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Fall is Back

Fall is back and with it comes all kinds of delights!  Cooler weather, weekends filled with football and chili, crunching leaves underfoot, and…HALLOWEEN!  And since it’s never too early to start planning for one of the most fun holidays we have a few photos to inspire your Halloween decor this year.  Treat yourself, your family, […]

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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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DIY Wood Signs from AR Workshop on Live TV – Charlotte Today at 11 am

Adria and Maureen were so excited to go back on Charlotte Today with Colleen Odegaard and Eugene Robinson.  Today, featuring AR Workshop, they showed how to create a simple fall DIY wood signs using scrap wood and some basic techniques. For some of their more boutique styled wood signs, be sure to check out their […]

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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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AR Workshop Boutique DIY Studio coming to Greensboro, North Carolina!

Hi everyone! I am sorry that it has been a tad quiet on the blog.  Adria and I have been swamped with our new DIY Boutique Workshop, AR Workshop, that we opened a couple months ago in downtown Pineville, NC. I wanted to announce some exciting news about a NEW AR Workshop licensed location coming […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

We have some great Gift Ideas for Teachers to thank them for a great start to what will definitely be an awesome school year!  While your child may only be in Week 1 of the school year, your child’s teacher has spent countless (and unpaid) hours prepping supplies and preparing lessons getting ready for Week […]

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Mermaid Bash (Mermaid Party)

This Mermaid Party is exquisitely decorated with a waterside dessert table and pink flamingo accents!  Sarah of Sarah Sofia Productions styled the event for her daughters 5th birthday celebration and all her mermaid friends.  With show stealing desserts and a magical mermaid ambiance this is definitely a party that will inspire you. What we love […]

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Back to School Labels Instant Downloads!

Tomorrow is the first day of school here in South Carolina, and the kids are rounding up school supplies, back packs and lunch boxes.  (Where did summer go?)  We are also in the mode of thinking “new teacher gifts“, as well! Today is a Back to School Round Up with some of our favorite labeling ideas […]

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Fun School Supplies

1// Set of 5 Water Bottles 2.// Reusable Snack Bags  3// Pencil Case  4//  Polka Dot Notebooks  5// Gel Pens  6//  Collapsible Snack Container 7// Mean Girls Customized Pencils 

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Art Themed Bat Mitzvah

We were asked to create some designs for a young ladies Art Themed Bat Mitzvah and are absolutely smitten with the final look of the event.  Coral, pink, and green set the tone for a sweet and lively event perfect for any young ladies special day and celebration. Painters pallets and replicas of famous portraits […]

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Spiderman Party

We are loving this Spiderman Party styled by Yolanda of Kiss With Style.  It includes all the classic Super Hero essentials like tall buildings, bridges, and of course Spidey webs.  Yolanda is super versatile in her styling and can create the best of parties for both Jedi Masters and Chic Gossip Girls.  Like all of her […]

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Super Heroes Unite

It’s the perfect time of the year for a Red, White, & Blue Super Hero Party where Super Heroes Unite!  This party was shared with us by Missy, of Sweetly Chic Events & Design.  Styled for her son, Missy put together an Avengers Inspired party that had bits and pieces of all the Super Heroes uniting! […]

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Firefly Party (Summer Nights)

The nostalgia of catching fireflies in the warm summer evenings is enough to make any Firefly Party shine.  However, one of our super talented clients, Courtney Portner, takes this Summer Nights Lights party way beyond a feeling of fond memories.  Courtney has shared with us other great parties she has styled; like a Surf/Shark Party, […]

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Rustic 4th of July

  Our creative friend Jessica from Everyday Party Magazine, with an amazing story by the way, shared with us this super cute Rustic 4th of July celebration: My sister and her kids just left to visit family out of state and she won’t be home until after the 4th of July, so we hosted a quick little […]

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4th of July Fun

We love Michele Browns ideas for some decorated 4th of July fun!  Michele, from Sweet Threads Co. previously shared with us her Super Hero Valentine S’mores and these 4th of July are just as fabulous.  Using printable s’more toppers from our 4th of July Nautical collection and party logos from our All American collection she adds red […]

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