holiday party

Warming Up for the Holidays

Warm up your guests this holiday season by creating a party centered around a hot cocoa bar. This Party Plan inspiration includes a decked-out holiday bar cart with ingredients for guests to customize their own hot cocoa concoctions, a holiday party music playlist and wonderful decor that will welcome guests and keep them talking about your party well into the new year!
  • Ages: 21 & up
  • Time Saved: 6 hours
  • Level: Beginner

3 Steps to the Perfect Party

1
Plan
Don’t dance away just yet! First, let’s make a plan.

Set the Budget

To create this homemade party, start by setting a budget for your event. Knowing this upfront means less stress down the line and more enjoyment for you and your guests.

Pick the Venue

This party is ideal for an indoor setting, like a living room or dining area. Your space will dictate the activities and food you offer so try to do this several weeks before your party.

Send Invites

Draft a guest list and send electronic invites several weeks before your event. Getting invites out early allows you to better plan for things like how much food and liquor you might need.

2
Prep
With all that taken care of, let’s start on the fun stuff! Remember to try to shop for your supplies about 3 weeks before your event to allow time for shipping.

Decorations & Supplies

Make your party extra special with these fabulous decorations!

Glitter Mats
Glitter Mats
Gold Cake Stand
Gold Cake Stand
Bar Cart
Bar Cart
Holiday Playlist
Holiday Playlist
Gold Runner
Gold Runner
Faux Berries
Faux Berries
3
Setup
It’s here! We’re excited and have a few helpful hints to make the party that much better.
Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar

Tablescape

Tablescape

After the Party

Share your photos with us at @beenjoius with #mywarmingupfortheholidays

Vendor Credits

Plan created by The Blue Eyed Dove.

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