Real Grass Place Card Display Ideas

Fabulous Turf Place Card Displays Made Easy with DoggieLawn

A Real Grass Place Card Display Idea

A Real Grass Place Card Display Idea

This afternoon, as we were talking to our 85 year old grandmother about the logistics of keeping a small dog in her urban apartment, we had an aha moment. When asked how she was planning to potty train her new dog and deal with after dark “walks”, she said she had heard of attractive, affordable environmentally-friendly dog grass patches. This way her new pup could “go” whenever she wanted – day or night, rain or shine. Grandma was right, as usual. DoggieLawn actually delivers an indoor doggy potty right to her front door. Now that she has convinced us she can handle a tiny companion, she just has to convince one of the doggie adoption agencies to approve her application. Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Party Decor Ideas

Memorial Day Party Decor Ideas

Memorial Day is just around the corner but there is still plenty of time to order a few extras to add a festive touch to your party and you don't need to spend a fortune to do so.  We love the little pin wheel and stars and stripes fans.  M & M candies are fun, easy and inexpensive party favor.  Good looking paper plates and napkins are always essential.  Throw a few small vases filled with swirl pops around the room intermixed with this simple fresh flower arrangement (ok – we admit, no matter how great our decor, it never seems quite complete unless we have at least one vase of fresh flowers). And finally, American flags remind us of the meaning of Memorial Day. Continue Reading →

Fox Theme Party Planning, Ideas, Decor & Supplies

Fox Birthday Party and Baby Shower Decor

Fox Theme Party Planning, Ideas, Decor & Supplies >> Large Fox Cutout

Fox Theme Party Planning, Ideas, Decor & Supplies

Foxy everything is by far the latest and greatest animal obsession to hit the states.  It all started with the Ylvis – The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) Video parody created by a Norwegian comedy duo.  In just under a month they have racked up 100 million YouTube views, have the web’s most-streamed song, and have booked guest appearances on Ellen Degeneres and  the Today Show.  This video has even spawned this year's best group Halloween costume.

Now that we are all hooked on the absolute adorableness of the fox, we can definitely see the fox / woodland theme popping up in holiday cards, birthday parties, baby showers and even as nursery wall art.  We are at once surprised at just how much fox “stuff” is available and yet how hard it is to find products that work for party decor without having to DIY. Continue Reading →

Halloween Costume Exchange Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Costume Exchange Party Invitation

Halloween Costume Exchange Party

Halloween Costume Exchange Party

In times of economic uncertainty, many of us are cutting expense yet looking for creative ways to maintain a full and vibrant life style. For years, Americans have gone all out for Halloween celebrations often sparing no expense in assembling frighteningly elaborate costumes and accessories.  There is really no need for Halloween 2018 to be the year of the ghost.  Re-fold your old sheets and get ready to double your fun. In addition to your annual Halloween party festivities, host a pre-Halloween or even last minute pre-trick or treating costume exchange party. Continue Reading →

Good Things Come in Small Packages — A Party Theme with a Charitable Twist

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Good Things Come in Small Packages >> A Party Theme with a Charitable Twist

Recently we came across a question asking for ideas for a “good things come in small packages” themed bat mitzvah.  Seldom do we come across new great theme ideas, so not surprisingly, we were hooked from the get go especially since there seemed to be so many positive ways to incorporate a lovely message into the celebration. Although we have not developed an absolutely complete theme package, this post is fairly comprehensive and covers most elements needed to put together a great party with an emphasis on charitable giving.  This unique party theme would also be perfect for a baby shower, school fundraiser, quinceanera celebration, or birthday party or retirement party for anyone of petite stature.

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Spooky Halloween Party

Spooky Halloween Party

Spooky Halloween Party

Spooky Halloween Party

There is still plenty of time to plan a spooky Halloween party filled with bats and ghosts, spiderwebs and black cats.  PartyIdeaPros has gathered the best of the best in party planning, ideas, and supplies including a large selection of spooky Halloween invitations, paper goods, Halloween party decor, Halloween printable games, spooky lip pops and other spooky goodies.

Whether you are planning a kids monster bash, a couples costume party, asking your guests to wear scary clown costumes or even hosting a Gangnam style Halloween celebration, this is the time to pull out all the stops.  Halloween is one holiday where there is no such thing as over the top.  The scarier,the spookier the decor the better.

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Trail of Painted Ponies – The Perfect Gift for Horse Lovers

Trail of Painted Ponies - The Perfect Gift for Horse Lovers

Trail of Painted Ponies – The Perfect Gift for Horse Lovers

Courtesy of  RidingCorner.com

These painted horses are the Riding Corner's new obsession. We love them as collectibles, to give as gifts, to paint ourselves, to add to horse party centerpieces, and even to use as a cornerstone in a campaign to raise awareness and funds for equestrian related causes.

The Trail of Painted Ponies Figurines

Among the globe's most cherished collectibles, The Trail of Panted Ponies classic figurines are created by distinguished artists exclusively for Trail of Painted Ponies[,;.;; each work of art is crafted with exquisite detail into a resin or ceramic figurine that stands approximately 6″ tall.
There have been 202 Painted Ponies figurines in total crafted to date including 28 Holiday Painted Ponies, 9 Exclusive Painted Ponies, 4 Four Seasons Collection Painted Ponies, 1 Masterpiece Collection Pony and 2 Celebrity Collection figurines.
Generally The Trail of Panted Ponies announces their winter release on January 1. The Spring Release is announced on March 1 (except the Spring 2011 Release, which is announced on April1), the Summer Release is announced on June 1, and the Fall Release is announced on September 1. Each release includes four new Painted Ponies, and the Summer Release also includes four new Holiday Ponies. The first number on the bottom of the Painted Pony is the Edition Number. This number will have an “E” after it (example: 1E, 2E, 3E). The second number refers to the number of that particular Painted Pony in reference to the Edition that it was created in. This number will be between 1 and 10,000, since there are 10,000 Painted Ponies in each Edition. Twice a year The Trail of Panted Ponies retires a minimum of six Painted Ponies – or as they prefer to say, “We put them out to pasture.” They make the announcement on February 1 and July 1. When a figurine is retired it is no longer crafted, effectively turning it into a limited edition.
Autographed Editions are also available and were created as a way of giving collectors the opportunity to collect something special. Each is hand-signed and numbered by the artist who created the original Painted Pony, and are available with each new release.

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Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning Ideas and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

by Karli

If you and your family have not yet seen Disney Pixar's Coco, we highly recommend you head on over to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video! This is easily one of our all time favorite movies. Coco is an educational, adorable and heart-warming animated film about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). If you and your children are a fan of the movie seriously consider using the movie to inspire your next birthday party. Not only will your party be visually brilliant, its beautiful meaningful message will set your party apart from the rest, in only good ways! (This is a great theme for classroom parties as well). Continue Reading →

Football Party Decor & Supplies

Vintage-Style Football Party Decor

Football Party Decor & Supplies >> Vintage Decor

Football Party Decor & Supplies

The options for festive and fun decorations for a football party are endless. There are large over-sized fatheads (perfect for photo ops), vintage-style signs, and even playful NFL tailgate furnishings and games. Continue Reading →

Mardi Gras Party Decor and Supplies | Masquerade Party

Mardi Gras Masquerade Party Decor and Supplies

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 25, 2020

Just 6643197 days 4 hours 12 minutes 50 seconds until Mardi Gras 2020!

From gold, purple and green centerpieces to feathered masks and confetti, we have put together everything you need to turn your party venue into Bourbon Street in the center of New Orleans.  Invite guests to wear their own unique masks or have them waiting on your table as wearable party decor.  With balloons and hanging ceiling decorations your guests will get right into the spirit of Fat Tuesday.  The great thing about the Mardi Gras theme is everything is inexpensive and brightly colored giving you more bang for your buck, so go wild and really make your party decor stand out.     Remember Mardi Gras is an over the top celebration so don't skimp on making your party guests feel like they have landed right in the middle of New Orleans Mardi Gras madness.

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