Spring Peach Blossoms and Ribbon Bridal Shower Party Ideas

Did you know that March 3 is Peach Blossom Day? Or that February 28 is Floral Design Day?

That’s ok, I didn’t either. But after finding out that the two holidays were so close to each other, I thought, why not combine the two? They do go hand in hand.

And with that idea in mind, I put together this springtime peach blossom bridal shower party idea board with accents of flowy ribbon and fabric strands to balance out the organic nature of the flowers and food. This is a very soft and feminine soiree, just like the peach blossoms celebrated- and absolutely perfect for a springtime bridal shower.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Spring Peach Blossoms and Ribbon Bridal Shower Party Ideas

Spring Peach Blossoms and Ribbon Bridal Shower Party Ideas

 

Be sure to stop by where each of these images were found:

Peach Filled Cake with Dulce de Leche Buttercream Recipe – shared by Smells Like Home

Pink Maison Stock Flowers – shared by Maria Starzyk on Flickr

Country Chic Peach Blossom Bridal Shower Invitation – created and sold by LifeOnPurpose on Etsy

Peach, Pink, and Gold Ribbon Chandelier – shared by Maine Season Events on WeddingWire

Peach Pashmina Guest Wrap Party Favor – shared on Bridal Musings

Haru’s Cherry Blossom Cocktail – recipe shared by Polka Dot Made Weddings

Coral Verbena Stems Table Settings – shared on EAB Designs

Blush, Nude, Rose Quartz, Peach, with Silver Sparkle Sequin Fabric Ribbon Backdrop – created and sold by ohMYcharley on Etsy

Whimsical Floral Menus – created and sold by BoJackStudios on Etsy

Peach and Pink Flowers in Mason Jars – spotted on Pinterest

Blush, Peach, and Emerald Wedding Centerpiece – shared on Wedding Sparrow

Rosette Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies – recipe and tutorial shared by Simply Suzanne’s

Spring Blossom Bridal Shower Date Jar Card Printable – created and sold by MaggieJDesigns on Etsy

Did you know that March 3 is Peach Blossom Day? Or that February 28 is Floral Design Day?

Pink Rose Quartz Spring Wedding

Oh la la! This week I present to you a spring wedding in milky shades of pink Rose Quartz (Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2016). I almost put together a wedding in this color family a few weeks ago when I was preparing the Soft Pink Rose Quartz Baby Birthday Party Ideas post, but couldn’t find all of the elements I was looking for.

But I kept searching, and found some perfect pictures to really capture what I am looking for in this wedding inspiration board. I wanted to put an idea board together that was soft and feminine, just like Rose Quartz, but also had the slightest touches of natural wood elements, balanced out by light amounts of dangling crystal elements.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Pink Rose Quartz Spring Wedding

Pink Rose Quartz Spring Wedding

Be sure to stop by and visit where I found each of these elements:

Pink and White Wedding Favor Rose Magnets – created and sold by EtenIren on Etsy

Pink Rose Heart Shaped Wreath Wedding Chair Decorations – share by Bridal Musings

Light Pink Roses and Carnation Wedding Bouquet with Crystals – share in The Vault of Style Me Pretty

Pink Rose Printable Wedding Invitation Suite – created and sold by GardenofLovebyFarrah on Etsy

Light Pink Rose Petal Wedding Aisle Runway – shared on Style Me Pretty

Pink Velvet Cake – recipe shared by I Am Baker

Pale Pink Floral and Ivory Wedding Chuppah / Alter – shared by Andrea Eppolito Weddings & Events

Flowy Pink Chair Cover Decorations – shared by Elegant Wedding

Pink Hydrangeas, Roses and Eucalyptus Filled Urns – shared on Elizabeth Anne Designs

Crystal, Roses and Vines Tablescape – shared in a roundup post on ModWedding

Large Folk Art Heart Cookies in Pink – created and sold by MarinoldCakes on Etsy

Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail – recipe shared on Lauren Conrad

Pink Rose Cupcake – shared by Vesna on Catch My Party

What is your idea of a perfect springtime wedding?

Sweets for Your Sweetie – Valentine’s Day Dessert Soiree Ideas

What is it about Valentine’s Day that makes everything have to be sugar coated? Fruit? Muffins? Exchanged words? EVERYTHING just has a sweetness to it, which –don’t get me wrong- it’s welcomed, but it can sometimes borderline on TOO much. And I’m sure for some people, at some point, it is too much. But sometimes, everything is just perfect and that extra sweetness just works perfectly and is welcomed with open arms.

Enough about sweets……yeah who am I kidding. That should have read: SO BRING ON THE SWEETS!

Sweets are the hero of this week party idea board for Valentine’s Day. This soiree can be scaled up or down in size for all sorts of events, though my favorite would be a stay at home bake-a-thon with your sweetie, whipping up one scrumptious dessert after the other, and enjoying the creations that you made together. But hearts are universal, and are easily included in themed baby showers, bridal parties, girl’s night, or even a festive family and friends gathering.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Sweets for Your Sweetie - Valentine's Day Dessert Soiree Ideas

Sweets for Your Sweetie – Valentine’s Day Dessert Soiree Ideas

If you find yourself in need of some clever Valentine’s Day inspired breakfast ideas, check out my post covering what I believe to be the perfect Valentine’s Day breakfast.

Be sure to stop by and say hi to all these great sources of inspiration and tutorials for this week’s idea board:

Strawberry Hearts Valentine Snacks – tutorial shared by Modern Parents Messy Kids

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Heart Cake Surprise Cake – tutorial and recipe shared on Mom Loves Baking

Red Sugar Rimmed Cocktails – shared on Bird’s Party

Sweet Cherry Pie Pastry Envelope – recipe and tutorial shared by Liz Bushong

Valentine Gourmet Chocolate Caramel Apples – created and sold by BigBearChocolates on Etsy

Candy Hearts Table Décorspotted on Pinterest

Valentine’s Popcorn White Chocolate Popcorn – recipe shared by Gimme Some Oven

Red Hearts Valentine’s Day Décor – shared on Advice from a Twenty Something

Strawberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting – recipe shared by Life, Love and Sugar

DIY Valentine’s Day Table Candy Décor – tutorial shared by The DIY Dish

Valentine’s Day Balloon Heart –tutorial shared by The House That Lars Built

Red and White Valentine’s Day Place Setting – shared by Pier 1 Imports on Pinterest

Candy and Tulips Table Centerpiece – shared in a roundup post by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

Valentine’s Day: do you love it or hate it?

Soft Rose Quartz Pink – Baby Birthday Party Ideas

Cuteness incoming!

Yup, that’s right. Cute, baby smashing birthday party ideas are in this post.

Not to mention….TRENDY ideas. This week’s inspiration was of course, the other color of the year – Rose Quartz. I had to! Last week I shared an over the top Serenity blue wedding. If you missed it, check it out here. I’m going to keep this week’s introduction short and sweet – just like this party inspiration.

Here’s what I had in mind for this soft, rose quartz inspired baby birthday party:

Soft Rose Quartz Pink - Baby Birthday Party Ideas

Be sure to check out where I found each of these images:

Soft Rose Quartz Floral Rose Birthday Number One – shared on Kara’s Party Ideas

Amazing Pink Rose Cake – shared via Violeta Glace V on Catch My Party

Soft Pink and White Birthday Cake Smash Set Up – shared on Jeneanne Ericsson

Oversized Paper Roses Backdrop in White and Rose Quartz – shared by Modern Luxury Brides California

Girl’s First Birthday ONE Party Invitation with Watercolor Roses – created and sold by SimplySweetPrintShop on Etsy

Are you a fan of baby cake smashing parties?

Purple and Orange Orchid Wedding Ideas

Is it winter yet?

Honestly, the weather we have been having here in Florida makes me second guess what my calendar has been telling me. It’s hot, humid, and generally pretty sunny out. It’s hard to imagine some of the fall idea boards I’ve been sharing the last few weeks in a tropical climate like this.

Naturally, I had to wonder what would be a tropical friendly fall wedding look like? Here’s what I had in mind:

Purple and Orange Orchid Wedding Ideas

As you can tell, lots of orange orchids with purple accents are what I went with.

Be sure to see where I found all of these inspirational images at:

Purple and Orange Orchid Cupcakes – shared on The Cupcake Blog

Orange and Pink Orchid Bouquet – spotted on Pinterest

Purple Orchid and Tropical Chair Covers with Purple Drapery – spotted on Pinterest

Tropical Floral Modern Décor – spotted on Pinterest

Purple Tropical Tablescape with Orange Flowers – spotted on Pinterest

Hot Pink and Orange Orchid Cake – shared in a round up post by Calligraphy By Jennifer

Submerged Orange Orchid Centerpieces with Candles – shared on Bridal Guide

Orchid and Calla Lily Boutonniere – available from DebbiCoFlowers.com

Could you see this as a fall wedding in the tropics?

Hot Pink and Orange Summer Wedding Ideas

Looking for some inspiration for a modern summer wedding? Look no further then this bright and bold inspiration board. Beach side or on the yard, this hot pink and orange combination creates a lively and high energy celebratory mood. Here’s what I had in mind:

Hot Pink and Orange Summer Wedding Ideas

Hot Pink and Orange Summer Wedding Ideas

See where I found all of these inspirational images:

Wedding Aisle and Alter Decor in Orange and Pink Roses – shared by Celebrate Flowers and Invitations

Wedding Aisle and Alter Decor in Orange and Pink Roses – shared by Celebrate Flowers and Invitations

Wedding Aisle and Alter Decor in Orange and Pink Roses – shared by Celebrate Flowers and Invitations

Orange and White Lounge Area Tents – shared on Inspired by This

Orange and White Lounge Area Tents – shared on Inspired by This

Orange and White Lounge Area Tents – shared on Inspired by This

Pink and Orange Tiered Wedding Cake – shared by ModWedding

Pink and Orange Tiered Wedding Cake – shared by ModWedding

Pink and Orange Tiered Wedding Cake – shared by ModWedding

Floating Pink Flower Water Décor – featured on PopSugar

Floating Pink Flower Water Décor – featured on PopSugar

Floating Pink Flower Water Décor – featured on PopSugar

Luxurious Pink and Orange Lounge Tent – spotted on The Bridal Detective

Luxurious Pink and Orange Lounge Tent – spotted on The Bridal Detective

Luxurious Pink and Orange Lounge Tent – spotted on The Bridal Detective

Pink and Orange Lily Wedding Bouquet – shared by Simple Maui Weddings

Pink and Orange Lily Wedding Bouquet – shared by Simple Maui Weddings

Pink and Orange Lily Wedding Bouquet – shared by Simple Maui Weddings

 

Looking for more pink summer wedding ideas? Check out this HOT HOT HOT pink wedding inspiration board I shared last year.

What do you think about the combination of a bright pink and orange like this for a summer wedding?

Pink + Lime Green – Paisley Summer Party Ideas

Textures. Patterns. Layers. Those are some of my absolute favorite design elements to work with when coming up with themes for events. I love playing with the sizes and colors of these elements to create dynamic design concepts that pop. This week I’m channeling a little Lily Pultizer, a little southern charm, and a little inner girly girl.

This is what I’m going for:

Pink + Lime Green – Paisley Summer Party Ideas

Pink + Lime Green – Paisley Summer Party Ideas

Here’s where I found all of these incredible products:

Pink Paisley Baby Shower Digital Invitation – made by digibuddhaPaperie on Etsy

Pink Paisley Baby Shower Digital Invitation – made by digibuddhaPaperie on Etsy

Pink Paisley Baby Shower Digital Invitation – made by digibuddhaPaperie on Etsy

Multi-layer Pastel Colored Roses Cake – shared on Cakes and Cupcakes Mumbai

Multi-layer Pastel Colored Roses Cake – shared on Cakes and Cupcakes Mumbai

Multi-layer Pastel Colored Roses Cake – shared on Cakes and Cupcakes Mumbai

Green and Pink Paisley Cookies – shared on Simply Bloom by Joy McMillan

Green and Pink Paisley Cookies – shared on Simply Bloom by Joy McMillan

Green and Pink Paisley Cookies – shared on Simply Bloom by Joy McMillan

Hydrangeas Tablescape with Pink and Green Tablecloth – shared in a roundup post on Weddingomania

Hydrangeas Tablescape with Pink and Green Tablecloth – shared in a roundup post on Weddingomania

Hydrangeas Tablescape with Pink and Green Tablecloth – shared in a roundup post on Weddingomania

Pink Flowers on Green Grass Tablescape Décor – shared on P Is For Party

Pink Flowers on Green Grass Tablescape Décor – shared on P Is For Party

Pink Flowers on Green Grass Tablescape Décor – shared on P Is For Party

Pink Paisley Butterfly in a Grass Centerpiece – spotted on Pinterest

Pink Paisley Butterfly in a Grass Centerpiece – spotted on Pinterest

Pink Paisley Butterfly in a Grass Centerpiece – spotted on Pinterest

Who do you know who would love to throw a party like this? Would you?

Pale Pink Rose Baby Shower

I often wonder if I would do well living in a climate other than Florida. We have pretty much one season: summer. Sometimes it’s a little cooler, but only for short bursts of time, and even then we could still lay out and get sun if we wanted to. We never really have that “Spring” revival of color. Everything is green year round and always growing.

For whatever reason I can’t help to think this week’s idea board would do exceedingly well in a setting that was actually still getting out of winter. Somewhere where this pale pink would really pop. You can’t really go wrong with pale pink roses for a baby shower, especially not this time of year.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Pale Pink Rose Baby Shower

Pale Pink Rose Baby Shower

Be sure to check out where I found all of this week’s inspirational images:

Pink Rose Croquembouche Tower – shared on The Little Big Company

Pink Rose Croquembouche Tower – shared on The Little Big Company

Pink Rose Croquembouche Tower – shared on The Little Big Company

Pink Rose Bush Party Favor – shared by Pizzazzerie

Pink Rose Bush Party Favor – shared by Pizzazzerie

Pink Rose Bush Party Favor – shared by Pizzazzerie

Rose Rolled Paper Napkin Fold – shared on Brit + Co

Rose Rolled Paper Napkin Fold – shared on Brit + Co

Rose Rolled Paper Napkin Fold – shared on Brit + Co

Rose Cake Pops – made by Sweet Empire

Rose Cake Pops – made by Sweet Empire

Rose Cake Pops – made by Sweet Empire

Pink Roses and Light Blue Baby Shower Invite Printable – made by MommiesInk on Etsy

Pink Roses and Light Blue Baby Shower Invite Printable – made by MommiesInk on Etsy

Pink Roses and Light Blue Baby Shower Invite Printable – made by MommiesInk on Etsy

Pink Floral Tablescape and Party Food Spread – shared on Anfitria

Pink Floral Tablescape and Party Food Spread – shared on Anfitria

Pink Floral Tablescape and Party Food Spread – shared on Anfitria

Rose Place Setting – shared on Style Me Pretty

Rose Place Setting – shared on Style Me Pretty

Rose Place Setting – shared on Style Me Pretty

Do you enjoy having various seasons? Or would you rather just have one year round?

Shabby Chic + Light Pink Rose – Spring Wedding Inspiration

Hello lovely ladies!

Today may be just another boring tax day, with lots of black and white, dull and repetitive tasks…… but today is also beautiful day! Or at least beautiful inspiration board day. And that’s the story I’m sticking with.

This week I’m channeling a shabby chic goddess at her spring wedding. Think lots of roses, lots of pink, lots of soft colors and super soft textures. I know you’ve likely been staring at your tax paperwork all night, so let’s just get to the pretty pictures.

Here’s what I’m thinking:

Shabby Chic & Light Pink Rose – Spring Wedding Inspiration

Shabby Chic & Light Pink Rose – Spring Wedding Inspiration

Be sure to check out where I found these beautiful images:

Light Pink Rose Bouquet – shared on Wedding Chicks

Light Pink Rose Bouquet – shared on Wedding Chicks

Light Pink Rose Bouquet – shared on Wedding Chicks

Light Pink Rose Heart Chair Décor – shared on Bridal Musings

Light Pink Rose Heart Chair Décor – shared on Bridal Musings

Light Pink Rose Heart Chair Décor – shared on Bridal Musings

Light Wood Tea Rose Invitation – made by irinisdesign on Etsy

Light Wood Tea Rose Invitation – made by irinisdesign on Etsy

Light Wood Tea Rose Invitation – made by irinisdesign on Etsy

Pink Rose and Baby’s Breath Bridesmaids Bouquet - also shared on Bridal Musings

Pink Rose and Baby’s Breath Bridesmaids Bouquet – also shared on Bridal Musings

Pink Rose and Baby’s Breath Bridesmaids Bouquet – also shared on Bridal Musings

Rose and Champagne Bucket – shared on Something Turquoise

Rose and Champagne Bucket – shared on Something Turquoise

Rose and Champagne Bucket – shared on Something Turquoise

Layered Pink Rose Wedding Cake – shared on ModWedding

Layered Pink Rose Wedding Cake – shared on ModWedding

Layered Pink Rose Wedding Cake – shared on ModWedding

Pink and White Rose and Gold Centerpiece – shared on Belle the Magazine

Pink and White Rose and Gold Centerpiece – shared on Belle the Magazine

Pink and White Rose and Gold Centerpiece – shared on Belle the Magazine

Pink Rose and Baby’s Breath Woven Crown – shared on Style Me Pretty

Pink Rose and Baby’s Breath Woven Crown – shared on Style Me Pretty

Pink Rose and Baby’s Breath Woven Crown – shared on Style Me Pretty

Pink Floral Draped Décor and Cake Display – shared on The Little Big Company

Pink Floral Draped Décor and Cake Display – shared on The Little Big Company

Pink Floral Draped Décor and Cake Display – shared on The Little Big Company

White and Pink Rose Petal Wedding Aisle Décor – shared on Style Me Pretty California

White and Pink Rose Petal Wedding Aisle Décor – shared on Style Me Pretty California

White and Pink Rose Petal Wedding Aisle Décor – shared on Style Me Pretty California

Are spring weddings a viable option for where you live, or would you have to go elsewhere for one?

Hot Pink + Gold Ladies Luncheon

Planning a summer luncheon for you and a group of ladies? Maybe you are part of an organization that hosts annual meetings over lunch. Spruce up your next luncheon with this fabulous color scheme: pink and gold!

And how cool would this floral infused hot pink and gold color scheme be paired up with a fundraiser for a local charity? I invasion this color palette at a women’s organization annual meeting, that has lunch and a fashion show. There are several trendy area boutiques and designers that attend and showcase their wares in the fashion show. Hot pink flowers adorn the stage, and of course each of the tables.

Here’s what I had in mind:

 

Hot Pink + Gold Ladies Luncheon

Hot Pink + Gold Ladies Luncheon

See where each of these images were found:

Printable Escort Card with Gold Floral Pattern – made by Oxee on Etsy

Printable Escort Card with Gold Floral Pattern – made by Oxee on Etsy

Printable Escort Card with Gold Floral Pattern – made by Oxee on Etsy

Mini Layered Cheesecakes – spotted on Pinterest

Mini Layered Cheesecakes – spotted on Pinterest

Mini Layered Cheesecakes – spotted on Pinterest

Gold Framed Menu with Flowers – spotted on Pinterest

Gold Framed Menu with Flowers – spotted on Pinterest

Gold Framed Menu with Flowers – spotted on Pinterest

Shades of Pink Tablescape – shared on Colin Cowie Weddings

Shades of Pink Tablescape – shared on Colin Cowie Weddings

Shades of Pink Tablescape – shared on Colin Cowie Weddings

Would you attend a women’s fashion show luncheon like this?