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  • Reese in Wonderland


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  • This year, Reese’s birthday party theme was a spin on Alice in Wonderland. Only problem, we got rained out. So all of our themed ideas had to get pushed aside. Still, this was a reminder to me as a mom and … Continue reading


  • Fall Fun is Right Around the Corner


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  • Welcome to our August Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on Fall Fun!! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Summertime Fun!


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  • Welcome to our June Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on Summertime and Family Fun activities. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog … Continue reading


  • Simple and Elegant Ways to Add Details to Your Wedding (or Event)



  • Welcome to our May Blog Hop! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Cindy Clearwater at Something Blue Virgin Islands on Natalie’s … Continue reading


  • Video – May 2015 Paper Pumpkin



  • I just got my May Paper Pumpkin kit and I love it!   Have you seen the May Paper Pumpkin kit yet? Watch the Stampin’ Up! May Paper Pumpkin Video to learn just how fun and easy Paper Pumpkin monthly kits … Continue reading


  • Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deal



  • Get your hands on these lovely goodies to create some beautiful details for your next event or wedding day!    


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  • If you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time to sign up-get 50% off your first two months. Valid now through June 10, 2015! Offer Details: Use the code SAVE50 to join Paper Pumpkin before June 10, 2015, … Continue reading


  • {Pals Blog Hop} DIY Bridal Shower Details



  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for May where we are preparing for the retirement of some Stampin’ Up! products.  Though it may be goodbye to some very loved supplies, it will make room for the much anticipated new catalog … Continue reading


  • 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


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  • 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


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  • 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


  • Mother’s Day Ideas


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  • Welcome to our April Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Mother’s Day…it’s only a couple of weeks away! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may … Continue reading


  • A Great Rainy Day Activity for Kids


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  • This year, we didn’t go anywhere for spring break and my daughter really wanted to get together with some of her girlfriends from school. Plus, she’s been obsessed with the idea of camping lately, and I’m just not a camping … Continue reading


  • Four Feather Ombre Card



  • I promise this is the last feather card I’ll share with you this week! 😉 Sometimes I get on a roll and can’t seem to stop myself. Back in February, I shared this beautiful ombre Four Feather card with you… I … Continue reading


  • Sunny Yellow Card Stock Wreath


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  • I’m a little obsessed with handmade wreaths, and I really enjoy changing them out in my home from time to time. In our kitchen, we have a large space over the sink where I like a fabulous splash of color, … Continue reading


  • Budget-Friendly Coffee Filter Flower Wreath DIY


  • Budget-Friendly Coffee Filter Flower Wreath DIY

  • One of our DIY projects is featured on DIY Lifestyle Magazine this month! Thank you for featuring some of our work! This wreath is just perfect for so many different occasions. We’re talking baby and bridal showers, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s … Continue reading


  • The Sunniest Cupcake Ever


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  • One of my absolute favorite flowers is the sunflower and so this sunflower cupcake seriously stopped me in my tracks! These are just so cute for a birthday, shower, wedding or any event really.  Don’t you love this fabulous Pinterest … Continue reading


  • Something Borrowed, Something Blue


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  • Welcome to our March Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Spring 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 through … Continue reading


  • Stampin’ Up! Spring Card Ideas and Inspiration


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  •   Welcome to the March Pals Blog Hop where we are celebrating spring. This month we are featuring spring related projects for Mother’s Day, Easter or any other occasion that celebrates winter coming to an end. You may just be … Continue reading


  • Fabulous Groom Gift … and a little something blue too?


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  • The Pinterest find for this week is a stunning, classic watch for your future husband!  We think this watch would be a great surprise for the groom from his sweet bride-to-be!  Not only do we love the watch, but we also love … Continue reading


  • The Appetizer of the Summer



  • The first food that pops into my head when I think about summer in the south is….. watermelon!  Watermelon is definitely the fruit of the summer in Georgia.  We think these watermelon appetizers shown below are perfect for any party, wedding, or event … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week :: Wedding Weekend Itinerary



  • The Pinterest find of this week is a detailed schedule for your wedding party! We love organization, and what better way to stay organized on your wedding weekend with this beautiful itinerary!  Let your friends, family and bridal party know … Continue reading


  • Milk and Cookies? Yes, Please!


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  • The Pinterest find of the week is having cookies and milk for children at your party!  We love this idea because it is not limited to just one event.  Cookies and Milk can be served to kids at Weddings, New … Continue reading


  • What I love about SU!


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  • Welcome to the February Pals Blog Hop! This month we are sharing what we love – our favorite Stampin’ Up! products and our favorite crafting techniques. You may just be starting the blog hop, or you may have come from Jackie … Continue reading


  • The Perfect Bridesmaid {or Hostess} Gift You Can Make!


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  • The Pinterest find of the week is a DIY monogrammed bag! We have the perfect bag for your bridesmaids to use long after your wedding is over.  (This is also a fabulous gift you can create to thank a hostess … Continue reading


  • A Candy Table for All Ages!



  • A fun trend that is still quite popular for weddings and events alike are candy tables and buffets!  This idea is simple and SWEET!  Your candy table will be a definite hit no matter the age of your guests! And we just love … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week :: Old Trends Made New Again


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  • Your moms may remember better this trend people like Martha Stewart made popular over a decade ago, but we’re seeing this trend made new once again. It just has that perfect spring (or summer!) feel to it! This idea is … Continue reading


  • Fun Alternatives to the Traditional Guestbook



  • If you are leaning away from the traditional guestbook, then we have found a few ideas for you! At times, a guestbook is typically put in a box and never looked at again after the wedding.  We want you to … Continue reading


  • A Crafty Valentine Party for Kiddos


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  • It has become an annual tradition in our home to host a craft Valentine card-making party for my daughter Reese and her friends. This year was a lot of fun once again. Enjoy the pictures, details, and crafts below to … 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


  • 3 Ways to Get You Organized Planning Your Wedding (Plus 39 more articles from other wedding pros)



  • Welcome to our very first Blog Hop for 2015! This month we want to help you start the year off by getting organized as you’re planning your wedding or event. Get ready for some great ideas to help you reduce … Continue reading


  • Classic Ways to Use Baby’s Breath in Your Wedding



  • Because baby’s breath is still a huge trend, we wanted to share several ways to incorporate it into your wedding day in a classic way that will still look timeless after the trend has faded. 1. This baby’s breath wreath would look perfect … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week


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  • 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


  • 6 Spring Wedding Reception Centerpieces We Love!


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  • One of the biggest part of planning your wedding is deciding on the floral arrangements.  From cost effective to extravagant, we have found six centerpieces you will absolutely love (we do)!  These colors are so bright and fun, and the … Continue reading


  • 2015 Couples’ Choice Award


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  • Woohoo!! It’s that time again and we were voted once again….. WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® recipients represent the top five percent of wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Thank you to our … Continue reading


  • How to Make Sheet Music Angel Ornaments


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  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Welcome to the last Pals Blog Hop of 2014. This month we want to help you start your holiday wish list by sharing projects featuring our favorite Stampin’ Up! papers, stamps, tools … Continue reading


  • Thanksgiving Craft- DIY Give Thanks Cards


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  • Welcome to the November Pals Blog Hop, we are thankful you stopped by.  This month we are showcasing projects that show our thanks, including both thank you and Thanksgiving themed projects. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Considering Pearls for the Big Day?


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  • Many brides wear pearls on the big day. As well as the mothers of the bride and groom, grandmothers of the bride and groom as well as the bridal party! It’s also become a wonderful tradition for many brides to … Continue reading


  • Monster Mash Themed Kids Birthday Party


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  • My daughter’s birthday is always fun for me to plan every year. We have a great time coming up with a fun theme and getting creative together. Reese loves to help make the crafts and details and be a part … Continue reading


  • For the love of Succulents


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  • 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