CHRISTMAS PARTY IDEAS
The time around the holidays are always filled with parties. This past summer my good friend Stacey asked me if I would consider hosting a girl’s night painting party? Clients and friends are constantly asking me if I teach art classes. She told me “You should have one!” So I decided to have a Christmas themed painting party and invite a few good clients & artsy friends to my home. Here’s how it went….
THE PAINTING SUPPLY LIST
I sent out and informal e-vite to 12 friends and headed out for my supplies…
Canvases in bulk packs, Americana or any squeeze bottles of paints, metallic mesh runner, mason jar mugs, candy canes, a variety of acrylic brushes, mini glass ornaments and Merry Christmas tags found in the dollar bin. (I used plate stands but if you can afford or have easels that is even more artist!)
Total cost for art supplies just over $100.
SETTING THE TABLE
THE GIRLS ARRIVE
THE FINAL REVEAL
Each girls canvas was a reflection of their own style. Some painted fast and didn’t bother staying in the lines and others meticulously followed my instruction to a T. In the end they all were beautiful and a perfect gift to take home and display for the holidays.
All the women brought non-perishable goods to be donated to a local food pantry. I ordered a sheet pizza, made light appetizers, had plenty wine and other drinks on hand. I wanted most of the time to center around the painting. We took food and drink breaks but most of the woman stayed focused not her art.