There is nothing more fun than a soiree with a few of your girls. Looking for a casual way to entertain your friends with little effort? Why not try a front porch party with desserts and drinks. Here are some of our tips for a front porch party with dessert and drinks. Share images of your parties with us on social media using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle.
Southern Entertaining: Front Porch Party with Dessert and Drinks
Seating: Create a casual seating environment using your favorite indoor and outdoor furniture for a cozy yet stylish party. A mix of furniture styles and sizes creates a unique look with what you already have in your home.
Marble Ice: If you are hosting a day time soiree, it can get quite warm. To ensure your drinks stay cool longer, try using marble cocktail cubes to make sure your guests stay cool and refreshed while they party.
Set The Table: You don’t need a formal table but don’t be afraid to bring out some of your favorite dishware and glassware for your dessert and drink tasting.
Florals: A beautiful floral centerpiece is a great way to catch the eye of your guests and encourage them to gather in a certain area. For a front porch party, be sure to incorporate lots of greenery and free-flowing flowers.
Dessert Station: Create a dessert station using a bar cart or favorite table with a few of your favorite pieces of serving ware. From cake plates to metal trays, mix and match for a layered look that will show off some of your favorite desserts. Encourage your guests to bring their own specialties or hire a chef to create a tasting menu for your friends. No matter what, have fun and don’t think about the calories.
Fashion: Front Porch Party style is all about classic southern fashion with a little bit of fun. It should be comfy and outdoor-friendly. Here are a few of my favorite inspiration looks below:
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|Florals||Lush Florals by Renee|
|Florals||Stephanie Gibbs Events|
|Styling||Black Southern Belle|
|Photography||Lyndi J Photography|
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