6 Super Scandalous Party Tips & 1 My Competition Will Kill Me For Sharing. Oops.

6 Super Scandalous Party Tips & 1 My Competition Will Kill Me For Sharing. Oops. I’m on a roll with our new, fabulous, re-invented blog, Vodka & Donuts as well as posting cool images of past events on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. What do you think? This post covers 6  Super Scandalous Party Tips & 1 My Competition Will Kill Me For Sharing. Oops and oh well. See if you can tell which one my competition isn’t going to be so happy about. 1. Tell the neighbors. Communication is like oxygen: You don’t know you need it until it’s gone. Therefore, over communicate. I’ve seen a LOT of hall passes given to hosts who plead the mea culpa ahead of time and explain to those within ear shot that they are […]

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Do It Yourself!

Well, this just makes me want to run out to the nearest nursery and pick up a few clay pots! Gone are the days of going to vintage and resale stores hoping to find some crystal plates and glasses to piece together and use. Now you can just walk in to any type of nursery, knowing they will indeed carry what you need. Not only is it easy to find the materials, but they’re also easy on the pocketbook. Here are the full instructions from joshuatrent.com: What You’ll Need: 10-12 inch pot base 3-4 inch pot for stand Can of spray paint in your favorite color Clear silicon caulking Clear sealer (optional) What To Do: 1. Find the middle of the base bottom and mark with a black pencil or […]

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Fabulous Looking Cookies

Getting prepped to throw a shower for your bestie? Well you don’t have to be an event planner in California to have some ridiculously fabulous looking cookies at your next event. Instead of ordering store bought cakes or cupcakes from a bakery, wow your playmate by making fab desserts on your own! These totally gorge cookies were whipped up for a recent wedding shower (and NOT a wedding planner in California, but by someone pretty talented, SweetKiera.com). They made much more of an impact than any made-to-order goodies ever could, so even if you don’t feel like making your own, you can place an order and be ridiculously happy with the adorable result. Stunning treats for all of the ladies. Sure you don’t want to DIY it? Then find these and several […]

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Ribbon Love For Your Next Event

It’s time for some ribbon love for your next event! Why not? I have to admit, I’m kind of obsessed with all of the shades and possibilities now part of my ribbon love obsession. As a DIY’er using ribbon for your main decor plan, it definitely takes some patience bringing it all to fruition, thus why you should of course hire yours truly as your event planner in California, but, if you don’t want to do that, here are some great images to inspire you! Ribbon Love Thanks to blog.heylook.fi Thanks to blog.heylook.fi we have this gorge collage of photos of twelve different examples of ribbon love and all of its beauty. Ribbon Love Resources and Ribbon Love Links: Each design is created and photographed by different talented people. Such a great way […]

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Splash of Color

Want a Splash of Color at Your Next Event? The amount of DIY inspiration available to add a splash of color at your next event has reached an all-time high, and whether you’re an event planner in California, a wedding planner in Orange County or just someone obsessed with a splash of color here and there at home or events, you’re in luck! Want More Splash of Color Inspiration? With sites like pinterest.com and amazing blogs like nestofposies-blog.com you could literally become the The Craft Queen of the World! Instructions to Add a Splash of Color to Your Next Event: There’s really no reason for instructions. Click here to see the pictures that can tell the story. But just to break it down… Buy some votive candle holders from the Dollar Store […]

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Want to Make Your Own Paper Flowers or Just Be Inspired?

Paper Flowers Made Out Of…. I can’t believe these gorge paper flowers are made of coffee filters. What will they think of next, right? After finding these super fab pictures on bridalmusings.com I just about fell out of my chair, so head over to bridalmusings.com for the full tutorial, but here is a little snippet until you get there: Instructions from Bridal Musings to Make Paper Flowers: 1. Realistic Roses via Emalee Design ~ an in-depth photo tutorial using the intricate petal shape template by Martha Stewart mentioned above. This method is very detailed, it even involves rolling the edge of each petal around a pencil to create a natural effect. Emalee actually made loads of these roses for her wedding decor! However, unless you have a lot of time, I think this style is best suited to small quantities such as […]

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