Friday, July 27, 2012

Garnish giveaway {making the party special}

Hello you crazy kids! Did you guys miss me yesterday like I missed you?! We had an excellent outdoor party and I wish you could have all been there. I ate so much that I shouldn't, I didn't get a run in, and now I am exhausted... so as far as I am concerned the party was a success.
Today I not only get to share pictures with you but I have an awesome giveaway for you guys and there will be 2 winners! Woooo whooo! Our giveaway is from Garnish & they are responsible for some amazing party supplies that help to give a complete custom feel to any event. Here were some of the things I ordered most recently and used for the Hub's party...

Garnish goods are amazing quality, wallet friendly, and perfect for entertaining. Today I am giving away TWO $25 gift certificates (which will be emailed by garnish) for anything in their shop. They have some amazing wooden utensils, goody bags, fun straws, and fantastic labels.

Simply leave a comment naming one thing you would like to order from their shop and your email. I will use to select two winners on August 1, 2012. You have until midnight EST Tuesday July 31, 2012 to enter. 

Here are some pictures to recap our party & a lookieloo at our new outdoor table...

Forks from garnish 

And for those wondering about the table, there is a wooden slat that covers over the drink trough when it's not in use. Look at my handsome hubs gettin' his drink on. Welcome to your 30's babe! 

Even though the party was fun, the little man had other plans in mind...he just wanted to play.

Isn't his shirt fun? It was my most recent Gap Kids score for only $4.00. It makes me happy.
So who likes the table and who wishes they were at the party? I cannot wait to hear what you guys think. Make sure and enter to win one of the $25 gift certificates to garnish and have an amazing weekend! I cannot wait to see you guys here next week after a nice restful weekend.



  1. What a cute party (and surprise road trip)! Looks like it was a blast!
    I'm really digging the colorful straws and loads of bakers twine on the Garnish site.
    nicholeot (at) gmail (dot) com

  2. Adorable! The hubs and I are throwing a pig roast next month and seriously everything here would be perfect for it! I love the stamped cutlery the most.

  3. Courtney that table is simply awesome! I absolutely love it and need one for myself! :) The party looks like it was fabulous and it was all in the fantastic details!
    I would love some straws and twine from Garnish, but most of all, I would like some of those adorable paper serving cones.

  4. I am officially obsessed with your blog! So many cute ideas!! I may need some help with some birthday party planning for a cute little boy I know... ;)

  5. why didn't i know about this last weekend when i threw the 2nd annual appreciation day party for the hubs?? their stuff is awesome - i need some of those paperboard trays and cute straws and wooden silverware and...

  6. I am so happy you consider your party a success! Lucky birthday boy, and lucky guests! Your table with the drink compartment is awesome and your food looks delicious.

    Thanks for introducing me to Garnish. The pre-stamped wooden utensils and alternatives to paper plates are irresistible.

  7. Being the daughter of a blueberry farmer I love the idea of the wooden utensils! No worries in making sure they all get picked up off the ground after a party at the farm!

  8. Soo cute! I can't wait until the stock up their "Look Ma, No Dishes" section! In the meantime, the wooden utensils + baking cups would fill my cart!

  9. I would SO love the sandwich trays to put some faves my family likes that I make.I am thinking sausage dip and fritos for perhaps a upcoming mess...perfect.
    I would love to have the wooden forks for a picnic at the Mississippi River in Natchez!
    Love the pics and ideas I get from here.Thank you!

  10. What a beautiful party! I love the drink table. So creative. I love this shop. Their wooden utensils, cute, white take-away boxes, or little fruit boxes, there so much to choose from. I was just on there the other day. My little girl turns 1 on 9-1 so I'm in full party planning mode!

  11. Love the twine, utensils, and goodie boxes!

  12. love the wooden utensils! thanks!

  13. I've been dying to try out the wooden utensils but some bakers twine would be great as well.

    I've said it before your yard looks amazing!!

  14. Cute party!
    I'm torn - wooden utensils, the bakers twine, the cocktail utensils, I want it all! :)

  15. Love the colorful straws and wooden utensils!

  16. Love the baker's twine and straws. The wooden utensils with the trays just finish it off! The table turned out really neat. my2ply at gmail dot com

  17. I like the cardboard berry boxes and the corrugated cups. Hope your party was a success!

  18. I like the cardboard berry boxes and the corrugated cups. Hope your party was a success!

  19. I love the bakers twine! Awesome party you did!
    Jen H
    jenellendesign at hotmail dot com

  20. I love the carboard berry box with handles! It totally looks like a mini picnic basket. Love!

  21. What a cool party set-up! Love Garnish. Thanks for the giveaway.

  22. What great ideas for a hubby party and Garnish is fantastic too. I am liking the deli containers for my daughters 8th birthday candy bar/ favor station coming up soon.

  23. I'm loving the Sippy-De-Do-Dah straws! How CUTE are those??!!

    dopey406 @ gmail dot com

  24. Love the table!

    I would love to use the no soup for you containers for playdough favors for my daughter's 2nd birthday party

    themrstc at

  25. I love the straws, the baggies, the twine... love it all really! I'd have to go with bags and twine for party favors if I absolutely had to narrow it down though.

  26. LOOOOVE this table!! You always do such a great job with party decor. I love the menu at this event!

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