Throw The Best Summer Shindig Ever With These Tailored-To-D.C. Tips
Everyone wants to be known for hosting legendary get-togethers, whether you're dining by candlelight on vintage china or washing down homemade BBQ with some DC Brau. But with so many small details to consider when planning a soirée, sticking with your big-picture plan of throwing the most amazing party ever can be a challenge.
We asked Julie Shanklin and Marielle Shortell, the pros behind Gaithersburg party-planning company Syzygy Events International, to give us their best advice for creating a memorable shindig. We got the scoop on table settings, lighting, and more. Read on to learn from two gals who really know how to throw a party.
Take The Indoors Out
"Bring your dining table outside! Use a basic linen tablecloth, or go to the fabric store and rummage through the remnant pile to find something beautiful to throw across the table."
Photo: Courtesy of Syzygy Events International