Galentines Day 101
“What is Galentines Day?” you may ask. It’s the day either before or after Valentines Day where you celebrate the love for your gal pals. You can either celebrate the holiday with everything hearts and pro-valentines day or you can throw an anti-valentines day party for a fun twist. Whichever way you decide to throw your party its a good excuse to get together with friends and family and show some love! Here are a few ways to nail the perfect Galentines Day celebration.
Having an overload of pink, red, heart and rose decorations makes it known that your theme is Galentines Day. If your a fan of Parks and Recreation you know the iconic Galentines Day episodes and Leslie goes ALL out. You can do a spin off of her parties and incorporate a waffle bar in her honor. Fresh flower arrangements are an absolute must for your Galentines Day party. They make almost every woman feel happier, plus make the room smell amazing. Use the extra pedals to decorate your tables. If you’re going for an anti valentines day theme you can have broken hearts and black roses.
You have to have mimosas if you’re throwing a brunch, giving them a spin and by turning them into bellini’s. Going with your pink love fest theme. to go with your pink decor. Pancakes, waffles omelette station all are great for a awesome brunch. Having decadent desserts make it known that your celebrating Galentines Day. Incorporate a chocolate fountain to cover strawberries and pastries. Heart shaped cookies for pro-vday and broken ones for anti-vday. Adding desserts with lipstick kiss marks and X’s and O’s gives a girly Galentines Day touch.
This is where you can really show how much you love your gals with personalized gifts. Handing out a gift that your friend will use more then once is key- reminding them every time they go to use it how great your party was! A personalized wine or champagne glass with a small bottle of their drink of choice is a gift they’ll always use. Personalizing a tote or small makeup bag will come in handy for traveling. If you want to go the food route with your party favors chocolate truffles are the way to go. Truffles on Galentines Day. Groundbreaking.
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