A Virtual Tour of Anders Ruff Workshop

Eek! You know the saying, “If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough”? Well, this dream was a big one, 6 years in the making! In June 2016, Maureen and Adria of Anders Ruff Custom Designs opened their own boutique DIY workshop, appropriately named Anders Ruff Workshop. Their vision was to use their design […]

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A Boy’s Retro Bowling Birthday Party

Hello, Anders Ruff fans! Jen Carver of Banner Events here with hopes I can bowl you over with this boy’s retro bowling birthday party I planned and styled for my 6-year old son, Max! I’m excited to share how we got the ball rolling while planning this fun party theme! I’ll walk you through all […]

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A Vintage Race Car Cub Scout Pinewood Derby

Vroom! Vroom! It’s Jen Carver here again from Banner Events sharing a vintage race car Cub Scout Pinewood Derby I styled with my awesome Cub Scout Pit Crew. If you’re familiar with the Cub Scout program, chances are you’re also familiar with the ever popular Pinewood Derby. This event challenges boys to design their own racecars using […]

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A Girly Surfing Birthday Party

Surf’s up! Catch a birthday wave with us as we wade through the bright and colorful details of this girly surfing birthday party.  Planned and styled by Krista of Hoopla Events & Jen of Banner Events for Krista’s daughter’s 6th birthday, the beach-y decorations, totally tubular treats and surfing inspired party favors will have you riding high! Hang […]

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A Retro Soda Shoppe Birthday Party

  Jen Carver of Banner Events here.  I am excited to be flashing way back to the 1950s for this fun retro soda shoppe birthday party I created for my daughter’s 11th birthday. The talented Maureen of Anders Ruff Custom Designs worked with me to create from scratch an entire diner/soda shoppe inspired invitation and printable collection which provided the framework […]

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A Western Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet

Yeehaw! Jen Carver here from Banner Events. In February, Cub Scouts around the country celebrated the birth of scouting with a Blue and Gold Banquet! As a volunteer with my local Cub Scout Pack, I worked with other leaders to design and style a rootin’ tootin’ good time for Cubs and their families. A western style menu was served, […]

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Epic Football Tickets + Tailgate Giveaway

Happy fall!  We love the fall and especially football season!  We couldn’t think of a better way to officially kick-off the start of football season than to join forces with Epic Sport Trips–a brand new leg of Get Away Today–and throw an EPIC FOOTBALL TICKETS + TAILGATE GIVEAWAY comprised of fabulous prizes from some amazing companies!  This is one giveaway […]

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Top Ways to Tailgate

It’s fall, and that means one thing:  football!  Here at Banner Events headquarters, we are HUGE football fans!  Whether we’re traveling to watch a game in person, keeping things simple with a family viewing party, or having friends over to share in the game experience, we love putting together a little tailgate party to celebrate our favorite team!  […]

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A Sweet Cookies & Milk Baby Shower

Hello, Anders Ruff friends.  Jen Carver (Banner Events) here, and I am happy to share the details of this sweet cookies & milk baby shower my talented friend Vivian Kerr and I co-hosted for our beautiful friend Rochelle.  While some may think throwing a baby shower for a 5th baby isn’t necessary, we don’t agree. We couldn’t possibly […]

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A Bright and Colorful Gymnastics Birthday Party

  Score a perfect 10 with your gymnastics-loving child by celebrating with a bright and colorful gymnastics birthday party. Krista O’Byrne of Hoopla Events hosted an amazing gymnastics party for her gymnastics-loving daughter Kennedy, and she invited me (Jen Carver from Banner Events) to help with some of the party planning and styling.  Krista and I had fun incorporating gymnastics […]

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Kate Spade Inspired Pool Party

Hi, Jen Carver here of Banner Events, and I am thrilled to share the sophisticated soiree I styled for my daughter’s 10th birthday!  Fashion and fun paired up for one fabulous fete in this Kate Spade inspired pool party! Entering double digits called for an extra fun celebration full of all of the glitzy and […]

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A Sweet Valentine’s Day Party

Valentine’s Day is so much fun for both old and young alike.  When my daughter’s teacher messaged me to see if I’d like to help host a Valentine’s Day party for her class, I was so excited!  I knew immediately that I would love to use the I Heart Valentine’s Day collection from Anders Ruff   […]

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A Lego Ninjago Inspired Birthday Party

When your son and his friends love Lego Ninjago, planning a Lego Ninjago inspired birthday party is an exciting choice!   Maureen set the bar high for this theme when she styled her own son’s ninja party a couple of years ago.  Coming up with new ideas for party decorations, ninja desserts, favors and activities was a fun […]

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All Aboard! A Girl Train Birthday Party!

Parties by Krista of Hoopla Events are a regular feature here, so it should come as no surprise that when Krista asked Maureen to design a girl train birthday party invitation and coordinating décor, she happily obliged.  I (Jen from Banner Events) had the privilege of helping Krista plan and style this special party for […]

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A Wickedly Sweet Witch Inspired Halloween Party

Here at Banner Events, we are huge Halloween fans! Planning a Wickedly Sweet Witch inspired Halloween Party was a dream come true.  Conjuring up a mix of cute and creepy decorations, sweet & scary treats and spellbinding favors was so much fun!  We hope you find delight from the spooky festivities captured by the talented […]

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