Custom birthday parties are getting easier and easier to create with the growing popularity of “printable” parties. And I’m happy for it—it keeps me in party supplies! With the printable invitation, there is so much more you can do than just print, cut and send. Readily available scrapbook paper, sparkles and ribbon can turn an [...]
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Still in search of inspiration for the perfect nursery? Well here’s an idea for you, think stationery! It’s a fantastic and convenient source for incredible decorating inspiration. Just think about how all those talented graphic designers and illustrators pore over colors, shapes and patterns just to create the perfect sentiment. Why not use it to [...]
It happens about this time every year. The stress. The anxiety. The fear of knowing that it’s time for me to wrangle my family, coordinate them in the season’s best outfits, bribe (or threaten) smiles out of them and pretend for that quick second of a camera click—that we ARE the perfect, smiling, calm family [...]
I just fell in love with this baby shower invitation from Tiny Prints. The bright, yet modern color palette and darling umbrella design jumped out at me, and it’s just begging for a party to be designed for it! The thing I love about this is that it can be for a baby shower without [...]
When I start planning a party for myself or a client, the first thing I do is sit down and gather images that inspire me for the theme. It helps me pull together ideas, narrow my focus, prioritize and formulate a plan in my head. I currently have about 16 parties to plan in progress! [...]
One of my favorite parts of my job is designing birth announcements. What’s not to like? I get to stare at pictures of gorgeous babies and create an announcement that fits their little personalities—it’s pretty simple to enjoy! I recently took a spin around my go-to stationery websites to gather up a few of my [...]
Baby’s first year is filled with so many precious moments, thoughts and feelings. As a mom of two, I khow that this early time in baby’s life flies by in a flash and capturing those moments can be a bit of a challenge. Enter Two Giggles, makers of adorable baby books that are unique, fun and creative. Their entire line of memory books are handmade from recycled materials and with their D-ring album feature they make it easy to modify or add pages as baby grows.
Pregnancy is a long and sometimes bumpy road. Add in the actual birthing experience plus settling in at home with a newborn and one of your happiest moments in life can also be very overwhelming. Don’t let announcing to the world that your sweet baby has arrived be a source of stress too. Make it easy and do it in style with Minted?
Party planning can get overwhelming for a lot of Moms! There are so many little details, and I often get asked how to create a simple, stylized birthday party. My advice is to always “brand” your party – pick a color palette, a theme, even a logo, and carry it throughout your entire party.
One of the easiest ways to do this is by coordinating your birthday sweets to your party invitations and paper goods. To…