Monthly Archives: June 2013

  1. How to Plan a Simple Patriotic Theme Party!

    How to Plan a Simple Patriotic Theme Party!

    We’ve all been to plenty of patriotic parties over the years. Most are filled with food, friends, family, and fun! If you’re looking to give your party that little something extra special this year, try the following options:

    Patriotic Theme Party Decorations

    Most patriotic themed celebrations carry the traditional red, white, and blue color scheme. You can look for things in this color scheme like fabrics, cushions, flags, or gift wraps around your house and arrange them around your dessert table for a festive look.

    Use the American flag as the backdrop for the dessert table. For additional pops of color, consider our bandcamp tassel garlands. Our patriotic theme fan garland would be a great addition to your decorations. If you’re feeling extra festive, try both!

    Bandcamp Patriotic Style Tassel Garland

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  2. Baby Shower Cowboy or Cowgirl Earth-Friendly Western Gender Reveal

    Baby Shower Cowboy or Cowgirl Earth-Friendly Western Gender Reveal

    It seems like everywhere I look this summer, my friends and family are pregnant. My mind (naturally) has turned to Brilliantly GreenTM baby showers.

    I’ve seen amazing themes like “Waddle It Be” baby ducks, “Which team are you on?” Football, shabby chic “Bow Tie or Barrette” and “Which flavor” ice cream social gender reveals. But when Dani, my country-loving friend found out she was having a baby, I knew we needed an eco-chic & unique Country Cowboy or Cowgirl Gender Reveal.

    Eco-friendly Baby Shower Gender Reveal – Setting the scene, ranch style

    For country décor, I went with bandanas in the traditional baby colors of blue and pink (reused later to make a crib set for the baby’s room) and layered in cowboy elements like vintage ropes, hats and saddles borrowed from various members of my family. I also used recycled western iron art from Aspen Ironworks www.AspenIronworks.com

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