Guest Post: Myka from Modern Sequins

We are lucky enough to have our pal Myka from Modern Sequins on the blog today as our guest blogger! She’s the queen of fun, clever entertaining tips and is such a great energy to be around!
Hi, it’s Myka from Modern Sequins.  I’m so excited to share with all of you my take on how to style a friend’s birthday party!  I believe in celebrating every birthday, whether it be a significant number or not.  I mean, come on, what girl wouldn’t love a little party thrown in her honor with her closest girlfriends.  I think it’s important to note that you don’t need to spend a lot of time on cooking to throw off a chic party.  I for one am not a cook, so I think having a midday party with sweets and mimosas is the epitome of a perfect celebration.
 For this party, I wanted to make the table feel warm and girly, so I started with a tablecloth in the shades of grey, white and pink.  I actually made this tablecloth.  It was a super easy diy (check out more details on my blog tomorrow).  I basically bought a canvas drop cloth from Home Depot, taped it off, and then painted the sections.  So simple and yet I think it adds a fun element to the party.
 Then I added candlesticks (these are cheapies from IKEA that I spray painted gold) and tapered candles.  No matter what time of day, I think candles are a must.  I also believe that adding a personal element to a tabletop is a necessity.  A simple menu with a message to the birthday girl is a great way to make her feel special.  I hope you enjoy this little tabletop styling.
Thanks Myka!
xoxo,
 Alison Events

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