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Follow Your Heart Galentine's Party

Styled by The Party Porch

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Cupcakes Flowers Straws Favors from Follow Your Heart Galentine's Day Party Dessert Table | Black Twine | The Party Porch
Favors from Follow Your Heart Galentine's Day Party Dessert Table | Black Twine | The Party Porch
Sugar Cookies from Follow Your Heart Galentine's Day Party Dessert Table | Black Twine | The Party Porch
Favors from Follow Your Heart Galentine's Day Party Dessert Table | Black Twine | The Party Porch
Photography by The Party Porch

Party checklist

You’re only 3 steps away from the perfect party.

Purchase

Review the blueprint and purchase the party items in a few easy steps.

Prep

Follow our easy ideas to wow your guests.

Assemble

Follow our timeline and party tips for seamless execution.

Purchase

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Dessert Table

Additional Tip

If you have time to do some in-person shopping, Target, HomeGoods, Pier 1 Imports, Cost Plus World Market, and Hobby Lobby are great stores to look for seasonal holiday product and great deals on often-used home entertaining items like cake stands and serving trays!

Prep

Prepare perfect party food.

Pink Champagne Cake with Homemade Buttercream Frosting

Pink Champagne Cake with Homemade Buttercream Frosting from Follow Your Heart Galentine's Day Party Dessert Table | Black Twine | The Party Porch

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbp milk

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, beat butter and vanilla on medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  2. Add in powdered sugar and continue to mix.
  3. Add in a tablespoon of milk at a time; you may need to add more milk to get to your desired consistency.
  4. Frost cake and serve!

Additional Tip

For other sweet treats, we recommend ordering custom sugar cookies to coordinate with the party theme (also, request a large heart sugar cookie to decorate the cake with). We also suggest mini cupcakes and heart-shaped marshmallows for the dessert table. For beverages, we recommend pink lemonade or rosé!

Assemble

Pull it all together in just a few easy steps.

Timeline

1 month prior

Pull out all items you already have to decorate with for the party

Buy any decor items that you still need for the party (DIY printables, custom cake topper, party decor & favors)

Order bespoke sugar cookies

1 week prior

Print out DIY printable sign and cake toppers for the dessert table decor

Purchase beverages and any non-perishable food for the party

2 days prior

Bake cake (see recipe below)

Assemble party favors (tie favor tags to small make-up pouches with pink bakers twine)

1 day prior

Pick up mini cupcakes from local bakery

Pick up fresh florals from local grocery store or flower shop (optional)

Frost the cake with homemade buttercream frosting (see recipe below)

Set up dessert table decor

Day of

Blow up pink heart balloons

Set out food and beverage on the dessert table

Estimated Budget

10 People

Decor: $100 – $300

Food: $75 – $100

Beverage: $25 – $50

TOTAL: $200 – $550

Styling tips

The Party Porch shares its top tips for pulling off this event.

Tip 1

Layer and attach paper fans to backdrop behind the dessert table with packing tape!

Tip 2

Tie the balloons to the legs of table – adjust to get the right height!

Tip 3

Add extra decor items (such as a pretty garland) to front of dessert table to add dimension and layers.

Vendor Credits

Photography by The Party Porch

Printables by Elva M Design

Cookies by Craft My Occassion

Custom Cake Topper by Two Chihuahuas

Need Help?

Questions or can’t find an item? We can help! Email us at info@blacktwine.co