Brianna has contributed content for various blogs including Brit + Co and Eventbrite.


How to throw a stress-free dinner party

Anyone familiar with playing hostess knows that organizing a dinner party can be a bit overwhelming. To help you tackle that stress, we turned to an entertaining expert. As founder of Table + Teaspoon — which is basically Rent the Runway for your tablescape — Liz Curtis knows a thing or two about parties. Below, she shares her best hostess hacks, trends, and even her favorite ice breaker


Everything You Need for the Best Dog Birthday Party Ever

Your dog has seen you through everything from breakups to job changes, so it’s high time you let (wo)man’s best friend know how much you appreciate all that unconditional love. However many years you’ve had together, you can throw that pooch a party to celebrate a birthday or adoption anniversary! Scroll down for clever ways to invite all your fave human and canine friends, and make sure to grab a few favors and treats for both. This is one pawty they won’t want to miss.


19 ideas for hosting the most epic book club party

Getting all your bookworm besties together is always a blast, but this month (National Library Lovers’ Month) you have extra reason to go all out. Literary book decor, a surprising theme, cocktails (of course), and even a book swap or a donation bin celebrate the true spirit of the month. Scroll on to find genius ideas that’ll make sure your book club party is a story for the ages!


6 Expert Tips on throwing an adult AF Dinner Party

One of the best ways to bring a group together for great conversation, food, and drinks is by hosting an adult AF dinner party. But knowing where to start can be tricky. We asked Svitlana Flom of Art de Fete for her best tips to flawlessly hosting in her home. Scroll on to learn her secrets, including how to get an accurate RSVP count and what to make sure is on your menu.

17 Fun Ways to Bring the Balloon Wall Trend to Your Next Party

We love a good DIY balloon project, so we’re all about the latest party trend. Balloon walls turn the ultimate party decor into a jaw-dropping, colorful backdrop for a photo booth or centerpiece for your dessert or gift table. Whether it’s for a baby shower, wedding, or birthday party, hanging these airy accents bring the fun. Take a deep breath (or grab a helium tank) and read on for 17 inventive ways to get your party popping.

24 Affordable Bachelorette Party Decorations You Can Find on Etsy

Whether you’re the MOH or a diligent bridesmaid, you know that the secret to a kickass bachelorette party is in the details. You want your girl to be showered with L-O-V-E and make sure you’re still able to afford your bridesmaid dress, plane ticket, wedding present, etc. Luckily, Etsy‘s here to help make it all happen (and on a budget!). With everything from custom Snapchat filters to personalized temporary tattoos, the entire bridal party will fall head over heels for these essentials.