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Party Basics for New Nesters

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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!

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

6 responses to “Party Basics for New Nesters”

  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!

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

  3. Jessica says:

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

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

  5. Julie B says:

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

  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.