Favorite Things Party- Girls Night

I threw a favorite things party when I lived in Buffalo last year and it was so much fun.  I have been wanting to do one here with the girl friends I have made here.  It took me forever to finally do it but  The party was so much fun.  It was a fun group of girls.  I just thought I would share some pictures of the party.

This is the invitation I came up with.  It came out totally different than I had envisioned, but I loved how it turned out.  I used chalk board vinyl for a sticker on the outside to write there names on.

This is the set up before  the girls came.  So no food yet.  I wanted to snap it before it got too dark.   I just used all the random chairs I have all stacked in my garage from photography.  These are the centerpieces.  The morning of the party I had no decorations made.  I didn’t even know what I was going to do, luckily it came together.  One of the girls brought stuff for Italian Sodas and they were yum.  I didn’t take a picture of all the stuff but this is the glasses.    The picture on the right is of the recipe cards (I had all the girls send me recipes so they could take them home),  a banner we put together, and in the box below I had a bunch of hair bows, clips and headbands that everyone got to choose from.  These were bags for the girls to take all their stuff home in.  I spray painted  wood tags with chalk board paint.  I thought it would be fun they could reuse them if they wanted.   The right picture is the name tags for the food.
TThis is a rag banner I hung above the table.  It was super easy and quick to make.  The food was all so yummy!  It was so fun to try what everyone brought!  
II had a banner for each girl to make and take home.  I had them all draw a number and then they chose their banner when it was their turn.  I had made a bunch of different color schemes and didn’t know how to let them know the colors so I punched out each color and put it on a circle tag and taped it on the front of the bag.  Every one just crafting away.  It looks pretty intense:)These are the favors they took home.  I put a bunch of my favorite chocolates inside.  All the beautiful Ladies who attended.
A picture of some of peoples favorite things.  I didn’t do a good job at taking pictures of  all of them.Ruth- Shine drops, yummy licorice

Brinn- Mac eye paint

Sharon- Buxom Lip gloss

Adrienne- Lancome Mascara

Jessie- Kenra hairspray

Gaby- Jam and Bread

Mindy- Glass Water bottle, reusable bag, Agave, an unmentionable item

Kaitlin- Finish Powerball detergent

Kristy- Gift Certificate for a Manicure

Me- A meat thermometer

Jamie- Favorite cleaning stuff: Magic eraser, Clorox stain fighter and color booster, Lemi Shine.

Kristy - June 7, 2012 - 12:29 am

Very Cute idea! Okay….way to make all of us look bad….ha! I love your creativity and all of the things you put together! Glad you girls had a good time!

Rachel - June 11, 2012 - 3:52 pm

This was such a fun post to look at. It brought back SO many memories of the one we had in Buffalo. You are the best party planner & everything is always executed so perfectly. Wow! There were some great favorites. Miss ya!

Michele - June 15, 2012 - 3:32 pm

WOW!!! that is all I can say. Seriously amazing. I wish I could have gone, EVERYTHING was so over the top cute!! SO much fun!

susan - June 25, 2012 - 12:33 pm

oh meg, how fun! looks like a wonderful time you did a great job!! my kind of party :) write when you can, miss you guys!! susan

cara - August 28, 2012 - 4:33 pm

I think this party is cuter than my wedding is going to be….

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