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Galentine's Day Party

Galentine's Day Party

For those dreading the idea of Valentine's Day, turn that frown upside down and get to planning one of the best holidays of the year - Galentine's Day! Gather your lady friends, kick back and celebrate your friendship! 

Cheers to Leslie Knope, fictional superwoman from Parks and Recreation, played by Amy Poehler for creating such a holiday. Galentine’s Day falls on February 13th. If you're puzzled with where to begin, let us help you! Below we've highlighted some fun ideas for how to host the BEST galentine's day party. 

1. Invite Your Coolest Friends
Start by sending out pretty digital invites to your friends. Paperless Post has great options!

2. It's Not a Party Without Cute Witty Bash Paper Goods
Pick out all the heart decorations and party supplies you can find. Don't worry, we have you covered in this department. Browse our Valentine's collection and discover products you'll love.  Click to shop.

colorful heart plates and valentines setup

3. Fill the House with Heart Balloons. Click to shop

cute little girl holding a bunch of pink heart balloonsPhoto in partnership with: Beijos Events and The Daydream Republic

4. Dessert Bar & Champagne
Bubbly paired with sweets... sign me up! To save on time, you can buy chocolates, macaroons or cute cookies from your local bakery. If you're a baking queen below are two super delicious cookie recipes that pair well with champagne. 

dessert and champagne barSource: Fashionable Hostess

Looking for ways to spruce up that bubbly! How fun are these heart-shaped strawberry ice cubes! Click for recipe

heart-shaped strawberry ice cubesSource: laylita.com

Lauren Conrad has shared two heart cookie recipes that your girlies will absolutely love! 

Heart Jam Cookies by Lauren Conrad. Click for recipe.

heart jam sugar cookie recipe by Lauren ConradSource: Lauren Conrad

Love Letter Cookies by Lauren Conrad. Click for recipe

heart sugar cookie recipe by Lauren Conrad
Source: Lauren Conrad

5. Don't Forget Savory Snacks
Find some inspo in Ain't Too Proud to Meg's famous cheese boards. While you're at it, prep a candy board too!

cheese and snack board
Source: Ain't Too Proud to Meg

colorful candy board display for a party
Source: Ain't Too Proud to Meg

6. Fun DIY Activity Ideas 
Homemade strawberry sugar scrub... smells so good, you'll want to eat it! With a few simple ingredients, you've got yourself one yummy project for the girls. Click for recipe

strawberry sugar scrub recipeSource: The Gunny Sack

Not feeling the sugar scrub? How about these darling DIY heart embroidery wine bags! Sugar and Charm has a great tutorial for you, click here

DIY embroidered heart wine bagsSource: Sugar and Charm

Remember back in the day how cool it was to exchange best friend necklaces, rings and bracelets with your best friend? I'm talking, the coolest!! My girlfriends and I did this possibly too often. Anyway, why not bring it back and create DIY floral friendship bracelets. Oh Joy! has the cutest tutorial, click here. 

floral friendship bracelet tutorial by Oh Joy!Source: Oh Joy!

Simple DIY Valentine's Cards
You guys! I discovered the cutest and very simple DIY Valentine's Day cards. These would be fun to recreate! Click here. 

simple DIY valentine's day cards
Source: realsimple.com

7. Don't forget party favors! A few ideas for you:

Funfetti Biscotti click for recipe

funfetti biscotti party favors by Oh Joy!
Source: Oh Joy!

Or how about this - "I need s'more friends like you." I mean, come onnnnn! So fun. 

s'more party favors
Source: Little Peanut Mag

8. MUSIC....!
Last, but not least... Don't forget to have a good music playlist handy! Surprise your girls with a spontaneous dance sesh! Spotify has a great one titled "Galentine's Day"

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