Styled // Cinco de Mayo Dinner Party!

I had so much fun styling and planning this little dinner party in honor of Cinco de Mayo! My close friends {and a few of my bridesmaids} joined me for some Skinnygirl Margaritas, my famous layered bean dip, lettuce tacos and laughs! We wanted to get together to brainstorm for a new business venture we are planning together...more on that later...for now, I will be photo-bombing you with images from the night via my new Nikon D5100! Enjoy!{Bare with me while I learn how to use this thing! I think I did pretty well for my first photo shoot, no?}
 
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We ended the night outside with our margs enjoying the beautiful weather!
 
Cinco de Mayo Dinner Party
 
Sips:
 
Skinnygirl Margaritas
 
Corona Light with lime
 
Apps:
 
My famous layered Mexican bean dip
 
blue corn chips
 
Main course:
 
Lettuce tacos with ground turkey {recipe inspiration here}
 
Taco bar with all the toppings
 
Decor:
 
Fringe tissue paper for banner and table runner
 
Succulents in a glass vase
 
Mixed flower bouquet from Trader Joes
 
Small square vases and large vase from Target
 
Name and straw flags made by me, font used: Carolina Pro Black
 
Black and white striped straws from Etsy
 
Margarita glasses and sombreros borrowed
 
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Thanks for being good sports and letting me photograph you in your sombreros ladies! :)
 
This is such an easy little dinner party set up that you could put together this weekend to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your friends and/or family!
 
How will you be celebrating the holiday? Or are you partaking in any Derby celebrations?
 
 

2 comments

  1. I always love an excuse to celebrate with girlfriends! This looks so much fun! Love the fun bright colors, decorations, and yummy food. Great job! P.S. Your pics look great with your new camera! ;)

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  2. That's the way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!!! Looks like fun!

    Best!

    Laura

    www.lauradrodesigns.blogspot.com

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