemlines
C. Luce Scalloped Shorts, South Moon Under



Splendid Jacket, Nordstrom

 Bold Stripe Selvedge Scarf
Striped Scarf, Ann Taylor Loft

Sea Blocked Coat, Anthropologie

animal prints

DV by Dolce Vita Pointy Toe Smoking Slippers, South Moon Under

Valentino Red Leopard Flower Tote, Nordstrom

Icon trench in wool-cashmere
Icon Trench, J.Crew


Collection Jules dress in silk scarf foulard
Collection Jules Dress, J. Crew

Café capri in herringbone
Cafe Capri in Herringbone, J. Crew

Silken Jabot Pullover, Anthropologie


pencil skirts

Perfect Cord Pencil Skirt, Old Navy

Fall Fashion - Bright Lace Skirt - Kay Unger

Kay Unger, Lord and Taylor


sparkle and shine

I.N.C. Poncho, Macy's

<span class='title'>ROBERT ROSE</span><span>Necklace Gold with two ruby circles</span><span>$32</span><a target='blank' href=''>Click to buy</a>
Robert Rosen Necklace, Lord and Taylor

Wanted Glitter-Back Booties, South Moon Under

corded jewelry

A.V. Max Link Cord Bracelet, South Moon Under

nature-inspired jewelry

Plumed Luster Necklace, Anthropologie

Hope you liked these picks for Fall. Happy shopping!