May 2011
Piece of Cake Tutorial by dandee
I'm about to make your search for the perfect cake a WHOLE lot easier. I have seen a few tutorials lately that involved turning a plain white cake into a decorative masterpiece and today I want to share one of those tutorials with you courtesy of dandee. I love this tutorial for SO many reasons. Here are a few...Reason #1: You can easily buy (or make) a cake with white icing, stick this cake topper in and voila! Magnifique! Reason #2:  You can use this cake topper over and over and over...Reason #3:  You can coordinate the colors and words to match whatever party you're throwing.Reason [...]
Royal Wedding Graduation Party
I mentioned the day after the Royal Wedding that my sister had a graduation/Royal Wedding party and I promised pictures. Well, two weeks they are! I know, super late, but since it is technically also a graduation party I guess I'm not THAT behind. My sister invited all her friends over the night before to watch The King's Speech and then the boys left and the girls had a sleepover so they could wake up for the wedding at 4am! I set my alarm but it wasn't necessary. I was awakened by the screams of 25 high school girls in [...]
Succulent Pots DIY
So Friday was a little crazy but in case you didn't see, our 1940's photo shoot was featured on Ruffled! Today I want to share a simple DIY for making the rope pots featured on the tablescape. Materials needed:Succulent plant in plastic potRopeScissorsHot glue gun and glue sticksInstructions:Hot glue the rope around plastic pot starting at the top and making your way toward the base (see figures 1 and 2). It is easier to keep the plant inside the pot as it helps the pot maintain its shape. Be sure to push each layer of rope as close as possible to the preceding [...]
Upscale Rustic Photo Shoot | Dallas Wedding Coordinator
I am thrilled to share this photo shoot styled by myself in collaboration with Three and EE Photography! ALSO, we are being featured TODAY on Ruffled! Look for the post sometime this afternoon! We began the styling of this photo shoot with a Pearl Harbor theme in mind and gravitated towards an upscale rustic rehearsal dinner. We wanted to incorporate 1940's fashion with a modern flare and incorporate that design into the tablescape, decor and invitation/sign design as well. The use of a fishing net, boat, poles and anchor helped to set the scene for a romantic dinner by the water. [...]
Mother’s Day Printables by Skunk and Bee
If you receive Etsy emails, you may have noticed the Cinco de Mayo printables by Skunk and Bee made it in the Etsy finds email from yesterday! Congratulations Kendra!Right there!Today I want to feature her Mother's Day printables and as always, they are available in her Etsy shop! The banner is my fav and I love how she incorporated the crowns.   Cake balls in egg stands? Genius.Mom is queen! To all you mothers out there, have a happy Mother's Day! You are appreciated!!!