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Posts from: December 2010

Celebrating the New Year with Glitter + Gold

I’m delighted this morning to be sneaking in one final dose of holiday inspiration from the amazing Kate Martin of Beautiful Days. (Revisit Kate’s ice skating party and Christmas celebration for more of her inspired party ideas.) This holiday celebration, decked out in homemade paper chain garland and loads of sparkle and shine from glitter …

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An Elegant Wine Country Celebration

When the lovely Donna Romani of Donna Romani Events shared photos of this stunning celebration she threw for her staff to celebrate the close of their 2010 wedding season, well, let’s just say I was completely blown away. What an amazing boss! What gorgeous festivities! Each of the ladies received an invitation and was later …

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Ring in the New Year Party Printables

I’m happy to bring you one last holiday download for the 2010 holiday season today! Tricia at {every}nothing wonderful put together an incredible collection of New Year’s party printables, taking care of all of your entertaining needs this weekend. From invitations to labels to envelopes, from bunting to menus to signage to drink flags and …

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An All New The Sweetest Occasion!

Good morning, friends! I hope everyone had a lovely holiday weekend. You may have noticed that things look a little different around here and I’m really excited this morning to introduce an all new look for The Sweetest Occasion! Huge thanks are owed to Ami Price of Edit & Post (and Elizabeth Anne Designs fame) …

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A Christmas Table with Sparkle + Cheer

I love this pretty holiday table and thought it would be great last minute Christmas inspiration for those of you planning dinner or a party this weekend. A mini cake with rings of cranberries and sparkling champagne flutes are sweet and whimsical details, with festive candy cane charm sprinkled throughout. Bright red boys and holiday …

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A Pretty Winter Table

For winter weddings or holiday entertaining, I love this pretty country chic table. Simple DIY centerpieces are made from inexpensive paper bags, fresh cranberries and elegant taper candles while a mix of textured linens and plaid lend undeniable warmth and a touch of comfort. Casual sophistication shines bright with this sweet, winter fresh design, perfect …

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An Italian Country Christmas

This pretty Christmas inspiration shoot comes from a trio of talented ladies all the way from Italy this morning, and it is simply filled with sweet country Christmas ideas. A pretty buffet of Christmas desserts, stockings hung from a ladder with care, balls of colorful yarn, and beautiful embroidery hoops strung from tree boughs have …

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