Happy Monday!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything but we’ve been busy busy busy planning new and exciting things for 2012.  With that said I’m ready to announce the 3rd Designer’s Challenge!  I never would have thought that this would have so well received and so much fun.  We  already have challengers lined up for the 4th challenge already!   These 1o designers are amazing and I’m so excited to see what they come up with.  After thinking about this challenge and how to make it different, I wanted to create a theme that would allow each designer the flexibility to be as creative as their minds can take them.  So….  I decided on “Favorite TV Show”.  It could be from your childhood OR it could be your favorite show today…either way, I’m super excited about the shows that have been chosen thus far. This is going to make for some fabulous inspiration!  Remember the budget for this challenge is $100!

Let’s Meet the Designers!

Modishly Delish Events Inc.

Modishly Delish Events is a way for me to provide my party styling creative side to those who need it. I am a mom, wife, and Fashion Designer who loves to cut, glue and sew materials in order to make something unique and wanted! I have always loved parties as my mom hosted and decorated some really great ones when I was a child, my favorite being a “My Little pony”, themed. More recently such as during the time I was planning my wedding I got to create a lot of DIY decor from menus and centerpieces to invitations and favors. It was something I truly enjoyed, loved and was good at. I focus a lot on the details even the smallest that make the most impression. One of my favorite sources for inspiration during my planning was HWTM, and at that time she was just starting her business. I don’t consider myself an event planner per say, as I prefer the actual creative process of it all rather than the logistics. I created the company as a side business for clients locally who trust in me to design their personal events. I also started the Modishly Delish blog last year, as a way to engage more with others with the same interests and expose what I love to do! “When I was told what the theme for this challenge was, I immediately knew what I was going to do and I am super excited to design something that blends both my passion for fashion and event styling.”

Sweet Inspirations Events

Sweet Inspirations Events is a boutique event planning co. Graciel and Carmen are Friends, turned Sister in Laws, turned Partners. We are individuals who compliment and feed off of each other. We love to create a genuine experience for all our clients. We have depended solely on word of mouth and so far, we have been grateful for the outcome. We love to serve our community, we like our events to be affordable. Most importantly we go out of our way to make your event, unique in every way. We are a family business in every sense of the word. Our husbands pack our truck, our sisters help us set up,our mothers watch our kids, and sew our table cloths for our dessert tables.  Any secret formula? Yes we keep it simple, we are hard workers just like you, pursuing a dream and in the process helping to make your event  an unforgettable one.

We are excited and curious to put our skills to the test. $100.00 for a party is challenge we are ready to face!

The Social Event Planning Company

Fabulous, awaits you at “The Social Event Planning Company”! We are proud to serve the Southern California area. Founded by Jacqueline Garcia and Michelle Perez, our staff executes memories for their clients, in which they will reminisce about tomorrow; with their wide-ranging industry experience and vendor contacts. Their collaborative approach to vendor and client relationships support their prudent and careful execution of events while maximizing the key talents of everyone involved and bringing their best to the table. Allow our planners to handle your entire event or just certain elements of it, in the fast paced world we live in filled of busy days, long work schedules, and commute; leave your next event in the hands of “The Social Event Planning Co.”!!

Individual Bio, Jacqueline (Creative Director): Jacqueline has a BA in Interior Design/Fine Arts.   Born in Los Angeles and raised in Orange County, she has become quite familiar with the Southern California Event fashion since she started designing events in 2004.  Known for her creativity, she has special attention to detail and introduces her clients to custom plans for their stylish events.  In her free time she enjoys baking, costume designing, sky diving, and camping.

Individual Bio, Michelle (Business Director): Michelle graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BS in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration. Known for analytical skills, ability to empathize with the needs of others and perfectionism, Michelle is able to make the planning and execution of any event a smooth experience.  Aside from event planning, she also enjoys spending time with her loved ones, reading and taking risks.

Tickled Peach Studio

Tickled Peach Studio was started in August 2011 from a desire to begin a new path in my future. For as far back as I can remember I have always enjoyed planning. Whether it be a party, family vacation, or a holiday dinner I am in my element when I am planning! This passion has sparked my love for creating custom party designs and decor. I enjoy being inspired to create a whole party around one single theme or idea. In the midst of my always busy life, I am a wife to a fantastically supportive husband and a mother to a beautiful 2 year old little girl.

I am beyond honored to be a part of this challenge! I am looking forward to pushing my boundaries and to meeting the challenge of thinking outside the box.

 Sweet Mady

Sweet Mady is an online boutique specializing in personalized gifts for children.  The owner Michelle, a mom of three, started Sweet Mady in 2008 with just a few stationery designs.  Four years later, Sweet Mady has grown to designing personalized tableware, apparel and gifts for children of all ages.  Sweet Mady has been featured in Real Simple Magazine and Women’s World Magazine and is currently sold in retail stores both online and across the country.

I am beyond excited to be participating in this challenge.  I am not a party planner or event stylist, so “challenge” is exactly what this is.  I am a mom and designer who simply loves to throw a party and have fun doing it.

 Libby Lane Press

Mommy by day/Designer by night.  I am determined to master the balance, one Starbucks at a time.

Libby Lane Press became a reality only 8 short months ago and has proven that when you do what you love, success is bound to follow.  With only a handful of items in an Etsy shop and a blog I decided to give this party printables adventure a whirl.  I am certain that what started as a quest for my son’s birthday invitation has forever changed my career path.

I am thrilled to be participating in the Designer’s Challenge to show that with creativity and inspiration, custom parties on a budget can be a reality.

Green Beansie Ink Custom Designs

Treat yourself to a breath of fresh air with Green Beansie Ink Custom Designs. Green Beansie offers crisp, classic and nautical themes inspired by creator Wendy Oliver’s love of vintage interior design coupled with an up-town modern edge. With a BA in Interior Design and professional experience in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dayton, Wendy has brought her creativity and experience directly to your party. Her designs have been featured on The Martha Stewart Blog, Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess, Pizzazzerie, Tip Junkie and Chic & Cheap Nursery. Green Beansie offers a unique package of well-crafted, quality printables with individualized customization. Choose from a variety of high-end designs to suit all of your party graphic needs. Set sail for your party with your very own designer on board.

Creative Juice 

 As the founder of the blog Creative Juice, I wanted to provide a place where creativity can flourish and inspire. Our site covers entertaining tips & tricks & tutorials for any occasion, DIY kid crafts/activities, reicpes, free printable designs, and more. We pride ourselves on being unique and original – but also thrifty. I love a tight budget almost as much as an unlimited one! It stretches me to be creative, innovative, and use materials in new and interesting ways. Our parties and tutorials have been featured on Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess, Karas Party Ideas, Birds Party Magazine, and Babble.com…but we are most know for our unique “potty like a rockstar” potty training party! {yes. really.}
I am so honored to be a part of this fabulous group of designers and stylists & super excited about the theme! Now when my husband complains about what I am watching I can claim that I am doing “research”!
Desserts & Designs
Desserts & Designs, LLC, created by Christine Copeland, is a West Des Moines, Iowa based event styling and graphic design company.With a background in graphic design and a degree in Interior Design, Christine launched Desserts & Designs after being inspired when planning her daughter’s first birthday party in late 2011. She found that event design allowed her to combine all of her creative talents and passions. Her attention to detail and strong work ethic allow her to create events that her clients will always remember.  Christine resides in West Des Moines, Iowa with her husband and their two wonderful children.
I am so excited to have the opportunity to be participating in this challenge with such amazingly talented designers!  With such a fun theme I look forward to seeing what everyone creates on a budget! “
A native Washingtonian, mom of two beautiful girls (Seven and Three), with a passion for parties. I started coordinating weddings seven years ago for family and friends, a few years ago I completed George Washington’s Event Management Program to refine my “side” craft. While there a professor said to the class “…Are you doing something that someone else is already doing? If so, why should a new client hire you? ”… I got to thinking in order to set myself apart maybe I should do something different, but what? Bulb light came on! While trying to plan a unique birthday party for my daughter, I ran into the difficulty of finding anything worth spending my money on…long story short Kiddie Soiree was born. A full service event planning company that prides itself on having beautiful handcrafted decorations and unique interactive themed parties. We are constantly improving our packages for the better so each child will have a memorable day, and the birthday child will have memories for a life time. What’s something that people might not know about us… We have a bakery too! KS Bakery Specializing in delicious themed desserts. (Cake pops, cupcakes, and cake bites)
  1. Wow! I must admit, after seeing everyone’s website I’m very excited and a tad nervous to be in the same competition as you all!! Best of luck to everyone – and please wish me some luck too! 🙂

  2. I am so excited for this round of Designer’s Challenge. With this group of talent I cannot wait to see the end results!

  3. I am dying to know what TV shows everyone picked! I’m sure everyone will do fantastic!

  4. ohhh! can’t wait to see! i’m doing my favorite tv show for my hubby’s birthday (his fave, too!) in april…

  5. So excited about this challeng.. just saw everyones site as well.. and must admit..feeling the pressure! of course good pressure!
    wishing everyone luck!

  6. Marisol says:

    So excited to be part of this challenge with all of these fabulous designers. Good luck to everyone and have fun!! =)

  7. Bird says:

    WOW!! what a great theme and line up!! XOXO

  8. Lindsay {Easy Made Invitations} says:

    Ohhhh, this is going to be good!! Such talented designers and such a fun theme!! Can’t wait to see all the amazing parties!!

  9. Shelly Stone says:

    OMGosh!! What an extremely talented group of people!! I cannot wait to see what everyone comes up with! Good luck to all of you and have a blast…

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