Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Smart Solutions: School Gear

{Images via Pottery Barn Kids}

I love the new Mackenzie Collection at Pottery Barn. Crafted backpack's with summer prints in flowers, butterflies, flowers and dots, polka dots, and solids.

Just look at the storage room within--for preschool, to larger sizes for older children with laptops or MP3 players. These bags are meant to also hold lunches and reflective material for safety when walking.
Miss P begins Preschool in September, I'm thinking I need to add this super-cute bag to my to-do list in August!

Late, for a very important date!?

I love the white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland. Such a fun and crazy movie!
While browsing Bakerella I noticed an old post with Swarovski's Donut pendant! I had to check it out for myself. Low and behold, the tea party pendant I'd seen in Glamour not too long ago. Oh how I want one. Perhaps I can con BP man into buying this for my upcoming birthday in May. After all...sparklies are a girls best friend.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A Colorful Birthday!

When Kim of The TomKat Studio announced she helped Amy from Buggie & Jellybean with a Rainbow collection--I knew it would be super cute!

So stinking cute!

{Images from Buggie & Jellybean}

Reminds me of Miss P's 2nd Birthday party--all about color and the alphabet! Im loving Amy's theme and beautiful candy buffet, yum-yum! :)

Monday, April 26, 2010

Sweets fit for a Princess! {Amy Atlas Events}

Oh, to be a princess, or daughter to Brooke Shields!
Amy Atlas's talents never ciese to amaze me--seriously now!
I'm loving the mellow light pink and yellow color pallete of the sweets table by Amy Atlas Events.

{Images via Amy Atlas from People Magazine}

Summer Dreams

{Image via The Party Dress}
I'm dreaming of my daughter's summer birthday...
I know I have 3 months to go...but...
It's. So. Hard.

{Image via Martha Stewart}

Can't time just go by a tiny bit faster? *sigh*

DIY: Vintage paper brooch! {NONPARIEL}

I love this project from NONPAREIL inspired by a vintage brooch!
This DIY project is so flexible--the paper flower template can be used for any soirée!
Kristen definitely has the "snazzy" in her paper brooch creation right on!

{Image via NONPAREIL}

Go here for instructions and file!

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Free Spring tags!

I'm loving these fresh and fun
friendship tags from Cut&Create

Janna--the creator of Cut&Create made a simple rose tag and friend tag that anyone could use at a moments notice!  Funky, fresh, and super cute!

Friday, April 23, 2010

Color & stamped pottery=cake plate love!

{Picture via Vessels and Wares}

I've been racking my brain and searching all over for the perfect cake stands for Miss P's summer party. I decide to change my search on Etsy...and whala! Isn't this cake or cupcake stand adorable!?

{Picture via Vessels and Wares}
I'm nuts about how you can customize the ribbon color in these eyelet cake plates! And with three different sizes, what not to love!?

These cake platers makes searching for cake displays so much more fun! *wink*

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Baby shower: rustic palette

The creativity of Imprintables and
the creator Romi of Bo Peep Productions simplistic color palette of pale pink, apricot and dusty green warm-up the gorgeous display of desserts.

I ♥ the simple detail applied to bottles, glass jars and through the banner. Completely sets the mood for family and friends coming to rejoice and celebrate the expectng arrival of a family. Perfection.
Reminds me of the joy I felt from Miss Ps arrival and family and friends love and support during our "first" moments.

Party Buzz!

I'm buzzing over this Bubmblebee Party from Imprintables {images from Imprantables by Scissors Paper Cake}

I'm in love with the light and crisp colors that yellow and white creat! So lovely!
I love how using a theme of bumblebees can be sweet and elegant. The elements can be for any type of celebration--birthday, baby shower, spring or summer party for a get-together of all sorts!
I love how Spring and Summer bring along fresh and colorful incoperational ideas to party themes. Who wouldn't love to hold or be invited to a lovely bumble party, right?

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Rainbow Connection!

Rainbow friendship bracelet!
{image from Make and Takes}

Rainbow Ribbon Rings!
{image from Make and Takes}

Rainbow Cookies
{image from Make and Takes}

We're experiencing a gloomy day today with a high of 66.
I needed some color and warmth and love Make and Takes crafts and recipes.
These are simple and colorful ways to brighten a day!

What do you do on gloomy or rainy days to keep the kids busy? I'd love to hear your ideas--as a mom you can never have enough sneaky inspirational supplies and ideas up your sleave! ;)

Bloom's for Mother's Day!

I decided to prepare early for Mother's Day with the help of Robin over at G&T.
Aren't these utterly adorable?
Spring brings such beautiful blossoms and birds around our house!
I can't wait for Mother's Day May 9th!

Friday, April 16, 2010

TOMKAT Studio giveaway {from Modern Frills}

I just love Kim over at The TomKat Studio
Ever party post holds loads of super-sweet and fun inspiration!
I'm sure everyone know's of Kim and all the talent she possess with paper party products that she has launched in an array of themes--oh so sweet! Right!?
I'm lost in day dreams over how she is having a giveaway over the Rosette tank top {Modern Frills} I'm thinking this would be perfect for Miss P's Garden Party in a few short months. I'm hoping I might have luck on my side with this one, as I know Miss P would go gaga over this one!

Please take a peak at Modern Frills or The TomKat Studio for inspiration and sweet products!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Easter was amazing.
Miss P enjoyed spending time with family and receiving wonderful prizes from the Easter bunny!
I completely for to snap our egg pictures (from Martha Stewart) that came out beautifully. When your enjoying yourself and taking in every moment, you tend to forget pictures.

We sent these lovelies to her day care room on Friday.
We love See's candy in this house and had to share some Spring love with everyone.
The tags came from Robin with a sweet little ducky and "Thanks for being a good friend!"
Needless to say, the candy sticks and bunny puppet was a huge hit!

Yummie's from Bing's Bakery!

Miss P's breakfast loot--sugar rush all day!

After seeing Elmo's Green Thumb live, Miss P had a 2 hour nap before watching The Princess and the Frog! Goodness, she went gaga over receiving this movie!
Hope everyone has a pleasant Easter! I love watching my little one make memories with family, I always end up thinkin back on my own childhood. Make's me enjoy being Mommy that much more.