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Fiesta Fashion

After making this DIY piñata costume last year, I wondered if I’d ever be able to wear it again… silly me! Cinco de Mayo could not be a more perfect occasion to don this muy fabuloso outfit. So if you’re still trying to figure out what to wear for tomorrow’s festivities, think outside the embroidered Mexican dress… read more


The Iconic Hostess :: Frida Kahlo

If you’ve been following along this week, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that tomorrow marks one of our favorite days of the year: Cinco de Mayo! And what better way to celebrate Mexican culture than with a Frida Kahlo inspired fiesta? Ladies and gentlemen, whip out your brow filler and stir up a… read more


DIY :: Easter Egg Poppers

With Easter just five days away, I (Chanel) am so excited to share today’s festive egg DIY just in time for last-minute holiday crafting. Combining the functions of a place card, festive tabletop decor and a fabulously fun activity for the kids, this little project will go a long way at the Easter table. And you… read more


DIY :: Age is just a number

Remember the photos we posted last week from Camille’s hubby’s birthday blowout? Well, we’re not ones to break a promise… so we’re back with the full instructional on how to recreate that tissue paper number sign you all keep asking about! Festive and bold, this craft was the perfect decorative element to hang above the fireplace and… read more


DIY :: Want to Get Hit On?

I decided last November that I wanted to dress up as a piñata for Halloween, and have been concepting the costume for weeks now. Bringing my vision to reality turned out to be quite the hilarious feat, as Camille and I got to work on my prototype & I was humbly reminded of the woes… read more


Geronimo!

Is there really any question as to why we’re obsessing over Geronimo!? We’re pretty sure that these balloon troopers are the coolest thing around, and they’ve totally inspired countless decor ideas for future parties… anyone have a helium machine I can borrow? Follow the jump to peruse a few more of their amazing images, and… read more


¡Cinco Piñatas!

Our festive spirits are reading off the charts today! Maybe it’s the fun of celebrating Cinco de Mayo ‘Texican’ style that’s got us so giddy, or maybe it’s the lovely weather rolling through… or it just might be the piñata fever goin’ round. From quick-and-easy to made-to-order, we simply couldn’t help but round up our… read more


Stocking the Bar {Fiesta!}

I don’t know about all of you, but after this morning’s fiesta-inspired DIY I’m craving some frozen goodness in the form of a slushy margarita…salt, please! For today’s edition of Stocking the Bar, I took a cue from last summer’s trip to Cabo where I sipped the most delicious drink of my life: a margarita… read more


Fun Lovin’

Have you ever stopped and really watched kids at a birthday party as they run around, pop balloons, toss confetti and stuff their faces with birthday cake? Sometimes we could all stand to learn a lesson from the junior set about letting loose and having fun… And fun is exactly the word that comes to… read more


Welcome to the Party

While brainstorming ideas for a fabulous entrance to one of my client’s parties today… I stumbled upon this. A stunning, can’t-take-your-eyes-off-it fringed wall created for Nanashi in Paris by the paper artistes at Confetti Systems. (See when our love affair began, here.) Can you imagine a more festive welcome? Makes me want to don some… read more