5 Tips to Host a Last-Minute Kentucky Derby Party
1. Don Your Derby Best
2. Personalize the Details
3. Help Them Make Memories
4. Serve a Surprise with the Signature Cocktail
5. Pair Your Drink with a Game
Check out the full story of tips from For Your Party Founder and President, Sari Mintz over on Martha Stewart!
Favorite Secret Sources For Wedding-Day Buys
July 18, 2017
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This one-stop shop is our go-to for all things party. The completely customizable products run the gamut from basics (like cocktail napkins) to things you didn't even know you needed (straw tags, anyone?). All the options make it a cinch to brand your day in a big way. Like what you see here? Download our templates directly from the site.
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Refined Upstate NY Real Wedding Feature
September 21, 2018
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Knowing they wanted a " ," in a picturesque location, the pair decided to wed in Lake Placid, New York. It was convenient to both Buffalo and New York City, and near their engagement spot. And the luxurious was perfect for an upscale gathering. "We liked the idea of a formal wedding in a rustic setting," Sean says. To balance the styles, they chose a natural palette but worked black, white, and high gloss into the décor. They also requested formal attire. Sean, a communications director and , created many visual elements, from their logo to the speckled camp-style mugs sent with the save-the-dates to the embroidered patches that adorned the welcome bags. For more on this real wedding!
A Classic Black and White Colorado Wedding
January 24, 2019
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The couple invested in Colorado-centric welcome bags with everything their guests would have needed for their weekend stay in Denver—first aid supplies, essential oil wipes, local chips and chocolate, alkaline water, beer, canned wine, and branded party cups. "I had everything designed and printed through ForYourParty.com—a great resource!" notes the bride. "We wanted everyone to feel taken care of while they were with us."
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This Couple's Backyard Wedding and Amazing Floral Arch
October 29, 2020
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Meagan and Matt created a custom monogram with their shared initial that they incorporated throughout the day—on matchbooks, napkins, and cups, and on Paddywax Candle Bar candles they gave as favors. For more from this real wedding!
After Postponing Twice, This Couple Eloped in a Whimsical Fashion
November 18, 2020
Since the couple downsized their guest count, they were able to celebrate in more intimate ways than they envisioned—including giving each guest a personal toast. Another memorable detail from their big day? The sparkler exit. "It was an element we thought we would not have, because our postponement venue did not allow it," Cayla shares. "With our micro wedding, we were able to have that magical moment." They had the sparkler send off they always wanted. For more on this real wedding!