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Monday, May 22, 2017

RED, WHITE AND TRUE BLUE INSPIRATION

What comes to mind when you want to honor and celebrate America? In this styled shoot Fairy Godmother Events used red, white and blue, classic cars and a few vintage accents in this bold tablescape. Whether you're hosting a Memorial Day barbecue or a 4th of July event, you'll find some useful ideas here. I love that the different colors were brought to the table with the bottled drinks and cute utensils. The themed cookies really make an impact. Thank you to California's Brady Rushing for sharing the inspiration.
Photographer: Brady Rushing - Photographer// Other: The Cookie Monger //Event Designer: Fairy Godmother a Wedding & Event Company//

Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

LAKE HOUSE SUMMER CELEBRATION

My girls finish school at the end of this month so summer for us is really almost here! This styled shoot by high school student, Sarah, for her senior project (you read that right!) brings together all the essentials for the perfect kick-off to summer. A well-packed cooler, delicious food, a blast of color – and of course don't forget the floaties which are necessary for lounging in the water all day! I especially love those fun, bold towels! Mississippi photographer, Jennifer Jones, served as mentor on the project as well as helped to capture the fun. I think Sarah deserves an A+!

Photographer:  Jennifer Jones Photography // Hair Stylist: Bangs Salon // Location: Flint Creek Water Park // Yeti Products Provided by: Jack's Home Improvement Center // Floral Designer: Skinner's Florist and Gifts // Apparel, Floats, Beach Bags, Beach Towels: Southern Pearls // Culinary: The Cabin Store//

Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Thursday, May 4, 2017

FROM MISS TO MRS. BRIDAL SHOWER

Lots of love went into this shower for the bride to be! Event planner, Paula Clement Woods, pulled inspiration from Kate Spade by bringing in black and white stripes and using a shimmery gold and pink color palette. I'm guessing Kate Spade is a favorite of the bride to be who was also wearing black and white stripes! I love the "Pimp Your Cupcake" station and the way they even adorned the fireplace with some gold shimmer. Great attention to detail! Thank you to Florida's Kennedy Grace Photography for sharing the day with us.

Monday, May 1, 2017

DETAIL FILLED ALICE IN WONDERLAND PARTY

Alice in Wonderland is one of my favorite party themes--for kids and adults. However, it is a big commitment to pull off, as proven by this party submitted by California photographer That Wandering Light. From the googly eyes on the flowers to the laser cut cupcake toppers to the clock tea cakes - no detail was spared! The colors combining pastels and greenery complemented the beach side setting. After having done a Queen of Hearts party myself (you can see here , here and here) I have a true appreciation of the effort that went into making this party magical! There is lots to look at - enjoy every detail!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

30TH BIRTHDAY BACKYARD CELEBRATION

This milestone celebration is a great example of how the same decor provides a different effect from day to night. The string of lights adds some flair during the day but at night provides a lovely ambiance. I love the memory questionnaires tucked into the table napkins, and how fun is that plate full of donuts?! It looks like the guest of honor had a lot of fun reading them during the party. Big thanks to Columbus, Ohio photographer, Jessica Miller, for sharing the special day–and night–with us!
Photographer:   Jessica Miller Photography//Bakery: Buckeye Donuts//Caterer:City Barbeque//Equipment Rentals: Lasting Impressions Event Rentals//Event Planner:MStyle//

Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Monday, April 24, 2017

DIY MAILBOX PLANTERS

Just because Earth Day is behind us doesn't mean we should stop thinking about how to repurpose, reuse and recycle. I love this project from Second Chance to Dream. This is a great repurposing project and pretty spring decor to add to your front porch - especially if you like decor with a bit of a vintage flair. Find the full tutorial here.
 
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