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personalized party decor

April 27, 2011

DIY party decoration time! Print and cut a few photos of your child and create a garland or cupcake topper. It adds so much personality and is the perfect way to honor the birthday kid.
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[sources: Simply Radiant, Elle Belle]

12 COMMENTS CATEGORIES: Decor
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real party: supergirl party

April 26, 2011

This party took place a while ago but its just so darn cute that we had to share here.  Its a Supergirl themed party by the blogger behind Tortoise and the Hare – and every detail is so sweet we can hardly resist it!

We don’t need to say much — just take a look!  These first few photos were part of a photo shoot that took place prior to the party.  We think this is a great idea — that way you have a better chance of getting those photos you want of the birthday girl/boy.

Darling invites with equally darling clothespins!

We love that the details are simple, sweet and very thoughtful.

And how fun is this?  BINGO with color-themed M & M’s!

Darling, right?   Now we want to have a Supergirl party!  See more photos on the Tortoise and the Hare blog.

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easter treats

April 22, 2011

For those celebrating Easter, we hope you have lots of fun plans in store this weekend.  We’ve spotted lots of great Easter ideas, including this simple but fun way to serve carrots and the super cute Easter cupcakes.

We also loved these Easter treats and ideas:

Have a wonderful weekend!

[images from Taste and Tell and Food and Whine]

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papier-mache eggs

April 21, 2011

Just in time for Easter, Megan has wowed us again with these polka dot papier-mache eggs. A fun weekend project with the sweetest of benefits.
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See all of the how-to instructions on Not Martha.

8 COMMENTS CATEGORIES: DIY, Holidays
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candy walls

April 20, 2011

We’re constantly inspired by the styling for JCrew’s kids line, Crewcuts. The use of candy in this campaign from last year certainly lends itself to a slew of party ideas. An entire wall of candy buttons? Kids would be all over that. Literally, all over that.
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[images: JCrew]

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sweetapolita

April 14, 2011

We can’t get over Rosie’s beautiful cakes that she shares on her blog Sweetapolita. Not only is she a frosting expert (you’ll have a hard time convincing me that’s not real asparagus) but her cakes actually look tasty. There’s nothing more disappointing than a pretty cake that tastes like cardboard.
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Don’t you wish you were her neighbor and reaped the benefits of her baking?

[images: Rosie Alyea]

8 COMMENTS CATEGORIES: Party Food
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nautical

April 13, 2011

Jordan is sailing the Greek isles this summer and it’s leaving us itching to throw a nautical themed party where a cardboard sailboat and anchor cookies would be a must.
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[sources: Scout's Honor Co, Magnus Flobecker, Hello Naomi, Once Wed]

1 COMMENT CATEGORIES: Theme Ideas
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candle invitation

April 8, 2011

How much do we adore this invitation?  Its wonderfully classic, simple but sweet!  Isn’t the candle such a great idea?

Invitation and photos by Chelsea Shukov of Sugar Paper (via Darling Design Studio).

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a colorful and quirky birthday spread

April 7, 2011

Michaela used colorful paper decorations set against a simple white backdrop to throw together this fun birthday scene. We love the hand-cut letter name plates and the quirky addition of the animal masks on the wall.
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5 COMMENTS CATEGORIES: Inspiration
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house 8810

April 6, 2011

We love the fun and retro vibe of the party goods available from online shop, House 8810. It doesn’t get much cuter than the polka dot, monkey hat. We want some just for everyday wear!
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