Mimosa Bar Brunch

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What is better than a few drinks with a few good friends? A few drinks with friends at brunch! For me, weekends are precious. They are so valuable in that my time can be spent in a million different ways of my choosing, but specifically for catching up with family and friends. There is nothing quite like kick starting the weekend than with a Saturday morning make-your-own-mimosa bar with girl friends!

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The beauty of a mimosa bar is all of the options available to your guests. That means plenty of juice choices, a variety of fruits for garnish, and – of course – plenty of champagne! Everyone will be able to find something they like – even those who aren’t planning on drinking champagne – a refreshing glass of juice with fresh fruit is a must!

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I absolutely love color, especially bright colors! I started out with a white tablecloth and a lot of glassware: champagne flutes, carafes, fruit dishes, etc. I knew the fruit and the juice would be adding lots of color, but I wouldn’t have felt the spread was quite right without a few feminine, girly touches of my own.

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For a little extra flair, I even sugared the rims of the glasses before the guests arrived. I used a mixture of edible gold dust, white granulated sugar, and gold sugar crystals. All that needed to be done was to wet the rim with a lemon slice and turn the glass upside down to dip in the sugar mixture. Wait a few minutes for everything to dry, and your sugar will stay in place until the guests start sipping.

Now, I know you wouldn’t normally put a straw in a mimosa, but how sweet do these pink straws look? Too cute to pass up!

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My favorite little touches of the whole spread? The gorgeous flowers! Believe it or not, these are all just grocery store (Trader Joe’s) ranunculus, roses and hydrangeas. A little rearranging and tossing these into some Mason jars yields the perfect table accents.

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Lastly, you can never go wrong with a few balloons for the room and some gold confetti for the table.

Just be sure to have your guests follow these simple steps:

  1. Pick a juice.
  2. Add champagne to taste.
  3. Garnish with fruit.
  4. Enjoy!

You’ll be sure to have a wonderful get together with friends! Cheers!
xo -L

3 Comments

  1. July 12, 2016 / 2:35 pm

    I had a mimosa bar for my 25th birthday brunch back in April. I absolutely love it. Yours looks so much more fancy though!

    xo Janie

    • July 23, 2016 / 1:52 pm

      A birthday mimosa bar sounds like a great idea!! Happy belated 🙂