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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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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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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Ruff Draft: Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Chocolate Clutch Party Favor

We are so excited to show a sneak peak of our very own Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Baby Shower. I recently threw “Breakfast with Talia” for a dear family friend, and while planning the event we were able to create some fresh ideas for this popular theme.  Today we want to share a clever twist […]

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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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Spring and Easter Party Ideas

Spring and Easter is right around the corner. Are you ready for the Easter bunny to come?  We put together some fun Easter ideas and wanted to share these ideas again with you!  Find the printables in our shop here Here are some additional decoration ideas for your Easter Party to help inspire you: – […]

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Ruff Draft: Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches

My obsession continues with Pumpkins this month as we showcase one of my favorite Halloween Treats… Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches.  Here in the south, we still have warm temperatures, so ice cream is always in season (good excuse, right?)  However,  I love pumpkin ANYTHING…. pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin smoothies…. but most of […]

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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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Brynne’s 13th Birthday – Outdoor Movie Night with Jelly Belly Concession Stand

We are so excited to share with you Brynne’s 13th Birthday Outdoor Movie Night featuring a Jelly Belly Consession Stand, decorated movie screen, outdoor seating with monogrammed pillows and blankets and a festive popcorn bar.  We had the priviledge of partnering with Jelly Belly to create the perfect jelly bean display for Brynne’s movie birthday party.  We also […]

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A Rustic Baby Shower

It’s baby shower season and I’m excited to share with you this rustic baby shower I recently threw with several girlfriends in Ohio.  Our very best friends, Mike & Jaci are expecting their first child (Baby Jacob) and we put together an elegant southern motif with elements of burlap, cotton stems, fresh flowers and wood […]

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Ruff Draft: Graduation Party Favor Box for Cookies

You are one Smart Cookie!  We are showing you a clever graduation party favor box you can make for this year’s graduation events.  Remember our printable milk box we designed from our Kiss Me Kate Vintage Milk & Cookies Party?  We put a new spin on this cute little favor box to create a treat container […]

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Ruff Draft: Strawberry Shortcake Party Favor

It is STRAWBERRY SEASON and we are having fun creating a new Strawberry Party Printable Collection along with cute party ideas.  Check out the new designs in our shop here. Ironically in our little southern town, strawberry fields are everywhere and trust me when I say we have the best berries in the business!  Today we want […]

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Barbie Party Recipe for Chocolate Marshmallow Butterfly Pops

As you know, we have been talking Barbie in Princess Power for the past week.  (Be sure to check out all of our party posts on andersruff.com here).  The NEW Barbie in Princess Power movie is out and available at Walmart for purchase. The big exciting part is that you can download the Anders Ruff […]

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Barbie in Princess Power Glass Jar Building Video Tutorial

 We are continuing this week with more tutorials from our partnership with Universal Studios, Mattel and Walmart for the promotion of Barbie in Princess Power DVD and Blu-Ray  (which you can buy now at Walmart)! For the full party write-up, click here to see Super Sparkle and all her friends! Today we want to show you another clever way to create […]

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