How to Create Your Own Bistro Setting


Showing our couples and readers how to bring to life unexpected elements, dream up unique timelines and incorporate feelings and emotions in their celebration is something we pride ourselves on. Planning parties and weddings is the core of our business and we are always challenging ourselves and our clients to dream and to think differently. […]

On Just Saying No

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We’ve been doing what we do for nearly a decade now and we’re constantly balancing, walking a tight rope between the core of what we do: event planning and design, and elements that support our business. Enter: blogging {we pen a wedding blog, too}, social media: Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, and so on. Not to […]

Effortless Entertaining with Muffin Tins!

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We love coming up with fresh ways for entertaining guests at our client bashes and our own dinner parties and celebrations. There’s something so fun about hearing guests ooh and aah about simple ideas that are entirely creative and festive. Muffin tins are one of those household items that usually have one purpose: baking. We’ve […]

Make It: Indoor Winter Terrarium


We’ve reached that time of year when the winter days grace us with their pastel presence, the sunlight is dancing just a bit longer and the ground is still frozen much of the day. Yet, springtime is on the horizon and it’s one of our favorite turns in time: with crocuses and daffodils budding and trees showing their green blooms. As […]

DIY Paper Heart Glass Markers

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Paper hearts are one of those staple Valentine’s Day items we kinda think you just need. They bring back fuzzy thoughts of received Valentines as kids from classmates and our parents and grandparents. Adorned with fuzzy stickers, candy hearts, glitter galore and hand written notes, paper hearts can be so versatile and decorated, yet they […]

DIY Key to My Heart Garland

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Late winter and springtime holidays seem to bring out the kids in us; we get to play with glitter and make paper hearts, hunt for shamrocks and pastel colored eggs and and enjoy baskets of candy and magical goodies! We usually celebrate Valentine’s Day with a delicious dinner cooked at home and a relaxing evening spent […]

Cozy Winter Gift Idea: Tea in a Jar

winter tea gift jar

We’ve been really enjoying the especially chilly and crisp weather in the Pacific Northwest. While temperatures have dipped into the teens overnight, the days have been clear and lovely, with those soft pastel hues dancing across the late afternoon sky as the sun falls beneath the trees. It’s the perfect time of year to regroup […]

Fun with Hpnotiq and Prim & Prep

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hpnotiq for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you see our 14 makeup tips from Blush Makeup Artistry earlier today? Well we're continuing to roll out the ruffled carpet for you brides-to-be today with an inside scoop on Prim & Prep. Hpnotiq has a super fun […]