Sunday, May 9, 2010

{Happy Mother's Day!}

Today I hosted a little Mother's Day party for some close friends & family. It was a Lark & Lola party, but Mother's Day is special to me these days because, well:
Since I couldn't splurge on big beautiful hanging flower baskets, I used some wire to hang my antique Ball jars as hanging vases. Also - I'm excited to give you a better look of the bench we made this week - but that's for another post. Here's just a peek:
Inside, guests found Mother's Day gift bags.
I served lots of dainty treats:

I just love lemonade when served in this kind of bottle {silly, I know, but I'm a sucker for all things pretty & esthetically pleasing}:
Cake balls! {Inspired by Bakerella, and these gained many fans today.}
I attempted to make macarons, and they turned out delicious, but not so perfect looking. Fussiest. Recipe. Ever.

We pitched a couple canopy tents to provide a nice shade. See the chandelier?

I had the most lovely guests.
Here is my own mother & grandmother, aren't they cute?
And four generations - all girls!

Happy Mother's Day!


  1. Heather,
    This looks incredible! I wish we could have been there, but we had Nebraska we just did something here. You have amazing always blows me away!

  2. uaoooo it's fantastic,congratulations!

  3. It is all so beautiful! I can imagine the time you put into celebrating the Moms in your life was so appreciated. Love it all.

  4. Heather, This looks so lovely. I love all the sweet little labels on everything. You guests must have felt soooo special. What a lovely gift to give them all.

  5. Thank you ladies! Your sweet comments mean so much to me. Especially coming from such talented people.

    @Amanda, have I told you your blog is one of my very favorites?

  6. That sweets table looks heavenly! (And congrats on the macaroons, they're so so tricky!)

  7. Thank you! Macarons ARE VERY tricky! But only 4 ingredients and 10 minutes to whip up so I'll be practicing until I get them right!

  8. Oh, How beautiful and Sweet! I bet your mother just loved it.


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