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I’ve done a few outdoor weddings and it always makes me stressed till the very end because of the weather.  This wedding forecast for yesterdays wedding was going to be hot and sunny let’s just say the temps reached 100 degrees. so I wasn’t too nervous about rain but trying to cool people off was tricky.  […]

How to Have an Outdoor Park Wedding

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Backyard Garden Wedding I’m such a nature lover, I helped with a backyard garden wedding last year and I loved every sweaty beautiful min.  It was the hottest day on record for the day we got married in June a million years ago. LOL, Who can foresee these things? Last summer I helped my dear […]

Backyard Garden wedding, with a pink romantic edge

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How to Make a Honeycomb Ball Party Swag!  Talk about a huge impact and drama with little cost!!  This giant swag made from honeycomb ball puffs and was a cinch to make.  Every year for the past few years I’ve been doing large installations for the crafting conference Snap.  We have done ombre helium balloons, paper chevron panels, […]

How to make Giant Party Decor, using Honeycomb balls.

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Mini Halloween pinata DIY     I placed these little favors at every place setting, and they were such a fun treat for all who came to my Halloween dinner.  of course, I filled them all with chocolate and candy corns all my favorite things.  I’m going to show you how to make these little […]

Mini pinata for Halloween DIY

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 Modern fall Thanksgiving table setting  I think I was born with some of my grandma Rippon’s entertaining genes in my blood. I have to say that I truly love setting a beautiful table I have a darling modern Thanksgiving table setting I’m working on now, I’m hoping I can use some of these darling pieces […]

Modern Fall Thanksgiving table setting

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It’s wedding season and I’ve never been more busy with weddings than I have been this year.  I think one of the most simple and by far the coolest wedding was this modern industrial wedding. I loved how monochromatic it was. It was so fun to sit down with the bride and her mom and […]

modern industrial wedding

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Who does’t want to go to a tropical island for a vacation?  I mean when I think of happy places that’s where my mind takes me.  So when a friends daughter was getting married in Hawaii and I was asked to help decorate a Tropical wedding shower for her I jumped at the chance.  Let […]

Tropical wedding shower

  Isn’t this bride the most beautiful?  This boho wedding has a special place in  my heart.  You see this little darling lost her mama last year and had to plan this wedding herself.  She had help from her fabulous sister and her incredible aunts.  I truly love this girl as if she were my […]

Boho wedding