A few yards of burlap, candles and mercury glass were the perfect back drop for a simple and so-Southern (four dollar!) arrangement of collard greens and a "bonne anne" banner. Champagne Cupcakes and Champagne Jello Shots were a sublime variation on the traditional new years bubbly, and terribly delish tres leches cupcakes and chocolate covered strawberries rounded out the convivial fare.
The kitchen table had a few snacks for the littles, sheets for them to record the year's superlatives and an assortment of party ware that I dug out of the bowels of my closet.
Sadly, this is the sole "people picture" I have of the whole night...
Jello shots inspired by this but using this recipe.
Champagne Cupcake recipe found here.