When it comes to holiday parties, we’re all about candle laden tables, great food, and fabulous company. Our friends over at The Venue Report planned a holiday party that we wish we could have attended! But the next best thing is sharing the images and inspiration with you. What a fab idea to host a dinner part at a venue like Prepkitchen–which literally feels like you’re eating in a chef’s kitchen. Foodie alert! Either way, we love The Venue Report is the best place for finding locations you never knew existed! Plus, they are offering us some tips for throwing an EASY New Year’s party. Are you ready? Read on below!
The Venue Report tips for an easy NYE/Holiday Dinner Party:
1. Instead of flowers on the tables (which require arranging, prep, and cost) we used edison bulb strands as a garland down the center! Bonus: it adds an amazing ambiance.
2. The only flowers we used were floral wreaths for the guests to wear. We bought them from Eucca Floral Studio – cost effective and they will ship anywhere in the US.
3. Use fun calligraphy menus. We separated each course out with the lyrics from The Black Eyed Peas “Let’s Get it Started”. Laura Hooper Calligraphy has amazing styles, is speedy and one of our faves to work with.
4. We brought the electric candle back.. we spray painted them navy blue and then we drew patterns and wrote messages with a gold paint pen like “cheers” and “chin chin” on them. You can buy them for $1 ea and they will stay lit for the life of the battery!
To find a location for your own New Year’s dinner party bash (and for any bonus NYE/Holiday party deals) at the private dining rooms of restaurants/hotels in your city, check out The Venue Report.
Produced by The Venue Report | Blog // Styling: The Venue Report + Canvas & Canopy // Photography: Joielala Photographie // Calligraphy: Laura Hooper Calligraphy // Venue: Prepkitchen, Little Italy // Floral head wreaths: Eucca Floral Studio