About Holly @ Paisley Petal Events

Holly is a wife and mom to three, who lives in Utah. She is a professional event planner, who blogs regularly about party ideas and entertaining at Paisley Petal Events.

One Word Goal: Paisley Petal Events

One Word Goal Paisley Petal Events

Hi! I'm Holly from Paisley Petal Events and I'm excited to share my one little word for 2015. I'll be honest and let you know that I've never had a word for the year like many others have, mostly because I'm not very good at making resolutions and actually sticking with them and I wasn't sure choosing a word would do me much good. BUT, this year is different. This year I think my word will really help me achieve some goals and dreams and HAS helped me already. I actually came up with my word at the end of last year when I got really excited about pursuing a dream that I've had for a while … [Read more...]

10 Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

10 Absolutely Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

I know we're not even to Halloween yet, but have you started thinking about your Thanksgiving tablescape yet? These 10 absolutely beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes will surely inspire you to create a memorable Thanksgiving gathering with friends and family to celebrate the many things you're grateful for.   Loving this cream, black and gold Thanksgiving tablescape from Just Destiny. Gold Thanksgiving table from A Pumpkin and a Princess. Pretty Thanksgiving tablescape with touches of plum from Lia Griffith. Thanksgiving table with natural elements from Apartment … [Read more...]

15+ Fabulous Fall Mantels

Black and white with pops of gold for a fall mantel from A Thoughtful Place

Decorate your fireplace mantel or create a fall vignette in your home now and it will last through Thanksgiving. A lot of these mantels feature natural elements or were created from things already on hand, which just proves that you don't have to spend a ton of money to create a cozy fall mantel in your home, in which to enjoy those cool fall days. Inexpensive fall mantel from House of Hoff. Neutral Thanksgiving mantel with pops of aqua from The Lily Pad Cottage. This mostly white fall mantel from Liz Marie is absolutely gorgeous! This rustic chalkboard mantel from Nest of Posies … [Read more...]

Fabulous Fall Porches

Fabulous Fall Porch Decor - so many beautiful ideas!

  Today we're sharing a collection of beautiful and festive fall front porches. I love the idea of decorating your porch for fall instead of Halloween specifically, because it will last you through Halloween & Thanksgiving, right up until you're ready to decorate your porch for Christmas! Add one of these fall wreaths to your front door to complete the look! The fabulous reclaimed wood sign along with the mint/aqua front door are perfection - seen on Fox Hollow Cottage. Beautiful color palette on this front porch from City Farmhouse. Traditionally decorated fall decorated porch … [Read more...]

Cost Plus World Market Instagram Contest

Cost Plus World Market Instagram contest

We're thrilled to welcome Cost Plus World Market to Snap once again. They've been a great supporter of our event and are great to work with! If you'll be attending Snap, be sure to visit the Cost Plus World Market booth and take a 'photo op' on their tricked out, authentic Rickshaw for a chance to win one of (30) $100 World Market gift cards. How fun is that?! Be prepared, here's what you'll need to do to enter: 1. Follow @WorldMarket on Instagram 2. Visit the Cost Plus World Market booth and snap a photo of yourself in their rickshaw 3. Upload your photo on Instagram and include … [Read more...]

Celebrating R&R Workshop’s Blogiversary with a Giveaway!


We love to celebrate the success of our community. We were in awe when Stephanie announced her amazing birthday box charity - The Confetti Foundation. We loved when Jen announced a new line of products that will debut in April. And, we've been thrilled to see so many of you in magazines and on tv. It just doesn't get any better! Today we're happy to be sharing in the one year anniversary of Rachel's blog, R&R Workshop. To celebrate, we're  joining with these fabulous bloggers . . . for a fun GIVEAWAY!!! 1// $30 Gift Card to Poppy Seed Projects  2// … [Read more...]

Easy Classroom Birthday Treats

birthday cupcakes for the classroom

Do you ever struggle with what to bring to school as a little treat for your child's birthday? If so, I've got you covered because today I'm sharing some easy classroom birthday treats with you! My daughter recently had a birthday and I wanted to bring a little treat to school that would be easy for the teacher to hand out and wouldn't make a mess in the classroom so I made these easy cupcake birthday treats. I started with some store bought cupcakes because our school doesn't allow homemade treats. Then I added the cute cupcake toppers to each of them. Next place your cupcakes into clear 9 … [Read more...]

Mini Necktie Bunting

donut cake with bunting

My middle child Logan recently turned eight and was baptized a member of our church.  We had a little get-together with our family afterwards. It wasn't quite lunch time so I decided a light brunch would be fun. I chose a blue and aqua color scheme for the food table. One of Logan's favorite things is chocolate donuts so at the center of the table I created a donut cake and embellished it with a mini necktie bunting. I wanted to share how I made this cute little bunting - you could use it for a little man birthday party or any boy themed party, really. You only need a couple of things to … [Read more...]

How To Make Pretty Paper Medallions

How to make pretty paper medallions

I just recently made these pretty paper medallions and used them for a couple of parties I was helping with - a bridal shower and a birthday party. I wanted to share how to make paper medallions with you because 1. they're super cute, 2. they're super easy, and 3. they're super cheap but make a great impact at any event! Supplies 2 pieces of 12x12 cardstock per medallion Decorative edge paper punch Ribbon Coordinating paper (for center circle) Glue gun Scoring board (optional) Instructions 1. Cut each piece of your 12x12 cardstock in half 2. To make 4 pieces of … [Read more...]

Party Trend – Tissue Tassels

Party Trend: Tissue Tassels

Tissue tassels and garlands have been on the party scene for a few years now, but they continue to be a popular party accessory. Confetti System has been credited with the original tissue tassel design and now you can buy tissue tassel garlands from many shops on Etsy, but if that's not in your budget, the good news is that they're quite easy to make! There are many online tutorials if you want to try making one yourself for your next event. I've gathered a few traditional and some unique ways to use tissue tassels to dress up your party. Kori at Paper and Pigtails used tissue tassel … [Read more...]