Top 10 Ideas for Hosting an Classy Denim and Diamonds Party with Sparkle
Keeping yourself at home instead of going on an enjoyable vacation doesn't really need to be boring. Get your family and friends and get inventive for various ways to entertain at home. The latest hot party idea is an elegant Denim and Diamonds party. What exactly is a Denim and Diamonds Party? Use your imagination to get as elegant or country as you would like, but a Denim and Diamonds party is an upscale event with great cuisine, drink and entertainment. Guests are asked to wear informal attire such as denim jeans, but are encouraged to ?dress it up? by accessorizing with diamond-like sparkle (aka rhinestones!). Sites can include your home, outdoor area or rented elegant country estates for grand functions or fundraisers.

Tip 1: Use what you Already Have available
Any time you host an at-home Denim and Diamonds party, you need to get creative. There is no sense in venturing out and buying loads of items that you won't ever use again. Check around your house, basement and storage area to find out what you can reinvent or repurpose for your very own party needs. Outdoor tables can become indoor furniture by using an inexpensive floor length textile covering to meet your theme. Invest wisely on a few key items you need to pack a lot of punch for your money. Consider discount stores and discounted sections at more upscale retailers to secure particular finds. Vases for table settings can be mix and match as can table and drink ware.

Tip 2: Choose your motif Colors
With a Denim and Diamonds Party blue, white and everything that sparkles is usually a must-have! Blend your colors into your table coverings and home decor. Check out hobby super-stores to add glimmer for a table or buffet. Opt for inexpensive glass stones, rhinestones or crystals and toss amongst your table settings to catch and reflect light from your table top candles. Hues for a denim and diamonds party can extend to your decorations, invitations, centerpieces and party favors as well.

Tip 3: Plan In Advance
Manage your time carefully and don't delay shopping or decorating until the day before your party. Determine on your decor and estimate food and seating demands at least a 7 days or more ahead of time. If you need to engage an event rental service for tables, chairs or other food service items, plan this at least 2 weeks ahead and then make your reservations together with the rental company. Make as many food items as possible ahead of time - this will reduce your anxiety level and help you enjoy your very own Denim and Diamonds party! Planning on grilling outdoors? Grill items ahead of time and keep in your oven on warm so items can be ready as soon as hungry visitors arrive.

Tip 4: Too busy for Sit Down Dinner? Think Buffet!
Let's admit it, sit down dinners are nice when you find yourself inviting only 3-4 friends over for an intimate party. Hosting a event for 20+ requires fast, easy service of a smorgasboard style setup. Presentation can be fun for a buffet. Create heightened levels by placing pots inverted beneath your table covering to create a staggered look for your culinary offerings. This is functional too and allows your guests to more easily reach for items around a crowded buffet table. Utilize gift baskets lined with denim-like towels for your biscuits/breads. Spread out country-themed shining items such as inexpensive crystals among your serving platters for extra pizzazz!

Tip 5: Candlelight and Flowers are a Must
Regardless if you are hosting your party indoors or outdoors, candles provide a special pizzazz and feeling. If outdoors, add floating candles to your pool. Bunch candles of various height, colors and widths on your tables and pathways to supply ambient lighting for your guests to enjoy. Citronella candles are offered in a myriad of colors and styles to provide functional and delightful purpose for keeping bugs under control and guest comfortable.

Flowers undoubtedly are a treat whatever the occasion. But there's no need to splurge as fresh bouquets can get costly. Roll up your sleeves and check out your backyard... Black Eyed Susans, Daylillies, Sweet Peas, and Butterfly Bushes and evergreen branches, supply inexpensive but aromatic bouquets. Position a glass within a cowboy boot and arrange your cut flowers for a true Denim and Diamonds centerpiece! Supplement with smaller sized arrangements in smaller conversation areas with just a few store-bought white roses.

Tip 6: Carry the Indoors - Outside or the Outdoors - Inside
You'll care to pamper your guests even while outdoors. Add comfortable throw pillows for your patio chairs and pair you indoor dining-room chairs with your outdoor country furniture. Crystal pitchers, silver platters and other metallic (pewter) bowls alllow for an elegant presentation for beverages and appetizers. Need a bit outdoors, inside? Add different evergreen branches to your arrangements or consider using outdoor decorative lighting like string lights indoors to correspond with your Denim and Diamonds Party theme.

Tip 7: Make sure it is Personal
It's your party so add your own personal style! Email is a handy communication method but a Denim and Diamonds Party calls for a more sophisticated strategy. Handwritten, themed invitations suit you perfectly for what to send to your guests. Your party guests will be excited once they receive your Denim and Diamonds inspired invitation (invites shaped like denim Levis pocket complete with red tag and all?). Add some bling to get the diamonds theme set by using crystals and add-ons sold in scrapbooking supply stores and craft super stores.

Tip 8: Keep it Cool
Backyard Denim and Diamond parties can get hot during the warm months and cold in the spring or fall. Secure small fans with misters and camoflauge behind shrubbery and plants in your backyard. Use portable propane powered table top heaters and provide lots of blankets (western printed please!) to keep your guests comfortable for hours.

Tip 9: Always develop a Plan B
Always have a backup plan because Nature Herself is usually unpredictable despite your very best plans for your Denim and Diamonds event. Keep your materials well stocked for your very last minute needs and plan in advance for what you might do when you have to move the party indoors as a result of inclement weather. Outdoor seating could also be moved indoors and accented with throw pillows. Remember ? these are your friends and they?ll have fun despite the weather!

Tip 10: Ask for Help when you need It.
Don't hesitate to hire a celebration planner to talk with you for your plans in advance of your party. If you can't afford the planning, hire them to advise you on ideas, tips and decorating to assist you organize and make it happen by yourself. Keep it simplistic! Hearty appetizers, sophisticated cocktails and knock out accents can certainly make for a fun, relaxed time for your elegant Denim and Diamonds party affair!