When we first saw this picture on @Tiny Prints instagram, all we could think of is we need to share this modern take on a very classic party idea. Years ago, no self respecting hostess would consider throwing a party without having ordered personalized cocktail napkins. We find it fascinating that all things from the 1970's are very much back in vogue this year including cocktail napkins. The only difference is that in the day, the graphic was design was usually minimal, maybe a small rose or leaf combined with the guest of honor's name in one of a half dozen or so typography choices. Today, we are privy to fabulous graphics and a whole slew of fonts from which to choose. Continue Reading →
There is no better party than Carnivale and no better time to pull out all the stops and don your Mardi Gras finest. First we culled through hundreds of costumes to gather the best of the best Mardi Gras costumes and then we searched for great jester costumes, Voodoo costumes, and Masquerade costumes to make sure you had enough options. We particularly love the Voodoo Doctor and His Voodoo Dolls as a great group costume for both trick or treating teens or adult costume parties. And don't you think this beautiful watercolor card depicting a Venetian Masquerade party would make for wonderful inspiration for a visual twist on the standard Carnivale, Halloween, or Mardi Gras costume party? Continue Reading →
2015 has been quite the year. We were so inspired by this Great Gets post imagining Halloween costumes ripped from the headlines. Theme your Halloween and create a ripped from the headlines Halloween party! Tell your guests to arrive in costumes straight off the front page and the evening news — between politics, sports, and culture, there's plenty to choose from! These costumes are easy, fun, and add a touch of humor and pop culture knowledge to any Halloween party. And yes although some of the featured costumes are satirical and poke a bit of fun at politicians and other public figures, we have made a conscious decision not to feature costumes we deem disrespectful, or have the potential to incite violence or foster hatred and we implore you to do the same. Please no Caitlyn Jenner or Black Lives Matter costumes, and please, please stay away from anything and everything ISIS.