Functional Must-Haves for Party Hosting

It is not easy hosting a party and it is even more challenging to host a great party that gets your guests gushing about it afterwards. There always needs to be a delicate balance of food and drinks, organized fun time and time to socialize. As the host of the party, you should focus all your time during the party talking with guests and making sure everything is running smoothly.

To ease your mind, here are some exciting options that will brighten up your party automatically without you doing a thing!

Oasis Beverage Center

Oasis Beverage jar

A water station is a must-have at any party, but why not bring it up a notch with this Oasis Beverage Center. Not only is it a classy mason jar design, you can also put some slices of lemon or cucumber for both a nicer taste and appearance.

Esto Finger Food Set

Esto Finger Food Set

Finger foods are always a nice addition to any party. Whether you bring out some pre-ordered sushi or something simple like chips or salsa, your guests will be grateful for the gesture. The set comes with a tray as well as plates and bowls, making it the perfect option no matter what food you choose.

Rainbow Cocktail Tool

Rainbow Cocktail Layering Tool

Bedazzle your guests and have them be impressed with your drink making skills by using this rainbow cocktail tool. If you have ever tried making one of these by yourself, you will appreciate this tool even more. Detailed instructions come with the purchase, but you simply poor the liquid ingredients based on heaviest to lightest. A rainbow cocktail will be a memorable experience to leave your guests.

4 Bottle LED Bar Caddy

Final Touch 4 Bottle LED Bar Caddy

To go along with the rainbow cocktails, this 4 Bottle LED Bar Caddy will complete your impressive bar. Keep the party going with a round of shots for everyone. This handy caddy not only keeps your bottles from leaking, it also measures out the perfect amount of liquid into the shot glass without spilling.

MENU Beer Foamer

MENU Beer Foamer

You will want to make sure that you have a good balance of cocktail and beer at your party. This MENU beer foamer is the icing on the cake to the already impressive home bar. The beer foamer will optimize the beer drinking experience by controlling the head of foam. Your guests will think you are an expert at pouring beer and you may just earn some extra points in their books.

The above appliances will help you get on your way to having the confidence to host the perfect party for your friends and family!

A Clever Guide to Hosting Summer Parties

Summer is officially here and it is time to start thinking about hosting a party! Even if you may not be on a long vacation, try to find a weekend where you can invite your friends and loved ones to your home. The early summer is always nice as temperatures are not extremely hot yet, and it is still nice to be outside in the warm breeze.

Hosting a summer party does not need to be difficult or a lot of effort. The right tools can go a long way, and the following are five excellent party accessories that will make your guests asking you for when the next gathering will be.

2 Part Beverage Jar

 

Drinks

The key to summer parties will be the drinks available. As the weather is heating up, everyone will be excited to try out new cocktails and sip on some ice cold beverages. This 2 Part Beverage Jar makes it easy for you to make creative and colorful drinks with minimal effort. It is carefully designed by mouth blown glass, and will be the highlight of the party table. The top compartment can hold up to two gallons of liquid, making it last long enough for all your guests to enjoy. The bottom part can be filled with fruit or summer flowers as an added decoration.

Margarita Goblet Set

Another component to drinks is the glass that it is served in. As this is what the guests will be holding for most of the party, you want them to be comfortable and classy. The Margarita Goblet Set fulfills both requirements by hinting at historic royalty, yet it is still sleek and modern. This set made of stainless steel will also keep the drinks icy cold, which is a must-have in the summer weather.

 

Double Wall Ice Bucket

 

Drinks at a summer party can be kept even extra cold with this Double Wall Ice Bucket. Designed for home bar and parties, the ice bucket is meant to keep the ice in its frozen state for a long time. You no longer have to worry about refilling melted water with fresh new ice as this container will do the trick for you.

Oasis Table Top Fireplace

Lighting and Atmosphere

The lights of your party will play a huge role in how comfortable your guests are. Depending on the time of day and mood you are going for, you will want to play around with how the lighting will look. For example, bright, natural, white lights are excellent for a day party, whereas a ambient, fire-lit setting may be the perfect way to allow your guests to relax at night.

Stainless Steel Cone Torch

The Outdoor Lawn TiKi Stainless Steel Torch is great for outdoor parties as it radiates and fills the whole space with a bright, warm light. The Oasis Bio-Ethanol Fireplace is also an excellent choice to bring out the summer bonfire feeling for late-night parties. It is designed so that it can go inside or outside as well, allowing the guests to freely roam without feeling overly confined.

 

Do you already have a party planned for this summer? Let us know in the comments!

 

Essentials for a Modern Home Bar

A modern home bar is the perfect addition to any home. Whether you enjoy coming home to relax to a glass of wine or are always throwing parties for your friends, a home bar can be exactly what is missing from your life. Here are some essentials that can turn a mediocre home bar into one that all your friends and family will be jealous of.

BEER

For those dedicated beer lovers, beer drinking is not something to be taken lightly. From specific beers to proper tasting techniques, it is a true art. Here are some items that will make your beer drinking even more unique.

Highwave Australian Beer Glass

Australian Beer Glass

This beer glass is a step above the normal beer glass, and will make your beer drinking experience a fun one. Not only can you boast of how it is hand blown, it also helps with keeping your beer cool at all times, as glass sweat and hand-warmed beer will never be a thing with the Australian Beer Glass.

 

Beer Tasting Glass Set

13 Piece Beer Tasting Set

Beer tasting can be a fun activity to share with friends and family. This beer tasting drinking set will help you get into the beer world and try out different kinds of brew, from Wheat beer, Tulip, Porter / Stout to Pilsner, Nonic, and Stange. It comes with a beer tasting guide that you can share with your guests, educating everyone on glass pairings, food pairings, serving temperatures, and everything else you need to know about drinking beer the right way.

LIQUOR

If beer may not be your beverage of choice, the above might not be as appealing. Here is an enticing option for those who may be more interested in cocktails and liquor shots.

Highball Glass and Ball Ice Set

On the Rock Highball Glass & Ice Ball Set

This is a fun drink to have around for parties. Each specially crafted glass comes with an ice ball mold that you fill up and freeze to chill the drink. Not only does it look fun, it also helps keep your drink cool. These glasses will keep the party going and will make the drinking experience one for all to enjoy.

WINE

If you are a wine lover and enjoy sipping on high-quality wine each meal or while you read a good book, you should consider this item for your modern home bar.

VinOair Premier Wine Aerator

VinOair Premier Wine Aerator

This aerator easily fits in the wine bottle to allow you the perfect pour without any spills or drips. It will allow you to have the highest quality of flavor for your wine. This also comes with a gravity lid, filter insert and travel case, making it convenient for any event, ranging from a picnic to a classy meal.

Whether you want a combination of beer, liquor and wine, or prefer just one for the night, your modern home bar will be sure to bring life to your home!

Do you already have a bar at your home? Which of the above would you like to add? Let us know in the comments below!

July Flower of the Month: Inspiration from the Larkspur

Wildflowers

The larkspur is a beautiful flower that comes in various colors, each symbolizing something different. In general, larkspurs identify with strong bonds of love. Perhaps because the most common color is purple, which usually represents a first love. Other colors include pink for fickleness and white for happiness. The name “larkspur” comes from the flower looking like a lark, and it has its roots in nature and wildlife.

Below are some ways to bring the energy and vibrance of the larkspur into your home and garden.

Bathroom: Bird Bath Shower Caddy

The bathroom is a space where you want to feel energized and ready for a variation of events: from preparing for your day to winding down for the night. Taking inspiration from birds and nature can be a fun way to bring in some life to your bathroom.

Umbra Bird Shower Caddy

This shower caddy will not only help organize your bathroom, it will also look cute doing so. It is designed to hold all your shower needs: including places for your bottles, a soap dish, built-in razor holders, and various hooks.

Bedroom: Z-Bar Mini LED Desk Lamp

Z-Bar Mini Desk Lamp

Add a little of the larkspur purple into your bedroom. Royal blue and purple makes for a beautiful backdrop and is also great for little details in decor. This Z-Bar Mini LED Desk Lamp is one such example of how you can subtly add in some color to a room. Of course, this lamp is not an ordinary one. The three bars are designed to be fully adjustable so that you can easily control it to whatever point of light you want.

Garden: Blomus Chichi Chick NIDO Bird Feeder

Stainless Steel Bird Feeder

Taking after the lark and nature inspiration of the larkspur, this cute little bird feeder can make your garden shine with nature. It is made of stainless steel so that it is easy to clean after all the birds are through with it. It also easily fits through various hanging instructions, or can always lay on a flat base as well.

Kitchen: The Raven’s Nest Wine Rack 

Raven's Nest Wine Rack

This simplistic and modern wine rack is the perfect addition to the kitchen. The design is based off of nature’s most basic elements: sticks from a bird’s nest, and is really seen as a fine art collection on its own. The wine rack can hold up to six bottles, and will be admired by all those who see it.

Living Room: Sandpicture Movie

Sandpicture Movie

A centerpiece in the living room is one of the sure ways to give it personality and make it an entertaining place to be in for family and friends. This unique sand picture uses falling sands to mimic natural scenes, from the Northern lights to the ocean. This Aurora Borealis one above includes the vibrant larkspur colors in it to make for an eye-catching decoration.

What do you think of the larkspur? Would you incorporate any of the above into your home? Let us know in the comments below!