Planning a Pink Themed Party

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Happy Thursday everyone! I hope you are all having an excellent start to the year. Mine has been fairly busy with our house. We finally laid the quarter round after pulling it up months ago to lay new floors. The quarter round was the color of the old floors and we wanted white quarter round to match the base-boards. Instead of buying new to save money, I opted to paint all of it with the same paint from the base-boards. It feels great to have that big project out of the way!

I wanted to share today some details from my sister's pink, coffee themed graduation party. When she told me that is what she wanted, I knew it was right up my alley since pink and coffee are two of my favorite things. We opted to rent a venue on Tybee Island since it was a special occasion. My mom was in charge of food and I was in charge of decor and coffee. We asked everyone to dress on theme in pink, black, or white.

I have a fairly large collection of silver serve-ware from thrifting and antiquing over time. We used a ton of these and I found the perfect pink tablecloths at Target. I loved that they had the scalloped detailing. I also started collecting glass plates at Goodwill. We thought that would be nicer than disposable and almost as cheap. I am usually the person who throws parties so I know I will be able to use these in the future.

From left to right for the coffee portion I used a punch bowl and cups my husband found for me a few years ago. I found a matching crystal ladle off of Amazon here. A friend of ours made coffee punch for everyone and it was a huge hit! We also had these fun metallic straws.

I bought these plastic champagne coupes to make a champagne tower. I also had a pitcher of vanilla iced coffee and next to that we had the glitter pink lemonade. I made it by mixing one of the frozen lemonade packages you can get at a grocery store and adding this pink edible glitter. I served that in an antique glass and silver pitcher I found while thrifting.

My dress is an old Zara dress and my shoes can be found here. They matched the dress perfectly! Everyone had such a great time at the party and we are so proud of my sister for graduating from college. Hope you all enjoyed!


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