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A Backyard Garden Party

I think that the group of designers behind this next little lovely captured it perfectly when they said that they set out to design "a playground of pretty" for their nearest and dearest. Her Lovely Heart, the organization behind this fabulous fete, is designed to bring small creative business owners together in a way that feels inspiring and fun. And that was the reason that they threw this beautiful little gathering...doesn't that just...

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Geometric Baby Shower

I'm what you'd call a foodie. There isn't anything I won't try at least once, and I fully judge a party based on it's menu. I know. But I've been to enough events with crustless triangle sandwiches to tell you that quality food is an absolute must. And I'm pretty sure these guys got the memo because this geometric inspired baby shower? It's making me drool left right and center. With photos from ...

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2nd Birthday Brunch

My love for all things brunch knows no bounds. If it were up to me, I'd indulge in it daily. But since that isn't exactly in the cards (both for my waistline and my wallets sake), I'm just going to go big every once in a while. And what better reason to do so than on your birthday! With stuffed french toast, balloon place settings and individual parfaits! I have to say, sweet little Noelle is one very lucky lady. With photos from ...

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Kate Spade Inspired Luncheon

When something is coined "Kate Spade Inspired" it's pretty much a given that I'm going to obsess over every last detail. Case in point? This Kate Spade Picnic that we crafted a while back and remember this Kate Spade Halloween feature we did? So obviously, this...

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Black & Gold 30th Birthday Party

I've always had grandiose ideas about my own upcoming future 30th birthday party. Perhaps we'll rent a villa in tuscany or go skydiving over the great barrier reef! And as said day approaches, I'm feeling more and more inclined to pull an Alea Lovely and host a simple yet uber glamorous black and gold dinner party for my nearest and dearest. Oh...

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22 Of The Most Creative Party Invitations EVER

In my past life - read, before I had three crazy rugrats and a little blog called Style Me Pretty - I was an invitation designer. So needless to say, I have an affinity for all things paper. But when paper can be transformed into something truly magical, well, that's when I really get my happy on. Check out these 22 crazy creative party invitations from SMP and around the web!

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Party Theme: Flower Picking & Arranging

The idea of hosting a party just because can be quite daunting. But for those of us that love to entertain, this exactly what we dream of doing. So we're hoping to make it a bit easier by sharing fun party themes that we discover around the web. Like this absolutely lovely Flower Picking & Arranging Party hosted by Aster B. Flowers and photographed by Esther Mathieu. Check out even...

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Ladies’ Brunch

Have you ever been in a life rut? Those moments where your clothes don't fit quite right, your to-do list is a mile long, and your running shoes have been collecting dust for far too long? Well there's nothing like combating said life ruts than with some girl time! And if I have it my way, next time it's going to look just like this. With photos from  Jessica Burke and styling by ...

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Farm to Table Fall Dinner

If you're still on the fence about this whole fall thing, I may have just the thing to get you in the mood. I secretly wish this post came with a smell-o-gram because I have a feeling it would smell like apple cider donuts and cinnamon spice. With Goldfinch Events & Design and Jeremiah and Rachel Photography behind...

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Preppy Rehearsal Dinner

Though most people get all giddy for the wedding, I happen to look forward to the rehearsal dinner most of all. It's at this point that anticipation is at it's highest, the bride and groom are typically beaming, and the excitement is virtually palpable. Plus? If you have Esla Events at the helm, it's going to be just as gorgeous as the big day. With photos from ...

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Glamping Dinner Party

We've all been well versed in the art of glamping over the years. So this glamping dinner party that one of our adorable readers sent in? Umm, definitely a spin on a classic that we're loving. But first, check out our round-up for perfecting glampy inspired dinner party accoutrements. Hot Chocolate included! From the hostess...For my 30th Birthday, I decided to take the risk to do a party outdoors dinner party in mid-January. It was a sit down dinner party for 18 people. Living in...

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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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40th Birthday Fiesta

If this is what turning 40th looks like, you can count me in again and again! Though this was supposed to be a low-key event for sweet Carlie Statsky's husband, it ended up being a fiesta of the very best kind! With no detail left unthought of, thanks to ...

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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 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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Entertaining in Style

If there's one truth I know for certain, it's that Jen Huang and Poppies & Posies are magical - especially when they team up together. Case in point? This stylish dinner party. A sky blue linen runner lines the table, adding the slightest hint of rustic glam, while grandma's silverware incorporates that vintage touch. Layers...

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Pink and Mint Backyard Bash

Before the sun sets on one last epic summer, let's all take a moment to soak in this pink and mint backyard bash. A moment of silence, if you will. Because when a party is this adorable, that's just what you do! Designed by the crazy talented The Southern Table and photographed by Charla Storey Photography, this is undoubtedly...

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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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Girl’s Night Out: Cocktail Class

For those times when you and your girlfriends are stumped for a clever something to do on a Friday night, allow us to introduce you to our new favorite thing. Take a cue from Cocktail Academy and Amber Events; grab your closest lady friends, a handsome bartender, and learn to whip up some delicious new concoctions. It doesn't...

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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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