This idea is too great. Wrap up those random bottles and labels for your upcoming events – from showers to bbqs – with beautiful scraps of favorite scrapbooking or wrapping paper (maybe even fun stickers or remnants of vintage wallpaper?). Nicely ties signature drinks in with the party *theme* and hides unsightly labels (or two buck chuck!).
I really love the reusable glass jar as well – a great way to hold and identify mixers such as cranberry juice, oj, or club soda again and again for each get together.
We have big carafes from C&B that we keep around for the same use – guests can build their own mimosas for a Sunday morning brunch or elaborate cocktails at a dinner party. Image from Martha Stewart.
I’m feeling inspired today to share one of my favorite winter-y color combinations… all shades purple, lilac and lavender. Set against a snowy white backdrop it really does make a lovely party or shower theme.
These inspiration boards were built from images found at Style Me Pretty — forever a favorite! I love the idea of homemade purple candies wrapped in doilies, a mis-mash of jars & vases full of flowers, and soft purple ribbons draped about silverware & centerpieces. Continue reading →
New Zealand was quite the whirlwind… we had just five days to explore as much as possible and kept to the North Island to visit friends and family that live in the country. We began our adventure by hiring a car (as the kiwi’s would say) and heading down the coast to see the most of the country.
We hiked beautiful mountains, explored vast beaches, trekked awe-inspiring thermal landscape and found more than our fair share of sheep… and more sheep… and then even more sheep! Continue reading →