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    Other celebrations

    A couples shower cookout

    Being surrounded by creative, talented people, I am not always needed to execute but I love when I’m asked to help inspire an idea. My friend Anna hosted a backyard cookout for a couples shower and…

    October 17, 2016
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    Birthdays

    A colorful fiesta

    Bright colors, papel picado, guacamole, piñatas… If there’s one thing I love it’s a good fiesta! I was at Target and spotted some papel picado garland in the dollar section. Without thinking, I put every…

    July 24, 2016
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    Other celebrations

    A summertime block party

    I wanted to celebrate the amazing weather that we are having here in New Orleans before the humidity starts to set in. After planning a small summertime block party in our backyard, I also…

    May 9, 2016
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    Bridal & Bachelorettes

    A modern english tea

    My beautiful friend and bride, Victoria, is originally from and still has family in England so it was a no-brainer to bring the cafes of England to Los Angeles for this modern english tea party. Inspired…

    April 4, 2016
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    Bridal & Bachelorettes

    A rustic bridal shower

    On trend right now: ANTLERS. So of course I’d been pinning them relentlessly and hoping for the perfect opportunity to pull the trigger. That opportunity came in the form of a rustic bridal shower to…

    March 15, 2016
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    Liv Loves

    Etsy shops, part one

    I lean heavily on Etsy shops. Why? Because Etsy offers unique, usually handmade, items that add a personal touch to your event. But what I love most is collaborating with the shop owners to create custom items because I meet…

    January 22, 2016
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    Baptisms & Christenings

    An al fresco baptism

    What a special day it was to witness the baptism of our daughter at the same New Orleans church where her brother was baptized last year. I was inspired by a bear that Olivia received for Christmas that recites the…

    January 12, 2016
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    Tips & Tricks

    The “sophisticated” kids party

    There’s nothing less creative than a pre-packaged (insert theme here) party from your local party supply store. Unfortunately, these stores offer convenience, an attractive price point and an entire aisle of Frozen-themed plates, cups, tablecloths,…

    January 7, 2016
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    Birthdays

    A backyard movie night

    A backyard movie night under the stars can be enjoyed by both kids and parents. Combining pillows and blankets, popcorn, candy, glow sticks and curious george, this three-year-old’s birthday was a nice departure from…

    December 15, 2015