A Harry Potter Halloween Party: Part 2

When Colleen and I first started discussing having Harry Potter be our Halloween theme this year, I was very concerned about it not being creepy enough.  You see, I like my Halloween to feel quite creepy.  But Colleen assured me we could include some scary elements from Harry Potter as well.  After all, anyone who

A Harry Potter Halloween Party: Part 1

The day of hosting a party is a funny thing.  Here is how it generally goes.  You wake up early, trying to remember all of the 50 million tasks left to complete.  You run around like a headless chicken, checking off task after task.  You start to feel pretty proud of yourself, and like you

A Halloween Invitation from The Order of the Phoenix

I don’t know if you guys noticed, but our “quote of the week” has had a theme recently. Our theme for the month of October, and for our Halloween party, is none other than Harry Potter.  We have wanted to throw a Harry Potter party for many years and have been entirely too excited to

An Invitation to Tea

Several months ago, our friend Blair  from the adorable blog Blairadise asked us if we would help a little with the planning of her 30th birthday bash. We love her to bits so obviously we said yes, but the tricky thing is that she lives in South Africa.  So cool right?    She decided to

Vellum Paper Garland {DIY}

The last DIY that we are going to share from Lindsay’s shower was probably our smallest one, but I still think it had a pretty big impact.  Even better, I feel certain that I will be able to use it as decor for future events.  We first got the idea for our vellum paper garland

Colleen’s Surprise Birthday Party

This past weekend, I pulled off a little surprise 26th birthday party for Colleen.  I thought it would be fun since she has never had a surprise party.  Many of her best friends live out of town so I started by calling them to see if any of them would be able to make it.