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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Before and After, A Mother/Daughter Soiree!

I love to plan parties.  More to the point, I love to decorate for parties.
Here are some ideas for a "Mother and Daughter" outdoor soiree!  (Remember how much I love to say "SOIREE!"?)
The "Daughter" table before

The "Mother" table before

I used an old baby quilt as a tablecloth and VOILA- the
daughter table is ready!

I heart pink depression glass!
Just loop a ribbon around the "kickstand"

Baby pictures as chair nametags!

Somebody shout "SOIREE!!"
My daughter pointed out that almost all of my girlfriends are mother's to her girlfriends!  Little does she know, I actually had a life before she was born.  Little did I know, I would be so touched watching them make their own girlfriends!

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  1. Oh really pretty! I heart pink Depression glass too.

  2. What beautiful tables...what a great idea. Everything is just so lovely!

  3. Light and airy tablescapes. Inventive too. I love the photo tags for the chairs!

    I'm always nervous to put quilts on the table because I'm afraid of stains. Although, if no men or glasses of red wine are present, it would be more stress free, wouldn't it??!! :)

  4. Oh, these tables are beautiful, ladies! I need to get me some depression glass something, I love it and have none! Everything is so lovely! Hugs, FABBY

  5. What a great idea for the "name tag" photos!!! That is really, really creative!!! It's wonderful that you and your daughter were able to share in such a gorgeous SOIREE with your friends!!!

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  7. Just beautiful!!! Thank you for all those neat ideas. I'm your newest follower.
    Have a "Soiree" day!

  8. What a cute story about your daughter not realizing her friends are because of your friends.

    Very pretty party. I love the idea of the picture place cards.

  9. How pretty this is -- I'll bet mothers and daughters had a lovely time.

  10. I love planning parties too :)

    great work, this turned out super!

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  12. So beautiful! I love the idea for the chair nametags. The decorations for your little soirée are just fabulous!

    Thanks for linking to the party. I hope to see you each week.

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

  13. Just Loop the ribbon around the Kickstand- How stinking rad are you!?! That is the Best idea ever lady!! Cute Tables!


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