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Kade Spade Inspired Brunch

Kate Spade inspired brunchWelcome to a Kate Spade inspired brunch {featuring a Belgium waffle bar}, inspired by the fabulous fashion designer, Kate Spade.  Her designs are classy and timeless, perfect for party inspiration. I’ll be sharing all of the table details, plus the menu and recipes.

Two of my closest friends had birthdays this month.  Hosting a special brunch for them is my way of showing them how much they mean to me.

My hope is that you will take ideas from this and in turn go and brighten someone else’s day by doing something special for them.  Our world has enough pain and suffering in it, if we each try to lighten someone’s load, our world would instead be flooded with happiness.

The things I share with you are the result of someone taking the time to teach or inspire me.  I hope you are inspired in some way to go and do the same.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

Pretend you are my guest for brunch.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

The table was dressed in a white tablecloth, topped with some black and white fabric.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

Hot pink napkins, folded using the method shown below, give a nod to Kate’s iconic style and add a touch of class and color pop to the table.

How to fold a napkin into a bow. Kate Spade inspired brunch

I used a small, clear rubber band to secure the bow into place.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch. Easy floral arrangement.

The flowers are the star of this table.  A silver ice bucket I had from Home Goods gives the table a little sparkle and serves as a great vase.  Use items you already have around your house.  This gives your table personality and creativity.

Nothing was purchased for this table, except the flowers.  Everything used for this party were things I already had in my cupboards {I will be doing a post later this month about building your own stock of staple hosting supplies}.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch. Easy floral arrangement.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

This arrangement consists of three bunches of flowers from my local grocery store.  Find out from your local store when they mark their flowers down.  You can score flowers at 50% off lots of times.

For this centerpiece, I used a bouquet of hot pink roses, a bouquet of yellow roses, and a mixed bouquet of green hydrangeas with some filler flowers.  When making an arrangement like this, start filling the vessel with the larger flowers first.  Then start adding the roses.  The larger flowers create a base for the thinner rose stems to stand up against.

My amazing blogger friend Kelley Nan, just posted a very simple tutorial on creating arrangements like this.

 

Kate Spade Inspired Placesetting Sources_edited-1

Place settings were kept simple, using my staple pieces.  Here are the sources so you can recreate this same setting….

1  Black and White Striped Fabric

2  Crown Plates

3  Hot Pink Napkins

4  Gold Chargers

5  Striped favor boxes

6  Gold Flatware {wait for these to go on sale, they always do}

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

This crown stemware is perfect for making the birthday girls feel like royalty on their special day.

Glasses are filled with orange juice and strawberries, and the water glasses are topped off with beautiful, plump raspberries.  Little touches. It’s all about the little touches.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

Since this is a brunch,  dessert is not really fitting, but since every party isn’t a party without little something sweet, I sent my guests home with a treat for later.  Lindt truffles are tucked inside this tiny gable box, finessed with a sassy hot pink bow.

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

Most of my parties are served buffet style.  This allows you to use the entire center of the table for decor and it keeps the table clean for a more pleasant eating experience.

 

Girl's Brunch Menu

These belgium waffles are the real deal! I got this recipe from my mom, and it is a keeper!  You can make it ahead of time and pop it in the refrigerator.  When you’re ready to use it just let it sit out for a few minutes then give it a quick stir.

 

Kate Spade inspired belgium waffle brunch

Belgium Waffle Recipe

Buttermilk Syrup Recipe_edited-1

 

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

These mini pitchers set at each place setting, are perfect for the syrup. I have also used them for salad dressing.

 

Orange Cream Dip Recipe

 

Orange cream dip and fruit tray. Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Since syrup likes to move around on the plate, these gold foiled mugs were used for the fruit to keep it syrup free.

 

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Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

 

Kate Spade inspired brunch

The island was covered in a roll of wrapping paper to tie into the theme from the dining room.  This is one of my favorite entertaining tricks.  No worries about spills or washing, just toss when the party is over.

This brunch was so easy and fun.  I hope you are inspired to create something special for someone you love!

xoxo,

Randi

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14 thoughts on “Kade Spade Inspired Brunch

  1. Fabulous everything, Randi! Your tables area always so exquisite, elegant and inspiring! And I always love a fashion angle too! So fantastic! Tam xoxo

    1. Thank you Tam!!! It makes me smile that a fabulous graphic designer like yourself thinks something I did looks good, a huge compliment! You are such a sweet friend!

    1. Thank you so much for leaving a comment! I wish you could have been here too! Love you!

  2. It’s lovely, Randi!! How blessed are your 2 friends to have you?! Thanks for all of the wonderful tips too…may have to try those yummy waffles soon?

    1. Thank you Bree! Thanks for taking the time to visit and comment. You must try the waffles with the syrup, they are addicting for sure! xoxo

    1. Thanks my sweet Rhonda! I wish you were closer, you would have been my guest too!

    1. You are welcome! I hope you get some! I use mine all of the time! xoxo

  3. I absolutely love this blog post. The photos are amazing Randi! Just a beautiful setting. Can’t wait to try the Belgium Waffles!

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