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Playful Fox Inspired Hot Chocolate Bar {+ Free Printables!}

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playful fox inspired hot chocolate station


I was recently asked to dream up some fall entertaining inspiration incorporating a few items from Targetokay, twist my arm! ;)  I wanted to have a little fun with this, and my mind instantly jumped to some fox themed items that had caught my eye earlier this month while shopping in-store: a wooden fox figural (that was just screaming for a few embellishments!) and a cool wood serving tray with brass fox handles. SO, I decided it would be fun to design a Playful Fox Inspired Hot Chocolate Station that could work for any sort of fall celebration, as well as for kids and grown ups alike.


Of course, every time I hear the word “fox” lately, the song What Does The Fox Say by Ylvis instantly plays in my head! My little ones are constantly asking for it lately thanks to this {seriously amazing!} Halloween Lights Show video on YouTube. I realize that if you’re not familiar with this song, the choice of words I used on the 8×10 party sign might seem a little strange… so now you know the inspiration behind them. :) And for those of you that are familiar with this song and get it stuck in your head lately like me, I’m including a special 2nd variation of the (free) “talk bubble” printables below that includes some of the actual lyrics from the song! ;) You can also see this variation pictured in last 2 table shots below.

Anyways, I hope you have some fun with these ideas and get inspired to set up a hot chocolate bar of your own this season! Scroll down for more images and details + links to the products that inspired this project.

fall colored dishes from Target

hot chocolate bar topping ideas

fall dishes - threshold target

butterscotch chips and fox party printables

hot chocolate bar cookies and stir sticks

ceramic fox cookie jar - Target


Hot Chocolate Station Version 2 – Music Lyric Talk Bubbles!

what does the fox say inspired hot chocolate station wooden fox decoration


Hot Chocolate Station Highlights:

– cocoa mugs decorated with yarn & (hand cut) paper talk bubble silhouettes
– wooden fox embellished with a yarn scarf & leg warmers :)
– 7 hot chocolate bar topping ideas + free printable sign
– gold polka dot burlap fabric used as the table covering
– wood blocks and box “risers” decorated with yarn, printables, & rhinestones


Target Products Used Here:

Threshold™ Decorative Serving Tray with Fox Handles
Threshold™ Wooden Fox Figural
Threshold™ Stoneware Figural Fox Cookie Jar
Threshold Stoneware Geo Print 3 Piece Mini Bowl Set
Threshold™ Ceramic Triple Bowl with Handle
– Threshold Ceramic Mini Spoons (currently on clearance in store)




8×10 Party Sign
DIY Silhouettes (larger bubbles + banners)
Small Talk Bubbles: Standard Phrases
Small Talk Bubbles: Song Lyrics
Party Circles (fox & leaf)
4×6 Toppings Signs

Enjoy! :)


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By |2018-02-12T20:46:10-07:00October 29th, 2013|Free Printables, Sweets|

About the Author:

Jennifer Sbranti is the founder of Hostess with the Mostess®, a creative living and party planning resource established in 2006. She lives in Northern California with her husband, Sonny, and daughters Macy (9) and Rylie (7). Sbranti’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, People, InStyle Weddings, and Extra! TV. She has designed creative content and unique live events for several well-respected brands, including Mattel, Coca-Cola, The Hershey Company, Toys”R”Us, Pottery Barn Kids, and Starbucks.


  1. @HWTM_Jenn October 29, 2013 at 3:10 pm

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  3. @jameestm October 29, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    Playful Fox Inspired Hot Chocolate Bar { Free Printables!} http://www.hwtm.com/2013/10/playful-fox-inspired-hot-chocolate-bar-fox-say/ via @hwtm_jenn

  4. amandabruyere November 1, 2013 at 11:51 am

    This is awesome and hilarious! Love the colors. I’m pretty sure you have to be in on the joke to appreciate it (I did have to listen to the song…then downloaded it for my kids!) – but even without that it’s cute.

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