New Year’s Thoughts from Maureen

As I think about this {2012} year, I start to tear up.  I’m not sure why but I think it’s just because I have felt so lucky. Lucky to have an amazing team to work with. Lucky to have amazing clients to design for. Lucky to have been asked to do some amazing projects (To […]

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Giveaway: A set of 20 Wooden Spoons for 2 winners from Sucre Shop

This weeks giveaway from the Sucre Shop is extremely cute, sweet, and very touching as it includes 20 adorable wooden heart ice cream spoons for 2 winners and a donation made to the Newtown Memorial Fund.  The funds mission is to create a lasting memorial location for Newtown, academic scholarships in the names of the […]

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Ruff Draft: Winter Wonderland Holiday Entertaining

It is a Winter Wonderland, here in Ohio this week (I traveled home for the holidays this season and we have had a lot of snow!!!)  I am soo exited to show you some of the holiday entertaining I did for my Mom’s 60th Surprise Winter Wonderland Birthday Party.  Do you remember our Winter Wonderland […]

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Happy Holidays 2012 Anders Card

  “May your days be merry and bright!”  This is the card my family sent out this year.  The photos on the card were taken by the fab Becca Bond Photography. Such fun!  I designed this hangtag style holiday card with our favorite ikat pattern.   I used Gold Shimmer Twine this year from The […]

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Gingerbread House Tradition (The Easy Way)

I have always wanted to make gingerbread houses with my kids but this time of year is so chaotic that we never got around to it. This year was a success!  However, we took the “easy route” and used graham crackers.  Since they are only 4 and 7, it would end up being me doing […]

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12 Days of Giving Wrap Up

We had such a great time seeing all the amazing and creative ideas that our seventeen 12 Days of Giving sponsors shared with us and loved offering all of you a chance to win the amazing goodies they gave away!  We drew winners each day for each prize and then posted it in the blog, but realize […]

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Favorite Things Anders Ruff Style

One of the most rewarding aspects about working with a team of talented ladies is seeing each others personalities shine in their personal and work style. We recently had our holiday party and had a blast enjoying our delicious dinner (hosted and prepared by the talented Maureen), festive drinks, cookie exchange and admiring the amazing […]

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An Elf Adoption Holiday Party!

  Audrey of Sweet Cheeks Tasty Treats recently hosted the most precious Elf Adoption Party.  Not all of her friends had little elf visitors during the holidays to watch over the children’s behavior, so what better than to let them adopt and name elves at the party! Audrey reached out to us earlier this year […]

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Ruff Draft: Sharing Christmas Traditions & Favorite Memories

Do you have a favorite Christmas tradition that you have either passed on, or created yourself? I have a family Christmas Tradition that my parents started when I was a kid, and wanted to share with you today.  It is my favorite memory as a child, and I have continued doing it for my kids! […]

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Our Whimsical Winter Wonderland Party

Oh, winter – how we love you.  Winter parties can be so much fun but this year we wanted to introduce a new take on the traditional silver/blue/white color scheme.  This year, we were inspired to create a versatile winter theme that could be used for both winter birthday parties or holiday parties. Our recent […]

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A Whimsical Dessert Party Honoring the Magical Little Elf

When I was first introduced to this magical little Christmas mystery, the Elf, I was smitten. I mean, how can you not look at his or her smirky little grin and not giggle? My kids were instantly obsessed about when he was coming, what he was telling Santa and could he really see my every […]

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Giveaway: In Flair Form Design Co. is offering a Thirty-One Gifts bundle valued at $99

This weeks giveaway from In Flair Form Design Co. is a Thirty-One Gifts holiday themed bundle valued at $99.  In my opinion, everything from Thirty-One Gifts is super cute and extremely useful and one of you is going to be a very lucky !!  Here’s what’s included: (1) Large Utility Tote in Gifts For All print […]

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A Beautifully Styled Tutus and Babydolls Birthday Party

I was so excited when we received these photos from one very creative and detail-oriented mom Lynda Sharpe. Her sweet Kenzie turned 4 and she used our Tutus and Babydoll Tea Party Invites and Printables to set the tone for her beautiful party. I am planning the same party for my daughter (who is turning […]

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Day 12 Giveaway – An ADORABLE monogrammed scarf from Great Stitch

Day 12 Giveaway Great Stitch Giveaway:  A monogrammed red and white striped scarf Gift list of items you can find at Great Stitch:  personalized scarves, grandparent shirts, bags, caps, stockings and PJs Fun Idea:  Have a movie night on Christmas Eve wearing matching pajamas. Open them on Christmas Eve to keep from opening all the […]

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Ruff Draft: Have You Been Naughty or Nice???

We want to show you the perfect holiday treat for all your naughty friends & family!  We made chocolate dipped marshmallows in this year’s “Magical Elf” Holiday Printable Collection and used our naughty or nice tags along with it. Wouldn’t this be perfect to take into a classroom party, or bring as a hostess gift???  (Bring some […]

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