Category Archives: let’s party

next month lila is turning SEVEN (what?!). probably time i share last year’s party before it’s time to throw this year’s ๐Ÿ˜‰

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quick highlights: the girls decorated sugar cookies and individual letter canvases from michael’s , played pass the parcel and twister, and LOVED the confetti toss!! make a wish balloons were from confetti sparkle, the confetti print that inspired the whole party is by bianca cash, the wall confetti is just cardstock we punched out and stuck to the wall with double sided tape (thanks to christine for spending the night before the party drinking bubbly and helping hang it with me!). any other questions, ask away!
xo

i recently alluded to a little something special that my lovely friend christine and i have been working on, and i’m so excited to finally chat about it a bit here!

earlier this month we hosted our inaugural made social — a modern craft workshop that is equal parts fun night out with the girls, excuse to get a bit crafty, confetti photobooth, yummy snacks and a whole lot more. after frequent crafting adventures over the past few years for various parties for our children, holidays, business launches, etc., christine and i came to the conclusion that it’s so much more fun to do these things together than it is to do it all alone, and maybe there are other people out there who would feel the same way. that little idea grew into what you see below — a modern craft party, if you will, each one individually styled to reflect a specific season, or holiday, or event. (we’re excited to offer private parties — birthdays, showers, bachelorette parties, no-reason-at-all-parties as well as ticketed events open to the public).

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we really couldn’t be more pleased with how well the evening turned out, and how supportive the community of women who attended were of our little venture. (thank you to amanda, diana, erinn, holly, jenna, jenna, justine, kassandra, kassey, kelsy, linda, and stephanie for giving up an evening to share in our launch!)

we were also lucky enough to work with the following amazing local businesses for this first workshopshop: carousel paper & co., confetti sweets, contessa french macarons, fabloomosity, i love the moon, justine ma, plum home and design, pura botanicals, the project loft and uppercase press. and we can’t wait to work with many of them again, and introduce you to a whole bunch more, with our future events!

which brings me to some exciting news — registration for our fall workshop, to be held on saturday, october 24th, opens THIS evening (monday, september 28) at 8:30pm. the link will be posted on our instagram account at 8:30 sharp and i have a feeling spots will fill quite quickly, so be there to get in on the fun!

thanks so much for all of your support!
xo

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my good friend christine and i (and all five kiddos!) were lucky enough to spend a morning in the studio with local talent uppercase press collaborating for a brand new venture we have in the works. you’ll be hearing much more about MAKESHOP. the social co. in the coming days but for now, head over to our brand new instagram account to enter to win one of these letterpressed but first, confetti prints!
xo