Before I got my start in wedding planning, I threw over-the-top theme parties for birthdays, Halloween, New Year’s Eve, and sometimes just for the hell of it! I would find basically any excuse for a celebration. The thing is, these parties take time to conceptualize and plan. A well executed theme party, even for a small group of people can take a lot of research and preparation.

So where do you start? If you are like me and other party obsessed planners, you might start with a mood board. In my time as a fashion designer, I learned that thematic elements can be drawn from just about any subject material, but it is a skill that takes practice. Pinterest is fantastic for organizing inspiration and making mood boards, but it can also be overwhelming.

Sometimes there just isn’t time for all that.

Do you wish that there was someone who could do the research and planning for you?

Well, actually… there is! Let me introduce you to my pal, Cathy at Well Kept Chaos!


Meet Cathy! Your Virtual Party Planner

Cathy’s blog is full of fantastic DIY projects, party planning tips, and lots of colorful, positive vibes. Perhaps more importantly, her ideas are designed for crafters and party hosts of all skill levels! I mean, let’s be real. We have all found a really cool looking project on a blog or on Pinterest that when we dive in, it is either too difficult, too expensive, or too time consuming to pull off on your own. It can be discouraging when you want to throw a Pinterest-worthy party without being a professional event planner.

Cathy knows what it takes to throw fun, memorable parties for any occasion. One of my favorites from her blog is the colorful, glam Friendsgiving packed with neon harvest inspiration, planning tips, and the most adorable bar cart I have ever seen!


So what is a Virtual Party Planner?

Wouldn’t it be great to get a customized mood board, hand-picked recipes and decor ideas tailored to your aesthetic, budget and skill level? If that sounds amazing, a Virtual Party Planner may be for you! Here is a little taste of what Cathy has to offer:

With 3 options to choose from, we have virtual party planning solutions for any budget. Each option includes a 1 on 1 consultation with me, as well as a custom Pinterest board. From there, you can upgrade your option for the party planning assistance you need to have the party of your dreams.

Cathy can help you cut through the inspiration overload to find unique party ideas, decor and recipes that you can actually pull off without hiring an expensive team of designers or specialty decor rentals! You will save time, money, and everyone will be mega impressed!

Life is a Party!

Enjoy it! Party planning should be fun, not stressful. Whether you are hosting your next birthday, a bridal shower for a friend, a holiday party, or a viewing party for the season premiere of your favorite TV show, no idea is too weird or too wacky, you can find inspiration anywhere! But translating that idea into a cohesive party concept can be tough, so why not bring in a expert!


Let’s Do This!

If you are as excited about Cathy’s party planning service as I am, you should head over to her website and check out all she has to offer! She is a totally rad babe and full of amazing ideas!

PS – Make sure to tell her that Erica at Folie à Deux Events sent you!

Start Planning with Cathy Today! →


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