Date: Oct 23 2014

Filed Under: Entertaining

One of my favorite events during our Explore Charleston blogger weekend this past weekend (see that full recap here) was the Saturday lunch at my house. I just loved having the girls over! And I was so happy with how the lunch set up turned out. I can say that because I had so very little to do with it. This is the first time that I’ve recruited so much help for a party. I’m usually much more hands on. But I knew that I would be so busy with the girls that morning downtown that it just wasn’t feasible. Well I’ve now been completely spoiled by my creative friends that it’ll be hard to throw another party without their help.

 

Let’s start with OOH Events. I stopped by the warehouse many weeks back to choose some rental necessities… like tables and chairs that would accommodate 16. Kind of important since our usual set up only holds 8. My friend Megan Chandler, who works there, took care of everything for me. I rented the dishes and glassware from Polished (located in the OOH warehouse as well) and called it a day. OOH Events even did all the flowers and delivered and it set up the entire thing for me. LIFE SAVERS! The party was held in our courtyard by the pool.

 

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Let’s talk about all the pretty paper at each setting. My friend Jackie at 42 Pressed is behind those masterpieces. Each one was unique and different and she freaking killed it.

 

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The menu cards. No two are alike. Jackie actually letter pressed overprints over and over again to produce each one. Freaking amazing. I couldn’t get enough of them.

 

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Speaking of the menu, I asked my friends at Caviar & Bananas to cater, because duh. Every party that I go to that they cater is freaking amazing. If you haven’t had their pimento cheese or kale salad then you are missing out on the world’s finest. Trust me. They have two locations downtown that you can stop into and try. I dare you.

 

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They even came and plated everything for me and made it all look so pretty! See how spoiled I am now?! Just hanging around sipping champagne.

 

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We sipped on water and Kate Spade anniversary champagne because that’s how bloggers roll. Ha! Actually I had sweet tea as well but forgot to set it out. Ooops.

 

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Hopefully no one noticed. So happy to have my friends stop by and hang for a little while.

 

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Thank you to all who helped with the lunch. Never would have happened without them. Seriously. Like, I wouldn’t have even attempted it last weekend. So thank you thank you!

 

Furniture Rentals : OOH Events

Tabletop: Polished

Flowers: Out of the Garden

Catering: Caviar & Bananas

Paper Designs: 42 Pressed

 

You can see the full Explore Charleston blogger weekend recap here. And PS the top I’m wearing is a piece from Troubadour’s upcoming Spring 2015 collection!

 

Photography by Gray Benko.

 

Chassity

Comments: 17

17 Responses to “Charleston Lunch”

  1. […] the walking tour we headed to my house for lunch. I’m sharing all of those pictures in a separate post right here, but here’s a glimpse of what that was […]

  2. What a fabulous luncheon. Such a beautiful setting. And, love the porch swing picture.

  3. Wow I love that menu design!

  4. Mary says:

    Wow Chass! What a fabulous little lunch party!

  5. Katharine says:

    LOVE the party! I bet I would have an orgasm in the OOH events warehouse.

  6. Jackie is amazing..she’s so insanely talented!! And this little lunch was darling, such gorgeous pictures of everything!

  7. That lunch looked wonderful! Your home exterior and backyard are insane! Can I please see the rest of your home!??!

    • Chassity says:

      Thank you Lindsay!! Yes I will keep showing pictures here and there. One of these day’s I’ll get around to a tour :) Thanks for the love.

  8. jillian says:

    looks like SUCH a beautiful lunch!! you have a great yard and porch! xo jillian

  9. […] I loved this setup for Chassity’s lunch party; would be so much fun to re-create this for a birthday […]

  10. […] so it was a no brainer to give them a call for menu help (they also did such an amazing job at my last lady luncheon). I highly recommend everything, but especially their kale salad, chicken salad croissants, and the […]

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