Intimate Garden Cocktail Party

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I’m so excited to share this party with you today – when I first saw it I think my jaw dropped! Not because it is over-the-top elaborate, but because it is so fabulously chic, and inspiring. This was a launch party designed by Katie of Petite Social and was held in a private courtyard garden. […]

A Rooftop Wine + Food Pairing Party

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I am literally swooning over this rooftop wine & food pairing party sent in by Cristina of Le Partie Sugar, who hosted the evening to celebrate food and wine and friends. It took place on her rooftop in LA and includes vintage furniture, 4 wines paired with farmer’s market food, dessert, and a guest bottle […]

Red Wine Sangria

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by contributor Lisa Thiele {photography & styling by With Style & Grace} Whether or not spring has made its appearance where you are, I can give you at least one excuse to prepare a big batch of this delicious sangria, Cinco de Mayo! Make a big pitcher of this red wine sangria, invite over some […]

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 […]

I’ll Drink To That! {Glass Stenciling}

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After learning about stamping your party plates with food coloring gel, you can imagine my jubilation when I found this equally fabulous party project, for your glasses! This genius idea comes from A Subtle Revelry, and was done for a Roast & Toast Housewarming party. She simply used stencils, corn syrup, and cinnamon to ‘etch’ […]

Cheese, Glorious Cheese! {And Wine}

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Simple-Elegance doesn’t get much better than Cheese & Wine. The pairing of the 2 works equally well for a rustic picnic, or a glamorous soiree. The photos above offer some great suggestions for serving your cheese with style. Consider slicing your hard cheese into ‘sticks’ and laying them in a criss-cross form…adds height and interest. […]

Amazing Wine & Chocolate Tasting Party

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I cannot say enough good things about this AMAZING Wine & Chocolate Tasting Soiree hosted by Heavenly Blooms! Have you ever seen a more beautiful display of rustic-meets-elegant?! I think not! This is just a sampling of all the fabulous details. Head over to Heavenly Blooms blog to see 4 posts worth of photos…you don’t […]