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Everett’s First Birthday Party…

It’s been a year since this sweet Everett boy was born and I shared his birth announcements here on the TomKat blog, so naturally I had to come back and share his first birthday party. I am so fortunate to get a first hand look at Kim’s party styling expertise while shooting for the TomKat Studio–because honestly, planning and hosting my own parties is a


Rockwell’s Western Birthday Party…

We absolutely adore this Western shindig hosted by our friend, Summer Bellessa of The Girls with Glasses! Her son, Rockwell recently turned four and she gathered up friends for a fun evening at Rockin R Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona. She came by our brick + mortar shop and picked out a few fun party supplies for the celebration! So darling, right? A big thank you to Summer


Local Love in Bloom Event…

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a fabulous event, Local Love in Bloom at Found, the beautiful shop that we share space with. Kristin Alber, owner of Found and founder of Restyle Source is all about promoting local businesses. With Local Love Week in full effect last week, she put together this gorgeous event for a small group of lovely ladies. It was

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Black + White First Birthday Party…

We are so excited to share this adorable black + white first birthday party styled by The Swank Social + Amanda from Lily + Spice Interiors with you today! All of the details are absolutely darling! We are so thrilled they used some of our pretty party supplies for the celebration. Check out all of the gorgeous photos and find the full vendor list at the end of this post!


New Year’s Eve Party + Cricut Explore Giveaway…

We recently styled this New Year’s Eve celebration using the Cricut Explore™ and are so excited to share the projects with you today! This was our first time utilizing the new Cricut® “Print Then Cut” function and you are going to LOVE it! When I met with the fabulous team at Cricut last year, one of the first things I asked was when would they have the

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Strawberry Pie Cake …

Our sweet friend, Carrie from The Cake Blog created this gorgeous Strawberry Pie Cake and we bet it is as delicious as it looks! Perfect for a Strawberry Party or for any summer celebration for that matter. We can’t wait to find out how she made it so smooth and created those cute flecks! Get Carrie’s recipe here! Looking for more strawberry party inspiration and recipes?  Check out our Strawberry Party Pinterest Board!

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Anniversary Celebration…

Hello all! It’s Joanna! Today I am sharing something different, but equally as exciting as a new recipe. Since my husband and I are celebrating our 10-year wedding anniversary this month, I thought it would be wonderful to style a romantic buffet that will inspire others to recreate at home. Luckily for me, two of my favorite people joined in to help us honor the

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Cricut Explore Giveaway + Party Collection…

We recently created this red, white and blue party using the Cricut Explore™ and so many of the projects would be perfect for the 4th of July! This “star” party could be used for celebrating your sports star, rock star or classroom super star! Just change up the colors of cardstock you cut to create your own take on a “star” party! Start by creating a

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Great Cake Decorating…

This rainbow heart cake is one of my all-time favorite cakes! The original design (above) was created by the fabulous cake designer, Erin of Wild Orchid Baking and you may remember, Kate’s birthday cake last year was totally inspired by it! My local baker, Bonnie from Inspired Sugar did a beautiful job replicating Erin’s design (below). I am so excited to report that Erin just published


Eat More Dessert…

Eat more dessert? Absolutely, I’d love to! Such a great name for our friend, Jenny’s new book that is all about creating gorgeous dessert tables! I have been following Jenny’s work after discovering this incredible holiday party a few years ago. Since then, she connected with Tori Spelling and is now baking and creating dessert tables for a long list of celebrities! (So cool!) Jenny’s


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake :: Slow Cooker Recipe

Have you ever made a dessert in a slow cooker? I never have, but I always wanted to try one! Bella Housewares recently asked us to try out a slow cooker from the gorgeous Linea Collection. I’ve seen the Bella line locally and love the amazing colors these appliances come in. I opted for the gray model, just to be sure it coordinates with all of


Operation Shower at The Phoenix Open :: Love is in the Air

We are so excited to be styling this year’s Operation Shower event here at the Phoenix Open! I promised myself that I would share last year’s event before this year’s event happens, which is on 1/28. (just in the nick of time!) I can’t believe it took me a year to get it posted here on the blog, especially because I am so proud of