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Giveaway: Kara’s Party Ideas Book (with Printables!)

I’m having an awesome birthday so far … so fun that I’m ready for the second birthday giveaway today!

One lucky reader will be among the first to receive the brand new

Kara’s Party Ideas book

It’ll be published on October 9, 2012!

It’s full of great party ideas — and what’s even better,

it includes a CD-ROM full of printable party decorations and invites!

And you can win one!


Even though it doesn’t come out until October 9, you can preorder it on Amazon today.

Billed as the “ultimate party ideas” book, it’s a great resource for you and a great gift for friends and family

(it’s not too early for holiday shopping!)

Check out these sneak peeks at the ideas in the book, which features “seven never-before-seen parties and six fan favorites”:

Here’s how YOU can win a copy of the new Kara’s Party Ideas book:

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Have a Beautiful Day!!



  1. Love the party ideas – would love to have this book with many friends having children in the near future!

  2. this is such a cool giveaway,, hopefully ill have some luck,,

  3. Vivian Kerr says:

    Amazing party ideas. Would love to win a book!!

  4. I am very impressed with Kara’s ideas for party decorations :)

  5. Good luck to everyone :-)

  6. I love all the creativity & inspiration…I would love to win a copy of her book!

  7. Hope I win! I love her party ideas!

  8. Can’t wait for the book!

  9. Just looks like a stunning book!

  10. Natasha Cox says:

    So many great ideas

  11. laura dassance says:

    Already on my wish list :-)

  12. I’ve been following her for years! LOVE everything she does! My daughter’s 3rd bday party was highly influenced by her ice cream social. So cute!

  13. Such great ideas! I would love to get my hands on it :)

  14. Deanna Calley says:

    I love Kara’s Party Ideas!

  15. becky childers says:

    Kara’s Party Ideas has been in my fav’s for a long time. I love her blog. Such a great site for party ideas. Would love to have her book. I would love to win it even more.

  16. So many fun ideas! Would love to win!

  17. Would LOVE to have this great book!!!!

  18. I would love to win her new book. Her parties are so cute.

  19. This book looks awesome! I’m always so overwhelmed when it comes to planning parties, but this book and her facebook/pinterest page have some awesome ideas!

  20. sadie kuskye says:

    I love parties!!! This would be a great book to have.

  21. I have been anxiously awaiting the release of this book! I have it preordered thru Amazon but a free copy would be DIVINE!!

  22. Michelle Jones says:

    I love all Kara’s party ideas on her site, and I just kn ow I will love her book for sure! Hope I can win crossing all my fingers and toes : )

  23. Elizabeth morales says:

    Everything is so beautiful an flawless cant wait to see and hope to win congrats on your milestones and good luck on everything you set your mind to

  24. This would be a great go to book for planning my kids birthday parties!

  25. You have such fun and creative ideas! Cheers on your article being published, what an accomplishment! As a wedding and event planner I always love to see what others do and gets my creative juices flowing.

  26. YAY! I can’t wait to get my hands on the book. Fingers crossed that I win :)

  27. Kathy Mateus says:


  28. Amanda Jenkins says:

    Love all the cute party ideas!! Now I’m so excited about planning my daughters upcoming birthday that’s on Halloween!=D

  29. Love this!! My inspiration a lot of the time. :)

  30. Kimberly Berry says:

    Sooo cute!!

  31. Becky Sandusky says:

    I love all the cute patry ideas.

  32. Denise Vandenbusch Bohman says:

    Great book for me I have 2 little girls and a grandaughter that I could use this book for.

  33. Valerie Valera says:

    This book contains so many ideas and inspiration perfect for parties!

  34. So nice to have these ideas always by me!

  35. Tammy Klein says:

    What a great book, we love throwing parties and can always use new ideas!

  36. The book looks amazing

  37. Great ideas!

  38. Planning my daughter’s 1st birthday so this is perfect!

  39. hurrah!

  40. So looking forward to the official debut of this book! Kara is an inspiration! ~Jen, Banner Events

  41. My birthday is 10/10. Since you’ve just celebrated your birthday, I will wish you a wonderful year! I hope this new book will inspire many to celebrate their birthdays even better!

  42. Can’t wait to see the book!! It looks wonderful and I love getting new ideas.

  43. so many great ideas

  44. I want

  45. Jan nikoley says:

    omg…. I want to win this so bad!! even though the price of the book isn’t bad either

  46. Sarah Barrera says:

    Such a great idea… can’t wait to see all the party ideas in the book.

  47. Would love to win this book and be inspired for years to come! I love throwing parties and this book would be awesome!

  48. Melissa Henry says:

    Looks great! I would love this for party ideas

  49. Ashley Outland says:

    Would love to have this book!

  50. This book looks amazing. Making parties special is one of my favorite things–this book would give me so many good ideas!

  51. So excited about this giveaway!

  52. Would love a copy!

  53. hope I win! thanks for the giveaway!

  54. fun giveaway!!

  55. Shannon Crawford says:

    Thank you for the giveaway

  56. Gosh, my comments don’t seem to be going through today. I hope they don’t all show up at once! Great giveaway and the book looks beautiful.

  57. heather Conroy says:

    Thanks for the giveaway, what a fun and informative looking book!

  58. Awesome giveaway! So cute!

  59. Gita Prasad says:

    Would love this book to help on my daughters birthday Xmas party this December

  60. Awesome giveaway. Beautiful book.

  61. Wonderful giveaway, what a beautiful book.

  62. Looks like a great book!!

  63. What a great giveaway! Beautiful book.

  64. Pamela Milogradov says:

    Love to have the book!

  65. What fun ideas! Thank you for sharing.

  66. Crystal Baugh says:

    I can’t wait to get the book next month!! I was so excited when she announced there would be a book! I hope she does another one sometime because I have no doubt this one will be awesome!! :)

  67. What an amazing resource. I would LOVE to have it!

  68. I can’t wait to have mine!

  69. Looks beautiful!

  70. Melissa LoBue says:

    This book would be amazing to have! i am LOVING this site!

  71. Larissa pavei says:

    I would love to have this book for a reference. great book!

  72. Piper Leigh says:

    Your ideas looks great!!

  73. Corey Bryson says:

    I would die for this book!

  74. Great giveaway – thanks!

  75. Kara’s Party Ideas is the ULTIMATE in party inspiration! Can’t wait to see what’s in the book!!

  76. Love her ideas. Pinned her party ideas directory page a few months ago and I have used some her ideas for 2 of my kids birthdays.

  77. Fun Giveaway!! Can’t wait to check out the whole book!

  78. Cami Sanders says:

    I love Kara’s blog. I’ve followed for so long and have used a bunch of her ideas for my kids’ parties. I would love this book!

  79. Kimberly Packard says:

    Happy birthday Jenn! Hope you and Shelley had fun at lunch. Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  80. thanx for the giveaway this book looks like some serious eye candy

  81. I love her blog! I’m so excited about the book!

  82. Love that book! I love throwing parties so this is right up my ally!

  83. Why didn’t I find her 4 months ago before my sons birthday party??!! Oh we’ll, I can start brainstorming for next yer, right?!

  84. Beautiful party ideas.

  85. Fun book!! I would love to win!!

  86. It is even photography-inspirational!

  87. Seems like the book is full of ideas and themes! Thank you for sharing!

  88. Love her site, it is the best for party planning!

  89. So much party inspiration packed in one book! Would love to win this!

  90. I absolutely LOVE everything about Kara… her blog, her shop and I’m sure I’ll love her book! Can’t wait till it comes out! :)

  91. Thanks for the opportunity to win! I think this book looks WONDERFUL!

  92. whoa! another awesome giveaway!
    the book is amazing!

  93. Beautiful book!!

  94. Jaqulyn Culp says:

    Good for you!!!! Getting published has got to be exiting!! I can’t wait for it to come out, I need all the help I can get lol

  95. Beautiful book.. Would love to win this!

  96. Great book!! I’d love to have it!!

  97. Jennifer Townsend says:

    You always have amazing giveaways!

  98. Love this giveaway, I am a big fan of Karas blog

  99. What a fantastic book! Really looking forward to reading it! :)

  100. Cindy Traylor Brown says:

    Looks like a great book full of cute Ideas

  101. Your book looks amazing!!!!

  102. What an awesome book! Ooh I’d love to win it.

  103. Happy birthday! Thanks for offering gifts to us to help celebrate.

  104. It’s your birthday and we get the gifts– it doesn’t seem fair, but ok!

  105. Happy Birthday – thanks for the opportunity to win Kara’s Party Ideas. I can always use new ideas for celebrating!!

  106. I love Kara’s site and all her fabulous party ideas. I’d love to see the book. So excited she will have it published.

  107. Melanie Wyner says:

    So excited that I saw this! I hope that I win! Thanks!

  108. gorgeous cover. I’d love to win

  109. Happy happy birthday! And thanks for letting me know about the book! I love her website :)

  110. Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway!

  111. Kim DeClaire says:

    I love Kara’s Party Ideas! I would love to win this book! And Happy Happy birthday to you!!!

  112. Happy Birthday! Mine is Friday! I l-o-v-e Kara’s ideas!

  113. I wish I would have known about her earlier! All four of our kids have August birthdays and I need inspiration! Next year…

  114. great giveaway!

  115. Jan Richards says:

    I just discovered your blog from a note on Jen Paganelli’s blog. Your site is so fun.
    Love your blog name….my daughters and I were just talking about tater tots the other
    day…memories from their youth.

  116. Venus Pascal says:

    I love making a daily visit to your blog. I always leave with some sort of inspiration.

  117. I have been looking forward to this book for what seems like forever! GREAT birthday giveaway Jen!

  118. Love this! Happy Birthday!

  119. I ***love*** her website, such amazing ideas!!

  120. The book looks so fun! Happy Birthday and thanks for the chance to win!

  121. The book looks awesome! I hope I win.

  122. I would absolutely love this book!

  123. Elizabeth Lovelace says:

    I would love to win this book!

  124. I love parties and this book looks like it will be sure to inspire! P.S. Happy Birthday Jen!