Saturday, February 12, 2011

PRETTIE...VALENTINE INSPIRATION


Colors: Bold Red and White

Style: Sophisticated dinner party

Decor: Make the dining room glow with groupings of pillar candles, low profile table centerpieces of fresh red blooms, tie bows of red tulle on backs of chairs, scatter glittered red hearts and red table confetti, use bold red paper lanterns hanging from ceiling, have jazz playing in the background

Tableware: Best table settings (china, crystal and silver) white tablecloth with a shimmering red table runner with matching fabric napkins. Use votive candle place cards, print menu's and place on each plate setting

Food: Salad starter, Beef bourguignonne, Potato gratin, Roasted vegetables, berry torte with vanilla ice-cream, sparkling water and pomegranate juice, red wine, champagne and decaf coffee

Activities: Wine tasting or meal pairings

Favors: Iced red heart shaped cookies in cellophane bags tied with red satin ribbon



Colors: Shades of pastel pink and purple with red and white accents

Style: Dessert party

Decor: Pink or white tulle wreath centerpiece, pink and white blooms with vases lined with heart shaped sweet tarts, 3 or 5 large round pink or white balloons, hang a Valentines or Love garland in shades of pink and white, display paper cones in party colors filled with pink paper shred or candy samples

Tables: Buffett style - dessert bar, white table cloth with pink table runner, white plates, bundled pink linens/napkins wrapped with co-ordinating ribbon, quart sized milk bottle glasses, wine glasses, layered dessert plates, apothecary jars

Food: Cupcakes, color co-ordinated candy bar, savory and sweet finger sandwiches, strawberry shortcake, pink lemonade, strawberry milkshakes, champagne

Activities: Valentines bingo, Valentines trivia

Favors: Pink and white lollipops and candycanes - cello bags filled with cotton candy!


1 comment:

  1. So many pretty things to look at! How do you make these collages?!? Please respond! I really want to make some for my blog! - Thanx!

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