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How to Dress up a Store-Bought Cake

How to Dress up a Store-Bought Cake

As much as we’d all love to be one of those party hosts that can whip up a bakery-worthy cake from scratch, reality doesn’t always work like that. The rest of us can take pleasure in knowing that you don’t actually have to spend hours in the kitchen to create a gorgeous, party-perfect cake. With minimal effort (and a few easy tricks!) you can completely transform even the gaudiest of store-bought cakes into stunning masterpieces. Keep scrolling for tips and inspiration!

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Tips for Planning a Last-Minute Holiday Party

Tips for Planning a Last-Minute Holiday Party

It’s not too late to plan a fabulous holiday party. The key is to organize all your party-planning details into manageable steps (without forgetting anything!) No pressure, right? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Whether you’re having the whole extended family over for a large-scale holiday celebration or planning a night out with a small group of friends, here are some tips for throwing a festive (and organized!) shindig.

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5 Food Stations that Make Holiday Entertaining Effortless

DIY Food Bars

Each and every holiday calls for a fun, festive meal to celebrate (along with a bottle of bubbly—or two!) With a touch of creativity, your menu can look as good as it tastes. We recommend opting for an eye-catching, no-fuss food station that adds a little personality to your menu. Turns out, there’s no shortage of inspiration when it comes to food and beverage bars. Scroll down for our five favorite ideas for holiday gatherings!

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7 out-of-the-box Baby Shower Themes

baby shower themes

There’s certainly nothing wrong with a traditional baby shower, especially if you know the mom-to-be would appreciate a go-to classic. But if you’re looking for a theme that’s a little more out-of-the-box, we’ve rounded up some inspiration from fellow party experts to help spark your creativity!

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3 Fun and Festive Cookie Parties You’ll Love for the Holidays

Holiday Cookie Parties and Party Invitations

The best things about the holidays: parties, festive décor, friends, family, and cookies. Mix all those things together (and add a generously stocked bar cart) and you’ll have yourself a Santa-worthy soirée. We don’t blame you if you want to surround yourself with cookies all season. We’re right there with you! Turns out, there are multiple ways to achieve this (in the form of a party!) Keep scrolling to see our suggestions. read more…

Thanksgiving Theme Inspiration Made Easy With Paperless Invites

Thanksgiving Dinner Invitation Inspiration

Whether it’s your first time hosting or your fifteenth, Thanksgiving can be stressful—unless you’re one of those people who can magically have each dish ready at the same time and pull off a flawless display of festive décor. If so, cheers to you. For the rest of us, let’s take comfort in knowing there’s a wealth of inspiration to help spark that perfect Thanksgiving theme (and you can start with the invitation!) Below, we’ve put together a few of our favorite party pieces and designer invites to get you started.

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Personal Holiday and New Year’s Greetings

personalized holiday greeting messages

Whether you’re sending out your first holiday card as a married couple or spreading cheer with the newest member of your family, we have a collection of festive, fully-customizable designs to choose from. Once you find that perfect design, you can begin personalizing your message (and we can help with that too!)

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8 Uncommon Halloween Party Themes

Halloween Party themes and invites

Just because you’re too old to trick-or-treat doesn’t mean the party has to end. Get fully into the spirit and invite your adult friends to come out and play. Below, we have 8 Halloween party theme ideas (with matching invitations!) that are perfect for your spooky soirée.

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How to Host the Perfect Diwali Celebration at Home

How to Host the Perfect Diwali Celebration at Home

The Hindu holiday of Diwali marks a truly special, larger-than-life celebration that beams with joy and light. And what better way to celebrate the festival of lights than by opening your home to friends and family? It’s the perfect way to spread the aura of happiness that this auspicious holiday so beautifully represents. Below, we’ve put together 7 easy tips to help you simplify the planning process!

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5 Tips for an Eco-Chic Birthday Party

Eco chic birthday party

We have Natalie with Sustainably Chic joining us on the blog today. She’s our go-to expert for all things sustainable, especially when it comes to fashion, beauty, and lifestyle! Today, she’s here to share her top-5 tips for pulling off an eco-chic birthday party.

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