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A Checklist for Pulling Off the Prettiest Summer Party Table

Sometimes I just want a simple "buy this, and your party will look like this" solution to planning a big get-together. Well cue the applause because today I got it. The ladies of Beijos Events are serving up the blueprints for the perfect summer tablescape on a lemon infused platter. Grab all the pieces needed to pull off this gorgeous spread plus even...

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A Birthday Party Theme that You’ll Love Whether You’re 3 or 30

Donuts and blooms. A crazy cute party theme that I'm pretty sure is appropriate for any age (why didn't I do this for my 30th?), but made uber adorable by Soo Kim Photography for her daughter's birthday. Complete with a super easy picture ledge backdrop (genius!), bottles of single stems and a mini 'hooray' balloon sign to boot...

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Suns Out, Funs Out…Ring in Summer with these Bright Entertaining Tips

It is OFFICIALLY the start of Summer and though we've been prepping for it for weeks it is now game time people. Sun's out, parties are being planned and Beijos Events is filling us in on tips for summery entertaining. From...

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5 Rules To Achieve Perfect Party Host Status

After more than 700 weddings and parties under her belt, Nancy Liu Chin of NLC Designs knows a few things about planning a dinner party or two. But thankfully, you don't need that many events on your entertaining resume to become a perfect party hostess. Instead, just a few tips from the pros. Along with imagery from ...

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Throwing a Dinner Party? Check Gorgeous Table Styling off Your List

We first came across this wildly fabulous dining room from interior designer Kendall Simmons right here. And now Kendell is back to show us two different ways to style your table for a dinner party using 5 core elements. One is gorgeous and decidedly adultish and the other, perfect for the kiddos or...

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5 Ideas we’re stealing for our Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Cinco de Mayo is high on the list of favorite holidays and it has a little something to do with the fact that I would eat salsa, guac, and tacos for each and every meal if I could. And this celebration from The House that Lars Built +...

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The Cutest Ever Tropical Calligraphy Party + Free Desktop Download!

This pretty little party right here combines two of my very favorite things: calligraphy and all things tropical. Lovely lettered palms and plenty of gold ink make their appearance in true Laura Hooper Calligraphy fashion at her Hawaii workshop designed by ...

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Lauren Conrad’s Key Ingredients for Party Perfection

Lauren Conrad is not only a tastemaker in the fashion realm but she knows her way around entertaining like a pro. So much so that her new book...

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The only Decoration You Need this Mother’s Day

I spent a good amount of time on our Weddings side, and one detail that always made my heart flip-flop? A beautiful flower wall. But really, this party trick is fab for any event—and I'm starting to think kind of necessary for every event. Don't you agree? Well, we've got...

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Genius Fresh Flower Ideas for Your Next Party

Everywhere we turn, the cutest flower bars are popping up. Ahem 50 Shades of Blush Shower, we're looking at you. From full blown flower arranging stations, to flower crowns and sweet takeaway bouquets for guests, fresh flowers are a fun way to add a heaping dose of pretty to your party. Check out these genius tricks for incorporating your favorite blooms. Flower Market Bouquets A trip to your local farmer's market and a simple...

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Bar Cart 101 from the Queen of Bar Carts

Cheers to a sensational social, a merry mixer, a boozy beguilement. Not only is a bar cart an entertaining essential, it immediately invites your guests to enjoy themselves while at your home! Here are a few tips to add some flair to your cocktailing revelries straight from our Socials' home to yours! Plus a peek into the real bar carts of the Society Socials to which I've had the ultimate pleasure of paying a visit. ...

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Easy Tricks for Pulling off the Prettiest Fall Tablescape

I recently hosted a luncheon with the fab HomeGoods team set against the beauty of Claudette in NYC – a restaurant at the tippy top of my design favorites list. At the lunch, I shared ideas on how to add the coziness of Fall to a dinner party with friends and family using an unexpected color palette and tablescape. We were inspired by gorgeous Fall colors and details minus the...

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Adding Spooky Glamour to your Halloween Bar Cart

Every day deserves a good dose of glamour but especially on Halloween. And that layer of glam is even better with a spooky, dramatic edge. So if you're hosting a party or even a small get together, take heed of these fab tips from Laura Prattes Events along with the perfect accessories from Laura Hooper Calligraphy for decking your drink station to the nines. For more shot by ...

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Dramatic Fall Tablescapes

Once the leaves start falling, you know it's time to bring those casual summer get-togethers up a notch! Want to host a true "evening to remember"? Take a look through our collection of the most inspiring, high-drama tables around. Get ready to amp up the color, the details, and the sparkle to let your guests know this party means business!

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The Cutest Ways To Use Pineapples at Your Next Party

We have seen pineapples popping up every which way we turn and they're proving that they go far beyond a delicious edible treat. They're also a super fun edition to your party decor whether au naturale, filled with a refreshing cocktail or gussied up with paint. Have a look at all the pretty ways people are using our favorite tropical fruit. Crazy About Pineapples? Have a look at these:...

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DIY Citronella Candles

The thing with outdoor parties is that even if you make them as cute as the days are long, you still need to think about the practicalities in order for everyone to have a great time - like bugs! These easy citronella candles are so versatile and can be customized to suit any party decor with different fruits and herbs. Grab the how-to below and for more from our...

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DIY Placecard Tins

Every table needs a moment of whimsy. Something that simply makes your guests smile. And these place card tins are just that! With a set of flatware, a napkin, straw and a keepsake vase of flowers, these tins bring so much sunshine to your table. Find the how-to below and for more from our Today Show crafting, check out...

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DIY Glittery Candle Centerpiece

As a huge fan of DIQ projects (do it QUICK), these candles check all of the boxes. They are beautiful, they pull double duty serving as both lighting and a gorgeous centerpiece, and they are a total breeze to put together! From dinner table to simply sprinkled about as party decor, these are the very definition of DIY made so easy. And they're all part of our...

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Disposable Partyware So Pretty You Won’t Want to Throw It Out

Entertaining is always fun, but party necessities can quickly add up. Splurge on the good stuff—food, drinks, and flowers and décor—and save on servingware. It may seem...

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18 Patriotic Party Goods Worthy of a 4th of July Celebration

Summer is full of parties, but with parades, BBQs and fireworks, the 4th of July is Summer's ultimate celebration. So do it justice, and throw America a birthday party worth celebrating. You have the recipes...

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