Midnight in New York

Monday we hosted our 5th New Years Eve Party and our first themed.  I shared the my inspiration board a few weeks ago, here and my invites here.   A few of our best friends came over, dressed Gatsby style and rang in the New Year.  

I was really excited to debut a few new treasures, the gold goblets I used as vases, I scored while in Michigan, four for $8! and the brass candlesticks which weren't quite as great of a steal, but they are oh so pretty.

I played bartender, mixing up French 75s all night.  Here's the recipe, I shook them up with blackberries and added one for garnish.  They were so good, I may have had a few too many.  

It was my first time setting up a photobooth.  I based the backdrop on this cute Kate Spade stationary.  Unfortunately I has some trouble with the remote shutter release, but the self timer did just fine.  Here are a few of my favorites.

My friend Christina and I, with the help of her super-talented boyfriend made a bunch of head pieces and the cute animal masks, 

together with the giant glitter 2013 I whipped up, we had some fun and festive props.

It was a successful party and a fun night.