Kentucky Derby Inspiration

(above: 1. Peach floppy hat 2. Navy stripped paper straws 3. Doggie Bow-tie 4. Woodford Reserve Derby Edition 5. Watermelon Mint Julep Recipe 6. Simple Peonies in a mint julep cup 7. Anthropologie Serving Vase)As planners, we're always getting inspired by different odd and ends and thinking of the next idea that will make people say, "Wow, they really did plan out EVERY detail!" Of course big hats and bourbon are a must....but here is compilation of some of our musings and inspiration for this weekends' parties!


We love a good excuse to bring out the bow-tie! They are not only fun to wear but a great decorative detail as well! (see above) bow-tie2

We loved this idea of using silver trophy cups as serve ware! Adds a tailored touch to your food spread...


I'm convinced that miniature versions of anything are a huge crowd pleaser, especially something as scrumptious and southern as classic pecan pie! See recipe here.f6cc4053d82f0b7b77a1a76e013d3461