Thanksgiving with Friends

Friendsgiving Blog Post by Tina Dahl Hi friends, Tina Dahl here from Kiss Me Kate Studio and I’m so, so happy to share this Friendsgiving celebration I styled.  It’s getting to be the time of year when we focus on what is truly important in life…our good health and friends and family.  What better way […]

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Spooky Halloween Dinner Party

A Halloween Dinner Party is is the perfect way to celebrate this festively fun holiday as you’ll see from the smiling guests at this WISH BY APRIL event.     Favorite details from this Spooky Dinner party are: -Gooey and delicious Rice Krispy eyeball treats -The black chandelier with coordinating candles -Magnified skull and bones surrounding the treats -The […]

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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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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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Ruff Draft: Thanksgiving Simmering Potpourri

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is walking into a home filled with the incredible smell of the holiday!  I love the aroma of Pumpkin Pie, Spiced Cinnamon Cider or any home-made breads or baked goods.  Today I have created the ultimate DIY Thanksgiving Simmering Potpourri you can take as a Hostess Gift or […]

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Ruff Draft: Free Boo Sign – Puppies & Kittens

October is next week and that means two things:  1. Maureen and I have birthdays (so October is technically our birthday month) and it’s Boo Season!  We are so excited to announce that we have another Halloween spread with Better Homes & Gardens this season and we created a coordinating Boo Sign to go along […]

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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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Outdoor Movie Night Featuring Ikea

We are so excited to showcase Ikea Charlotte Store today in our most recent Outdoor Movie Night birthday party.  If you missed our full party post, you can see it here – we had an amazing collaboration with Jelly Belly, our Ikea Charlotte Store and Great Stitch to create this vibrant teen theme. We want to show you […]

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Before and After Studio Pics

We are excited to reveal before and after photos of our studio! We are so thankful to Ikea for providing some fabulous supplies to help us organize the studio!  Check out these before and after photos to see the transformation! Check out the after shots! The Ikea organization tools are SO helpful in keeping supplies […]

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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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