Saturday, January 16, 2016

Festive Dinner Party



A few weeks ago, I celebrated my 30th birthday with some of my closest friends and it was one of my favorite nights of all time. I felt so loved and the entire evening was filled with happiness. We rented out a loft in Detroit, hired a local chef to make us a 5 course dinner, and my best friend and I did all of the flowers, decorations, everything.. it turned out better than I could have imagined!  


When I started planning the decor and feel of the night, this was my inspiration tablescape that I kept coming back to, I just loved the feeling of it and knew I wanted to recreate it all. I'll let the pictures do the talking for now but check out the sources I used at the bottom of the post.



 













Location: The Claddagh Loft  Corktown, Detroit
Private Chef: Golden State Chef Co.
'Naked' Cake: Love & Buttercream

We brought in everything to create the evening and couldn't have done it without the help of our friends Katie and Phillip-thanks again, xoxo!

Linen Napkins: Both Etsy - Striped and Solid 
Napking Rings: Sur La Table in Copper
Zinc Metal Centerpiece Vases: Etsy
Raw Wood Candlestick holders:Woodworks LTD
Silverware: IKEA Ostron
Chargers: Hobby Lobby then spray painted matte black
Tall candles, wine glasses: IKEA
Silver rimmed white plates: Bed, Bath & Beyond (found in store as a set, can't find online)
String lights: Target
Wood Tables: Handmade by my grandfather many years ago
Chairs are mostly Craigslist find and the white ones are IKEA
Watercolor Floral Invitations: Minted 
Garland & Flowers sourced from Trader Joe's and local supermarkets
Kraft Paper Menu was hand drawn by my bestie, Katie

xoxo,
Amanda

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