Cocktail of the Week: Strawberry Rose Gin Fizz

Beach weather is so close, we can practically taste the salty air. And the strawberries! Somewhere on our endless list of all the things that make summer terrific, you’ll find strawberry season. Yum, yum, yum. Here’s a delicious little something that can accompany you poolside. Hint: it also makes a fabulous sip for bachelorette parties […]

Cocktail of the Week: Cotton Candy Champagne

Whether you’re planning a bubbly brunch with your gals or looking for an elegant, fun signature cocktail, Cotton Candy Champagne is a charming option. Ingredients – Champagne (or Prosecco would work just as well!) – Cotton Candy – Personalized Stir Sticks Directions Pour your bubbly. Close to serving, top the flute with a tuft of cotton […]

Designer of the Month: Hira

Hi! My name is Hira, and I’ve been at FYP for a little over a year. I went to Marquette University and majored in English Writing and Psychology. After which I worked for a small, grassroots NGO for four years focusing on adult education in underprivileged communities on the north side of Chicago. I found […]

Designer of the Month: November

Jenna, Graphic Designer ¡Hola! Me llamo Jenna. I’m a “Sconnie girl” (from Wisconsin) who is still fairly new to the city. I moved to Chicago from Wisconsin last year to start my job as a Graphic Designer at Foryourparty.com. I went to college at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where I studied Graphic Design and Spanish. […]

Hometown Love Story

‘Tis the season for love, laughter and happily ever after. Wedding season is a great time of year to reconnect with friends and family while celebrating the ones you love and care for.  Fancy dresses, ties, high heels and smiles fill the room while the bride and groom’s closest friends and family witness the beginning […]

Cocktails, Confetti, and Cake – OH MY!

My brother is GETTING MARRIED! I can’t handle the excitement and was so happy to be a part of the shower planning committee with other close family members.  Where to start planning? Personalized Scallop Coasters with Shiny Gold Foil The most important event goal was to have FUN. This party had to express the couple’s […]

Mimosa Bridal Brunch

We love our weekends! Even more, we love weekend brunches. Best of all, we love bridal Mimosa brunches. Brunch is a great time to enjoy good food in the company of great friends. Think weekend morning: your favorite people, delicious finger food, light cocktails, flowers and lots of light and laughter. Top it with some […]

Spring Bridal Shower Ideas

  She said, “Yes”. A loved one got engaged and the wedding planning has begun! The wedding day may be the “Best Day Ever “ and take much of the planning efforts, but don’t forget the importance of celebrations that take place prior like the Bridal Shower. Often times the bridal shower is a more […]

Almost Mrs: Lauren Conrad’s Bridal Shower

This past Saturday, soon-to-be bride, Lauren Conrad, threw a flower-themed bridal shower that you must see! She fittingly wore a lovely white lace dress and white headband, which paired beautifully with her pastel pink lipstick. Source: Racked & Instagram We are so in love with this tissue paper floral backdrop, it adds so much life and color […]