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60th Birthday Brunch - Surprise! (17 photos)


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Guests were invited with a photo invitation with a pink floral, shabby chic doily background.  It set the tone for a classic with a vintage feel ladies birthday party. The birthday girl was given a different invitation for an engagement luncheon. So, she would be dressed and arrive on time with no thoughts if the cars parked outide for the occassion.

The party was at a beautiful southern home that flourished with floral arrangements that made the event beautiful.  The dining room was used as the food buffet table. The kitchen was used for the coffee, hot chocolate and juice bar.  Cafe cocktail tables were set up in a den with a fireplace and large round tables were used in the living room.  Guests could sit and mingle comfortably. A variety of floral rose centerpieces were used in seating area tables. They matched the theme of the party.

The food was prepared before the party and only had to be heated that morning.  Breakfast casseroles a plenty including - french toast, egg, bacon and cheese, and cheese grits. Strawberry and blueberry bread were served in bite sized cupcake liners.  Fruit and veggie trays were displayed in the center of the table.  A varierty of delicious sandwiches were also served. Some of the coordinating details included napkin rings, water bottle labels, and tent style buffet labels.  Drinks served included - hot and iced coffee, hot chocolate, orange juice, pink lemonade, and bottled water.

The highlight of the party was a video DVD of the photos from the life of the birthday girl.  They were set to music, and there didn't seem to be a dry eye in the room. Memories that included family, marriages, friends, children and grandchildren filled the video, and some moments included laughter.  A guest book was also set up including photo pages for guests to write a personalized message, and the book was bound after the aprty.

A party favor table was set up for the favor boxes. Inside were 24 Italian hard candies in various fruit flavors.  Tags said "Thank you for coming" and the favors were handed out by the grandchildren.

– Party Design, Stationery, Party Decor: That Party Chick
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