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Host a Ladies Night Dinner Party

This post was sponsored by Skinnygirl® Cocktails. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! Back in March when I was in New York at the Skinnygirl® Cocktails Influencer Summit along with a bunch of other awesome ladies, we had the opportunity to take a really fun cooking class and enjoy lunch together …

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A Pretty Outdoor Fall Dinner Party

I’m crazy about a good dinner party. Lately we’ve had about zero opportunity to even think about hosting a dinner party, because of our crazy busy summer (you know, that whole song and dance you’ve already heard before.) That said, we’re hoping to finally invite a bunch of friends over in a few weeks for …

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Loving Gold Table Settings

Lately I’ve really been loving gorgeous table settings, in particular those that boast stunning golden details. There is just something so timeless and glamorous about gold flatware and gold-dipped glasses, don’t you think? What I love about this look is that it can go completely glam or just add a soft bit of shimmery sheen …

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An Al Fresco Birthday Dinner Party

I love this dinner party that Savannah of Ava Grace Photography planned in honor of her husband Philip’s 26th birthday. An intimate celebration complete with a seven course French dinner prepared by Savannah herself, the guests dined al fresco at a big farm table under strings of lights. I love the casual elegance of this …

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DIY Colorblock Napkin Rings

Hey loves! It’s Chelsea from Lovely Indeed, with the first in a series of DIY posts about putting together an absolutely awesome dinner party table setting. Over the next few weeks I’ll hit you with tips for everything from the place cards to the centerpieces, but today we’re starting with some killer colorblock napkin rings. Supplies …

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DIY Metallic Glitter Chargers

I loved the great metallic charges in this morning’s Inspired Creations entry from Bella Rains Garden Studio and Lavender & Twine. Roya of Bella Rains Garden Studio took an inexpensive plastic charger (easily found at places like Marshall’s, TJMaxx and HomeGoods) and created something really beautiful with the simplest of DIY projects. Use this idea …

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