Date Night

Pink & Ivory Pumpkin Party

I had the amazing opportunity to throw a party for Everyday Parties Magazine for their fall issue, coming soon so keep your eyes out! Every year I struggle with how to fill the space between the 4th of July and October 1. I want to put away the bright colors of summer but burnt oranges and reds just seem too strong for August and September. Since fall is my favorite season I want that fall feeling as long as possible so I thought bringing in some softer colors of blush pink, ivory and rose gold would help balance this warm weather while the various pumpkin accents, gold pieces, and dark wood tones to ground it all would say, “Ah…hello Autumn!” 

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Scott and I had a fun date last night. I put this in his car the night before, hanging on his mirror, as his invitation and hint of what we’d be doing. It was pretty easy to make, the balloon is plastic and I got it from Hobby Lobby as well as the basket that I just cut the handles off and sewed string into the basket and attached it to the balloon. Then I got scrapbook material for the decorations and glitter for the letters. And because no Wizard of Oz theme would be complete without Poppies…I got those at Hobby Lobby too.

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