Ombre Obsession: A Multi-Hued Party Trend

Fashion, design and party planners are all deep into the ombre trend. Ombre’s flexibility and the sense of airiness it brings to a design understandably make it a favorite! So how and where do you make it work in your own party designs? Ombre Cake Pops by Candybar Couture Choose your base color carefully. Colors that are on the less intense

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Rebecca’s Top 5 Baby Gifts for Second-Time Mamas

It’s no secret that I’ve had a baby shower with each of my pregnancies. All three showers were so incredibly different but oh-so-special. I think the etiquette of not having a second or third shower for same sex babies is a thing of the past, and each pregnancy should be celebrated. Besides, it gives you a chance to get together

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DIY: Cakes on a Budget

Want a fun and budget friendly way to have a fab cake at your next baby shower or birthday party? Check this out! I love to decorate and design; it’s another form of DIY that translates into an outlet of creativity for me. I am by no means a “Betty Crocker” (hence the reason I enlist some very talented ladies

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Gallery Round Up: Parties & Pops

My mother was a thrifty gal in the 80s. She used unlikely items for my birthday party decor, including a lollipop holder made from a sunny yellow jello mold, inverted and poked with holes. How clever she was  to know that a simple $2 display of pops would bring about celebrational charm. Pops, from lolli to brownie, have maintained a

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Gallery Roundup: Hel-lo I am a Ro-bot.

A recent robot trend has captured my heart and taken me back to my childhood. Here’s to you Alphie, my former Playskool pal. Though my present day entourage may consist of  Blackberry and iPod, I hope you’re making your way from thrift store to flea market and bringing as much joy to some child’s life as you did to my

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