This article was originally published in the April 2016 Issue of VRAI Magazine.
When I sit down to plan out a party, I start by checking off all the major boxes: food, drinks and of course, who’s coming. And then I turn my attentions to my favorite part—the decorations and the details. I believe that the best events lie in the details: those special party accessories that add an extra punch of fun to the moment.
One simple way to punch up a party is by adding a few extra details to the cocktail bar. While paper straws and cocktail stirrers may not be necessary party utensils, they definitely add an extra dose of happy to every glass. And there are easy ways to dress up store-bought paper straws or to make your own cocktail stirrers to add to the atmosphere of the occasion.