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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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Mindy Weiss’ Top 10 Summer Entertaining Tips

With a collection of fabulous clients the likes of Katy Perry, Ellen Degeneres and Jessica Simpson under her belt, it's no secret that Mindy Weiss is somewhat of an expert when it comes to planning a picture perfect event. And with the official kick off to summer underway (hello Memorial Day, we are so thrilled you're here!) we thought we'd pick her brain on her top 10 tips for...

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Nautical Baby Shower

As a first time mom-to-be with my own baby shower right around the corner, I've got my eyes peeled for chic, gender-neutral shower ideas. This fresh, bold baby shower full of charming nautical accents from Fancy That! Events & Melody Melikian is right up my alley! Adorable as a shower, elegant enough for an adult soirée, and a fabulous example of red, white, & blue done oh-so-right just...

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Blair’s First Birthday

This festive 1st birthday from ONEHOPE Wine & Kylie Chevalier is everything a party should be- bright, cheerful, and full of treats! All designed around this bear print, the perfect inspiration for a birthday girl nicknamed "Blair Bear". The end result? Chic, summery decor that will get anyone into party mode. After looking at the...

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How to Host a Potluck Dinner + DIY Seaglass Place Cards

Potluck dinners are a busy girl's best friend. They're just as exciting as a regular dinner party, but with half the work. We've teamed up with Macy’s to tackle some real ...

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One Year Anniversary Party in Cape Town

Okay, I'll admit it- I totally dropped the ball on my first wedding anniversary. Is it possible to still be tuckered out from wedding planning a year after the fact? This year, I'm determined to make up for it- and when this beautiful, summery anniversary dinner party arrived in our inbox I knew I found my inspiration! Be sure to check out all the pretty details captured by Cheryl McEwan in the...

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Woodland Glam Baby Shower

I've reached that point in life where my Facebook newsfeed is flooded with tiny booties and fuzzy ultrasound photos. In other words: I have a feeling that many a baby shower is on the horizon. And if they're half as lovely as Lovelyfest's, filled with woodland glam & ice cream sandwich bars, I'm happy to oblige. Captured by Alexandra Wallace, there's more adorable to be...

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Flower Arranging Kids Party

We've featured a ton of incredible kid-themed birthday parties, but we've yet to dabble in the world of florals. And the little crafter that resides within me would have gone nust-o for this! Throw in some kid-inspired apps and buttercream cupcakes and you've officially got yourself a party! With images from...

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