Posts Categorized: party ideas

Coleslaw Cups

I love the idea of taking a regular every day thing, something you’ve seen a million times before, and displaying it in an unexpected way. The idea that you can elevate your everyday dishes into something more exciting simply by serving them in a different way is sort of the basis for this whole site…. Read more »

Glitter Cupcake Toppers

Glitter My World Recently I found glittery cupcake toppers for sale on Etsy and I yelped in shock! Someone was actually asking money for these simple little beauties and I thought… don’t be silly, we can totally make those ourselves! Here’s What You’ll Need Glittery Washi Tape – Michaels has a ton of options Toothpicks… Read more »

DIY Decor Duo: Succulents & Fringe

When it comes to entertaining, our goal is to find the simplest way to make an at-home party chic without wasting precious time, money or energy. If entertaining is made more simple, we’re more likely to do it! So here’s an idea. A DIY succulent centerpiece and fringe runner duo for your next casual summer party…. Read more »

Patriotic Punch

With Memorial Day weekend already upon us, we are ready to bust out our favorite warm weathered, outdoor celebration tricks. If you’re entertaining this weekend, here is the must-have beverage. It’s festive, colorful, refreshing and EASY! Not only does it take literally 10 seconds to make, but it will have your guests “oohing” and “ahing”… Read more »

Outdoor Twister

With Memorial Day Weekend almost upon us and a slew of outdoor celebrations about to spring up, we’ve been putting our think tank towards one important topic at hand – Outdoor Games. Whether it’s a kid’s party or a “big” kid’s party, this outdoor twister is a guaranteed conversation starter and an even BIGGER fun… Read more »

Ready-Made Cocktails

Throwing a warm-weathered celebration in the coming months? With Graduation parties, Father’s Day and even 4th of July around the corner, we’ve got one of our favorite low-maintenance party tips – Ready-Made Cocktails! These pre-made and jarred cocktails are the BEST way to impress your guests. Every guest loves some choices, so why not start… Read more »

3 Ways to Customize your Candles

For any special occasion, a little bit of mood lighting can go a long way. When it comes to inexpensive and simple decor, votive candles are the most versatile and lovely addition to any centerpiece, display table or shelf. Today, we have 3 ways to take a plain votive candle and customize it for 3… Read more »

Rosemary Roasted Almonds

Rosemary Roasted Almonds are great for daily snacking or for a dinner party appetizer. When it comes to dinner parties or special gatherings, this appetizer will tide your guests over until the main meal without the risk of completely spoiling their appetites. Not to mention the fact that these Rosemary Roasted Almonds are light, healthy… Read more »

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my all time favorite dessert. However, making cheesecake is really difficult for most. That’s why we have a bit of a Cheesecake “cheater” recipe that’ll fulfill your cheesecake craving without the hassle of making it from scratch. Did I mention it also has a crispy cookie-like topping with apples and caramel drizzle? Side… Read more »

Gold-Dipped Glasses

{Supplies} Wine glasses Krylon Gold Spray Paint Painter’s Tape Trash bags, newspaper or other paper goods (for covering “non” sprayed portion of glass) Protective gloves (to protect your manicure ;))

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: Star, from Macon, GA Asks: What type of food will I need if I’m hosting a sip and shop? Rachel’s Answer: Hi Star, there’s really no wrong answer here. When I’ve hosted shopping events in the past I tend to focus on light and fun appetizers like Cheddar Apple Crostini or these individual Quinoa Salads.  Brunch is always a nice… Read more »

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