“Bubble Gum Brite!” Theme – Pick from a fresh palette of brights!

Miss Party's Bubble Gum

If you’re looking for a little relief from all the pastels and vintage lace this spring and summer, go for a thoroughly modern party planned around ONE or ALL of these gorgeous, electric colors –scarlet red, blood-red orange, canary yellow, emerald green, royal purple, fuchsia, or cobalt blue. You’ve probably takne note of the recent […]

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DIY Fabric Flowers – Ruffle-edged style

Fabric Flowers

Here is another easy way to make a ruffle-edged fabric flower. If you’re even a little coordinated with a needle and thread you’ll quickly master them. You’ll find lots of tutorials on the internet for other ways to assemble the flowers, with a variety of results. Experiment with those as well. Miss Party likes to […]

DIY Fabric Flowers – Rose-inspired style

Fabric Flowers

Here is an easy way to make a rose-styled fabric flower. If you’re even a little coordinated with a needle and thread you’ll quickly master them. You’ll find lots of tutorials on the internet for other ways to assemble the flowers, with a variety of results. Experiment with those as well. Miss Party likes to […]

DIY “Paper Lace” Place Card – Pretty and easy to make for a large luncheon!

"Freshly Picked Lace" Place Card

Miss Party loves a white lace doily for much more than the common cake or pastry! This Place Card is super quick and inexpensive to make and so pretty for a tea or seated luncheon. Let’s see…pretty, delicate, feminine, fresh but classic, fits any color scheme, inexpensive, quick and easy to make lots…works for Miss […]

A Candy Buffet, Part 1 – Miss Party’s 15 sugary sweet tidbits to a great Candy Buffet!

Candy Buffet

So, you want to do a Candy Buffet…they ARE gorgeous and they ARE impressive to guests when done well. They can also be not so amazing, awkward, and not have particularly appealing candy choices. This is no small project you are undertaking, but it sure does have the party “wow” factor covered and, in the […]

Behind the scenes of a Mad Tea Party – Alice, put the kettle on and have a cup of tea!

Mad Tea Party buffet signs

Now that Miss Party has taken her Corgi pups for a walk on this fine New England morning, she is ready to get back to the Mad Tea Party! She made a nice cup of hot tea in her favorite Disney “Alice in Wonderland” mug, with her favorite fresh baked, whole grain toast with a […]

Behind the Scenes of a Mad Tea Party – I’m mad, you’re mad, we’re all mad here!

Before Miss Party can go too far with this idea, she needs to give a lesson in tea party vocabulary etiquette. After some rather exhausting (oops, exhaustive) research, it seems she now knows all that must be known for the Mad Hatter to host his tea party. This knowledge is important for the reader to […]

DIY Party Favor Giving Tree Tutorial

A Party Favor Giving Tree, is intended to be in lieu of giving, what some folks feel can be wasteful, party favors. If the guest(s) of honor would prefer the money that would be spent on party favors go towards a more productive result, then this idea may resonate with you and them. Miss Party […]

“You Are My Sunshine” Party Theme – Contemporary Style

“You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are grey. You’ll never know, dear, how much I love you. Please don’t take my sunshine away.” This sweet, old song from the 1940s reminds Miss Party of her mother’s lap and a certain rocking chair. It is also a wonderful theme […]

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