Archive for April 2019

DIY Balloon Seating Chart

For our partnership with Anagram Balloons, we wanted to come up with a super fun and whimsical way to let wedding guests know their table number! With their Ombré Orbz and a little spray paint, your wedding display could really “pop.” Scroll through for a photo tutorial 🙂 You will need:– Anagram Ombré Orbz Balloons– spray paint– stencil– tacky spray– note cards Step 1: Inflate the Anagram Ombré Orbz with air or helium if you would like a floating display Step 2: Cut a stencil for each number. We used a Cricut machine to expedite this process, but scissors or…

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Party-to-go Favor Bags with Anagram Balloons

When thinking about the perfect favor bag, I realized that the favor should not only be a reflection of the party, but also provide entertainment once the party is over. We came up with the idea of “Party to Go” as a way to give people the supplies they would need to celebrate anything and everything. As part of our wedding partnership with Anagram Balloons, we included their Iridescent Party Phrase Balloons in each bag. The phrase balloons are perfect because they come in a variety of different colors and sayings and last for quite a while once inflated! We…

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Running my first half-marathon

Growing up, I never considered myself a “runner.” I played softball and tennis in high school and college so I would run 2-3 miles for cardio exercise every now and then, but I suffered from shin splints and was operating under the assumption that my body wasn’t built to run. But then I started meeting people who have done it. In person and on social media, it seemed like there were marathoners everywhere! And they weren’t all super-athletes with the perfectly thin “runner’s build” either. They were people just like me. With each person I met, I was more inspired,…

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A Pretty in Pink Bachelorette Party with Anagram Balloons

For my bachelorette party, we set out to plan something fun, girly and PINK. From pajamas, to the decor, every element fit the theme. As part of our wedding partnership with Anagram Balloons, we set out to select items from their collection that played up the theme and set the stage for a fun party. We used their Pink Letter Balloons to create a a fun photo wall, and combined their Pink Orbz, with Pastel Pink Satin Luxe Circles, Iridescent Pastel Rainbow circles and palm leaves, to create an organic garland to complement the dessert table. We also used the…

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The Perfect California Roadtrip

Last week we had a chance to travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles and so many of you have asked for a peek at the itinerary! I wish we would’ve done a bit more planning, but we found some gems and have some learnings to share with you. Day 1: MUIR WOODS & SAN FRANCISCOBoth of us had spent time in San Francisco, so we didn’t take a whole day to explore this time, but I would highly recommend checking out this city on your first day if you haven’t yet! We started our day in Muir Woods and…

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A Beautiful Bridal Shower with Anagram Balloons

What happens when you take a cute cafe and add balloons? An even cuter space for a bridal shower! To celebrate my upcoming wedding, my friends decided to throw a bridal shower at Dot’s Cafe in Pasadena. Aside from delicious cupcake and brunch eats, the space contains floral wall paper, marble tables and rose gold chairs. As part of our wedding partnership with Anagram Balloons, we had the opportunity to pick out balloon decor to complement the space. We picked out their Rose Gold Orbz to pair with each rose gold chair and added matching rose gold letters and phrases.…

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