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500: It’s a Celebration

July 3, 2012

It’s a celebration at Deux Maisons today! This is our 500th post, and we’re hosting a virtual soirée since we sadly can’t celebrate with you all. (Or each other, which is a double tragedy.) If you were coming over to our maison, you would be greeted with a cool cucumber cocktail. Then we would nosh on our favorite meal of all time, a decadent and seasonal cheese board. We’d finish with blackberry tarts to keep things light and refreshing!

cucumber collins cocktail via octavia & brown

cheese board via the sprouted kitchen

floral arrangement created by the bryd collective via camille styles

blackberry jam tart via martha stewart

Even though it’s scorching outside, at our dream party a nice breeze would keep things pleasant so we could jour in this lovely outdoor setting. The menu inspired the table decor – cucumber green and berry are slightly unexpected but still tres chic for summer. Ikat plates and the punchy fabric (for pillows or a table runner) add just the right amount of oomph to an otherwise natural table. Plus, we like to be on trend without being trendy.

See you at the soirée! Cheers!

Cocktail forks via Anthro

Ikat plates via C Wonder

Cocktail Napkins via MyDrap

Fabric via Joann’s

Candles via West Elm

Trivet via Anthropologie

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