Party Pointers for Spicing Up and Lighting Up Your Celebration

Friends and family enjoy a celebration.

Whether it's a backyard BBQ bash or a formal soiree, there's always a way to treat your guests to a few thoughtful, unexpected touches. Consider these tips and tricks to create an event to remember.


Good eats start with great presentation.    

Good eats start with great presentation.

If you really want to wow your guests with your culinary skills, put presentation on the front burner. Interesting serving dishes, unusual garnish and festive table décor all have an affect on the way your food is perceived by guests.
We love this simple arrangement, pinned by our pals at GE Appliances* – a beautiful addition to liven up any table.
*Pinned from perrycasa.com.


Put your nosh in the spotlight.    

Put your nosh in the spotlight.

Did you know that the right lighting can make your feast look even tastier? The color and look of food impacts people's perception of its flavor. Don't let your mouthwatering meal lose visual appeal because of a poorly lit room. Consider using GE reveal® light bulbs – a perfect choice because they make colors look their absolute best.


Offer the perfect sip for every occasion.    

Offer the perfect sip for every occasion.

Signature cocktails are the icing on the cake for a spectacular celebration. Maybe it's a fruity summertime spritzer – just add seasonal fruit to white wine and club soda. Or cap off the evening with a luscious chocolaty dessert drink. Just think of your party theme or occasion and let it be your guide. You can even add your favorite fruit and tasty herbs to good old fashion water and dazzle your guests.


Set the stage for gathering.    

Set the stage for gathering.

Lighting has the power to make your gathering more intimate, dramatic, or even more peaceful – whatever vibe you're trying to create. And you can use lighting to direct people where you want them to gather. Dim the lights in the living room to take thing down a notch for cozy conversation. Ready to invite your guests out to the deck for a nightcap? Turn on your outdoor lighting and draw them in like moths to a flame.