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  • Nautical Enclosure Card


  • Stampin' Up Nautical Sea Street Enclosure Card, Natalie Bradley

  • I’m participating in The Paper Players Color Challenge today – #PP244 to use these colors – This is the time of year for showers, birthday parties and get-togethers of all types, so when I saw this color challenge, I knew … Continue reading


  • Simple Hostess Gift Presentation


  • Stampin' Up Hostess Gift, Hello There Stamp Set

  • This past weekend I put together this gift for someone special on Mother’s Day and as I was packaging it, I thought, “this is the perfect hostess gift too!” And it really is. Something someone can use in his or her home … Continue reading


  • Something for Baby Place Cards


  • Stampin' Up Something for Baby Place Cards, Baby Shower Place Cards

  • I love showers of all types, but baby showers are particularly fun to incorporate cute and sweet elements throughout. So today I just want to share simple, yet perfect place cards for a baby shower that you can easily create! … Continue reading


  • Something for Baby Card


  • Something for Baby Card, Stampin' Up, Natalie Bradley Crafts - with graphic

  • I just found out that one of our wedding couples is expecting a sweet baby girl, so I got inspired to create a baby card to send their way. I love smaller cards – they may be my favorite actually. I … Continue reading


  • Lawn Games – One of my Favorite Wedding Trends


  • Yard Games, Giant Jenga, Wedding Lawn Game, Giant Jenga Game, Large Jenga, Lawn Jenga, Party Jenga, Jumbo Jenga, Outdoor Party Lawn Games, Natalie Bradley5

  • Welcome to our April Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on our favorite wedding ideas to help you in the process of planning your wedding or event. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week :: Doily Charger and Name Card



  • The Pinterest find of this week is using a calligraphed doily as a name card and charger (of sorts) for your wedding from Martha Stewart Weddings! Don’t you just love how simple and elegant this idea is?! It’s perfect for a wedding, shower or brunch …. … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week


  • wedding toss, confetti cones

  • Are you unsure about what you want thrown as you leave your wedding or reception?  We have found the perfect idea for you!  Instead of having bubbles, bird seed, or those beautiful-but-sometimes-dangerous sparklers (you know some people should not ever be near … Continue reading


  • For the love of Succulents


  • succulent seating card, succulent wedding favor

  • So it’s no secret that succulents have been a HUGE trend for this year’s weddings… and I have been a huge fan of succulents since I discovered the “hens and chicks” variety back in 2004. I’m obsessed with having these … Continue reading


  • Burlap and Lace Craft How-to’s


  • burlap and lace baby shower, bridal shower, southern rustic shower ideas

  • The burlap and lace trend is huge right now all over the country! Recently, we created a baby shower using this look for a past bride and close friend. {If you haven’t looked at our Southern Burlap and Lace Baby Shower, … Continue reading


  • Burlap and Lace Baby Shower


  • burlap and lace baby shower, bridal shower, southern rustic shower ideas

  • I had the best time planning, designing and crafting all the details for this Burlap and Lace Baby Shower …. for our very good friend Mackenzie and her little baby girl. We also did her wedding a little over a … Continue reading


  • Nautical Summer Party Inspiration


  • nautical party stampin' up sea street stamp set

  • Today, I’m featuring the fabulous “Sea Street” stamp set and some simple and fabulous ways you can use them for some of your nautical soirées this summer!  How to Make the Cupcake Sails: I’m not gonna lie, I took this idea straight from … Continue reading


  • DIY Book Page Garland and Wreath


  • DIY book page wreath

  • So two weeks ago, I discovered The Nesting Place – a super cool, very fabulous book about creating a beautiful home that’s not perfect. And she inspired me. With her words, her pictures, her experiences, her ideas. And then I … Continue reading


  • Tiny Banner Accents 3 Ways


  • Stampin Up Banner Greetings Cupcake Topper Craft

  • Welcome to the May Pals Blog Hop. This is the first hop on our new day – the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Before we celebrate the release of the new Stampin’ Up! catalog next month, we want to take … Continue reading


  • Aviary Inspired Party


  • aviary party, natalie bradley events, stampin up aviary party

  • Aviary everything is huge right now, and parties are no exception. We created this style shoot featuring aviary stamped crafts using Stampin’ Up! products, and bird accessories from Michael’s to get your creative juices flowing for your next occasion. This … Continue reading


  • Paper Flower Wreath Tutorial


  • DIY coffee filter flower wreath

  • This paper flower wreath is perfect for a baby shower, bridal shower, or floral birthday party! We made this paper flower wreath was made using coffee filters. It’s quite simple to do, but very time consuming.    What you will need: … Continue reading


  • Hello Dolly Tea Party


  • doll tea party, girls party idea

  • When I was a child, I was beyond obsessed with dolls. I had baby dolls, miniature dolls, lifelike dolls, barbie dolls, and a full collection of Madame Alexander dolls just like these. If I had been able to be a … Continue reading


  • A Peachy Keen Retro Party


  • peachy keen stampin up party by natalie bradley

  • Hello and Happy Sunday! Today I am the guest stamper on Mary Fish’s Stampin’ Pretty blog. Thank you for letting me be your guest today Mary!! <3 I’m so very excited to share this fun party shoot we created a few … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week



  • This week’s Pinterest find is a beautiful photo display DIY featured on Style Me Pretty and was created by the Posh Paperie. This photo display is perfect for home decor or would be beautiful to display at your wedding! Also, the DIY instructions … Continue reading


  • Baby Shower Card and Gift Wrap


  • Baby, We've Grown Stampin' Up Card

  • Yesterday, I was so excited to attend a baby shower for my long-time wedding assistant Stephanie. She’s been with me for 8 years, while she finished up her undergraduate and then Veterinarian degrees at The University of Georgia. And I … Continue reading


  • Etsy Find of the Week: Custom Wedding Cake Toppers


  • Custom Wedding Cake Toppers | The Pink Owl Gifts

  • This month, we love the custom wedding cake toppers from The Pink Owl Gifts! These non-traditional wedding toppers are beautiful and are customizable with many different fonts and style options!   © 2003-2013 Soirée! Ltd./Natalie Bradley Events Want to use this … Continue reading


  • DIY Party Kit


  • Sale-a-Bration Stampin' Up

  • So one of my latest DIY loves is this awesome Party, Party, Party! Bundle from Stampin’ Up! It’s perfect if you’re putting together a shower, birthday party, or really any occasion…. especially if you’re working with a tight budget yet … Continue reading


  • Painting Party


  • Paint Party, Mixed Media, Natalie Bradley Events

  • Recently, I attended a fabulous mixed media art class at Sunshine Village in downtown Watkinsville, Georgia, and I loved it! The mixed media artist and teacher Shawn Thompson made it especially enjoyable, but as I painted, I realized that this … Continue reading


  • Nautical Baby Shower – part 2


  • nautical themed beverage, nautical decor, nautical baby shower details, nautical printed materials, natalie bradley events, baby shower idea, party planner blog

  • Today we feature beautiful pictures from our Nautical Baby Shower taken by Neal Carpenter. You can see part 1 here and check out some of the party prep that went into creating this fabulous event.       We had the … Continue reading


  • Nautical Baby Shower – part 1


  • nautical baby shower invitation, nautical printed materials, natalie bradley events, baby shower idea, party planner blog, wedding planner blog

  • We recently planned and designed a nautical themed baby shower for a good friend … and it was fabulous! I always love to see the behind-the-scenes ideas to see the process, progress, and party planning in action. So, in part … Continue reading


  • Ahoy! It’s a Boy!


  • party planner blog, southern event planner, athens ga event planner, natalie bradley events

  • I just had to share this super fabulous and super pin-worthy invitation plainjane designs (in Athens) just did for us. We’re planning, designing and styling a stylish shower for a mom-to-be in central Georgia. This swanky little southern soirée is happening next month, … Continue reading