Father’s Day Golf PAR-TEE {Guest Feature}

Today I’m getting back to the blog after being in Florida for a (long) weekend of helping set-up for an Operation Shower event + spend LOTS of fun times with some great party girls. The theme was a golf theme {Party FORE Baby} as it was given in conjunction with the PGA tour and Birdies for the Brave. So when I received this Golf Themed party in my ‘IN’ box this morning, I knew I had to share it right away {you know…the irony of it all}.

This design by Jen of Banner Events was part of Bird’s Party Magazine and done specifically for Father’s Day, but I think these ideas would be super for Men’s Birthday’s, Baby Showers (duh), and of course boy’s birthday’s too. Check out the amazing details for 3 different party areas: seated table, dessert “shelf” display, and drinks. You’ll be smitten by it all!

From Jen: “To create our look, we covered an executive-style office desk with an earth toned tablecloth, added a ‘putting green’ runner (astro turf from a home improvement store works great!), some burlap for the sandtrap, a few containers of artificial grass & the basics were covered for one tee-riffic party! Of course, Bird’s Golf themed party printables help to tie in the theme, add a pop of color, and bring extra pizzazz that make celebrations go from ordinary to extraordinary. From the adorable par-tee banner to the coordinating drink wraps & circle labels, it was the ‘par’fect touch!”

  • To add some interest to our par-tee, I filled jars and containers with artificial grass balls, color coordinating golf tees, plastic practice golf balls, etc.
  • If you’re dad is an avid golfer, finding old golf paraphanelia around your home shouldn’t be hard. I used a pair of golf shoes, a golf statue, some old golf clubs and an old trophy to bring in some personal items to our display.
  • Old rustic silver pails, glass apothecary jars & vessels were all used to house coordinating themed treats & decor.
  • Golf silhouettes and printable subway art were hung in picture frames on the wall to coordinate.
  • Jones Soda bottles and water bottles were accented with drink wraps, cute party straws, golf tees & mini golf pennant flags.
  • Darling cupcakes with grass-like frosting were perched atop styrofoam covered in astroturf.
  • The cutest putting green & golf ball cake pops were nestled in spray painted plastic trophies purchased at the dollar store & an old metal pail filled with green shred to resemble grass.

 

  • No celebration is complete without an array of coordinating sweet treats. The highlight of our dessert buffet, included a beautiful cake where gorgeous details from the printables were recreated, from the striking argyle pattern, to the golf landscape & oversized golf ball and tee.
  • Incredibly detailed fondant pieces were masterfully designed by Edible Details.
  • Three dimensional golf clubs accessorized our peanut ‘putter’ parfaits ‘par’-fectly!
  • I adore the 3-D golf balls, that sat impressively atop real golf tees in the centers of gourmet cupcakes made to resemble patches of grass. And, the golf cart fondant toppers were phenomenal!
  • Cookies Are My Canvas captured the beauty of Bird’s printables on a cookie!
  • Sweet Temptations also provided delicious golf-themed chocolate covered Oreos, great for everyone celebrating Dad”

Jen cleverly incorporated some specialty dessert items for a stunning look. The complete list of credits is below, but if you need to follow a budget you can choose 1 to 3 items to help pull off the look. You will still get great results and wow your guests.

Here are some more ideas from Jen, to add a play on words to your food for a golf themed party: A “full course” menu could include items such as “club” sandwiches, a “wedge” salad, “greens”, “chips” & dip and “water hazzard” bottles of water.

 

Styling – Jen Carver, Banner Events / PhotographyA Fresh Take Photography / Printable GraphicsBird’s Party / CakeCelebrity Cake Studio / CupcakesWanna Cupcake? / Cake Pops - Pop.O.Licious Cake Pops / Fondant (golf clubs, golf bag, cupcake toppers) - Edible Details / CookiesCookies Are My Canvas / Chocolate Covered OreosSweet Temptations / Artisan Chocolates – Vita Dolce Chocolates

 

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and contributor to Homes.com, Marie Callender's, and SheKnows. Most recently her work has been published in Woman's World, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.

Comments

  1. I’m obsessed with navy + kelly so this just makes me smile! LOVE it all!

  2. Stopping in from SITS! The Golfers in my family would love all of this! Absolutely amazing!

  3. Hi! Stopping over from SITS! Your site is just gorgeous, and this party looks amazing :)

  4. Beatriz says:

    I’m speechless. Just loved it.

  5. What a fun way to incorporate what dad likes to do in to a party for him on Father’s Day! Looks great! -Dani

  6. My dad loves golf and so many of these elements would be perfect for party. I love the play on words with the food and the blue and green are a great colour combination.

  7. Yeah, the father day is coming and I really want to do something for him. This golf party really inspired me!

  8. Rodanim Pizarro says:

    Definitivamente tus Creaciones son Super Maravillosas!

  9. elizabeth says:

    I just love all of the details of this! What a great party!!

  10. I’m speechless. Just loved it.

  11. I have been browsing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours.

    It’s pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all web owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the web will be a lot more useful than ever before.

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