Plan your SUMMER PARTY now! We’ve got you covered!

With the hot summer days coming soon, it’s the perfect time to start making preparations for a water themed party!  Beach balls, mermaids, surfing, and sand dollars – with that kind of variety in our shop  we’re bound to have the perfect collection to help add some pizzazz to your event.  You can purchase the full […]

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Arts and Crafts Birthday Parties for Tweens: Now Trending at AR Workshop

Planning a birthday party for a tween can be hard! They aren’t quite teenagers, but they aren’t really kids anymore either.Their interests are more mature, and their skills more developed. They like to have fun, hang out, eat, laugh and craft. That’s where AR Workshops can take over! Our DIY craft classes are all the rage, especially with this age group! […]

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My Little Pony Inspired Party

This beautiful My Little Pony themed party brings the Pony theme to life while keeping the actual characters at bay.  Styled by Marissa, owner of  Konfetti Love, which is an event styling company in Pretoria, South Africa. What we love about this party: – Bright fun colors that create a fun and energizing color pallet – Beautiful […]

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Elegant Mermaid Party

This elegant mermaid party is both elegant and charming for the Little Mermaid and all her friends.  Party stylist Yolanda Cerra, of Kiss With Style, always has the most magical way of creating glamorous parties that are beautiful for those that like a little visual happiness and fun for those who are about the cake and games! […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ruff Draft: Social Media Party Planning and NEW Invitation

We are excited to introduce a new Social Media invitation to the shop and are in the works of brainstorming a full collection and party theme!  Our kids are LOVING their phones and social media these days.  Everywhere we turn they are texting, using social media apps, finding cute emoticon or emoji toys, etc. and […]

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Frozen Birthday Party (Inspired by the movie)

Ashleigh Goodwin of Ashleigh Nicole Events sent us this beautiful Frozen Birthday Party. With a beautiful blue and silver colorway you can feel the chill of the ice and elegance of royalty!  Ashleigh shares with us the details of the party that she styled for 4 year old Emma.  What we love about this party: […]

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