Dazzling Under the Sea party ideas that will make a splash!

If you read my post on dressing up your backyard party, you know a theme can help you make party-planning easier, and tie together the whole look and feel of your event. Themed parties are popping up everywhere these days, and right now, Under the Sea  is one of the most […] Read More »

Color Mixer | a summer color palette

A bright summer color palette! #summer #color

We’re kicking off a new series all about our favorite colors. After all, we love color around here and we want to share that love with you! So, every few weeks or so, we’ll post a new color palette that will hopefully leave you feeling inspired. This week, we’re starting […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #4 | fun outdoor party activities

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

We’ve come to the fourth and final post of our backyard gone glam series! Today’s post is all about fun outdoor party activities that will keep guests entertained and dress up your backyard party. Any great party has some killer details that put it above and beyond. These details don’t have to be […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #3 | summer party food ideas

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

Today is day 3 of our backyard gone glam series, and it’s definitely the most mouth-watering! Check out these awesome summer party food ideas that can dress up your outdoor party. The one thing you can guarantee your party guests will paying attention to is your food and drink. Here are some of […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #2 | more outdoor party decorations

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

We’re back with the second post in our backyard gone glam series, with even more creative ideas for outdoor party decorations! Yesterday, I shared part 1 of setting the scene at your next backyard party. There are so many ways to do it, I couldn’t fit them all in one post! Here’s the rest […] Read More »

Backyard gone glam #1 | outdoor party decoration ideas

Looking to up your outdoor party game? Check out these ideas make your backyard go from drab to glam. #outdoorparty #party #backyardparty #summer #backyard

Welcome to the first post in our backyard gone glam series! This is part 1 of a week-long series on how to dress up your outdoor party, and today we’re talking about party decoration ideas. For years, I’ve obsessed over photos of outdoor parties and weddings, and how people seem to […] Read More »

More Summer BBQ Fun! Free Printable Burger Recipes

Point people toward burger bliss with these free, printable recipe cards! #burgers #recipes

Last week, we did a delicious post on spicing up your summer BBQ with a gourmet burger bar. We got pretty creative with some of the toppings we included, so we made these free printable recipe cards to offer suggestions on what to do with them. Print them out and […] Read More »

Friday finds: 4th of July

July 4th cake - easier than you think #july4 #dessert #july4dessert #cake

The 4th of July is almost here and I couldn’t be happier! It’s a great holiday to surround yourself with friends, family, food, and crafts. Here’s a few of my favorite patriotic projects for you to try at home. Happy red, white, and blue!             […] Read More »

Ideas to spice up your summer BBQ (featuring a gourmet burger bar!)

Spice up your summer BBQ with a mouthwatering tablescape and gourmet burger bar! #burgers #cookouts #summertime #BBQ

Summertime means cookouts, and cookouts usually mean piles of brown burger patties in foil pans, sitting next to plastic bags of buns. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with serving burgers that way, but why settle when your summer BBQ can have an amazingly tempting tablescape featuring burgers (duh), a variety of […] Read More »

A Camping Birthday Party Adventure!

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It’s an adventurous kind of day on the blog! Today, I’ll be taking you on a tour of Camp Grizzly – an awesome, camping-themed birthday party for 4-year-old Jack, styled by our own Elizabeth Draeger – Cardstore’s senior product manager, and party-planner extraordinaire. When she’s planning a party, the first […] Read More »