Monday, August 30, 2010

The Luncheon: Ice cream flags

This week is The Luncheon! So excited to participate in another event that I have been looking forward to for so long.

This was a joint planned event with the groom's mother. The preparations on my end may seem a little disjointed, but promise you will be wowed by the final result!

First was an order from an online restaurant supply store. Not getting a kick back or anything I assure you, but I want to share this site as a great source for party planning. The site offers a killer selection of goods, and offers small and large quantities of things. You don't have to buy thousands of any one item - so great!

We ordered black plastic burger baskets (will be lined with red and white checked paper picked up from Walmart for a steal), root beer cups, veggie and dip cups (like those used for the canning party), skewers for fruit, condiment bottles, and -- banana split boats that are shaped like boats!

We squealed with delight when we saw these. Besides being totally adorable in their own right, the groom learned to sail several years ago. Oh, and we found out through a shower game that the bride and groom both list ice cream as their favorite dessert. I made little flags to stick in the top of each banana split to commemorate their special day.


Remaining luncheon budget: $100

(I didn't really have estimates for each component of this event, so I'll skip this category for the remainder of the posts)

Cost for serving ware and flags: $60 for serving ware shown above and $2 for flag picks

Remaining luncheon budget: $38


Un-favorite of the day: As much as I complain about our animals, it was still sad to put down one of our cats today :(

Working on: Luncheon prep

1 comment:

Jenn said...

So sorry to hear about your cat. *hugs* I know it's rough.

The banana split boats are adorable! Can't wait to see everything together!