Adult 80’s Party

It was my husband, Scott’s, birthday last week. Late December birthdays are so hard! They always seem to get wrapped up into Christmas or NYE so I try to make his really special! This year I decided we’d head back to the 80’s but have it all 80’s video game or TV show centered to make it more masculine! It was seriously so dang fun and really time consuming. For hours, I looked up SO many popular 80’s food items to make sure they were accurate as well as all the characters used on the food tags. I also made all the signs, banner, centerpieces and food name tags and those were a lot of work too but all in all it turned out Like Totally Rad! Plus, most everyone played along, dressing up in their best 80’s attire. Check out the details below!

I got most of my color inspiration for the party out of this Pac Man banner so lots of yellow, pinks, turquoise, red and I added some bright green through out as well. I used black quite liberally because it really popped out those bright colors!

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Festive Dollar Store Tablescape

It’s week 3 in our #DazzlingDollarDIY challenge (click here to check out all the entries of my co-hosts and the ones who are playing along!) and this week’s theme was Seasons Eating. I decided to put together a Christmas dollar tablescape. Meaning everything but the large plate and runner were literally dollars a piece! If you want to see where I purchased each item, pieced it together and a mini tutorial on how I made the snowflake napkin ring check out below!

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Christmas Tablescape

I recently had the lovely opportunity to write an article for a local magazine. The article was my tips to creating your perfect holiday table. Today I’m going to share them here! Here are my 4 easiest tips to make your table wow!

The holidays are coming up, which means hosting dinner parties. With all your loved ones surrounding the dining table, it’ll be the star of the event. You’ll want to make sure it sets the right tone and creating a beautiful tablescape is the perfect way to accomplish that! 

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Golden Thanksgiving Tablescape

I can hardly believe it’s Thanksgiving this week! We’re keeping it small and low key this year but even a small party deserves pretty things! I went with an amber and weathered green palette with lots of gold accents sprinkled throughout. I set this up for a magazine feature I did (I’ll post it next week!) and this is going to be how I do our Thanksgiving table this year. Details below!

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