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The pictures are in! Roxanne + Joe were married in October at the Desmond Tutu Center (and you saw a little preview here)-- and here it is in all it's amazing glory. She's such a beautiful bride, and they are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at Create My Event
Was your weekend full of Christmas shopping, like me? Between that, the cold weather and the Christmas carols playing in the background I'm feeling in the spirit. How about you? I love this design. {It says its a printable, but... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2011 at Create My Event
I have a confession to make. I've been having an affair--with black and white. Even though I love color, and it's definitely my first love, black and white is just so clean and modern and makes a statement. I adore... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at Create My Event
Do you already know what your Thanksgiving table will look like? Or do you need some inspiration? I know I do. How about some pumpkins? {and I heart the striped tablecloth} Or how about making some of your own pumpkins?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Create My Event
We had some friends come to visit us the other weekend. The night they flew in, we invited them over for cocktails to welcome them them to the city. Since our friends came in a bit late, we kept it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at Create My Event
Hope you had a great Halloween! I'm missing my book club girls back in New York. They met this week without me-- as they should. I guess I need to find one here in DC! I'm loving this beautiful book... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2011 at Create My Event
Bored with the usual scary faces and mess of carving pumpkins? How about these dressy options... You know how I love gold polka dots: I'm thinking of trying this one myself: Ok, maybe these aren't sophisticated, but they are darn... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at Create My Event
I'm generally a modern girl, but this gorgeous baby shower (for twins!) made my heart skip a beat {via Amy Atlas}. The newspaper theme creates the rustic (I love the invites and the crossword puzzle, as well as the baby... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at Create My Event
I've moved around a lot as an adult-- maybe because I didn't as a kid. I'm totally jealous of my friends that were army brats and lived in Germany and Hawaii and Saudi Arabia before they could drive. Although maybe... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at Create My Event
The page has moved. Click here to view new location: Mac and Cheese Bar Tips and Ideas Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at Create My Event
I mentioned my friend Liza, who likes to make everything from scratch, including her own butter. So when I saw this idea of having your guests help make the butter, I thought it was a great way to get them... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2011 at Create My Event
I'm loving this sophisticated back yard party. {via The Sweetest Occasion} Until Next Week! xoxo EventLucky Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at Create My Event
My friend, Jen, and I used to work together when I lived in Orlando. We put on events together, so I completely trusted her when it came to my wedding. I asked a lot of her throughout my wedding festivities... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2011 at Create My Event
If you didn't already see the final Harry Potter movie this past weekend--- or plan to see it again-- here are some fun goodies for pre or post viewing. Some Butter Beer for drinking-- Complete with broomsticks--- Some chocolate covered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at Create My Event
I love simple surprises that create memories. As much as love big, sparkly events (and I do love them)-- small, thoughtful gestures that you plan and plot over to end in excitement and happiness-- these moments are the best. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at Create My Event
Remember the joint shower that I was throwing for my 2 colleagues, one that is getting married, one that is pregnant with her first child? (it's been busy at work lately) The party was this weekend, and even though we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Create My Event
Loving this adorable party for a mother-to-be of a boy. So modern and clean-- espically the billy balls. See more here. xoxo EventLucky Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2011 at Create My Event
The page has moved. Click here to view new location: Candy Land Party Ideas Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at Create My Event
I've mentioned that I have one colleague that is expecting her first baby, and another colleague that is getting married (yes, they are separate people, even though my husband gets confused when I talk about them). Since both of their... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Create My Event
As I carry my umbrella with me everywhere these days, I need something to cheer me up through these rainy days. So what about using this utilitarian objects as decoration? The pretty ones, of course... Beautiful inspiration! Different textures and... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at Create My Event
A friend is throwing a bridal shower for her husband's sister (the bride's brother/my friend's husband will be the "Man" of Honor). The bride loves blue, so a "something blue" theme could work nicely! Add some blue to these sweet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Create My Event
You all know about the girl I work with that is getting married, but I haven't mentioned that my other office mate is pregnant with her first! It's so fun to be around so many people with such exciting changes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Create My Event
Remember this adorable ice skating party? Well, the same mom came up with this great intergalactic party that is out of this world. There are so many handmade details. They made the planets out of paper lanterns which were wrapped... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2011 at Create My Event
Last year I suggested that my best friend Ashley have a Rock Star party for her son, Jackson. A fishing party won out -- and was totally cute. His 4th birthday is coming up, I am campaigning for a Rock... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at Create My Event
I am loving these beautiful details-- easy and sweet! Simple color palette, simple design, big impact! Until Next Week! xoxo EventLucky Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2011 at Create My Event