A Pink Flamingo Birthday Party

Hi Anders Ruff fans.  It’s Jen Carver of Banner Events here to share an amazing party my friend, Krista O’Byrne of Hoopla Events styled for her daughter!  Hues of hot pink and black and white stripes combined with clean, modern lines & darling flamingo details made this pink flamingo birthday party an incredibly fun soiree to style […]

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All-American 4th of July Celebration

Jen Carver of Banner Events here to share a 4th of July Party that I put together recently. We love celebrating Independence Day with an All-American 4th of July celebration.  When we realized we were off the hook this year for planning & hosting the big festivities for the 4th, we decided to throw our […]

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Glam Camping Birthday Party

Jen Carver from Banner Events here to share a colorful & girly glam camping birthday party with you. Inspired by the fabulous invitation and printable décor first seen in the glamping birthday party for Bachelorette star Emily Maynard’s daughter, Ricki, styled by Anders Ruff, I set out to put my own unique twist on an […]

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Lights, Camera, Birthday: A Hollywood Movie Party!

Lights, camera, birthday!  Jen Carver of Banner Events here to share a recent movie party that I styled for my boys!  We recently rolled out the red carpet (literally), to welcome guests to the premiere of our two sons’  Hollywood movie themed birthday party!  It was such a fun theme, perfect for any age or gender […]

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AHOY! A Nautical Backyard Summer Bash! {Great 4th of July Ideas!}

Ahoy there! Jen Carver of Banner Events here to share a party theme perfect “from sea to shining sea”.  We invited our family & a couple of friends to join our “Carver Crew” for a sailin’ good time at a nautical inspired 4th of July party! Living near the Pacific Ocean, I have always had […]

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A Gorgeous “Jewel of the Nile” Egyptian Spa Party

Our “Jewel of the Nile” recently turned 8 and invited her friends to come celebrate– Egyptian style. I have to admit, I was thrilled when Kaylee asked for an Egyptian spa party.  She’s the 3rd in a line of women who are obsessed with all things Ancient Egypt.  (I did a study abroad there while […]

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A Star-Spangled Giveaway with $700 worth of Prizes!

Jen Carver here from Banner Events with a special star-spangled giveaway just in time for your 4th of July celebrations!  I am so excited to be teaming up with Oriental Trading Company, Anders Ruff Custom Designs and several other amazing companies (see below) for a fun nautical themed 4th of July shoot this year!  In honor of our collaboration, we […]

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Happy Graduation: Class of 2013

It’s graduation season all around the country!  Such a special occasion calls for a grand celebration! Want to add a little extra “pomp and circumstance” to your grad party?  Be sure to check out the amazing new “Modern Graduation” printable collection by Anders Ruff. If you love tying all of the details of your events […]

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An Elegant Shabby Chic Baptism Dessert Social {+ Tips on Incorporating Printables in Your Next Event}

My sweet daughter turned 8 in March.  Eight is an important age in our church as it is the age children can choose to be baptized.  Of course, as parents we wanted to support our daughter in this decision & celebrate her day.  I hope you will enjoy the photographs, beautifully captured by Karina Rigtrup […]

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Breakfast With Tiffany Diaper Shower

When you have a gorgeous & glamorous friend named Tiffany who just so happens to be expecting a baby boy, hosting a “Breakfast With Tiffany” baby shower is a no-brainer.  (This theme is so versatile! Think: bridal shower, baby shower, birthday and more! Substitute any special mom or bride-to-be’s name for equally as much fun!) Inspired by […]

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{Guest} Ruff Draft: DIY Cookie Jar Favors

Happy Monday everyone!  This week we have TWO Ruff Draft tutorial posts!  I am so excited to welcome one of our contributors, Jen Carver!  This tutorial is so adorable! Enjoy! – Maureen Hi Anders Ruff fans!  Jen Carver, of Banner Events here!  I’m so thrilled to be guest posting a ‘Ruff Draft‘.  I am sharing with you […]

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Now Launching: An “Angry Bird-day” Celebration {Angry Birds Inspired}

Jen Carver, of Banner Events, here to share a fun new “Angry Bird-day” party theme launched recently in honor of two of my sons’ birthdays!  Feathers were flying at the Carver “birdhouse”  as we were busy prepping for 20 guests to come “crash” the party. December is a busy enough month as is, but add birthdays for two children to […]

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A ‘Little One’ Baby Shower–Red Riding Hood Style

Once upon a time a beautiful mother decided it was time to add another sweet “Little One” to her darling family of 5.  “What a little nose she’ll have.  What little ears she’ll have.  What little eyes she’ll have.  But what big hearts she’ll fill.” Inspired by the classic fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood, we set out to help […]

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A Darling ‘A League of Her Own’ Party

Jen Carver (Banner Events), here to share an incredibly unique vintage “A League of Her Own” party with you today, choc full of winning details styled by my talented friend, Vivian Kerr and captured by Andrea Pasion Photography. You may remember the 1992 movie A League of Their Own, a comedy-drama that tells a fictionalized account […]

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A Sweet Milk and Cookies Party

Do you ‘utter-ly’ love milk & cookies?  My 2-year old son, Max, does!  And what better way to celebrate our little cookie monster’s birthday than with a sweet milk & cookies party! Ready for the best news?  Using Anders Ruff’s darling ‘Vintage Milk & Cookies’ printable set, the party prep was simple & inexpensive,  & the […]

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