Though I am still totally in the Christmas spirit and beginning the baking and shopping, and it's hard to deviate from that...I just have to post Pantone's new color of the year for 2011. Love it! The ideas that come to mind with Honeysuckle are going wild in my mind. So, being in this serious holiday mood, what better time to incorporate this color, but for a New Years Eve Party. My colors this year were going to be just black and silver - with sparkle of course. Now, I am on a mission to find this beautiful honeysuckle color to incorporate into the black and silver theme. Though I do not go overboard for New Years Eve, just a few decorations, along with unique cocktails, and fun snacks, because we normally, as a family, go out for a nice late dinner and home for the rest of the evening and just enjoy being together, I still want it to be festive and fun. Attached are some fun ideas of what we may see this year in honeysuckle...not only is it a beautiful color of pink, but when I see it, I think of "tropical"...and we know that tropical colors always make the majority of people in a good mood...rather it be dreaming of a once taken vacation or of one you may be taking in the near future. It will be interesting as the year goes on, just how often we see this color from the award shows to home decor.
|"Spring 2011 - An Exotic Journey"|
|Gorgeous Chandelier and Tranquil Dressing Room/Closet|
|Love the Turquoise and Honeysuckle Together and a Blooming Honeysuckle Flower|
|Alexis Bittar Havisham Cuff and Christian Louboutin Heels ( in love)|
|Essie Nail Polish and Christian Dior Lip Color|
|Champagne Cocktail and Hor d'oeuvres and Delicious Macaroons|
|Adorable Table Settings For Any Type of Party, and a cute Studded Clutch|
|*Cotton Candy Cosmo and Honeysuckle and Mango Pillow|
Pink Cotton Candy
1 1/2 oz SKYY Vodka
1/2 oz XR Fusion Liqueur (which is a premium French Vodka with rich blood orange, mango & passion fruit)
1 oz Cranberry Juice
Fluff cotton candy in martini glass...mix cocktail ingredients in stainless steel shaker, well
Pour cocktail over the cotton candy and after the candy dissolves....enjoy!!
You can use make any Cotton Candy Cocktail you like...I've had it with a Blue Hawaiian and it was wonderful. It's also fun for the children....mix their favorite fruit juices and let them pour over the cotton candy...believe it or not, it isn't that sweet...but so yummy!!!