Pitch-Perfect Caroling Party
Share the gift of music and good company with a caroling party this holiday season. Try this unorthodox Christmas color scheme of robin's egg blue, white, and splashes of red to decorate for the gathering.
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People of all ages can enjoy a caroling party. Put guests at ease by singing boldly yourself, regardless of your ability to keep a tune. The point is to have a good time participating in an age-old tradition.
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It's a Party
Get your guests into the spirit of the season with music-themed invitations.
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A Warm Welcome
Greet your guests at the door to set the tone for the evening before ushering them in to your winter wonderland.
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The treat table is a feast for the eye and the mouth. Make a no-sew table topper with 50-cents-a-yard blue sueded fabric by hot-gluing a blue-checked ribbon to it. Flowers are also key for a fresh, festive look. Try 'Paperwhite' narcissus bulbs, white hydrangeas, and amaryllis.
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Instead of an ordinary tree stand, place your tree in a galvanized container found at home improvement stores. Weight the metal bucket with rocks so the tree doesn't tip.
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White pearl beads nestled around a votive candle create a snowy effect.
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Provide a song book with a mix of the standards and your own favorite Christmas tunes.
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Clever Candy Trick
A key party-decorating point is to look for simple, inexpensive items that can boost your color scheme -- in this case, blueberry candy canes for the dessert table.
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The Sweet Reward
Getting everyone together to enjoy the sounds of the season is a reward in itself.
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