"It's a Celebration! Making It Season 2, here we come?"

With the big news of being casted for a national television show, I thought what better to celebrate than to throw a party with some of my closest family and friends, so I'm going to walk you through everything you need to know to throw a successful premiere party.

Pick a Theme

The first thing I did before starting to put the party together was picking a theme. This was probably the hardest step in the process because there were so many options out there. I was all over the place, but I finally decided on a Kate Spade theme, but I also wanted to keep it fun so I decorated the tables with different color placemats to bring another fun element to the party.

Making It Season 2 Premiere Party

Create a Photo Backdrop

What's a party without memories to looks back on. To throw any successful party these days, I don't think you can not have either a photo booth or backdrop somewhere. I decided to create a Kate Spade inspired photo backdrop.

Kate Spade Photo Backdrop - Making It Season 2 Premiere Party

I made the paper flowers out of cardstock and then created the black and white backdrop using a couple of boards of MDF.

Making It Premiere Party

Want to create something similar? Check out the post here!

Making It Premiere Party
If there is one thing people love, its taking a picture to commemorate the moment. 

Making It Season 2

Bring Fun to the Party

I really wanted my guests to be able to enjoy the party, so I decided to host a giveaway. I reached out to some of my sponsors to send over some fun goodies to giveaway and they didn't disappoint. Check out some of fun prizes from the party.

Daily Advance Making It Viewing Party

My home local newspaper came out to take part in the fun; check out this shot from the paper (photo taken by Chris Day).

Making It Premiere Party

My guests were definitely happy with their prize winnings.

Making It Premiere Party

Some of them really won big. I think it's safe to say that the giveaway was a hit! Check out some more of the prize winners.

Making It Season 2 Premiere Party

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December 23, 2019 — Ashley Basnight