Thanksgiving palette: browns, tans, beige, reds, jewel tones illuminated by the warm glow of candlelight add sophistication.
Hannuka palette: Use various shades of blue highlighted with gold. Vibrant white accessories and candles make excellent accents, adding pop to a room or table setting.
Christmas palette: reds and greens woven in with metallics add elegance to traditional holiday decorations. Don’t be afraid to mix gold, silver, copper, and brass; it’s a trend that’s quickly gathering momentum.
Football party palettes: Use the colors of your favorite team. For the Super Bowl, use both team’s colors.
Be adventurous! Add an unexpected twist to your festivities by trying something you’ve never done before.
2. For fun, hold a formal dinner party complete with invitations, long gowns, and tuxedos. Most of us are accustomed to parties with rustic charm, a roaring fireplace, and the t.v. blasting the latest football play. You don’t have to sacrifice comfort for elegance.
Make your party a buffet where guests can help themselves. You won’t have to worry about their getting enough food or drink, and can enjoy your own party.
For décor, use candelabras with tall, tapered candles. Instead of the wood burning
Hire a bartender, and a couple of service people to pass appetizers, refill drinks and food stations.
Make sure your table centerpieces are low enough so they don’t block the view across the table. High centerpieces inhibit conversation.
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