Host A Beer Tasting Party With A Twist

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I’ve got a UNIQUE idea for you beer lovers out there, that’s perfect for a mans birthday, a casual weekend gathering, or fun football or tailgate party ‘activity’. With the popularity of flavored beers I thought it would be fun to set up your own Beer Flavoring bar so guests could mix their own. The idea […]

Jewel Tone Celebration – Styled Photo Shoot {Guest Feature}

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You know I love a good cocktail bar set up, and that’s exactly what caught my eye when I saw this styled shoot by Melissa Munding Photography. Done in rich jewel tones, this wedding inspiration is filled with whimsical touches but with an air of sophistication. Use these ideas for weddings, birthdays, engagement parties, or […]

Trend Alert – Painted Rolling Carts

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I suddenly have a small obsession…for painted rolling carts, aka garden carts or tea carts. These are showing up all over the webs as crafty types give new life to an old cart by adding a splash of paint and turning it into a rolling bar display. Perhaps I’m so obsessed because I actually have […]

A Colorful & Glittery New Years Eve Bar {Guest Feature}

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This bright, colorful, and glittery bar created by Renee of The Creative Orchard strikes me as the perfect set up for New Years Eve. Renee designed this for her Homemade For The Holidays ezine and the modern lines and brilliant colors would be a great addition to the evening. She used tiny punched circles {from […]

Autumn Entertaining – How To Set Up A Coffee Bar

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In my final post of this Autumn entertaining series I decided to talk about setting up a coffee bar {these ideas can also be translated into a hot cocoa bar too}. If your family & friends are anything like mine, coffee is a necessity of life! We drink it in the morning, in the afternoon, and some […]

Autumn Entertaining: Wine & Cheese Bar

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I hope you’re ready for a marathon post today…{week really}, as I share my ideas for making Thanksgiving special and stylish! All week I’ll be sharing styled tables, DIY projects, and EASY recipes for hosting the holiday at your home.  I’m calling it my Autumn Entertaining Series and it all starts today with a Wine & Cheese […]

Build-Your-Own-Bloody-Mary Bar

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Brandy of Simply Creative Insanity sent me her Bloody Mary bar design, that has many cute details.  She began with the name, “Hail Mary”, to add some whimsy to the bar and used the argyle pattern as the prominent design feature.  She filled decorative bottles with vodka and served garnishes in small galvanized buckets.  One […]