In past years, we’ve hosted a cocktail party on Christmas Eve for our friends and family. The friends who (like us) don’t have children usually stick around pretty late playing games and spending time with each other. This year, we’re spending Christmas Eve with my in-laws, so we’re enjoying the Christmas with our closest friends on Christmas Eve Eve (tomorrow night) and I’ve worked with Zazzle to create a modern table which reflects this years’ Colonial theme.
I was originally a little worried that I wouldn’t find just the right pieces for the table that I had been thinking in my mind. I’m sure you guys have experienced how it’s always harder to decorate when you have something very very specific already in mind. I had worked with Zazzle on lots of other projects (mostly paper goods for my wedding) and was excited when they introduced me to their tabletop pieces. Now, I get to design exactly what I want… win, win. There are a ton of little ways that we’re carrying on our take on the Colonial theme for this party, but they’re not just specific to our decor scheme, lots of these ideas can be utilized for whatever style you’ve got going on this holiday. I’m sure there will be a few cute ideas you could put to use! [Read more…]