Cocktails & creativity: collage party ideas

Cocktails & creativity: collage party ideas

Piece together a good time with a cocktails and collage party. Here you’ll find everything you need—from creative party ideas to collage materials to finger food and cocktail recipes—to plan an enjoyable evening of chilling out and cutting up with your friends! Plus, in the videos below, Hallmark Master Artist Lynn Giunta shows you how to create your own tissue paper collage.

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 Cocktails & Collage Party Tips & Ideas

 Collage Ideas and Techniques

 How to Make a Collage

 Expert Collage Tips & Gift Ideas

 Ready to host your own Cocktails & Collage party? Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Ample work space
  • Boards or canvases
  • Mod Podge or other decoupage glue or watered-down regular white glue
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrushes
  • Tissue paper (wrinkled is fine)
  • Shapes and letters to trace (we’ve created a printable of collage pattern ideas to get you started)
  • Tracing paper (optional)
  • Finger-friendly snacks and cocktails (recipes below)
  • Hostess tip: Make sure to have plenty of paper towels on hand. Collaging can get a little messy!

 Finger-friendly snack recipes

Asian caponata

Sauteed eggplants are the foundation for this craveable caponata dip. Serve with crackers or wonton chips.

 Cocktail recipes

Brazilian lemonade

This is a tangy adaptation of a classic Brazilian cocktail made with Brazilian lemons, which are more similar in look and taste to limes in the United States.

 

Cold toddy

You don’t have to have a summer cold to benefit
from this comforting cocktail made with chamomile tea, whiskey, honey and lemon juice. Take a sip and say “Ahhh!”

Shannon combines some of her favorite things in "Cocktails & Creativity": friends, creative projects, cocktails, snacks, and her chihuahua, Pita. She's a hard-core foodie, zombie fan, loud laugher, and mom to two boys and four tiny dogs.