Birthday Girl Fashion Series: Pettiskirts

pettiskirts by dreamspun kids As a party stylist, I am always on the lookout for fabulous options for birthday girls to wear on their big days! The options for special birthday attire are endless, but my favorite trend right now is pettiskirts! Layers of full, fancy fabric set the mood for fun! pettiskirts available at layla grayce My daughter, Kate wore an

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Festive Fall Party Ideas

With Fall right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about planning parties centered around deeper color palettes!  No worries!  You can still create a festive, child-like party using rich, sophisticated tones.  Take this color palette as an example: orange, teal and yellow.  It’s colorful, festive and can work for either a boy or a girl! A few fun

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Stars & Stripes Re-purposed: A Superhero Party

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July weekend!  I absolutely love the 4th – the fireworks, the festivities, the color palette…  It’s patriotic, it’s preppy and it just reeks summer to me.  So instead of pulling down your stars and striped decorations today, re-purpose them and throw your kids a superhero party! Take those paper lanterns, star banners,

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Little Snowflake Party Inspiration

It’s time to start thinking about planning your winter parties! I am planning my best friend’s daughter’s 1st birthday party in a red and aqua Snowflake theme! There are so many ideas and inspiration out there for this theme, and I thought I would share a few of the ideas I’ve collected so far! Here is the invitation that I

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Real Parties: Leighton’s Ladybugs

Miss Leighton’s ladybug themed 1st birthday provides so much wonderful inspiration! Sure, Winter is pretty much here but we can start dreaming up plans for a Spring birthday now, can’t we?

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Real Parties: Mr. Roboto

First Birthday parties can take on a life of their own. I don’t know what’s more fun, the excitement of marking baby’s first year or the thrill of having a party where adults are in on the action. North Carolina mother Keila dreamed up a party filled with robots and colorful candy treats for her son Aiden’s first birthday. Here

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