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REAL PARTIES: Pretty Peacock Themed Engagement Party

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engagement party peacock theme

The peacock-inspired color palette has always been a personal favorite for me – especially when it comes to holiday parties (see proof here and here). So of course I was instantly smitten by this gorgeous Peacock Themed Engagement Party styled by the talented Courtney of Pizzazzerie!

Rich jewel tones, hand-painted table signs, pinwheel drink stirrers served alongside a vibrant blue signature drink, and feathers galore… what’s not to love?!

engagement party peacock theme

engagement party peacock theme

Read on for lots more pics and all the pretty details, as told by Courtney

engagement party peacock theme

“When a friend and past coworker of mine recently got engaged, I knew I wanted to throw her a fabulous engagement party! When we shared an office together, we used to daydream up fun party ideas incorporating gorgeous jewel tones so I knew her party had to have a similar feel. So… Peacock it was!

I had a blast pulling the various pieces of the party together. I used a variety of gorgeous jewel toned fabrics for the tablecloths. We had one large table and several high-top tables.

engagement party peacock theme

I was excited to design a dramatic centerpiece with various sizes and colors of ostrich plumes and peacock feathers displayed in a vase filled with colored water and gemstones.

engagement party peacock theme

We served a signature cocktail of citrus blue Curacao for that bright blue color that matched the decor perfectly (and tasted delicious!).

engagement party peacock theme

I have fallen in love with pinwheels lately so I incorporated custom-made peacock themed pinwheels as drink stirrers. We displayed these inside a glass vase filled with floral foam.

engagement party peacock theme

Also on the drink table was a tall blue vase filled with more peacock feathers and floral branches from the craft store that I spray painted in various shades of navy, purple, and teal.

engagement party peacock theme

I framed a custom monogram in a fun frame on the main table alongside a large picture of the couple. These were fun “take home” gifts for the newly engaged when the night was done!

The monogram was also incorporated on the cupcake flags and water bottle labels.

engagement party peacock theme

engagement party peacock theme

Another neat element to this party were the handpainted placecards and signs used on the tables. Michelle Mospens of My Personal Artist created the beautiful artwork and has since added an entire invitation suite  in her line with this theme (and she named it “Courtney”!).

engagement party peacock theme

A variety of hors d oeuvres were served included my favorite, caprese skewers. I have loads of fresh basil in my backyard so it was fun to use it for these tasty bites! They were very simple to make and easy to serve in mini martini glasses.

engagement party peacock theme

engagement party peacock theme

Chocolate raspberry kabobs were served along with vanilla almond cupcakes and sugar cookies for dessert. The cookies were custom designed to math the party colors – and they were delicious too!

engagement party peacock theme

For the chocolate raspberry kabobs, we just put a brownie bite topped with a raspberry on a wooden skewer! Easy and simple as well as delicious.

Homemade white chocolate, peanut butter, raspberry, and chocolate s’mores were served as party favors as guests left the party.

engagement party peacock theme

Everyone was also asked to leave a short “word of advice” for the soon-to-be married couple. The notes were pinned inside a shadow box that I painted to match the colors of the party. It was another sweet gift to send home with the couple.

engagement party peacock theme

I filmed a segment on this party for Nashville’s local NBC affiliate, WSMV. Click here to watch it!”

engagement party peacock theme

engagement party peacock theme


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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.

60 responses to “REAL PARTIES: Pretty Peacock Themed Engagement Party”

  1. Absolutely stunning! The colors are so rich and inviting!!

  2. RoseMarie says:

    LOVE this! And purple is my favorite color!

  3. Congrats Courtney! You’re so talented! :)

  4. Your vision of peacocks came together beautifully and your attention to the slightest detail divine. Well done Courtney! I am so honoured to have had a small part in this fabulous event.

  5. Beautiful job, Courtney! The peacock invitations really were stunning. :)

  6. Jen says:

    Truly amazing! Beautiful as always, Courtney!

  7. Kori Clark says:

    Congrats on the feature Courtney!! I adore the whole party! The colors are so beautiful and you have so many fabulous details!

  8. Beautiful job, Courtney! The colors are so vivid!! Gorgeous!!

  9. Kaydence says:

    Love these colors together..theyre so elegant and fun at the same time! it looks beautiful.

  10. Emily - Magnolia Creative Co. says:


  11. Lois Olson says:

    Fun theme & colors.

  12. Courtney created the PERFECT peacock themed party if you ask me! HATS OFF! Courtney has an amazing eye for the most creative parties.

    Thank you for mentioning My Personal Artist.

    Creating the hand painted peacock card designs for Courtney was delightful! xo

  13. Love how the textures and colors all come together! Beautiful!

  14. Amy @ Blowout Party! says:

    Oh, that feather centerpiece is dreeeeaaammmyyyy

  15. Jenni says:

    Beautiful… I love the details.

  16. Tara says:

    So pretty! I love the cupcakes.

  17. Kate Landers says:

    Gorgeous work Courtney! I absolutely LOVE the creativity, color-scheme and details, stunning!

  18. tami says:

    Love the colors very nice!

  19. Wonderful Courtney! Love all the little details. Great segment too!

  20. Love the feathers underneath all the serving pieces! Really makes it look rich!

  21. Rebekah says:

    LOVE every detail Courtney! Great job!!

  22. Love Love everything about this party! So fantastic!

  23. Bailey Funderburk says:

    I’m planning my wedding with a lot of peacock details, this will definitely help with some of the inspiration!

  24. Lemon says:

    Great party! It all looks beautiful. Love the blue drinks!

  25. Tanya says:

    Love all the gorgeous details! Courtney did an awesome job!

  26. Those cookies are to DIE for! WOW! The colors in this party are TOP notch!

  27. Gorgeous, beautiful and inspiring.
    Every post you write makes me want to find an excuse to throw a party.

  28. This is so original and clever! Really well done!

  29. I love the peacock theme– the bold colors are so dramatic and glamorous!

  30. This is simply stunning, I just had to comment! The colours, the pinwheels, the cookies – gorgeous! So stylish!

  31. Robyn Huttegger says:

    My daughter LOVES this peacock theme! She wears peacock feathers in her hair alot! She wants a theme like this for her 16th birthday. Any suggestions on what the party could be called? Like for the invitations?

    You did a fabulous job on this party! So beautiful! Where did you get the fabric underneath the ostrich plume centerpiece on the main table? So pretty!

  32. janea says:

    im in love with this theme and would love more info on how to purchase some items napkins pinwheels feathers to name a few or even higher this decorator please contact me [email protected] my wedding is next year the end of august (2011)

  33. robyn huttegger says:

    Janea – I saw those napkins at Party City!

  34. Anna says:

    Love the color scheme, very chic! The caprese skewers are such a fabulous idea, I am most certainly going to have to try these out.

  35. What beautiful colors! The “take home” gifts are a fantastic idea. ;)

  36. EdgeInspired says:

    What gorgeous colors!!

  37. Katina says:

    Very nice. I would like to know where i can get a cupcake stand like that? Please share!


  38. sophia says:

    Awesome….Yes I wanted it…where can i get cupcake stand like that? …….

  39. Nat says:

    everything looks so amazing! i was just wondering, what sizes of ostrich plumes and peacock feathers did you use?

  40. The fabric came from JoAnnes!
    The cupcake stand – I made this out of wood and the ostrich plumes, some were 10 inches, others were 12 to 16… they are sticking down in floral foam. The peacock feathers were 22 or 24 I believe.

  41. sophia says:

    Really amazing and creative………

  42. Lauren B says:

    So many ideas, this is just a fabulous post!

  43. Tami says:

    Beautiful, there such class in using peacock feathers and colors.

  44. So unique! AMAZING job Courtney

  45. shix says: is where we ordered our stand from, it was only $12, then you can decorate it any way that you want.

  46. Julianne says:

    Oh how I love peacock feathers! Very beautiful and elegant.

  47. What a beautiful display of color! This peacock theme was put together perfectly!

  48. Taylor says:

    Hi! I love this! I am doing a lingerie shower with the same theme. Where did you get the napkins?

  49. Katie says:

    Would you mind sharing the recipe for the Citrus Blue Curacao cocktail?

  50. autumn says:

    i love the napkins where did you find them?

  51. Holly says:

    Your party turned out beautiful. It has given me inspiration. Thank you. I love your toothpicks, did you make them?

  52. Elaine says:

    where can I find these peacock napkins???

  53. TENE HARRIS says:

    My lil sister is getting married in May and she loves the peacock design, and she could not find anything peacock and I don’t know why but when I googled peacock design I feel in love with your site I would love to be a member of HWTM how do i join.

  54. Nikki says:

    Where did you find the napkins of the feathers? I am hosting a wedding shower (same theme) and LOVE those napkins!

  55. Kelsi says:

    Can I get the recipe for your peacock colored drink. And is there a way to make it non-alcoholic?

  56. Cendie Bailey says:

    Would u mind sharing the recipe for the punch I am planning my daughters bridal shower and wedding which will have a peacock them