Elizabeth Mascali, Nicole Feliciano (Momtrends) and Dawn Sandomeno
Disclosure: Party Bluprints has partnered with Aladdin PMI to develop entertaining tips and ideas.
Here at the Party Bluprints Blog, we’re always looking for new ways to make entertaining simple and special. This spring we found a perfect way to do just that with the Aladdin Mason Entertaining Collection.
We were thrilled to co-host a Southern Ladies Luncheon for some of our favorite friends and colleagues with Nicole Feliciano, founder of Momtrends. You can read the Momtrends post here>
The Aladdin sponsored luncheon was held at the award winning, 3109 Peidmont Estate in Atlanta, Georgia. Built in 1797 in Wilkes County, GA., this antebellum mansion was carefully moved brick by brick to its current location on Piedmont road in the heart of Buckhead. Recently renovated, this magnificent southern mansion offers all the charm and allure of the era in which it was built.
First and foremost, the most beautiful thing at this party were all the smiles! Hosting the ladies for a leisurely lunch is such a special way to share time with your friends and as you can see from the pictures it was a joyful gathering!
At the luncheon, we featured several ways to use the Aladdin Mason Entertaining Collection. These charming yet practical products and strategies for summer entertaining help you “stress less”, making it easier for you to host more often. Below we are delighted to share images from the event that capture the essence of the party, information on the products, and links to several “How To” posts so you can recreate these party ideas in your home. If you’re craving more Mason, feast your eyes on the all NEW Aladdin Entertaining Look Book with wonderful get-together inspiration and ideas about how you can mix and match your own custom set.
The table was designed to evoke an inviting and nostalgic spirit perfect for a luncheon with the ladies. We used a combination of natural and feminine elements incorporated with the charming Aladdin products to achieve this look. The place settings featured feminine elements (elegant glass beaded chargers and pink linen napkins), which are juxtaposed against the natural elements (the rustic wood table, Magnolia leaf, and twine) creating the perfect balance of nostalgic charm. Aladdin Mason products (Mason Cups and the 16oz Insulated Mason Tumbler with handles, lid and straw) anchored each place setting, adding an element of carefree fun. The tumbler kept drinks cold, allowing us to pre-set beverages, and kept pretty manicured hands dry with the no-sweat exterior. (Other Product Features: Double wall insulated. Keep drinks hot or cold. Smoothie-sized straw. Perfect for blended drinks. Single-serve compatible. Brew your favorite drinks right into your mason tumbler. Dishwasher safe. BPA Free).
Dotting this expansive tablescape, were garden-inspired bouquets simply arranged in Aladdin Mason Tumblers for a feminine, not fussy look. These sweet floral arrangements can also double as a take home favor for your guests. The 16oz Insulated Mason Tumbler made the perfect vase for the arrangements and added to the nostalgic vibe at the table.
Upon arrival, the ladies were greeted with a warm smile and refreshing lemonade. A variety of flavored lemonades were displayed on pedestals in One and Two Gallon Classic Mason Dispensers, creating a fun focal point and a stress free help yourself beverage bar. Serving guests in this style allows you to be a guest at your own party, not stuck behind a bar mixing and serving drinks individually and missing out on the fun. As a special treat we also offered to spike the lemonade for those that wanted a more adult cocktail with citrus-flavored vodka. (Product Features: Two-Gallon Plastic Mason Dispenser and the One-Gallon Glass Mason Dispenser. Perfect for gatherings or everyday entertaining. The One Gallon Dispenser is made with glass. Naturally BPA free & recyclable.)
For our Homemade Lemonade Recipe GO>
The DIY Dessert in a Jar Bar was hands down the party favorite of the day. Guests were each served an Aladdin Mason Cup filled with cubed pound cake, toppings were served family style and each guest customized their own dessert. It made the perfect container for serving this special treat in a stress free way.
For recipes, suggested toppings and instructions on how to create a DIY Dessert idea GO>
As a special way to say farewell to the lovely ladies in attendance, we create a DIY BBQ Rub Station. Once again, the versatile Aladdin Mason Cups and lids served as a very special vessel for this favor. The cups were filled partially with a rub recipe from The Estate and each guest was then invited to add “sweet” or “heat” to personalize the rub to their liking. We love this idea for a DIY party activity or you can create them ahead of time as a grab and go keepsake of the day.
Party photo booths are all the rage so in honor of our sponsor Aladdin we created a ‘Mug Shot” station where guests could say cheers and snap a few photos with friends. For instructions on how to create a DIY Party Photo Booth like the one you see here GO>
Below is a list of the mix-and-match collection of mason-inspired entertaining supplies we used at our party. They are all available at Walmart and the Collection makes it easy to create a DIY set of beverageware just right for you plus it’s durable enough for outdoor use and is dishwasher safe*.
Entertaining collection includes:
- Two-Gallon Plastic Mason Dispenser
- One-Gallon Glass Mason Dispenser*
- 2.5 Quart Mason Pitcher
- 16oz Mason Cup 4-pack
- 32oz Insulated Mason Tumbler
- 16oz Insulated Mason Tumbler (with or without handle)
- 4-pack of Accessory Mason Straws
- 2-pack of Accessory Twist-Lids for Straws
- 2-pack of Accessory Press-Fit Lids for hot drinks
We hope they will help you stress less and get together for more impromptu patio parties, at-home happy hours, and BBQs!