Host a Pinterest Party at Home! {#MPinterestParty}


TweetThis year for the holidays, “Don’t Just Pin It, Craft It” with Michaels.  Host your own Pinterest Party at home!  Have your friends start pinning DIY holiday gift ideas to a Pinterest board.  Choose a few projects to create and have everyone grab some supplies at Michaels to share and have a Pinterest Party! My [Read On]

Candy Corn Halloween {My Parties}


TweetHalloween is just around the corner and who doesn’t love Candy Corn?  There have been lots of Halloween party ideas with a candy corn theme, but I decided to put my own twist on it and add a little pink to liven up my party!  The key to any dessert table or themed party is [Read On]

War Eagle Tailgating! {My Parties}

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TweetSix days till kickoff and we are ready!  Make your tailgate the talk of the town with these easy tips and AUsome tailgate party goods!  When I first discovered Team Tablevogue, I knew I had to have one for my alma mater!  WAR EAGLE!  Seriously, the tablecloth alone could make the whole tailgate.  (And they [Read On]

Goin’ Coastal ~ A Seaside Soiree! {My Parties}

Coastal Party Ideas & Recipes from | #swoozies  #amyspartyideas #coastal #party #ideas

TweetI grew up in Florida and we spent every weekend on the Gulf Coast on our boat.  We would cruise to a nearby island, and most weekends we would have the entire beach to ourselves as far as we could see.  It was such a beautiful place and when we had seafood, it was fresh [Read On]

Skylanders GIANTS Party {Customer Feature}


TweetI just love when customers send photos of their parties!  It is so fun to see how creative they are and I just love the fresh ideas that are created using our printables.  When Lyna of KasalNY Events threw her son’s Skylanders GIANTS party, she created a beautiful party with so many amazing details and [Read On]

Game On! An Ulitmate Gaming Party! {Real Parties}


TweetThis year, we had the ultimate gaming party for my son’s birthday party!  We had done a Super Mario party and a Skylanders party but we had not yet done a gaming party to represent all of his favorite games.  So we hired Game Truck to come and give 16 boys ninety minutes of uninterrupted [Read On]

Fireworks Tailgate Celebration {Real Parties}

Fun Fireworks Tailgate ~ perfect way to celebrate your 4th of July! | #fourthofjuly #fireworks #tailgate party ideas from @AmysPartyIdeas | @Swoozies

TweetEvery Fourth of July, we love to watch the fireworks!  In the past, we have fought the crowds to find a parking spot, haul all our stuff to the park, find a place to squeeze in and sit in the crowd and then wait in hours of traffic as everyone tries to leave at the [Read On]

Cub Scout Blue & Gold Ceremony
{Real Parties I’ve Styled}


TweetIt’s that time of year again! The Blue & Gold Ceremony for my cub scout.  This year we decided to have a campfire cookout theme for our ceremony and we really simplified the food, the ceremony and the length of the night.   A few hours before the ceremony began, the church lost all power and [Read On]

Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Easter Egg Hunt Signs & Party Ideas from

TweetI love to have Easter egg hunts in the yard for my son each year.  We used to go to the big egg hunts with hundreds of kids, lots of activities, crafts, and prizes.  It was always fun to go and watch the little ones carry their baskets that were too big for them to [Read On]

Gingerbread Decorating Party {Real Parties I’ve Styled}


TweetIt’s that time of year again!  This year, we had our annual Gingerbread Decorating Party with a few of our old friends.  I kept it simple by having everyone B.Y.O.H. (Bring Your Own House).  I provided plenty of candy to decorate with and even added shredded coconut for snow this year!  That was a big [Read On]

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party

Pumpkin Carving Party Ideas from

TweetEvery year we host a Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party!  It is really our favorite Halloween tradition and we love to see all of the creations our friends come up with.  I like to keep it simple with a couple of tables out in the yard, covered in butcher’s paper and cauldrons full of carving tools, [Read On]

A Glitterville Halloween!

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TweetI LOVE Glitterville!  Do you know what Glitterville is?  The most wonderfully whimsical collection of products that “Make Every Day a Holiday!”  I adore every product I have ever laid my eyes on and when I discovered that Halloween was creator, Stephen Brown’s favorite holiday, I instantly became attached to each and every piece in [Read On]

Wonderfully Wicked Halloween {Featured Party}

FREE Halloween Printables & Party Ideas from as seen in Woman's Day and on

Tweet When I saw this Halloween party from Jessica of Party Box Design, I was in love!  And then when I discovered she was offering the entire printables collection as a FREE download, I was hooked!  Sit a spell and come in to enjoy this Wonderfully Wicked Halloween party! Be sure to go out and [Read On]

Aloha Luau for Ansley {Featured Party}

Hawaiian Luau Birthday Party Ideas from as seen on

TweetGrab your hula skirts, some coconuts & a flower for your hair!  Today you are in for a real treat.  Megan sent me her party for her 9 year old daughter and I love every detail. Aloha!  Welcome to Ansley’s Luau! Read more of the party details in Megan’s own words:  “Ansley turned nine on [Read On]

Peter Pan’s Neverland Birthday {Featured Party}

Peter Pan Neverland Birthday Party Ideas from as seen on

Tweet Last year, I was honored to feature a sweet Strawberry & Lemonade party from Kristina of Modern Frills. This year, her sweet Ava Kate wanted a Peter Pan Neverland party and I am thrilled to be able to share it with all of you! Come away with us as we travel to Neverland… Kristina [Read On]

Coney Island Vintage Carnival {Featured Party}

Coney Island Vintage Carnival Party Ideas from as seen on

Tweet When I was growing up, we had a carnival that came to town every year.  The smell of cotton candy, the crisp sweetness of the funnel cakes, the screams and laughter with friends.  Every fall it was the event of the season!  When I saw this Coney Island Vintage Carnival themed party from Danielle [Read On]

Kambry In Wonderland {Featured Party}

Alice in Wonderland Party Ideas

TweetEver wanted to peek through the looking glass, have a tea party with the Mad Hatter, or run after that silly white rabbit?  I just LOVE this Alice in Wonderland inspired party from Paizo Paper.  The details are amazing and the hand drawn charcoal signs are the perfect touch of whimsy!   Kamilla shares the [Read On]

Elephant Baby Shower {Real Parties I’ve Styled}


Tweet One of the best parts of styling parties is when I get to do it for my friends!  Earlier this year, I got a chance to team up with three friends to give a baby shower for one of our friends who found out she was having a girl!  This story is especially sweet [Read On]

Neverland Pirate & Mermaid Party {Featured Party}

Neverland Pirate & Mermaid Party Ideas

Tweet Oh to be a kid forever!  The magical world of Neverland has never before come together in such a lovely way!  Yanet from Two Girls and a Card Shoppe recently combined her son’s and daughter’s birthday party into a magical Neverland where the pirates and mermaids enjoyed an afternoon in Mermaid Lagoon.  I love [Read On]

{Ask Amy} Olympic Themed Party Ideas

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TweetWhile the world watches the Summer Olympics in London 2012, my most recent ‘Ask Amy‘ question was for ideas for an Olympics themed party.  Well, Bird’s Party just posted their Olympic Party along with their set of printable partyware for this awesome theme!  They thought of every detail and I award them the gold medal [Read On]