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Pink Your Drink {Cocktail Glasses}

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If you’re hosting a Pink Party in October (or any time of year), chances are good that you’ll be serving up some pink drinks, so here are a few ideas for adding an extra splash of your signature color to the outside of your drink!

Adorning stemware & glasses with fun details like ribbon & rhinestones only takes a few extra minutes, but it really elevates signature drinks to the next level and adds such a fun element to the party.

decorate cocktail glassses

The DIY Details:

Decorate cocktail glasses with festive embellishments like pink marabou boa, pink ribbon, and sparkly, hot pink pipe cleaners. Collins glasses also look great with a band of fabric ribbon around the base and a pretty pink straw.

decorate cocktail glassses

Adhesive-backed craft rhinestones are great for adding a small dose of sparkle, or you can also use a more intricate rhinestone motif to make the guest of honor’s glass extra-special!

Ready-made stickers like the flower rhinestone pictured here are available at most craft and scrapbooking stores, and they have a clear backing that enables you to peel-and-stick them in one easy motion.

decorate cocktail glassses

decorate cocktail glassses

Pink chipboard letters are another quick & easy way to dress up stemware, and they come with the added bonus of doubling as a drink marker so that guests can keep track of their glass. Use a small jump ring or piece of wire to attach the letter to the stem. These letters look extra-fun when paired with pink marabou boa!

decorate cocktail glassses

Stay tuned for Pink Your Drink Part 2… what to put INSIDE the glass!

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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.

11 responses to “Pink Your Drink {Cocktail Glasses}”

  1. paraskevi says:

    I lovvvve pink could of done this for my baby girls baby shower… love it

  2. Fabulous details! I love the glass with the rhinestone flower!!

  3. Michelle says:

    LOVE IT! Perfect for college students on a budget!

  4. Dani says:

    Love and will be adding similar looks to my signature drink for my thirtysomething birthday party in Feb. 2010. :-D

  5. Dani says:

    Question? Think this would be easy to do on plastic champagne and wine glasses. Just a thought for the lower budget events where glass drinkware is not available.

  6. Christie says:

    I hosted a spa party and made signature martini glasses with hot pink boa’s. It really added a nice touch to our signature spa cocktails and all glasses were personalized with a little letter bling. I made them party favors and you got to take them home!

  7. daisy says:

    great idea to have the glasses as favors.

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  9. Sarah Smith says:

    I love the title! Pink your drink! Great!