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Shabby Chic Themed 1st Birthday Party

For my own daughter's first birthday, the sky was the limit. After all, I had survived 365 days of no sleep, 6 full weeks of full blown colic, along with eczema, reflux and a zillion other moments that challenged my every fiber. So when it came to throwing a party, a party I would THROW. Such is the case with this little girl's first birthday..planned to WOW by her...

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Parisian Baby Shower

I can't think of a better way to spend a Sunday than with an intimate gathering celebrating a mama to be. And if it looks anything like this one, designed by Galas By Gerry, you can bet your bottom dollar I'd be one very happy camper. Not only is this Parisian inspired party pretty as a peach, but it boast a crepe bar, mimosa bar and then some! With photos from ...

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Pineapple Themed Party

Here's something I never thought I'd say: pineapples are super on-trend. Move over kale, there's a new veggie fruit in town!  They're popping up everywhere from fashion to food to interior design and, well, birthday parties! And I, for one, am totally on board. Because this event, designed and photographed by Tara Whittaker, is too adorable for words. From Tara...  I teamed up with Dallas...

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Modern Safari Nursery

Baby fever y'all! It's real. And it hits when you least expect it! Though I'm tooootally not in baby zone quite yet, it doesn't stop me from oogling tiny toes and pinning nurseries left right and center. And at the top of said nursery pin board? This little dude's modern meets safari digs. Designed by Barette Widell and...

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Modern State Fair Birthday Party

Every year we throw my daughter, Audrey, a birthday party. The kind of party that leaves her mom (me) with glue gun blisters, heat exhaustion and a few new strands of gray hair. You might remember her 1st3rd...

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8 Tips for Taking Photos of Your Kids

Let's be honest, taking photos of your kids is no easy feat. As soon as they become mobile, most of them end up a whirlwind blur in lieu of that adorable candid shot you envisioned. Those little things never. ever. stop! And unfortunately, hiring a professional isn't always in the cards. So we turned to our expert, Janie Osborne, who has offered to share her personal tips and tricks for getting a picture...

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London Calling 1st Birthday Party

A birthday party truly fit for a tiny king (or queen!) White Door Events' London inspired 1st birthday party is the bees knees and then some. For the most dapper of tots, there is not a single element left unthought of. From that overflowing dessert table to the sweetest cake in all the land, we simply can't get enough. With photos from...

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Peter Rabbit Birthday Party

If you're ever at a loss for birthday party inspiration, you can always rely on the classics. I mean, they're that way for a reason after all. Velveteen Rabbit, the original Winnie the Pooh, or in this case Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit. Styled by Eventful Wedding Planning and photographed by Alexandra Wallace, this is...

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Owl Inspired 1st Birthday Party

What's black and white and adorable all over? You're about to find out. Mama and event planner Party With Chloe has totally outdone herself on this one. With a towering cake that's borderline too cute to cut into, tiny felt houses and a box filled with gummy favors, she's going to be hard pressed to top this one for sweet baby girl's 2nd. Complete with photos from...

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Back to School in Style

So I've been out of university for a solid 8 years (omg!), but that doesn't change the fact that back to school season still excites me to no end. And though my dorm room days are over, I vividly remember the cold, sterile environment we were all faced with come September. But have no fear! With a few accessories (that won't break the bank), that dorm room, and those classes, are about to become a whole lot more bearable.

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Whimsical Baby Shower

Every baby shower is special in its own right, but you can bet your bottom dollar that when the sweet Lexington And Co is at the helm it's going to be perfect. A hint of whimsy, a little sparkle and a whole lot of baby adorableness all wrapped up in love.  Not to mention, a cake that's borderline too pretty to eat! With photos from ...

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Party Theme: Ice Cream Social

It's no secret we love a perfectly themed party, and there's been a lot of them over the years. But an ice cream social? Perhaps it's my sweet tooth talking, but it may just be the cream of the crop! Complete with a mini milkshake bar, make your own sundaes, a banana split cake and then some. We love that it can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike (and you knowww we'll be sharing...

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Neverland Themed Nursery

I will never tire of nurseries. Ever. I could oogle them hourly for the rest of my days! And this neverland themed beauty, by Elle T. Interior Design, is of no exception. Perfect for the luckiest of little boys, I couldn't dream up a more soothing place for a tiny tot to grow. With photos from Melody Melikian, there's...

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Glitter & Gold Little Girls’ Birthday Party

Are you ready for your heart to melt into a pile of mush? Because that's exactly what's about to happen the moment you set sights on these photos. And if a collection of the cutest little girls in all the land celebrating a very sweet glittery birthday isn't enough to slay you, perhaps the teeny puppy alongside them will do the trick. With photos from ...

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Bright & Cheery Nursery

What happens when a stylist and designer has a whole new room to decorate in the house? Pure nursery magic, of course! Ann-Marie dreamed up a bright, happy space for her daughter-to-be filled with colorful DIYs and fabulous thrift finds, and the results couldn't be prettier. Even more photos of Ann-Marie's radiant glow and darling nursery details from Sorella Muse Photography in the...

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Traditional Nursery Tour

Are you ready to get lost in baby heaven? Because this nursery is pretty much as good as it gets. If there's one thing I know for sure, it's that sweet little Liam (could you not just squeeze those cheeks!?) is one lucky little man. Designed and photographed by the talented Sarah Salem, there's...

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20 Traditional Nurseries

Last week we pored through a collection of stunning modern nurseries, and now we're doing a 180 and chatting all things traditional! Though modern is usually the name of my game, when it comes to nursery design I'm on camp traditional all the way. There's simply something magical about a quintessential nursery - overflowing with classic forms and a ton of function. So let's get lost in baby...

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20 Modern Nurseries

There must be something in the water for I'm convinced everyone I know is pregnant. And though I'm sill a few years away from baby land myself, the interior designer within me can't help but daydream about nurseries galore! With a pinboard that's virtually overflowing with baby-inspiration, I just had to round up 20 of my all-time favourite modern nurseries for us all to enjoy.

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Elegant Twin Baby Shower

I often feel ooey and gooey when piecing together a baby shower post, but this next one has undoubtedly tugged hard at my heartstrings. After being diagnosed with cancer at a young age, this brave mama, with her adoring husband alongside her, fought 9 long years to bring her two baby boys into the world. And if that isn't a reason to celebrate, I simply don't know what is. With photos from ...

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Black & White Baby Shower

Black and white and classy all over is the name of the game and I, for one, am totally on board. With no detail left unthought of, this baby shower is unquestionably one for the books. And unsurprising, what with the talented Jessica Waks behind the scenes and Heidi Lau behind the lens. And I promise you there's no...

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