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Host the Perfect Spring Night at Home

We love picnics and parks on spring days, but a night in with friends can be equally fun—especially if snacks and wine are involved! "The definition of ‘a perfect spring night’ to me is a night spent on a comfy couch or porch with a delicious bottle of rosé wine, light snacks, beautiful flowers, and great friends," says Amanda of Fashionable Hostess. Read on for her tips on hosting a fabulous spring night in! Start with a great wine.

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Garden Harvest Supper Club

The minute I sat down with these gorgeous images from Lisa Zeising, I was immediately searching for a way to join Chef Jakubiec’s Garden Harvest Supper Club. Infused with local talent from the likes of Wit Weddings,  ...

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Enchanted Forest Themed 1st Birthday

As a fellow twin mama I can attest to the fact that twins are miracles in and of themselves but add in a high-risk pregnancy and those little bundles of joy are a cause for celebration. So mom and event designer, Lauryl Lane, decked out the backyard for an enchanted forest birthday party to celebrate the cutest miracles around.

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A Southern Backyard Brunch

Birthday. Mimosa Infused. Brunch. How's that for a trifecta? This little shindig was crafted to celebrate 32 fabulous years, all with an easy, breezy picnic flair designed by Urban Vintage. We vote this the best use of pallets ever and you can catch it all photographed by Jessica Bordner Photography right...

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Lavender Inspired French Countryside Luncheon

I do believe if I had the privilege of sitting down at this gorgeous lavender-infused luncheon planned by Modern Dame, I would never want to get up. Between the breathtaking florals from Holly Flora, the delicious nibbles from Haute Chef LA and that...

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25 Refreshing Spring Entertaining Tips

Now that spring has officially sprung (event though it's still not quite yet reached us here in NYC!), there are so many things to look forward to that accompany the warmer weather and flowering blossoms on the trees. One of our favorites? Outdoor entertaining! Here, we've rounded up 25 of our favorite spring entertaining tips  so you can be this season's hostess with the most!

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Get the Look: A Palm Beach Inspired Brunch

As the wether warms up, we can't help but dream of all the outdoor brunching in our future. It's a favorite past time and one that the colorful surroundings of Palm Beach know all too well. So when this team of vendors, including Design Studio South + Kato Floral Designs, decided to showcase the beauty of a modern...

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Chic and Casual Dinner for friends

A dinner party does not always entail elaborate, over-the-top plated meals or super formal surroundings. Sometimes it's as simple as pizza, wine and a slew of candles. A really gorgeous yard helps as well! Have a look at how designer Paula Portet uses these key ingredients to throw an al fresco dinner for friends that's heavy on the chic and light on the hard work.

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20 Inspiring Spring Party Themes

If you're anything like me, now that spring is officially in the air, you probably can't stop daydreaming about hosting a festive, fun-filled gathering, to celebrate the changing seasons. Lucky for you (and your future guests!), we've rounded up some of the best party themes for the upcoming season, so you can start planning your first spring fête ASAP. Check out the gallery below and get inspired!

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Botanical Meets Bohemian Baby Shower

Organic florals and greenery matched with a bohemian, mid-century flair look amazing all dolled up for this baby shower. And can we talk about the little leading lady? Those Cheeks! She certainly steels the show but the hand stitched heirloom seed favors are a close second. Design and styled by Rook & Rose with photography by ...

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DIY Donut Bar

We've seen many a cookie, pie, and cupcake bar but rare is it to stumble across a top your own donut bar and it's pure sweet genius. Kelsey Rae Designs  and Plum & Oak Photo came up with the idea of grabbing simple glazed donuts and laying out all the accoutrements for guests to gussy up. Sprinkles, coconut, oreos –...

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10 Tips for an Effortless yet Elegant Cocktail Party

I love a good cocktail party. Like in a big way. The mingling, the mixing, the excuse for that extra glass of bubbly - it's kind of my happy place. Since I adore them so much, I'll find any excuse in the book to host them, and I've learned a few things along the way. So it's time to share the secrets with all of y'all. It's my effort to bring the cocktail party back, because there really isn't anything better. xoxo Abby Capalbo...

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A Golden 3rd Birthday

When your mom owns a luxury bridal store and knows all the best vendors in the biz, you best believe your third birthday is going to be stunning and awash in gold. From a golden party dress for the birthday girl to monogram invitations and gold details on that pretty cake too, this is a party that incorporates gorgeous girly details and...

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French Tea Inspired Surprise Baby Shower

This Ma Petite Chérie baby shower is a pretty display of delicious treats, high tea and a surprise celebration for a mama to be. All crafted by a talented group of party mavens including florals by Quince Fine Florals, sweets by Soirette and festive decor by ...

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25 Party Foods You Have to Try Right Now

The perfect party food should have great presentation, be easy to eat and, of course, taste delicious! We've found that if it's bite-size or served on a stick, it'll likely be a crowd-pleaser, and bonus points go to anything covered in rainbow sprinkles. Get inspired by 25 of our favorite ideas for party foods, including some unexpected twists on comfort food favorites! If you're looking for more party perfect treats, check out these...

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Brooklyn Carousel First Birthday Party

Tucked inside this celebration is a vintage carousel with a Brooklyn waterfront view and quite possibly the yummiest, most festive dessert bar ever. We're talking popcorn, cotton candy and sprinkle cupcakes galore. Grab a front row seat to this cute-as-can-be first birthday for sweet baby James all captured by Nicki Sebastian. And there's even more...

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Narnia 1st Birthday Party

Kids dream of exploring the enchanted land of Narnia, which is why we're bewitched by this birthday bash inspired by C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia. Featured on 100 Layer Cake, this party for lucky birthday boy Finn brings the pages of the classic fantasy books to life, with details like vintage lettered map invitations, pretty floral crowns and fun animal masks. Get swept away in the gallery...

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Santa Cruz shopping tour + A Giveaway

Shopping and eating your way through Santa Cruz is a day well spent. This tour de force crafted by Beijos Events and Carlie Statsky is inspiration for a girl's day spent shopping at local boutiques, pit stops at a brewery and later for ice cream and all finished off with a bonfire on the beach. Get inspired to hit the streets ...

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Whimsical Unicorn Baby Shower

This unicorn baby shower just might be the best thing we've stumbled upon today. Spotted over at 100 Layer Cake, it's a whimsical celebration held for mom-to-be and photographer Taylor Lord that features quirky invitations, sparkly pom pom balloons and a dessert dreamland. Take a peek at the full party captured by ...

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Elegant, Parisian Inspired Baby Shower

This elegant celebration for a sweet baby on the way has too many pretty details to list. But the overall feel is all girly, with a classic Parisian Cafe atmosphere crafted by RDT Events + Beauty, along with florals by Sweet Woodruff  and photography by ...

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