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Brynne’s 14th birthday party at AR Workshop DIY Boutique Studio

We are so excited to share the first birthday party we had at our NEW AR Workshop DIY studio downtown Pineville, NC. I’m not sure if you saw our announcement, but Adria and I just launched and opened a boutique DIY Workshop in downtown Pineville, NC.  We have been behind the screen for 6 1/2 […]

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4th of July Picnic

We are loving this lakeside 4th of July Picnic styled by Hey Girl Events! Hey! It’s Pam and Katie here from Hey Girl Events. We are so excited to share our fun 4th of July picnic with you. The weather is warm, the grass is green and it’s time to make the most of these perfect days. We […]

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A Peek into AR Workshop DIY Studio

  Adria and I announced last week that we opened a brand new DIY Boutique Workshop in downtown Pineville, NC.  For many years we have been doing Party DIY projects on our blog.  Anders Ruff Workshop brings on-trend decor workshop format classes in an inspiring and stylish boutique atmosphere! Our workshops feature step by step […]

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4th of July All American Party

  Summer is here which means that the 4th of July is fast approaching!  Check out this gorgeous All American 4th of July Party styled by Ritzy Parties using our All American Printable Designs! Greetings, from the studio of Ritzy Parties! I’m Christie Troxell, and I’m very excited to present this fun and patriotic Classic Fourth […]

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HUGE NEWS! OPENING AR Workshop – A DIY Boutique Workshop Downtown Pineville

My heart skips a beat just writing this.   We have got some news and a BIG change for Anders Ruff!  Adria and I could not be more excited to announce our NEW DIY Boutique Workshop (Anders Ruff Workshop) that we are opening in downtown Pineville, NC!  (Find us on Facebook and Instagram) We have had […]

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Summer Fun

In just days parents with school aged kids  will be consumed with finding the perfect bit of summer fun.  You know….the “bit” that involves kids being happy and busy while parents try to maintain their sanity.  Is there such a thing that combines such clashing concepts?  Absolutely!  The all pleasing activity would be the summer event […]

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New Printable Designs

Our AR Design Elves have been busy designing new items and themes to add to our shop!  Beer Tasting, Fairy Gardens, and Soccer are just a few of those that are on the list of “what’s new!”  We love being inspired so if you have a party theme, but don’t see designs for it in […]

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Got What It Cakes Cakery & Mandie Miller – Mandie Shuts Charlotte Bakery Doors this week! Cake Roundup!

  This girl.  Mandie Miller. i.e. Got What It Cakes.  She has changed the way we look at cakes! Seriously.  Step back to 2011.  Adria and I were only 1 year into our business and we had not found a professional “caker” or Charlotte Bakery that we liked for our styled photoshoots and parties.  We […]

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Printable Tooth Fairy Letter and Report

We are OBSESSED with traditions and leaving a tooth fairy letter is one of them!  I think that there are a few very magical things that we can make even more magical for our little ones, and only for a short period of time.  You might remember when I created a tooth fairy report printable […]

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Amazing Graduation Gift Idea and Yearly Tradition for your Kids

I saw this graduation idea that is one you need to plan for and FELL IN LOVE with the idea to start when your kids are young and do each year.  This would lead to the most amazing graduation gift for your kids. Buy a book of “Oh the Places You’ll Go” By Dr. Seuss.  Every year, […]

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Dragon Trainer Party

How to Train Your Dragon was the inspiration for this Dragon Trainer Party, hosted and styled by Melissa Peterson of MudPie Parties.  Melissa has been the force behind several of our featured parties like this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles party, this Super Hero Action Packed Party and this Frozen Party.  Melissa and her husband own […]

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Bundt Cake Recipes

Just google the phrase Bundt Cake Recipes and there will be no question as to why these moist decadent desserts are currently trending!  From the classic recipes like Chocolate or Lemon to the “out of the box” ones like Chocolate S’mores and Samoa, bundts cake are just amazing.  We rounded up some recipes that we […]

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Ruff Draft: A Simple Beach Party Lake Picnic for Girlfriends

We had some very special Wisconsin visitors a couple weeks ago and I want to share with you a simple lake picnic beach party I put together to welcome our guests!  Maureen’s bff’s, Jessica & Jaclyn traveled such a great distance to spend time with all of us so I asked Maureen if I could […]

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A Mother’s Day Brunch for Moms and Moms-To-Be

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateAmazingMoms #CollectiveBias Mother’s Day is right around the corner and planning a mother’s day brunch is such a special tradition for my family.  This year, Adria and I hosted a VERY special Mother’s Day brunch for a dear […]

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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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