October 20th, 2015 |

WITCHES’ DINNER PARTY

invitationHalloween can be such a busy time for Mamas – between making (or purchasing!) the kids costumes, helping at classroom parties, and getting the candy prepared for trick-or-treaters – most ladies don’t have a second to enjoy the festive holiday!  I thought it would be fun to gather up some of my favorite “witches” for a little good old-fashioned Halloween dinner party this past weekend.

I invited them with our Witch silhouette party invitation, featuring an orange and white geometric trellis pattern.  I used this pattern, along with my witch silhouette, throughout the event to tie together the look.

cocktailI welcomed my guests with a tray of my signature cocktail: a candy cane cocktail!  So simple and delicious, I filled up my glasses with Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and then added a dash of orange juice, and a handful of candy corn. It was just the perfect amount of sweet and sour!

tablesettingI set a festive table with a black and white stripe tablecloth, white dishes, and napkins made out of my custom fabric in the orange geometric print.  Each plate was topped with a menu card, and a mini orange witch’s broom. And instead of using traditional placecards, I opted to do a straw flag with each guests’ name on them.

DSC_0014DSC_0001placesetting1DSC_0005I wanted the center of the table to feature a modern spin on traditional pumpkins.  So I embellished a large white pumpkin with black stones to look like a glam monogram. I found this letter “L” at my local Michael’s craft store, and they had them available in all letters!  It was so easy, and I just love the custom look it gave the table.  Plus, it can be used as decor after the party.

cookiesI served up sugar cookies from Sweet Nelsons for dessert.  How amazing are these cookies?!  She absolutely nailed the design, repeating the graphics from our invitation.

DSC_0052To send my ladies home with a little something sweet, I packaged up candy corn in our foil-stamped cello bags with a “Trick or Treat” message on them.  They were conveniently displayed on our lucite tray (featuring the diagonal stripe liner in orange) by the front door, so I could easily hand them out as we said our goodbyes.

FullSizeRender (8)THIS IS A SPONSORED POST. THE PARTY DRESS HAS RECEIVED PAYMENT, TRADE AND/OR PRODUCTS FROM MIKE’S HARD LEMONADE IN EXCHANGE FOR PROMOTION, HOWEVER ALL IDEAS, PHOTOGRAPHS, RECIPES AND OPINIONS STATED ARE MY OWN.

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