Archive | June, 2011

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP | June 30, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Spring Garden Sweet and Savory Table

Garden table flowers

This wonderful garden themed table was designed by Kreavie for a Sweet 16 birthday party. You could recycle the concept for a baby shower or a toddler birthday. The mix of sweet and savory food provides an occasion to be more creative with the food presentation. Details that are worth stealing are the chocolate cupcake in [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | June 30, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

A Round-Up of 4th of July Party Free Printables


This post started when Emily Henning of Seaside Creative contacted me to submit her Fourth of July printable cupcake toppers and food tent cards. I particularly like that she played with the shades of blue and red. I went on a hunt to find more party decor items that will go well with her look. I [...]

SPONSORED POST | June 29, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

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ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP | June 29, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Creatively Unique Placemats

Bella Maniera placemats

If you are looking for new ways to infuse a sense of unexpected to your tabletop, let me suggest that you use placemats with artistic patterns that slightly vary from one placemat to the next. You can draw the patterns or look for the French design placemats. 48 heures is a collection of trompe-l’oeil illustrations [...]


June 27, 2011 | by Kim

Little Box Man Party Theme and Activities

crossing the log by Anton Tang

Admiring these beautiful artistic pictures featuring a little box man gave me the idea for an awesome way to entertain the kids [...]

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June 27, 2011 | by Kim

Vintage WWII’s Fourth of July Dessert...

Vintage 4th of July dessert table

The 4th of July dessert table styled by Marcie of Celebrating the Moments is absolutely gorgeous. She decided to craft a theme [...]


June 25, 2011 | by Kim

Refreshing Summer Cocktails with 3 Ingredients

summer cocktails with 3 ingredients or less

I am always on the look out for tasty summer drinks. The New Times asked mixologists to share a summer cocktail with [...]

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June 24, 2011 | by Heather

New Uses for Old Things: Baking Sheet Magnet...

Baking Sheet Magnet Board

Yesterday’s easy end-of-the-year teacher gift project got me thinking about everything else that comes with the end of the school year: piles [...]

FAMILY, LIVING with kids

June 23, 2011 | by Heather

A Refreshing Gift for Teachers

teacher gift lemonade drink flags kids craft

The school year is winding down, and if your kids aren’t already singing “no more pencils, no more books…” they will be [...]


June 21, 2011 | by Kim

Babycakes Cake Pop Maker

babycakes cake pop maker

Cake pops seems more festive than cupcakes. And it allow you to eat less. This $25 gadget will make it easy to [...]


June 21, 2011 | by Heather

Shower Them With An Ice Cream Party

ice cream sundae bar vintage outdoor party shower

Not only is today the official start of summer, it’s the official start of shower season, when busy bridal parties fête the [...]

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FAMILY, LIVING with kids

June 18, 2011 | by Kim

A Lot Happened in 3 Months | Being a...


I can’t believe that my little baby son is already 3 months old (he reached it last week). I met lately a [...]

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