Halloween Recap: Fun Decor & Yummy Treats

Halloween Inspiration Recap & Dessert Appetizer Buffet Table

Halloween was a blast! I thought I’d share a few pictures on the details of the event (and a follow-up on my ‘dead floral arrangements’… as promised). My apologies in advance for the sub-par pictures, I snapped as many as I could before the sun finally set (oh, winter!).

Friends filled in the table with all sorts of yummy treats for the evening… but here’s the start of our appetizer/dessert buffet.

Halloween Lion

And my puppy as the King of the Jungle. Roar. He was such a sport to wear his homemade mane all night long!

Halloween Dead Floral Arrangements

Follow the jump for more party pics from our Halloween evening!

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*Giveaway* Favor Affair Gift Certificate!

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Happy Monday, everyone! Favor Affair surprised me with a wonderful $25 gift card giveaway to pass on to a lucky winner! I pulled some of my favorite themed centerpieces & favors to share here, and was so excited when I came across these amazing brownie pops (Christmas ornaments?!? so clever)!

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Check out their adorable favors for every festivity: baby & bridal showers, birthdays, weddings, graduations, girl’s night out! I especially love these giant colorful parasols for an outdoor garden party:

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And these beautiful mint julep vases — wouldn’t they be perfect for a lovely vintage shower:

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And check out these neat lanterns for a casual, organic event:

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Entering is easy… just leave a comment here on your favorite party favors! Giveaway will close on Friday, November 6, at midnight PST.

Follow the jump for more great ideas, including custom labels and Thanksgiving inspiration!

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Friday Guest Blog Interview: TomKat Studio!

Guest Blog Interview: TomKat Studios!

I’m so excited for today’s feature!! Kim, of TomKat Studio, is a true ‘mom-preneur': she runs a fabulous blog, an adorable Etsy shop and was recently the ‘Mama Power’ feature in one of Arizona’s top city magazines! Even TomKat is derived from her two little ones, Tommy + Kate. So when I asked if she wouldn’t mind sharing her favorite entertaining design & trend secrets… I was so excited for her ‘yes!’

If you haven’t heard of the DIY diva, you must check her amazing style out — I would include her among my favorite inspirations, especially in the paper genre (check out her Etsy site and you’ll know what I mean!). I asked Kim if she would share her recent Halloween projects from a custom dessert buffet (featured in the Houston news! Check out the clip!) as part of our {Halloween Feature Friday Guest Blog Interview!}

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TomKat offers daily inspiration for creative entertaining, with a knack for truly adorable children’s parties. Read Kim’s answers to our four PDB questions… and be inspired!

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