Archives for June 30, 2011

Little Lizard King Boutique Party Hat Pattern Giveaway {Celebration Inspiration Giveaway No. 8}

The Celebration Inspiration Series continues with an adorable giveaway from Little Lizard King Little Lizard King is an online boutique offering fabulous patterns to create your own couture clothing for children. The patterns include adorable clothing and accessories for boys, girls and of course their dolls too! Their patterns are ideal starter sewing projects that beginners can easily follow. Have you ever wanted to learn to sew? The detailed instructions with each pattern will teach you to how to make boutique products Continue reading

Monte Carlo Movie Preview – In Theaters Tomorrow

This post brought to you by Monte Carlo. All opinions are 100% mine. I recently had a chance to check out some previews for the upcoming American romantic comedy Monte Carlo. While I don't have a daughter to take and see this movie - I do have four nieces {tweens, as they would say} that are huge Selena Gomez fans and knew exactly what I was talking about when I mentioned the movie to them. The movie is about a young girl named Grace (played by Selena Gomez), her uptight stepsister Meg (Leighton Meester), and her best Continue reading

Great Ideas for Summer Celebrations {featuring Chris Nease from Celebrations at Home}

Great Ideas for Summer Celebrations {featuring Chris Nease from Celebrations at Home}

Please Welcome Chris Nease from Celebrations at Home Chris Nease is an entertaining expert and creative party stylist specializing in small celebrations, and themed & seasonal tablescapes. She creates parties for clients, as well as editorial designs for the web and print. As editor of Celebrations At Home blog, Chris publishes new and inspiring ideas on her site daily. Her style is unique and eclectic, with approachable details. I am delighted to have Chris share some of her incredible ideas with us today for planning your next summer Continue reading

Clean Mama Printables Party Planner Giveaway {Celebration Inspiration Giveaway No.7}

I am thrilled to have Becky back, participating in the Celebration Inspiration Party Series, with a fun giveaway from her shop Clean Mama Clean Mama Printables is an Etsy shop started by work-at-home mom, Becky, that keeps it "all" together with a cup of strong coffee, checklists, and printables. Her collection of homekeeping printables are designed to help keep you organize and make life a bit simpler. While Becky's cleaning, homekeeping and meal planning kits are some of her top sellers - she also has fun printables that I think Continue reading

More Showcase Features from Last Weeks Party & the Amanda Mays Design Studio Winner

Another quick break from the parties to highlight some fabulous ideas from last weeks Sunday Showcase Party If you missed the first two rounds of features you can find them below: Creative Summer Ideas {here} Showcase Party Features {here} Turn a Set of Cabinets into a Storage Bench {love} Submitted by Bekah at Leidi Bird Growing Up Room Makeover Submitted by Cindy at Shanty Insanity Dream Yourself a Fairytale Poem {and a fabulous inspiration pic} Submitted by Nancy at Nancy's Daily Dish Beadboard Bathroom Ceiling Continue reading

Last Minute 4th of July Centerpiece with Free Printable {featuring Amanda Parker from Shindig Parties}

Last Minute 4th of July Centerpiece with Free Printable {featuring Amanda Parker from Shindig Parties}

Please Welcome Amanda Parker from Shindig Parties To Go Amanda is the mom of three spunky kids and wife to a great guy who keeps her laughing. She a born DIYer and creative junkie that loves it all. Her interests include decorating, sewing, painting, photography and, of course, gorgeous parties! She loves to save a buck and will take on just about any project if she thinks she can save a little by doing it herself. These days, she spends most of her time styling children's birthday parties and designing party printables for her Etsy shop. Continue reading