Hollywood Red Carpet Party

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The count down to the Oscars is on with just a week to go before we see who will take home the golden statue.  We’re here to help get you red-carpet-ready as you host a fun and festive night of your own.  These ideas and printable items collected from around the web will help you decorate […]

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 […]

Your New Years Eve Bar

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I still have cocktails on the brain!  This time it’s a New Years Eve serve-yourself bar that I actually set up at the same time as my Christmas bar, but I wanted to show you how to change out a few elements to create a totally different look. Once again I began by covering a card table with a TableVogue […]

Stocking Your Family-Friendly Bar {Guest Blogger}

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Continuing with our “Bar” theme, I’d like to introduce you to Coryanne Ettiene of Housewife Bliss.  We “met” on Twitter and she is a delightful resource for all things “Homemaking.”  She’s offering tips today, for insuring that you have a Family Friendly bar to accomodate adults & kids alike: Celebrating with family over the holidays […]

DIY Ice Bottle Cooler

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This icy bottle cooler as seen on my Holiday Bar Design, is a stylish way to present vodka or white wine on the bar while keeping it cold at the same time.  It’s a simple project but you need to give yourself a couple of days to freeze the layers.  This works well for vodka because it […]

Creating Your Holiday Bar

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If there’s one thing you can count on at a party, it’s the fact that everyone will make their way to the bar for a refreshing beverage.  Setting a festive display and adding a few special details is simple with these ideas and tips.  I decided to design a bar that would coordinate with my Cocktails & Cheers […]

Christmas Cocktails & Cheers Party

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Time to spread a little holiday cheer by hosting a small cocktail party (for 6-8 guests)!  I teamed up with Fresh Press to design this gathering inspired by their “Cocktails and Cheers invitation”. Their designs are sleek and modern, and for this one I simply brought the swag from the invitation into my design, using ribbon and felt circles.  Read on for […]