HAVING A BALL OF A BIRTHDAY

I love parties with sweet sentiment, and this party is overflowing with it!  Gretchen, of Three Monkeys Studio, hosted this party for her grandmother in honor of her grandmother’s 90th birthday!  Now, that is something to celebrate!  I was also touched by the fact that Gretchen said she was inspired by the party I threw for my mom’s birthday!  How sweet!  This is one special party for one special (and very loved) lovely lady!

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BEAUTIFUL PICNIC PARTY

This beautiful party makes you feel as though you have stumbled upon the loveliest picnic in the countryside!  Cristina, of Nice Party, in Spain styled this party for a little girl who was celebrating her third birthday!  What a classic feel with girlie frills mixed with rustic elements- this party overflows with charm!

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VINTAGE TEA PARTY

I am so thrilled to share the beautiful talent of Jeandre’ of South Africa with you all!  Jeandre’s eye for design shines through in her beautiful cakes and desserts as well as her fabulous design abilities.  Her website, Love at First Sight, is a delight- it is full of lovely inspiration for life’s celebrations!  Here, Jeandre’ shares her ideas for a gorgeous Vintage Tea Party with dressy dresses for twirling in a beautiful forest setting…enjoy! 

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A MOTHER’S DAY CUPPA

I am honored to share this beautiful tribute to Mother’s Day that Sharon, of Cakes by Sharon, designed.   With the fond memory of her mother’s enjoyment of a cup of tea- a cuppa, as they say in Australia- Sharon included a gorgeous tea set, a gorgeous setting, and gorgeous photos of her “mum”~ and yummy sweets, of course!

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VINTAGE TRUCK TOY DRIVE

Christmas parties are always so much fun, and this party is extra-special because it includes a chance for children to enjoy the fun of the holidays while also helping other children have a happier holiday!  Deanna, of Mirabelle Creations, designed the vintage truck party stationery and continued the vintage vibe all the way through~right down to wearing her great-grandmother’s hand-embroidered apron!  This shiny truck ornament set the tone for the party and was the party favor for each guest~  Deanna has a gift for you, too…this entire collection is being offered in her shop for FREE!

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P IS FOR PARTY

When I was little, my parents had an old original teacher’s version (it was really big for using with a class) of Dick and Jane.  They donated it to a museum, but I wish they still had it- what a relic it would be!  This party by Mariah, of Giggles Galore, was inspired by a Dick and Jane book that her parents had- and it inspired the most adorable party for Mariah’s twins Parker and Piper…P is for Party (and Parker, and Piper)!  I love the wording on the  sweet invitation…

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