August 31, 2011

Casual Fall Gathering

Fall is a great time to gather with friends, as busy summer days come to an end. Spend the weekend nights with your closest friends and family by hosting a casual get-together, either indoors or around a cozy outdoor fire pit.

Casual Fall Dinner Party

Use dried cornhusks and corn to spruce up a tall votive candle holder -- Pinterest

This invitation is perfect for a casual gathering or a harvest party -- Invitation by Inviting Co., available at

For dessert, make "acorns" from donut holes, frosting, a pretzel stick and sprinkles. In addition, serve pumpkin-flavored cupcakes to guests -- Acorns via Gracious Rain, Cupcakes via Swanky Tables

Have lots of warm and cozy blankets on hand to create a relaxed atmosphere -- Country Home

Use mini pumpkins as tablecloth weights for added charm -- Better Homes and Gardens