Retail Therapy: AtHome Milwaukee is now open!

So this week AtHome opened here in Milwaukee (Wauwatosa’s old Kmart on Hwy 100) and I am in love. I have been following them on instagram for sometime so when I drove by and saw we were getting one, I was beyond excited. My coworker stopped there this week and told me she spent 2…

The Container Store Opens Today in Milwaukee!!!

First, I apologize for the quietness around here. The last couple weeks have been busy, plus with updating my Portfolio and being under the weather, I haven’t felt like finishing blog drafts. It was just 90 degrees last week but fall temps and highs of 60 creeped in. I’m not ready. Anyhoo, I was invited…

Monday Inspiration 7.6.15

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday. Thank you to those who take the time to comment. I really appreciate that. {Images via the glitter guide, domaine home, entouriste, beach & flickr} {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, & pinterest}

Grassy party backdrops…

A design trend I’ve noticed this year is greenery as a backdrop for photobooths or dessert tables. I love this classy elegant look to an outdoor summer wedding or party… Having a lit marquee sign or uplights will be perfect for an evening affair… This is one of my all time favorite reception lounge designs….

Fun Friday: root beer float party

I love root beer floats and like the idea of having a station at a wedding or summer party. Frankly, it doesn’t have to be a party. They can simply just use a few festive items and make the afternoon chillin at home that much better. For a camping woodsy party, use vintage items like…

Secret Garden themed parties…

Enchanted forests and secret garden themes are wonderful to celebrate nuptials or babies. You can have dinner parties or early brunches in this theme as long as you decorate with some key elements. The super large mirrors is very dramatic for a cocktail hour or reception. Ever since I seen rapper Ludacris’ wife’s baby shower…

Happy Mama’s Day…

Hope you mothers out there are enjoying your day. Here is an absolutely gorgeous tablescape and party by┬áLillian Hope Designs. See more of the deets and free printables over on Karas Party Ideas. Don’t forget to enter the flamingo pool float giveaway simply by telling me your pool party must have in this post. Picking…

Happy a cinco de mayo peeps!

If you have a colorful scarf or blanket, just fold it like a table runner… You can tie bandanas together to create easy colorful banners… Create a nachos, taco or burrito bar…

Pool Party Essentials plus Flamingo Pool Float Giveaway

This weekend the weather was beautiful and we hit our first 80 degree day yesterday. Since Memorial day is in a few weeks I figured I would compose a list of pool party essentials. Keep guest entertained by renting a projector and showing a movie at night… I think it’s a cute idea to use…

Tuesday’s Tips: gift wrap storage ideas

I know what you’re thinking….a gift wrap storage post in April….where were you in December!! Well with wedding season here, there are a ton of showers to go to, engagement parties and even baby showers and birthday parties. It’s Spring cleaning time so now is as good of a time as any to get organized…