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A Moody and Glamorous Fall Dinner Party Under the Stars

It seems that matte black accents are popping up everywhere these days. From kitchens to decor details and now parties too. And it's a thing of beauty. For this Fall dinner alfresco, Ragan Wallake of Beauty in the Bite and Molly Schoneveld of This Yuppie Life upped the moody glamour and wined and dined their friends with layers of black and metallic plus lots of good eats.

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Tacos in the Fall? This is our kind of Al Fresco Party

This is such a genius combo. First, tacos are the best thing to ever happen to party food and second, a crisp Fall evening is pure magic. Put these all together into a boho al fresco fest masterminded by The Darling Event and the coolest party of the year is formed. See how to blur the lines summer and autumn...

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Want to Master Chic Camping? Here’s How.

I remember my first ever camping trip. No joke, it rained the entire first night and I woke up with a slug on my pillow. I was about five so I went with it, but if that happened today? I'd pack my bags and head home. Thankfully, glamping is a thing and if you plan your trip just right, it can be a smashing good time. Just take it from the folks at...

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Throw a Mini Bohemian Festival in Your Own Backyard

Turning your little one's next birthday bash into a whimsical backyard festival is as easy as low tables, loads of pillows and flower crowns, go. Lexi of Glitter Inc. wanted to give her daughter's birthday a bohemian infusion while incorporating a fairytale like ambiance. From...

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Five Entertaining Rules You Should Throw Out the Window

When you get a whole grip of event planners in one setting, you better believe that party is going to be a masterpiece. And masterpiece The Planners Affair is. Started as way to get together fellow wedding creatives,  Adriana Marie Events + Pop The Cork Designs, threw a gorgeous outdoor party for all their industry friends captured by ...

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See which fave children’s book inspired this Beautiful Garden Shower

Three things: children's books, a gender neutral theme and friend chicken. That is what this mama-to-be wanted and Emily Burgess of Hill Country Bride so delivered. Playing off the theme of Alice in Wonderland, she incorporated whimsical garden details, a beautiful gray and white neutral palette, a cake bar and yes, fried chicken. Sounds like the perfect combo. See all the beauty ...

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3 Easy Ways to Throw a 20+ Person Party on a Budget

This stunning outdoor party is proof that you don't need a huge budget to wine and dine your loved ones. With three easy tips plus gorgeous inspiration from Rachel of Blue Barn Photography + Anna of Twenty-One Films, pulling off an unforgettable evening is as easy as backyard, batch...

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Turn Girls’ Night into a Backyard Movie Fest under the Stars

Blogger Bri Emry of Designlovefest knows all about making things beautiful and after a recent trip to Japan, she was inspired to host her best girlfriends for cinematic screening in her backyard infused with Japanese sensibilities. The result is downright gorgeous and she is giving us the 411 on hosting your own...

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We’re Stealing Every Last Detail of this Kids’ Tropical Birthday Bash

Is it normal to be jealous of a 4 year old's birthday bash? Probably not, but this is no regular kid's party. Instead it's a chic, tropical celebration filled with crazy beautiful florals, popsicles and the most killer tablescapes all captured by Ana and Jerome. We're...

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Don’t Let Summer Slip By Without One Last Hoorah

Summer parties are some of the best you'll have all year and with the season coming to a close (tear!) squeeze in one last hoorah filled with good friends, good cocktails and a pool if you're lucky. This is a how-to for leaving summer with a bright, happy, festive bang thanks to the ladies of ...

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All Roads Lead to Charming with this Stunning Southern Garden Party

Take a cue from this southern garden party for infusing next level charm into your upcoming event. It has polished yet cheeky papergoods, a properly set table with a view and blooms in full effect. Who wouldn't want to sip on a cocktail next to that beauty? Designed by ...

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Party Like You’re On Vacay with this Mexican Inspired Fiesta

This taco tuesday themed party thrown by Archive Rentals will have you feeling like you're sipping a marg on the shores of Tulum. Key ingredients include blooming bougainvillea, colors that aren't afraid to be bold and a killer menu filled with (you guessed it) seasonal margaritas and tacos. Get inspired to throw the summer fiesta of your vacation loving dreams with even more from ...

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Ditch the Shoes, Don the Flower Crown and Bid Summer a Proper Adieu

We love Summer so much so, that we wouldn't dream of closing out the season without a proper farewell; especially if there are flower crowns involved. Jacquelyn of Lark & Linen + Gaby of The Vault Files are showing us how to pull off the prettiest boho inspired party where shoes are a no-go but...

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See how Jillian Harris is Celebrating Baby with this Gorg Garden Shower

Jillian Harris has searched for love on the Bachelorette, whipped up gorgeous spaces as an Interior design maven and now she can add chic mama to that list. With the help of Monika HibbsAly Armstrong and Shay Merrit, they crafted a...

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How to Plan an Effortless Backyard Dinner Party

Going alfresco is a no brainer when the summer months hit. Because everything, even dinner, is better outside in the open air. A Savvy Event and Chloe Legras At Boxwood Avenue are breaking down the easiest way to move your next dinner party outside. The key is fuss-free entertaining ideas like easy party punch and...

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Proof that Rosé + Pineapples + Pool Floats are a Magic Trio

To say rosé is one of the great loves of my life might be an understatement. It's pushing #1; especially during the Summer months. But really do you blame me when it provides thirst quenching party aperitifs and plays ever so nicely with other summer faves like pineapples and...

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Now this is how you throw a Chic Pool Party

Sometimes a pool party entails an elegant and chic cocktail party with a fabulous pool in the background. No bathing suits at this shindig but instead poolside cocktails, a long gorgeous table and guests dressed to the nines. This welcome home party crafted by Chassity Evans + ...

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Host a Destination Inspired Birthday in Your Own Backyard

If you've ever dreamed of throwing a destination birthday, this Tulum inspired party is next best thing. And it's totally attainable. Pick your dream locale and infuse that into your very own backyard just like Tamara of Champagne + Macaroons. She threw a pineapple cocktail and taco boho party reminiscent of the beaches of Mexico. Psst... get inspired with even more imagery by ...

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Consider this the CliffsNotes to Throwing a Killer Party

It's all about pineapples and great cocktails and comfort food, among other things, and Liz Martin of Charleston Weekender is breaking it...

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Pulling off an Outdoor Party Even the Host Can Enjoy!

Entertaining with ease and grace is usually a learned behavior. One that I am most certainly still perfecting; especially when it comes to outdoor entertaining. There's bugs, inclement weather and other such catastrophes to worry about on top of the usual suspects. Now enter The Rising Tide Society - a group of creatives who get together to wine and dine and talk shop. If anyone knows how to pull off a winning alfresco affair, it's...

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