Monday, May 4, 2020

Rifle Paper Baby Shower



A couple of months ago my friend, Hailey, and I threw a baby shower for mama to be, Rachel. Her nursery was Rifle Paper Co. inspired, so we went all out Rifle Paper with her shower, which I of course loved doing! It was hosted in our 3202 white wall space, so we let the tableware and seating area be the pops of color. Celebrating a friends baby is always a special occasion and we wanted it to be fun for her!


Invitations were designed in house. We started doing more of our own invitations and I was excited to work on these. To give it an extra touch, I lined the enveloped with Rifle Paper wrapping paper from the shop. 







This garden party table was planned using our Set the Party table planning feature. Rachel's favorite color is navy, so I mixed in these new china inspired dinner plates we carry. They are classic and elegant, which was a good anchor piece to the busy floral patterns. I wanted to share this setup this week because it's great Mother's Day inspiration, especially since a lot of us will be spending it at home. You can easily click the link above to shop this table or recreate your own!




Desserts were ordered from my go to ladies Sweet Sugarlicious  and September Moon Cupcakery (make sure to check out her wonderful new website!). Flower cookie & cupcake designs are always a favorite!






Fun balloons were a must for the shower, and I wanted it to have a floral vibe. With help from event coordinator, Emily, we created a garland inspired by the Garden Party collection we used on the tables. I loved the lemons mixed in and balloon daisies are always a fun touch. For the food area, we covered the wall in white balloon daisies to give the shower a whimsical touch. 



One of the party guests planned a shower game that involved mini escape room like boxes. She had special codes based on different baby items. Inside the boxes were prizes for the new mom-to-be. It was cute and simple, plus fun for the guests to work together.



It was a fun afternoon celebrating Rachel and baby Claire (who recently arrived and is beyond adorable!). This theme works well for many occasions, baby showers to wedding showers and garden parties. During this time, use it to brighten up occasions at home like celebrating your mom this weekend, backyard dinners and at home birthday parties.

Hope this setup brightened your day!

Lots of Love,

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Galentines Play Date



Yesterday we turned Elizabeth's play date into a mini Valentine's photo shoot, and it was such a fun time! Wendi, owner and mastermind behind Sweet Sugarlicious, wanted pictures of the adorable cookies she's using for an upcoming workshop. We used her designs as the inspiration and set a table full of color. Shout out to Elizabeth's friends (and of course their mamas!) for playing along and being apart of this fun afternoon at the last minute. One of the mom's, Brooke, took the gorgeous pictures. She has an amazing fashion and lifestyle blog, The Broke Brooke, that you need to go check out stat!






Shop this table! Click here for Set the Party setup
We have so many great Valentine party supplies this year and these doodle hearts are such a fun, versatile option. I immediately thought of them when Wendi sent over her cookie designs. We layered the small heart plates on top of large pink plates and mixed them with fringe and heart napkins. A pink striped table runner added color to the table and we added some festive confetti on top. These festive sweet talker cups were the perfect party favors for the girls. It just so happened that both of her friends were celebrating their birthdays! Needed to have something fun to take home.








These little ladies were so cute together and when we got them to "cheers" they were having too much fun. Let's just say, if you give party girls cookies, they will smile and pose away - with a cookie in hand of course!




We would love to be apart of your Valentine events/parties! We have so many fun products and accessories to make it a special occasion for you. I highly recommend getting a group of littles together and letting them have a cookie party - just be ready for the post sugar high - ha! Stop in or shop online party supplies, gifts, cards and more. If you want to add balloons to your event (like the giant wink balloon in this shoot) or send balloons to a loved one, email balloons@loveofcharacter.com to get on our calendar before it fills up!

Shop this post:

Lots of Love,


Tuesday, January 14, 2020

2nd Birthday Carnival


A couple of weeks ago, we hosted a carnival for an adorable birthday girl! My friend Patty's daughter turned two and that mama had the best time planning her daughter's soiree. She had the vision of a pastel carnival and it all came together so well. Thank you Deidre Caswell for capturing the party! Now to share way too many fun pictures...





If you can't tell Patty and the birthday girl, Eloise, LOVE balloons. They were all over this party and made it so whimsical. Patty worked on the table bundles and a couple garlands at home, while we helped with the giant wall piece and added to the food stand balloons. Pastel paradise in there!





Speaking of food stands - how incredibly adorable are these stands? Eloise's grandpa built them and Patty decorated them with printed artwork. They brought the carnival look to life! Plus she had delicious food stations setup on them. If your local and wanting to use, I'm sure you can reach out to her!








Talk about dream party food - Patty thought of all the carnival favorites from corn dogs to cotton candy! She even had perfect cake stands that fit the theme. She didn't miss one detail with this event. For an easy activity, children decorated mini bunt cakes - my child definitely just kept loading up with frosting ha! September Moon Cupcakery made the beautiful cupcakes and mini cake, topped with a glitter 2.





Across from the food stalls, Patty setup an adorable carnival games area. She had bag toss, mini bowling and knock the cans over. Of course they all coordinated with her pastel dreamland and a large circus backdrop added some color to the area, plus made for a cute picture backdrop.



What a fun afternoon soiree and I'm so glad my little one got to join in the fun to celebrate her friend! Patty did an incredible job bringing her vision to life and we were glad to be apart of the fun.

I have a feeling circus/carnival theme will be a big one this year! You can shop this party's cute table settings by clicking here for the Set the Party table. You can also check out our new circus items here.


Lots of Love,