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Bohemian Garden Party

A hint of whimsy, a little spice, and a table full of the most delicious eats you ever did see. This bohemian inspired garden party is hitting the mark in all the right places. Jenni Kayne, popular fashion designer, teamed up with Eye Swoon and the results are loveliness embodied. With photos from Yayo Ahumanda...

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Rustic Local Dinner Party

I can't think of a better way to enjoy the summer than with a gorgeous al fresco dinner made of the most delicious local foods around! Threaded Together Photography created an organic setting in a rustic barn using mismatched vintage pieces, dyed linen runners, and seasonal flowers from Barbie's Blooms. Paired...

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Italian-Inspired Baby Shower at Villa Woodbine

You simply can't ask an event planner to keep her hands off her own special occasion, and that's perfectly all right with us- because the result is a baby shower from JCG Events so beautiful it could rival any wedding! The Masis gathered inspiration from their trip to Tuscany and designed the shower around a luscious Italian brunch. With stunning photos from Katie Lopez, you'll want to pore over every detail...

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Five Steps to a Perfect Summer Party from Katie Lee

You likely know Katie Lee as The Kitchen co-host, author and food critic, and our love for her knows no bounds. I mean, anyone who obsesses over food as much as we do is pretty much aces in our book. So when she approached us about spilling her super easy steps to the perfect summer party we truly couldn't say yes fast enough! Without further ado, here are...

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An 80th Birthday Party

If this is what turning 80 looks like, consider me totally and completely on board. Because this event, decked to the nines in bright whites and citrusy hues, is by and large the party of the century. Of course, Park & Grove left absolutely no detail unthought of, and the incredible Joel Serrato was there to capture every...

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Fancy Summer Picnic

The idea of a summer picnic always sounds like a great one, but often results in store bought pasta salad and mediocre sandwiches. That is, unless Dishing Magazine at the helm. Because when they are, magical things ensue. Food for days, cozy benches and Carrie Patterson behind the lens, to name a few. And if you're looking...

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What to Wear for the 4th of July

By now you're likely sipping on a red, white and blue bevy while soaking up the sun, just waiting for those fireworks to begin. But we couldn't let this day pass us by without a little nod to the 4th! And if you've yet to pick out your festive outfit, let's take a cue from BrittanyAlycia, ...

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Gold Dotted Floral Baby Shower

I dare you not to fall in love at first sight with this delightful baby shower from Petals of Love & Courtney Yee! The soft mint and peach colors, the shower of golden dots, the lush florals... it's everything an expecting mother could ask for! And if welcoming a little one isn't on your agenda this year, just think how...

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Brunch with Girlfriends

Though I adore my boyfriend to the moon and back, there's something about girlfriends. I've mentioned before how important it is for me to show the ladies in my life how much they mean, and I can't think of a better way to do so than with a simple, elegant girlfriend brunch. Throw in photos from LORELY, and a...

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Elegant Outdoor Dinner Party

While we're on the topic of outdoor entertaining, we thought it would be fitting to take a long, meandering look at this incredibly elegant dinner party. As it turns out, when you pair O'Malley Photographers with Mayhar Design magical things ensue. Throw in the most incredible floral centerpiece I've ever seen, and a...

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10 Tips for Effortless Outdoor Entertaining with Lowe’s

Though I have no scientific proof, I'm convinced that food tastes significantly better when eaten outdoors. After this painfully long winter we just endured, you'd better believe this will happen at every possible opportunity! And though the idea of throwing a dinner party may feel daunting, we've teamed up with Lowe's to round up our top 10 tips for easy, breezy...

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Wild & Free Birthday Party

Chalk this birthday party up under the ahhhdorable category! Krista Lii dreamed up a modern, stylish party for her two little ones based around her family's motto of "All good things are wild and free", and the results are spectacular! Cute details abound in this party infused with natural elements, free-spirited kiddos, and chic sweets. Don't miss any of the inspiration- there's more in the...

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Garden Chic Baby Shower

A party this pretty could only have been designed by a group of wedding planners! A Savvy Event threw a baby shower for one of their own in a sun-dappled winery, complete with a buffet of stylish sweets, gorgeous calligraphy, and oversize peonies. There are even more delightful shower details from Milou and Olin photography in the gallery! From Milou and Olin...

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Manhattan Dinner Party

Largely due to The Yellow Table's dinner party, I've recently added "attend a Manhattan soiree" to my ever growing bucket list. And if said Manhattan dinner party is half as lovely as this one, I'll consider myself one very lucky lady. Because this one? Right here? It's magic. Complete with simple, organic details, inspiring friends from all walks of life, and...

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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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Glittery Bridal Shower

It's very rare for me to meet a party I do not like, but I will readily admit to being partial to one that's infused with citrus-y hues and glittery champagne bottles. Throw in a mimosa bar, a yogurt parfait bar and fancy cupcakes galore and I'm just barely able to contain the excitement! Designed by Lemon & Lime Event Design, 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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A Natural Tea Party

When time feels like it's on fast-forward, it's so lovely to take a quiet moment to enjoy some of life's simple pleasures! Mandy Forlenza Sticos' beautiful, natural tea party is the very embodiment of "stop and smell the roses". After drinking in all this inspiration, I'll be making room in my calendar for a relaxing afternoon filled with friends, flowers, and tea! Soak in all the pretty from Fallon Chan in...

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Chic Black, White, & Gold Birthday Party

I will be turning the big 3-0 this summer. As excited as I am about being pregnant, when I see cocktail parties as glamorous as this bash from Revelry Street & Hello Pinecone, I wish I could take a hiatus just for my birthday! Every detail sparkles- from the signature cocktails to the oversize fringed heart. My 30th might be low key, but...

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Girls Night In

Though I've always had an inkling, as I grow older, I'm realizing how important girlfriends are for ones sanity. They never fail to shine a bright light on a particularly dreary day, and am always trying to show them just how much they mean. In truth, I can't think of a better way to do so than with a glitsy, girly dinner party a la Gold Leaf Events. Bonus:...

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