“Sweet” Party Themes

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…

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Giveaway: Storkie Invitations and Announcements

Remember the days when picking out invitations meant a trip to the local Hallmark store where you would choose from a small selection of “fill-in-the-blank” invitations? I suppose I’m aging myself but long before online shopping and the world of Evite there was just balloon designs or Mickey Mouse and the box of 10 was how…

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2011: Party Themes for the New Year

I don’t know about you, but once the holidays are officially over I move on pretty quickly. Decorations come down, I focus on getting my house clean and organized, and I fill it with fresh flowers….it helps me count down the weeks until Spring! (seeing as though I live in Chicago…that could be a while!)…

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A Few of my Favorite Things: Rebecca Propes

This could possibly be one of my absolute favorite times of the year!! Good food, lots of entertaining and great gifts to give. Add kids into the mix?…Even better! Here are a few of my favorite things this holiday season.

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Baby Blue Baby Shower

Baby Showers are a wonderful opportunity to pamper the mama-to-be with an afternoon of pretty things and perfect company! When I think of a “pretty” baby shower, I immediately gravitate towards pink! Pretty pink flowers, sweet decorations and beautiful cupcakes. But what about those moms that are having boys? They deserve a “pretty” baby shower too, don’t you think?

Today, I am focusing on a few ideas to help you create a modern, pretty baby shower….with a lovely color palette of blue, green and a touch of purple…

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Play Group Birthday Party: Monkey-ing Around

Play group birthday parties seem to be all the rage lately!  Whether weekly or monthly, you spend a lot of time with both the moms and kids – so it’s no wonder you would want to celebrate your child’s milestone birthdays with them! I recently helped create a fresh, modern playgroup party with a monkey theme.  The mom wanted to

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