The Romancing the Home girls and friends were invited to the city last night for a Holiday Soiree- one that did indeed "exceed" our expectations! Imagine walking up to a Chicago brownstone that is so gloriously lit with white lights and looking up and seeing a magical tree and huge crystal chandelier in the window- twinkling away and just waiting for us! That was the beginning of the extraordinary Christmas party that Mariterese- the hostess with the mostest-hostess extraordinaire- good friend and fun companion- had ready for us!
Let me share with you some of the elements that made this party so memorable.
|Champagne cocktail waiting for us as we entered the home|
|enter the family room for appetizers and cocktails and to share a few hostess gifts|
|Christy's pretty wrapped gift with the embellished egg and crown tag|
|Precious gift- assortment of different size candy canes in a silver mug and tied with a vintage Christmas tree pin.|
|tartan and rhinestone hat box by Candy|
|olive oil and candle in gold lame fabric wrap|