Lil’ Punkin–An Autumn Baby Shower

Birthdays and babies happen through out the year, so how do you handle one of those events when so many holiday decorations and festivities have over taken your house? One way is to use the seasonal theme for your party. I am helping with a baby shower for my sister-in-law, and we decided to go […]

Happy Halloween!

Are we all Halloween-ed out, yet? I hope not, ’cause I still have some stuff to share. First off… I won! Remember this invitation? Well, it won the prize for “most boo-tiful design” over at Living Locurto’s Halloween Party. Check it out to see lots of other great ideas! And it may be a little […]

Gourmet Group–Autumn Edition & your questions answered

I was really sad to miss the most recent gourmet group dinner. But I stole (I mean borrowed) a few pictures from Amy’s site so I could share with those of you who are anxious for Gourmet Group details (Allison). This is the fun invitation she designed. I love this style for Halloween! The weather […]

A Sweet Celebration–Tessa’s 1st birthday party

We had a cupcake-themed birthday party for my baby girl on Saturday. Here are the details as promised. INVITATION: I have been trying to do most of my designing digitally lately, but then add an element by hand that gives more of a handmade feel. This entire invitation is digital, except for the cupcake liner […]

Arabian Nights–Gourmet group

It was gourmet group again this weekend, and my friends Jackie and Dierdre did not disappoint! We were treated to an evening of middle eastern cuisine, great atmosphere, and even belly dancing!They transformed Jackie’s living room by placing the tables on the floor and lining the walls with rich colored fabric. There were pillows all […]

Bat-iful party invitations

It must be late, because I can’t come up with a very good play-on-words for the title of this post. These invitations were my other project last year while awaiting Tessa. My sister was in town to help me with childbirth, so the least I could do was make her Halloween party invitations. These were […]

Girls Night Out!

For a change, here is a party I just got to attend, and didn’t have to lift one crazy finger for. This party was a surprise for my friend, Kim’s birthday. Her husband gets BIG kudos for coming up with this and for providing us with a LIMOUSINE for the night (my first ride ever!), […]

Stellar Invitations

I was excited enough about the invitations I made for my son’s rocket/space themed birthday, that I thought that they deserved their own post.  I will be posting about the rest of the party, soon. I designed these digitally on my computer using elements from some of my favorite digital scrapbooking kits (credits below).  They […]

Nancy Drew–Invitation Insanity

Are you ready for all of the Nancy Drew Insanity? This weekend is my daughter’s big Nancy Drew party, and there is plenty of insanity to be had all around. And while my husband rolls his eyes and can’t understand why I do it, my daughter really thinks I am the coolest, most creative mom […]

The Love Bug Ball–A Valentine’s Party for Kids!

If your kids want more than their class Valentine’s party to celebrate Valentine’s Day, you might consider throwing a “Love Bug Ball.”         Party Specs: Invitations: Invitations are made by cutting large heart shapes (folded in half) out of red cardstock. Use a slightly smaller white heart glued inside the red heart, […]