HOW2 Fold Your Valentines Day Napkins Into Heart Shapes

HOW2 Fold Your Valentines Day Napkins Into A Heart

Show your main squeeze just how much you love them with a sweet Valentines Day napkins fold. ? Watch this easy DIY video we found on One Kings Lane Instagram

HOW2 Fold Your Valentines Day Napkins Into A Heart  

Here is a last minute DIY Valentine's Day idea that anyone can do and everyone will adore. Thank you One Kings Lane for this tutorial we found on your Instagram feed on how to fold your Valentines Day napkins into a heart! We love your tips and love your products, even more. Continue Reading →

Top 10 Home Bar Essentials

Top 10 Home Bar Essentials

Summer seems to be the time of year that many of our young friends are setting up new homes and beginning their adult lives, including entering the wonderful world of home entertaining. Not surprisingly, inspired by the amazing bar carts showcased on Pinterest, one of the questions we are most often asked is what are the 10 essentials for the home bar? We recently discovered this great home bar essentials guide by one of our favorite gift merchants, A Gift Personalized (yes, the very same company we turn to for bridesmaid gifts & groomsmen gifts.) Continue Reading →

Beautiful Tabletop Accessories!

Beautiful Tabletop Accessories!

As summer draws near we often find ourselves daydreaming of warm weather, longer days, and most of all outdoor get-togethers! Whether you're planning to celebrate every summer holiday from Memorial day through Labor day or have one big blow-out bash, be sure to give your guests a party to remember when the snow starts to fall come winter. Loving the featured stylish and chic tabletop accessories for those upcoming summer gatherings. We found three items that I think are a must-have for your future party and also make great bridal shower gifts and wedding gifts!
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How to Get Ready to Party >> 5 Home Entertaining Essentials

How to Get Ready to Party >> 5 Home Entertaining Essentials

This morning we were inspired by an article we stumbled upon an article on PopSugar addressing how to get ready to party and what exactly guests notice in your home.  All of us who entertain at all know that one of the most stressful aspects of home entertaining, whether you are hosting a dinner party or your child's first birthday party, is getting your house in shape for your guests.  Yes, you do need to clean but focus your time and efforts on making your bathrooms and kitchen spotless. Otherwise, shut the doors to rooms your guests do not need access to.  As for the rest, we sorta agree there are generally just a handful of things your guests will notice about your home.  No one will say – wow she so needs a new sofa or her carpet really deserves a cleaning.  Your home decor is almost irrelevant so long as the rooms your guests see are tidied up and lack clutter.  You can transform any room from drab to fab by implementing a few of these simple home entertaining essentials.

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Godinger Silver-Plated Elephant Place Card Holders

Elephant Place Card Holders

Today's PIP's Pick!  Check out these fabulous silver-plated elephant place card holders now on sale at One Kings Lane for just $9.00.  Yes, you read that correctly  – 6 festive Godinger silver-plated place-card holders reduced from $25.00 to $9.00 – TODAY ONLY! Perfect for dinner parties or that adorable elephant theme baby shower you are planning replete with elephant theme shower invitationselephant shape balloons,  and blue or pink umbrellaphants paper goods.

Update!

We just checked and as suspected they elephant place cards sold out but we did a bit of research and found the same Godinger elephant place card holders  available on Amazon and eligible for free shipping with your Amazon Prime membership. They are not $9.00 but at $22.50 they are still pretty darn fabulous.  There are also some less expensive but still cute Kate Aspen “Lucky in Love” elephant place card holders that are a lovely alternative.

Elephant Theme Baby Shower

This elegant tabletop selection brings whimsy, ease, and even a touch of exoticism to entertaining. We love these place-card holders and may just have to buy 2 sets since we generally throw parties for 10-12. It may even set the theme for our next dinner club event – how fabulous would it be to pair these place card holders with these amazing voyage elephant plates and elephant beverage napkins! Ok – we might even need to add these festive metallic elephant tea light holders, too when setting a curry party table.

Curry Dinner Party Elephant Table

Party Hearty!

Mint Julep Cups on Sale at One Kings Lane!

We love the versatility of mint julep cups!  They can be used as individual vases or clustered together to create a fabulous centerpiece. After the party they make elegant pencil holders and of course, they can always be used as the perfect accompaniment to sipping the classic mint julep cocktail.  We also think mint julep cups make elegant hostess gifts!

One of our the most frequently asked questions here at Party Idea Pros is “Where can I find a fabulous mint julep cup like the ones recommended in our  A Day at the Races horse racing theme party package?”

We are thrilled to have discovered an entire page devoted to Mint Julep Cups on SALE at One King’s Lane!  Alternatively, Amazon offers a whole slew of mint julep cups for as low as  $10.08  and Organize.com has a classic Reed & Barton Sterling Beaker for $65.99. Cheers!

Party Hearty!