The Partiologist: Cookie Exchange Christmas Party!

Cookie Exchange Christmas Party!

!What do you think when you get an invitation to a cookie exchange?  Well, the guests that received these invitations were pretty pleased and I'll tell you why.  I decided to host a cookie exchange because I found some really cute invitations.  Only, I decided to make it a little easier on the guests.

Christmas Invitation
 


Just pull out the card...
For all of the information~
No need to bring cookies!!
 
The invitation actually came with a card to fill out by hand.  And you all know how I feel about that, so I took ivory colored Avery business cards and used one of their templates, designed and printed the card.  I found the invitation a few years ago and finally decided to have a "cookie exchange"!
 
A fun element I add to my parties is the "Peek Inside The Party"!  While I'm busy working away at home, I send out an e-mail to all the party guests with one clue - a partial photo of what I'm working on along with some crazy note.  Here were the nine photos (one photo each day for nine days) I sent to see if they could guess...
Can you?
Two of the items are found Here:
I purchased a gift pack of tea at Target and then individually wrapped them.  I came across this recipe for Peanut Butter Cookie Granola. and added Holiday M & M's for color. It. Is. A. Keeper. 
 This back drop was super simple - a paper chain hanging in front of a artist canvas!  How's that for super AND simple?
 I found these Christmas masks HERE and had to use them for the party~
Tied them onto bags filled with peanut butter cookies.
 
Lot's more party pics to come...It's going to be Fa La La Fabulous!
 
Cookies Anyone?
 

9 comments :

  1. Looks like fun. I love the invitations and I feel the same way about handwriting any information. I'm ever so grateful for computers when it comes to sending invites.

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  2. That invitation is so stinkin' cute! Love this whole set :)

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  3. This idea is too much fun . . . like YOU!!! Love it!

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  4. Great idea! I'm sure they LOVED to get the invite to a cookie exchange like that!

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  5. I love your peek inside party idea emails and your invitation is adorable. So are the masks and all the snack ideas.

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  6. What very lucky friends they are to be invited to your party! I LOVE the adorable apron invitation and the photo props too! Can't wait to see it all:)

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  7. What an awesome idea! I love the mystery around it all with the invitation coming a little at a time! I wish we lived closer! I could really benefit from all your creativity! :) Merry Christmas! Cheeron!!!!!!

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  8. You're awesome and I love everything you do!!!!

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  9. Awesome spread! I'm loving the mysterious, sneak peek shots you sent out. That's a great way to amp up the anticipation of any event.

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