Summer Shrimp Boil

What do you do to beat the heat when hosting a shrimp boil in the dead of Summer? Bring it inside and turn your living room into a picnic oasis. That is exactly what we did! A long table draped with navy linens lined the center of the living room. Summer florals including sunflowers flowed down a brown kraft paper table runner as the essence of a summer picnic. Galvanized buckets per placed at each…

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A Whimsical Fall Backyard Birthday Bash

This past weekend we celebrated my sister’s birthday with a little family backyard bash. However, with me being me, I would not let it be just that. I went with a whimsical fall wonderland. Since my sister loves fall and the muted earth tones, that is what I went with for the party’s palate. Mauve and cream checked flannel lined the table while gorgeous fairytale pumpkins and ivy flowed throughout. Floral arrangements of antique hydrangeas…

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End of Summer Soiree

As Labor Day Weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, I thought, what a great reason for a party. I picked a bright and fun color scheme to give the summer one last hoorah! Bright corals and greens with pops of lavender filled the tables with the life of summer. The menu was kept lite for the summer feel and pulled from some seasonal options, such as prosciutto wrapped peaches. While my favorite summer cocktail,…

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Rifle Paper Co. Inspired First Birthday Party

At the middle of April, my baby niece turned a year old. Since before she was born, we had been planning her first birthday party. We had contemplated a plethora of ideas. We wanted it to be unique and memorable, just like Lainey Grace. Finally, my sister said, “What about a Rifle Paper Co. inspired party?” I thought the theme was perfect for the spring season and would be enjoyable to plan. Along with the…

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Welcome to the Jungle, Baby!

At the beginning of March, a few friends and I had to the opportunity to shower a dear friend and her baby boy who is due to arrive this spring. The mom-to-be is decorating her nursery in a modern jungle theme, so I took that idea and ran with it. With the event theme being Jungle Safari, I wanted it to have a natural ambience. I chose a palate of emerald, white, and brown. This…

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