Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party

By: Casey Gerber

December 21, 2014

Laurel & Wolf’s first annual holiday party was this weekend and we hosted it in our back patio. We chose “lumberjack” as the theme of the party to go along with our holiday card (check back here on December 25 to see it!) See how we transformed our patio for the party – it’s beautiful!

BEFORE

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_20140725_151656This is what our courtyard looks like during the day. We love how green and charming it is, but we knew it would need some major sprucing up for our holiday party.

AFTER

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1345The completed look was beautiful! It was a festive and romantic evening.

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1253Alex, our Office Manager, used plaid fabrics throughout the space. You’ll see them on tables and bales of hay.

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1316We strung lights across the patio and hung white paper lanterns and fans from it for a snowflake look!

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1318We placed two Christmas trees in the patio with simple white lights. We dressed them with a large red bow and ribbon that cascaded down the tree.

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1328To greet guests at the entrance, we used a chalkboard sign on a bale of hay with a lantern to make sure it was well lit throughout the evening.

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1342Our bartenders served two unique cocktails during the party: The Laurel, a lavender and cucumber drink, and The Wolf, a cocktail with orange and bitters.

Laurel & Wolf’s Festive Outdoor Holiday Party, Laurel & Wolf, IMG_1348 The beautiful floral arrangements were made by Glasswing Floral – our favorite florist in Los Angeles!

We had a fantastic time at the party with all of our guests. Any ideas for next year’s theme? Let us know in the comments below!

xo,

Laurel & Wolf

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