A Summer Camp Themed Birthday

Are you in need of a birthday theme suitable for summer? Well I have a party idea packed with summer FUN! Welcome to “Camp Brandt.” My oldest son turned four, and his birthday falls around the time kids get out of school, so what better way to celebrate summer than with a “summer camp” themed party. Guests were welcomed with

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Vote: July Party Finalists

Summer fun is in full swing. July has been a busy month of parties and celebrations as seen in our Project Gallery. All of the parties reflected your work-hard, play-hard attitude, but the time has come to unveil our six favorite party finalists. In order to crown a monthly winner, who will win a $50 Visa gift card courtesy of

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Nurseries and Parties We Love this Week

TGIF! It might be summer vacation time, but you’ve all been hard at work. Readers, the Project Gallery was full of thoughtful, well-designed rooms and parties, reflecting all of your creative talents. Thank you for showing us all of your energetic efforts—we are truly inspired. Please tell us which projects you “like” most by Monday. Sweet Spa Birthday Party by

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Raindrops: The Colorful Party

I recently had the pleasure of working with an incredible stylist on the relaunch of the bean’s closet. Katie, of Petite Social, is a wiz at styling everything from birthday parties to professional photo shoots. When I came across this shoot she styled for a book launch, I thought it was the perfect inspiration for a great summer kick-off party

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Pool Party Playdate Essentials!

It’s that time of year! I love the summer months. Not only is it my family’s (yes all of us!) birthday season, it’s also time for spending beautiful weekends by the pool with family and friends. To get you in the mood, I want to share some essentials for a pool party playdate that the whole family, including the little

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