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105 fancy cocktail Stories
"kind of cocktail party that probably only happens in magazines and movies. With that... setting are fancy, but it's the promise of the event that's even more so. I love everything... cute to fancy. I can't get away from the long table look - I just love it so much.... creating a fancy look outdoors. For one thing: real dishes, real silver, real glasses... very fancy. There's something about any outdoor space, all lit up at night, that..."
Guest Picks: Fancy Finds for a New Year's Eve Party
Celebrate the arrival of 2012 with drinkware, sparkly serving pieces and, of course, a glittering disco ball or two
"these fancy finds. A generous host plus good friends makes for a great party! — Jami... in this fancy bucket. Add a personal touch and inscribe it with your initials. You're... those cocktails you'll be serving to your friends, so why not use one that gives... their cocktails even more thanks to these color changing cubes. Count down the minutes... doubles as a cocktail table when raised...."
14 Fabulously Fanciful Living Rooms
Passionate and imaginative, these living spaces let go of the norm and commit to fearless design choices
Shop Houzz: Design Your Best Bar Cart
"can sip cocktails you love, indulge in a nightcap and mix up fancy drinks that wow... Shop. Cocktail enthusiast Andrew Whitehead of Liquorary shares tips on choosing the... homemade cocktails.... impressive cocktails..."
Simple Pleasures: Host a Casual Happy Hour
"plus good cocktails, mocktails or brews equals a great, easygoing party... a big cocktail party or fancy dinner has its place, but there are times when we would... elephant" cocktail party, in which everyone brings something they already had in their... their own cocktails, or offer a signature drink and pour your guests a fresh one as they... after cocktail hour. Offer to call cabs or designate a driver to shuttle folks home..."
16 Ways to Shake Up Your Summer Bar
"cool cocktails. Of course, half the fun of cocktail hour is the drama and production... plates and cocktail napkins in the drawers, etc. I like your ideas to accentuate the space... color you fancy), you can draw attention to your bar tray. For a party, you could even... mixed that cocktail! Already thinking of fall? Park your bar cart in the library, and..."
The Busy Mom's Guide to Throwing a Kids' Holiday Tea Party
Even Fancy Nancy would thrill to be a guest at this easy event, where no one will know the shortcuts but you
Expert Talk: Dreaming of a Daybed
Whatever color, pattern or style flits through your fancy, today's daybeds let you have it — and practicality too
Guest Picks: Inspiration for a Northern Beachside Cabin
Modern Manners for Conflict-Free Family Visits
Avoid thermostat wars, pet peeves and the great shower squeeze with these tips for having family as houseguests
How to Prep for a Holiday Party in One Week
You can take care of the house, menu and music in a few days with help from this time-saving checklist
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8 Dreamy Ways With Outdoor Chaises
Dipped into pools or draped onto decks, these luxurious loungers are like vacation destinations right at home
Simple Pleasures: Savor the First Spring Day in the Garden
The birds are chirping, the bulbs are blooming and the air is inviting. How will you answer the call of the garden?
"herb-infused cocktails in the garden, anyone?)... for a cocktail. Other herbs make intriguing cocktail ingredients as well — rosemary... to be fancy, just a sturdy work surface that can get good and dirty. If you can wrangle... tisane or cocktail with fresh muddled herbs. Snip a few sprigs of mint from the garden... Your Own Cocktail Garden Make pretty plant markers. A fun little project for the first... to get fancy, try painting plain garden stakes with whatever leftover paint you have..."
Houzz Tour: Recalling the Pilgrims in a 350-Year-Old Home