8 things every holiday party NEEDS
tips and tricks for a flawless fête.
Published Dec 8, 2015 5:00 AM
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Spotify, Pandora, or even that retro turntable that’s been sitting in the closet. No matter the method, a continuous stream of classic tunes is always a good idea.
Elegant sit-down dinner or a brief cocktail fete? No matter the formality, no party should be without these basics:
Regardless of the fact that you’ve got a 4-course dinner planned, set up a small cheese board or a plate of easy apps for guests to munch on when they first arrive.
Whether you’re mixing up your special cinnamon citrus concoction over the stove or lighting up your go-to scented candle, set the scene with a festive scent.
Call it a no-brainer, but no holiday fete should be without festive details that complement the season. Pine garlands, string lights, we’re looking at you.
a well-stocked bar
Now’s the perfect time to unleash your inner bartender, and put those mouthwatering cocktail recipes to good use.
Keep the lights to a comfortable low – dim enough to set a soothing tone, yet bright enough for easy movement throughout the space. Bonus points for whimsical string or holiday lights.
a backdrop for photos
A wall of balloons or festive garland make for the perfect photo backdrop!