Friday, October 21, 2011

Portlandia Party



My sister and I are incredibly close, we're partners in crime, roomies and best friends.  Last week she moved to Portland. I had to send her off in style so I threw a little going away bash for her and couldn't resist the opportunity to mock the Portland clichés with a Portlandia themed party. Everyone had to wear plaid.


Beard banner and a woodland centerpiece. I served Shepherd's Pie and made cupcakes with birds on top.


Put a bird on it!

Bicycle stamps on the plates.


The cocktail recipe and mis-matched vintage glasses for Portland Punch.




Guests wore beards, they ate, drank and made merry and then they beat the crap our of a pinata (not very Portland but fun all the same).

Bye Dannie! 

Thanks to Amy for helping me with all the crafts and for taking these photos.  





14 comments:

  1. Wonderful! I like the one with the birds and the one with the beard the most! (:

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  2. oh how lovely of you.
    it sounds like a great party.
    oh and such fun ideas.
    hope you have a good week, and don't miss your sister too much. always good to miss someone a little though ;)
    x

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  3. what a great party... i love the tray with all the different glasses!

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  5. Super cute! I love the mismatched vintage glasses :)

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  7. This looks like so much fun, and you take gorgeous pictures, Celine! (seriously). See you tonight? I've missed the last two events and I'm excited to hear John Tiffany speak!

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  9. seems you had such a great time! hv a lovely weekend <3 x

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  10. Aww this is adorable, what a lovely way to send her off
    Such cute finishing touches!

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  11. what great ideas!! thank you for sharing. We are making an Epic move to Portland and hosting a Portlandia party with a 100 or so friends coming to send us on our way, I love the beards and I definitely should be enforcing a plaid shirt rule for attendance!

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  12. I love the bicycle stamp on the plate! Totally stealing that for a going away party I am throwing for friends I am losing to Portland! Thank you for the ideas! The party looked amazing and gorgeous!

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