Party Basics, Style Recipes and
Favorite Sources for Special Occasions

Egg Salad

Tin Can Vases

Monogram Coasters

B&W Oilcloth Table

Raspberry Ice Cubes

Blue Water Centerpiece

Easy Flower Centerpiece

Sun Tea

Acrylic Napkin Ring

Tin Lanterns

Colorful Disposables

Photo © Alan Richardson

Blue Water Centerpiece

Create a penny-wise centerpiece in moments for last minute suppers: Fill a row of glass vases with cool water, add several drops of blue food coloring to tint the water a rich hue. Float candles in the serene pools of water for evening dinners.


Clear glass vases or bowls:
Floating candles:
Food color:

Tip: Use care or plastic gloves when handling undiluted food color which can stain fingertips.