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Summer Essentials: A Backyard Dinner Party

Last week we talked about summer essentials for a day at the beach, and today we’re talking about backyard summer parties! I find summer entertaining so joyful and, frankly, so easy. It doesn’t take much more than food on the grill, frosty drinks and a few well-placed candles to make a crowd happy. But if …

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Shop Sweet: Summer Party Supplies

Over the last few days we’ve been talking a lot about our summer plans around here. A lot of it revolves around spending as many long lazy days together as possible, but we’re not without our fair share of summer festivities. From camping trips to birthday parties and impromptu backyard barbecues, we’ll definitely have a …

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Glamorous Wedding Style Under the Trees

So here’s the thing about the Inspired Creations Contest. I just love seeing how different teams can take the same rules (spend no more than $500; incorporate a little glitter and glam; make something beautiful) and come up with such wildly different ideas. All beautiful. All unique. Today’s entry comes from Bella Rains Garden Studio …

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Summery Black-Eyed Susan Bridal Shower

Today I couldn’t resist sharing this pretty black-eyed susan inspired bridal shower by I Am Baker featured last week on Sweet Designs. Nothing says summer like a long white cotton table runner and big mason jars filled with striking black eyed susans. The pretty homemade cakes were topped with black-eyed susans and little cookies were …

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Summery Inspiration Shoot with Marry You Me

This morning’s guest blogger, Annie Packman of Marry You Me, really needs no introduction. She’s an incredibly talented blogger with a great editorial eye and today I’m honored to have her share her very first styled inspiration shoot on The Sweetest Occasion! I am so thrilled/honored/ecstatic to be guest posting here on The Sweetest Occasion today! …

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Inspired Creations – Rooftop Picnic Wedding Ideas

Another day, another gorgeous Inspired Creations Contest entry! Today’s design is from the talented team of Catie Ronquillo Photography, After Yes Weddings, The Left-Handed Calligrapher and Emily Hudspeth, and features a gorgeous urban rooftop picnic at Off The Grid, boasting tremendous views of the Dallas skyline. For me, this shoot is all about the mix …

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