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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Parisian New Year’s Eve Party~ Bonne Année

The dining room has been decked out in Parisian pizazz!

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Paper clock faces and gold balls adorn one window while another merrily wishes party goers “Bonne Année”!

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Simple clock faces were found online, printed out on heavy cardstock paper and embellished with glitter.

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The banner was created with the “Harrington” font, size 600, and printed out on old atlas pages. The edges were then embellished with a scrapbook punch.

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The table is set for an intimate dinner party.

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The chandelier got gussied up with vintage French postcard images.

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A birds eye view of the festive centerpiece.

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Eiffel towers under glass.

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Small bits of greenery, old mercury ornaments and garland help to create an erethral effect.

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The back of every chair features a large tulle bow and a clock ornament found at Kohl’s after Christmas clearance sale.

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Each place setting features vintage silver paper placemats, damask napkins and great grandmother’s silver.

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For my beloved: a French postcard favor wishing “Bonne Année” is sewn into a paper pocket that hold kisses of course.

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The children receive similar sweets showcasing seasonal siblings.

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Parisian party hats perk up each place setting.

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Old silver, a scattering of mercury ornaments and crystal garland grace the table top. 

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Let the countdown begin!

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Wishing you and yours a very Bonne Année!

Laura

Here’s a sneak peek of Monday’s festive Bonne Année feast:

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Linking to:

The Charm of Home, Common Ground, StoneGable, SSS, Shabby Nest, Tatertots and Jello, Positively Splendid,The 36th Avenue, Jennifer Rizzo, BNOTP, ASTL, Someday Crafts

28 comments :

  1. How lovely this is...so well planned out, with every detail in place ~ this is going to be a wonderful event! Happy New Year.

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  2. Everything looks gorgeous! Your guest will be so inspired by all your wonderful work you did to entertain them.

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  3. This is one of our favorites!! NeNe wants to know what time the party starts because she's booking her flight...RIGHT NOW.

    Beautiful!

    --Your Royal PEAculiar

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  4. Very nice indeed! A perfect way to ring in the new year. Kit

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  5. Your house is where I want to be on News Year's Eve. I wish I had one of those Star Trek transporters, LOL.
    Have fun, everything is
    so beautiful :)
    Happy New Year,
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)

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  6. Wow, wow and wow. What a flare you have. Need to stop by more to get inspired. Happy New Year, health, happines and prosperity. Blessings.

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  7. Laura everything you plan with such love and perfection. I love the clock faces!

    All the best in 2013
    xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  8. It must be amazing to live at your house! Happy New Year to you and darling family! Hugs, K-

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  9. Oh my goodness!! That is beautiful. What a way to bring in the new year. I know that your family will enjoy it!
    Wishing you blessings for 2013!!

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  10. It looks BEAUTIFUL!!!! Happy New Year!!!!

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  11. I love the Persian party hats! Everything looks so inviting and beautiful! Melinda

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  12. Je vous souhaite une année 2013 très créative couronnée de succès.

    Une petite pensée pour vous en ce passage très prochain de l'année 2012 à 2013.
    Gros bisous.

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  13. It is all so beautiful. I love all your clock faces. We usually host the soup course on our street's Progressive Dinner, but we aren't hosting this year so my only New Year's decorations are clocks on the mantel.

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  14. Thanks for visiting and leaving such a nice comment. Your New Years Table is absolutely beautiful! So many intricate details. Love the vintage french postcards and the scattering of ornaments. Happy New Year!

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  15. Laura,
    What a beautiful way to ring in the New Year!
    Your Friend,
    Deborah

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  16. Laura the detail you put into everything is just so amazing and makes for such stunning tablescapes! love!!!

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  17. So pretty! I love the lacy whites with the silver and gold. A beautiful way to say farewell to the old year and welcome to the new.
    Thank you for the inspiration! :)

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  18. Such a pretty table, filled with light and brightness. Perfect for beginning a new year.

    Bonne Année à toi et ta famille, Laura!

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  19. It's pretty. Love the decoration.
    Wish you and your family a great 2013.
    Julia

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  20. Love this! Just beautiful.

    I'd love to have you link to Seasonal Sundays.

    - the Tablescaper

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  21. Love the clock ornaments on the chairs!! very pretty!! Have a wonderful New Year!

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  22. Wonderful way to usher in 2013........Happy New Year!

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  23. You are so creative, you just amaze me. Everything is so pretty. Thanks for joining TTT. Can;t wait to get together in 2013. Hugs, Marty

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  24. It is so pretty Laura! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  25. Laura --

    Soooo charming!

    Linda @ A Toile Tale

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  26. Laura, this is so great.. I love the hats! Did you embellish them? Fabulous. Such a pretty table.. have the happiest of years ahead.. xo marlis

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  27. Wow!!! what a way to bring in the New Year...Everything is just BEAUTIFUL!

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  28. Hi Laura,
    Your Bonne Annee table was gorgeous and sooo creative. Loved all the clocks, and the glam and glitz, just beautiful. I have some of those lil eifel towers too. In fact, I used them in my TTT posts yesterday, but mine our in our guest bath.

    Thanks for sharing your lovely table hon, Blessings for a Wonderful
    Bonne Annee to you and yours,
    Nellie
    Hope I spelled that correctly
    The Bonne Annee! lol

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