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Our favorite breakfasts in bed + A Guide to Valentine’s!

As the national day of love quickly approaches, there is only one thing on our minds: breakfast in bed. For one day a year, we can look forward to hot coffee, pancakes, and maybe even a mimosa or two all while cozy under the covers. What could be better? If you're looking for some inspiration for the perfect breakfast in bed this...

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A Galentine’s Soiree + Valentine’s Printables!

Gal + Valentine's = Galentine's! Clever, right? This party inspiration crafted by Lauryn Prattes Styling And EventsHolly Chapple Flowers, and Abby Jiu Photography is all about celebrating friendships this Valentine's. Feasting on sweet...

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Romantic Valentine’s Breakfast Inspired Shoot

Grand gestures of love are fab, but sometimes something as simple as breakfast for two in your own backyard can be the best way to celebrate Valentine's. Take it from wedding experts Nancy Liu Chin and her husband Kevin Chin, who are showing us a sweet way to start the holiday of love. A few simple decorations, a tray of goodies...

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Mommy and Toddler Valentine Party

Valentine's is the perfect excuse to let your love of pink fly free. Blush, hot, classic and red - it's a Vday must. This fete crafted by sisters Marlan Willardson and Laurén LaRocca along with photography by One Eleven is draped in every shade of it. It's a...

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Pretty Picks – Valentine’s Day Essentials + A Giveaway!

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and smothering your sweetheart, your besties, and your family with tokens of love is on the agenda.  Have a look at this collection of gifts big and small that fit the bill. From the love of your life to your partner in crime and maybe even a few things for yourself, there's a little something for everyone tucked inside our Valentine's Day pretty picks. And for a cheat sheet of our favorite vendor picks, have a look at this curated collection that...

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DIY Valentine Stamps

I think I use xoxo on a daily basis. It's my go to signature for all emails and a must for any Valentine's communication. So, of course, these stamps are next on the crafting list. A simple xo stamp to adorn your love day gifts. Or just because gifts. We like them for those too! It's as simple as foam, stickers and muslin bags with pretty sequins for a little added sparkle.

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Modern Valentine’s Day Inspired Party

When The Shift Creative sent us this party we were instantly smitten; a modern take on love day festivities filled with unique DIY's and a classic black and white palette infused with pops of color thanks to Lavenders Flowers. Plus anyone who uses rad as a part of their love-isms is alright in our book. See the full gallery...

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DIY Painted Favor Bags

Valentine's treats are a must; maybe even more so than flowers. Try stuffing your chocolates, macarons and swedish fish in these favor bags made fab by The Shift Creative. Alexis is taking paint + paper and transforming it into the cutest hand-painted party bags we ever did see. Make these cuties a reality with the simple steps...

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DIY Fresh Floral Mandala Backdrop

Combining the uber stylish talents of The Shift Creative with the prettiest blooms by Lavenders Flowers, the idea for a fresh floral mandala backdrop was born. It's simple, seriously beautiful and all it takes are fresh blooms, a bare wall and a little time. It's taking the Valentine's party (or any event really) to a...

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DIY Modern Placemats

Black and white will always be in style and it's the perfect color palette for gussying up simple party accoutrements. Take these modern placemats for instance. They're part of The Shift Creative Valentine's party coming up in a bit and we're totally smitten. Make your very own version of these dotted, x'd and o'd paper placemats...

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DIY Floral Wall Sconces

We have a fresh take on a Valentine's Party coming up from the masterminds at The Shift Creative. It's infused with super approachable projects and a fun, modern feel. But first, we're tackling four of those DIY's starting with this floral wall sconce. With paper, paint and fresh flowers you can whip up the perfect decor to accompany a Valentine's...

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DIY Glittery Valentine’s Day Totes

Who doesn't love a good tote? They're the perfect gift. Going to the gym? Throw your gear in a tote. Picking up some goodies for dinner? Tote your spoils home in a cute little bag. Need an impromptu catch-all? Bingo! And why not make that tote glittery and decked out with x's and o's to gift to your faves this Valentine's. Grab the instructions for crafting your very own below! 2...

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Valentine Date Idea: Romantic Balloon Ride

Looking for a new and fun way to sweep your love one off their feet this Valentines day? What about a hot air balloon ride? I'm totally sold on the idea after spending some serious QT with these images from Ryann Lindsey Photography at Float Balloon Tours. ...

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Love Drunk Valentine’s Day Inspiration

This inspiration proves that behind every great party is a delicious cocktail and this one has the Cardamom Rose as the leading lady. With a nod to Alice in Wonderland - think painted roses + drink me tags from Laura Hooper Calligraphy,  and a beautifully styled bar cart, Strawberry Banke Events craftedone very...

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DIY Pucker Planters

I call it The Pucker Planter. Too cute? You be the judge! Spruce up your home this Valentine's Day by adding a little something to your plants! You can be on trend with the love-y theme without going over the top! xoxo Lexy of The Proper Pinwheel ceramic planters in assorted pink colors (mine from IKEA!) liquid gold leaf paintbrush There really isn't a science to the art of painting lips. It's really just a...

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New Years Day Brunch Inspiration

Brunching is my favorite past-time, hands down. And when you add gold glitter donuts and champagne into the mix? It's just the spot to be on the first day of 2015. Crafted by  Shaw Events + Ooh La La Designs + ...

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New Years Eve Cocktail Party Inspiration Shoot

Some celebrate New Years Eve in a big, extravagant way, while others prefer a small get-together at home. But most, most celebrate with a toast. Bubbly, martini or egg nog? Pick your poison and then have a look at this inspiration for an intimate little cocktail party crafted by Shaw Events + Ooh La La Designs + ...

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DIY New Year’s Eve Favor Box

If you are planning a New Years Eve celebration, greet guests with this little box of celebratory goodies crafted by Carrie Waller and Chelsea Laine Francis. With a flight of champagne, a straw and a calligraphy coaster, your friends will be ringing in 2015 in style. Grab the details for making your very own favor boxes...

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Merry Christmas! and a Love Shoot

Christmas day just calls for cozy. That warm and fuzzy feeling just seems to go with the season. So while we hope you are spending the day soaking up sweet memories with your nearest and dearest, we just had to share the gorgeous home of Ever Thine Event Planning + Design all decked out for their first holiday at home. Beautifully captured by ...

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Urban Chic Holiday Party Inspiration

What's a party without champagne? For this holiday shindig hosted by 2Chic Events & Design, Chandon was front and center along with a gorgeous spread decorating their new studio space. A Christmas tree, macaron favors and a bellini bar – all amazing ways to celebrate the holidays. Have a look at the imagery captured by...

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