Favorite Things Party!

My “Favorite Things” party has quickly become something my friends and I look forward to each year! I know we don’t need an excuse to gather but when you add a fun gift exchange, yummy treats and amazing friends you can’t help but have the makings for a perfect night.

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When I plan a party I always try to find one special something to set the mood or color pallet. These darling chevron cupcake stands from Pick your Plum were the perfect place to start! I loved their bright colors and they were perfect for a fun summer party. When it came to ordering the stands I couldn’t decide on what colors to get so I just got one of each! Orange, Teal, Pink, Lime Green, and Gray. And at only $3.99 each I didn’t feel too bad stocking up! Pick your Plum is a deal a day site so go sing up for updates and watch for these to pop up again!

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I went light when it came to refreshments. I made my homemade cupcakes: Lemon Curd and French Vanilla with whipped Chocolate and Strawberry frosting. I also served fresh fruit.

 

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For last years party I invested in a collection of vintage glass ware! It’s still my most favorite thing at my Favorite Things party! I went from thrift shop to thrift shop in search of a hodge podge of vintage glass wear. At 50 cents each this was a very affordable way to get a beautiful collection of glasses that get used at every party I throw! I also reused the glass bottles that were originally bought filled with Italian Soda but now I refill with water and pink lemonade.

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My style is affordable and simple decor and it doesn’t get much more affordable and simple then this! A half yard each of the coordinating colored fabric cut into 1.5″ strips and tied to green twine made the perfect bunting. It was probably about 100 feet long and I draped it back and forth along the walls of my dining room. And last minute I used the scraps and wrapped my chandelier! I am in LOVE with how my fabric wrapped channy turned out!

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And lastly I made fun take home bags for all my guests! These adorable chevron bags came from a local shop PAK-N-Wrap. I filled them with my all time favorite treats: Kit Kats, Twix, Peach rings and Spearmint gum. Just a little thank you for coming!

Each guest brought a $15 wrapped gift that represented something they LOVED or could be considered their “Favorite Thing!” We had a gift exchange and all went home with a list of new things we all wanted to try.

Turn in to my next post to see what I gave as my “Favorite Thing!”

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    I am IN LOVE with this idea. Totally going to have to try it.

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