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A Midsummer Night's Dream Baby Shower

First of all, can we talk about what a great theme this is? Combining rustic, natural decor and boho vibes with a splash of girly and glamorous. It really was like a dream. We pulled together just enough decor to add some "wow" to the natural beauty of the setting, and lots of small personalized touches for this special day. SEATINGBlankets and pillows on the grass made for a cozy, intimate setting, much more in-line with our theme than traditional rented tables and chairs. The guests settled right in and seemed to enjoy the novelty of this seating option even more than I'd expected. To create a special seat for the mother-to-be while opening presents, we strung gauze curtains on...

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Summer Loving Party

This year we had a sweet summer kick off party celebrating the third anniversary of our grand opening in 2012. Sweet, fruity and yes, striped(!) props were the name of the day. So I thought I would share this giant watermelon pinata prop DIY I did, among other things, in my very first blog post. Event photos by Kristen Bliss Photography, copyright 2015. For those who are interested, here is my Watermelon Pinata Prop DIY. What you will need:Cardboard Box Cutter, Ruler, Scissors, Hot Glue GunDuct TapeTissue PaperBlack material (any paper, felt or vinyl will work)Step 1. Use a ruler to trace two triangles onto your cardboard, one for the front and one for the back. Cut on the lines...

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