Holidays

Christmas

Christmas is only a few days away (wow, time sure does fly by!) and your home will soon be filled with love, laughter and chatter from friends and family. To add to the Christmas spirit, we thought it would be fun to showcase some fun and edible christmas trees for your holiday party. From cookies to cupcakes to veggies, here [...]

Christmas

If you haven’t yet mailed out your holiday cards, not to fret! We’ve rounded up our favorite modern holiday cards for you to send out to your family, friends and loved ones. Simple and clean is our favorite look, so check out our top holiday card picks. Planning on sending out photo cards instead? Check back soon for our top picks [...]

Christmas

Hanging holiday stockings is a fun tradition for children and adults. There’s nothing more gleeful than seeing lovely stockings hanging over the fireplace, just waiting to be filled with stocking stuffer goodies. We always wondered why people hung stockings for the holidays so off we went in search for the story behind holiday stockings: (source: Wikipedia) A long time ago, [...]

Christmas

What’s not to love about cake pops? They’re tasty, adorable and easy to make! The hardest part is decorating them, but once you’ve made a few of them you’ll quickly get the hang of it. Everyone knows that Bakerella is the queen of cake pops, so we just had to feature some of the most adorable cake pops ever made. [...]

Christmas

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, it’s time to dust off your christmas ornament boxes and put up your holiday decorations. This year, save a few dollars by making your own paper ornaments, like these pretty paper snowflakes seen on How About Orange. All you need is paper and scissors. Really…that’s it. Just follow these simple step-by-step instructions from Martha [...]

Christmas

We absolutely love monochromatic color palettes in modern party design. When executed poorly, the single color tones can appear dull and uninteresting but when executed brilliantly…my oh my! There’s nothing in the world like it. When we spotted this pretty all white christmas dessert table by Merryl White Events, it just confirmed our love for monochromatic colors. All white tones are very hard to [...]

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day of appreciating all of those people who mean the world to us. Friends, families, mentors, teachers…there are just so many people that make a huge impact on others’ lives. In honor of Thanksgiving, we’re giving away these free thanksgiving printables made exclusively for our MPI readers. Print & cut these out for yourself as tiny thankful [...]

Thanksgiving

Had enough of pumpkins yet? Well, how about one more pumpkin placecard DIY to finish off our Thanksgiving tablescape posts for the month (last one, we promise!). We love a good DIY project so we couldn’t resist sharing this awesomely simple thanksgiving pumpkins placecard holder made out of good ole cardboard. We love the look of natural materials, which is [...]

Christmas

Kick off the wonderful holiday season with a gorgeous modern holiday wreath. Hang it on your front door to welcome all of your guests. Or display it inside your home to create that warm holiday ambiance we all wait for every year. top row: two junk chix | martha stewart | west elm bottom row: the modern home | happy mundane | [...]

Thanksgiving Kids Crafts Table

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of our most favorite holidays. We love seeing thanksgiving dinner party photos where everyone is conversing, laughing, and enjoying good food. With these big family gatherings, kids usually end up sitting apart from the adults at the kid’s table, which we find that most kids enjoy since they can goof around without the evil parental eye upon them! With this snack and [...]

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Top 10 Thanksgiving Wines

Thanksgiving

Planning on attending a Thanksgiving dinner party and unsure about what to bring for the host? Consider bringing a bottle of wine that will go perfectly with the delicious Thanksgiving dinner you will be enjoying with family and friends. Gayot.com has recently released their 2011 Top 10 Thanksgiving Wines List. Many of these wines are under $20 and the list includes a [...]

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Thanksgiving

Now that the Halloween festivities are over, it’s time to put on our Thanksgiving planning hats. We’ll be dedicating this month to Thanksgiving dinner party ideas, starting with these gorgeous Thanksgiving place cards from Martha Stewart. Personalize your Thanksgiving dinner table with Thanksgiving place cards for each guest. Not only will you make your guests feel more comfortable and welcome, [...]

Modern and Whimsical Halloween Party

Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching so we thought we’d share another fantabulous modern halloween party from our favorite Portugal-based events company, Brancoparta. This isn’t your typical scary and ghoulish halloween bash. This halloween party is modern, chic, and dare we say, whimsical? We love everything about this party – the clean white backdrop, orange rolled paper flowers, dark gray linens, and paper eye candy [...]

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White Pumpkins: Modern Halloween Decor

Halloween

As much as we like good ole Mr. Orange Pumpkin, we can’t help but fall in love with the more chic and modern, Ms. White Pumpkin. White pumpkins make such wonderful modern decor for Halloween or Thanksgiving. Buy some miniature white pumpkins and line them up in a row on a wooden, rectangular platter for a beautiful Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Or carve ’em up for a [...]

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Glamorous Halloween Party Tablescape

Halloween

When you think of halloween, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Jack-o-lanterns? Ghosts? Spiderwebs? Mummies? Yup, us too. That is, until we saw this ultra chic and glamorous halloween party tablescape by Hooray Design. In one word. Breathtaking. Instead of orange…gold. Instead of black…white! This modern halloween party tablescape with an all white, silver and gold color palette is absolutely gorgeous. The fabric [...]

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