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Modern White Party Inspiration Board

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I coordinated a “Delano Hotel-Inspired” White Holiday Party this past Friday night and can’t wait to share pics soon! Above is a peek at the inspiration board {click here view it larger}. This was a holiday party at a Manhattan Beach residence, and we ended up going a little more modern minimalist with the florals than above, so the end result was a little different (and much easier to recreate!), but still had very much the same vibe.

The main decor elements were contemporary “lamps” used as cocktail table centerpieces (and created from super tall pillar holders & lamp shades from IKEA, “pull cords” made from beaded crystal strands, and battery operated LED lights), giant monstera leaves & other tropical greenery, white orchids, white lacquer pillar holders from Z Gallerie, white coral & sand, silver disco ball ornaments (for a festive party feel) and TONS of white candles & twinkle lights.

All of the existing patio and living room furniture was also re-covered with white sheets white faux fur, and signature drinks included White Cosmos and Miami Mojitos (of course!).

This would also be such a fun theme for contemporary weddings or New Years Eve parties

More details coming soon, but I want to give a quick thank you/shout out to Carissa at JL Designs for doing a fabulous job with the florals (and being so sweet & helpful!), Gina at Gina Lee Photo for driving all the way from San Bernadino (in the rain & LA traffic!) to photograph the details so that we can share them with you here soon, Whitnie Burke for the delicious cupcakes that starred in the white dessert bar, and the entire team at The Party Goddess for doing such an amazing job with the food and drinks. This was such a fun team to work with – thanks again to all of you!

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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.

9 responses to “Modern White Party Inspiration Board”

  1. Victoria says:

    Can’t wait to see the photos!

  2. amy@stem says:

    I’m sure you earned a trip to see Garth after this! Take a nap. : )

    Can’t wait to see it.

    – Ames

  3. Can’t wait to see it all – I’m loving just the mood board, I’m sure the party was amazing.

  4. Christine says:

    Looks like a stunning party!

  5. JL_DESIGNS says:

    yay!!! so excited to see the pics from the event…it was so fun to finally meet you! hope to work with you again soon! xoxo, c

  6. jenn s. says:

    Carissa –
    You can see the photos on Facebook right now!

    The detailed feature on HWTM is coming soon too! Thanks again for all your help and for being so great to work with! :)

  7. Vinci says:

    I very like this stylish~!

  8. De says:

    Great ideas I can’t wait to see photos.

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