party basics for new nesters

This visually appealing book might be called Party Basics for New Nesters – but it’s full of great ideas and entertaining inspiration that should apply to pretty much anyone…even if you’ve already been a “nester” for quite a while! Author Maria McBride offers tips and instructions for creative, yet doable party decorations, crafty projects, and clever food & drink ideas.

A few favorites pictured below: Crudités served in votive holders, Canned Daisies, Origami Parasols, and Egg Salad served in eggshell cups…

party basics for new nesters

I’m also loving all these wonderful ideas for personalizing & dressing up basic glass votives; the transparent vinyl stickers (2nd row, far right) are an easy, yet elegant look for weddings and bridal showers…

party basics for new nesters

Click here for more details & reader reviews at Amazon.com. Great gift idea for bridal showers, weddings, and housewarming parties!

Leave a Comment

6Comments

1
karyn SAYS:

This looks like a great book! Serving the egg salads in egg shells is such a cute idea…and the martini glasses on the cover look cool too!

Reply July 29, 2008 at 9:10 am

2
southern hostess SAYS:

This looks like a great book! I love the eggshell cups.

Reply July 29, 2008 at 9:04 pm

3
Jessica SAYS:

This book looks fabulous! I love entertaining, it’s so much fun!

Reply July 30, 2008 at 4:04 pm

4
Madelyn @ Southern Weddings SAYS:

I love the idea of the votives! This book is a perfect housewarming gift!

Reply August 4, 2008 at 10:22 am

5
Julie B SAYS:

Can’t wait to see this book in person! What fun ideas!

Reply October 12, 2009 at 7:52 pm

6
Jennifer SAYS:

Party in a book! I love the Canned Daisies! It is the perfect summer centerpiece. This book will make a wonderful Christmas gift.

Reply October 12, 2009 at 9:23 pm

Join in! Leave a Comment: