Category: Inspiration Photos

Where do you get your inspiration?

Where do you get your inspiration? From Anne Taintor, evidently.   And why this photo? (Answer buried in post.)   I'm asked that ALL the time and it's probably a VERY gracious way of people asking what's happening in my head and is everything ok? It might bubble up because I'm so curious about everyone else's […]

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That Special Touch

For those of you who are starting the search for that stand-out wedding, that unique invitation…that perfect EVERYTHING…here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing. These vintage wedding invitations from www.etsy.com/shop/ellothere are different from what you normally see out there. Could be perfect for a music lover for sure, but there's something so cool […]

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Gaining Inspiration From The French

There are no words for this funky, quirky, and fresh line of designs from ibride.com. Everything is breathtaking…including the website. Take 10 minutes to sit down and click on this link. Inspiration is everywhere. A friend of ours, Concetta at Antico Fine Art Gallery www.anticofineart.com is featuring some amazing pieces. The word ibride itself is […]

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How to Design Perfect Inspiration Boards

People are always asking me how I piece my events together. When it comes to creating inspiration, what better than an “Inspiration Board” to get the juices flowing?! We happen to have a very elaborate and funky Halloween event on the horizon. The theme is “Dark Shadows”. Think Gothic mansion with a kitschy 70’s twist. […]

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DIY Shiny New Cake Stands!

Want to make your own cake stands? The Party Goddess! did just that for a recent shower (full story coming soon), and we ended up with some ah-mazing designs! We took a trip down to Goodwill and bought old crystal dishes, heavy wine glasses, and vases…anything that could be glued together to form a stand. […]

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Express Yourself!

Save-the-Dates and wedding invites are no longer cookie-cutter or nondescript. Brides have begun to express themselves and find ways to incorporate their true personalities into every facet of the planning. Take these amazing invites from www.100layercake.com and designed by thoughtfulday.com If these beauties say anything about the type of wedding they’re going to have, then […]

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Lemon Fresh Parties!

Nothing says “fresh” like bright, yellow lemons. Now that spring is upon us, it’s time to begin brainstorming ideas for that fabulous soiree. With “Fresh” being the theme, I went with Martha Stewart’s Little Lemon Souffles for a touch of inspiration. For the full low-down on cooking instructions, click on this link: www.marthastewart.com   All […]

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Mini Bites!

Whether your next party is going to be a lunch, brunch, or dinner, you can always add some excitement by preparing mini bites for guests to munch on. Aside from the fact that they’re easier to eat while schmoozing with the crowd, they’re also just so darn cute. Sometimes you want your friends and family […]

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Dumpster Diving Fun!

Yesterday, I rounded up my creative team for our upcoming Halloween event (see post here) and we headed down to Trash for Teaching!  We were lucky to get a tour of T4T’s new location in Gardena and learn exactly what their company is all about. They are such a fabulous team and doing an awesome […]

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5 Fun Floral Decor Ideas

Gorgeous flowers are at the heart of sophisticated and elegant décor.  Carefully selected and beautifully arranged flowers set the tone and create a joyful atmosphere for guests.  Because there are so many varieties and so many ways to arrange them, flowers can define the formality or casual nature of any event. Flowers spark creativity and […]

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