Surprise! A 40th birthday full of pink and gold

Surprise! An unforgettable night filled with pink and gold. #birthday #40thbirthday #surpriseparty #party

Last week, our resident party planner, Elizabeth, shared her 5 must-have items for easy party planning. This week, she’s back to show us how she put those helpful tips to use for her sister’s surprise 40th birthday party! —————- With my big sis turning 40 this year, I knew we just […] Read More »

Share the love – how to turn your vacation pictures into a sendable keepsake

Share the love - how to turn your vacation pictures into a sendable keepsake

Earlier this summer, we took a trip to the Outer Banks for our first family vacation since before Carter was born—and, as anyone who has ever taken a 12-hour road trip with a 2-year-old knows, this is a serious feat of endurance for which they really should give out awards :) […] Read More »

5 customizable party craft ideas for kids, perfect for their next birthday!

5 customizable party craft ideas for kids, perfect for their next birthday! | Cardstore Blog

When I was a kid, I liked playing games at birthday parties, but I always thought it was way more special when I got to make a craft that I could bring home with me. To help spread some of that birthday party magic, I’ve put together some of my […] Read More »

Fiesta brights party | celebrating summer and 30 years

I recently celebrated my 30th birthday, and I’ve talked a couple times about the planning (in this backyard party series and this giant display numbers DIY), and now, I’m excited to finally share photos of how it all came together! Read More »

Color Mixer | fiesta brights

A bright and fun color palette to inspire your next project or party! #color #palette #party #bright #fun

A few weeks ago, I talked about how a theme (even if it’s just a color one) can help with planning a party. Having just finished planning one myself, I can definitely reiterate that it’s so very true. I’ve been busy this summer preparing for my 30th birthday party, and […] Read More »

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 »