Jul21 Stripes and Sparkles: A Baby Shower 2014

This chic baby shower took place in North Carolina, put on by a power house team that made the event beyond fantastic! My favorite element was that everything told a story, including the doughnuts: “During month seven she turned down a doughnut.” — how could you?

Linens: Nuage Designs, Inc.
Flowers: Studio Flora Diva
Catering: The Colorful Palate & The Venue
Event Planner: Verge Events
Photography: Shoots the World

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Jun24 A Fire Station Birthday 2014

This Fire Fighter and Dalmatian themed birthday party is just so precious and the perfect fit for Alek’s second birthday, as he has a deep and undying love for his pup.  I love these kid friendly themes that are lively and colorful and a great backdrop for the celebration of life.  This party was photographed by one of our fabulous collective members, none other than Melody Melikian!
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STYLING: ANITA HAFTAVANI
CAKE AND DESSERTS: RAFI’S PASTRY

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Jun12 Wild Cake Smash 2014

For Lucas’ first birthday his mother and photographer Krista Lii had a vision for a cake celebration in the middle of nothing but nature and a cake that reflects that theme. Job well done!

Location: Toronto, Canada
Photography: Krista Lii Photography
Cake: Bloom Cake Co.
Crown: Opposite of Far
Moccasins: Freshly Picked
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May14 Beverly Hills 1st Birthday 2014

Here’s a gorgeous Korean first birthday party for Ella.  It took place in Beverly Hill and had all kinds of lovely details, including live butterflies.

Photography: Carmen Santorelli

Flowers – Floret Cadet
Balloon Artist – Party Face Magic
Caricaturist- Karen Doyle
Venue – Duplex on Third

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Apr16 First Birthday Garden Bunny 2014

Today we have a first birthday party that is perfect inspiration for an easter party, it will make you melt!!! I can’t do it justice so here’s Photographer and excellent planner of this party Michele Hart to give you the details…

“Adelyn is one!  Literally 12 months ago she was a quiet, cuddly baby in my arms that could barely keep her eyes open and now she is not only walking but running… and eating real food, and saying her first words, and pretending she is a momma to her baby doll.  I can’t even remember what 3 months ago was like.

Some people say that spending money and time on a big birthday bash is excessive but I really like doing something extra special to mark the passage of time to celebrate Adelyn.  I want her to be awe inspired and giddy with excitement all day long.  And to be surrounded by warmth, love and beauty.  This is what I came up with:

Adelyn loves animals – especially the soft cuddly ones – so I decided to have a garden bunny theme with lots of soft neural colors.  The bunnies and balloons gave the event a playful and youthful feel but the overall tone was very sophisticated and elegant.  Garden roses stole the show making appearances not only on the table but as a garland on geronimo balloons, as a cake topper, and on the back of the highchair.  The “Garden Treats” menu added to the festivities and all dishes featured carrots – except for the cottontail macaroons – and provided a light lunch for our guests.

The concept and vision really came together when I started working with lana frankel on Adelyn’s invites.  She did a beautiful job hand illustrating everything from the invites to the menus.  Erin with plum sage brought my garden vision together with the use of beautiful garden roses and greenery to make creative vocal points for the day.  calluna events worked with chairished rentals  to create a simple dinner table layout to match the rest of the decor.  mulberries cake shop made the tastly carrot cake and tee & cakes prepared the vanilla macaroons.”

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So we’re all obsessed over the floral garland so I have the most lovely news for you, Michele Hart made it and has a really helpful tutorial on her blog which you can see HERE

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Also, did you love the party hats!!! Michele Hart has a tutorial on how she made them, you can see it HERE

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