The the grande finale of the bachelorette weekend I organised for my friend, I had one final surprise up my sleeve.
A private boat charter. We would sail around the e port of Sotogrande Spain, outwards towards Gibraltar, to take in views of Africa over a bottle of bubbly or 2
The bride to be had no idea of the surprise in store, and it was wonderful to see the look on her face when she arrived at the yacht. There is something truly amazing about being able to make someone so happy, and also knowing you literally knocked the whole weekend out of ball park ( single handed I might add)
We got acquainted with our home for the next few hours under the glorious Spanish sun.
We popped open the bubbles, cranked up the music and partied our way into the evening
There's something about being at sea, don't you think?
As the sun began too set we snuggled under blankets and watched the shades change from bright blue to intense orange...words cant describe the sheer beauty of it.
We sailed back towards Spain, after the most incredible evening
For Sundays events, I planned a Miami tropical theme pool party. Its was the perfect excuse to enjoy the pool and the Spanish sun.
So for this theme, I turned by terrace into a fun Miami/ tropical/ flamingo vibe
The main brief was colourful, fun and lots of flamingos (flamingos are my favourite)
I pulled together every flamingo, and inflatable that I could find to create this colourful look
All of the food was fun, pink and a little bit naughty . Pink donuts (customised with gold leaf), Popcorn and cupcakes all served in fun and colourful pineapple shaped bowls
And candyfloss cocktails served in daiquiri glasses ! Quite the crowd pleaser. And adding some cocktails stirrers helped to jazz up the glasses
To try and balance the sugar overload with something a bit healthier we did fresh fruit plates served on cute pineapple plates and bowls
Mini cactus ( real and candle form ) were used to create the centre piece. Along with some of the flowers from yesterdays event...which is by the way the best tip ever. Re use where you can. Tweak if you need to to make it fit on. This could be swapping out the vase to make it fit with the new theme or removing one of the shades of flower but this is a great way to get more out of your money when throwing a party,
Another super easy crowd pleaser is the doughnut stack, dressed with fresh flowers.
Once all of the food and decor is executed, It was time to hop into our swimsuits and play the music loudly. Luckily, our neighbours aren't in earshot so we can just get away with this
Flamingo drinking straws and pineapple napkins are also a great way to tie in the theme. And these gold paper cups were perfect for around the pool!
A Travel, Beauty and Lifestyle blog with the occasional afternoon tea by Angelina Belle
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