Last Sunday was a special day for the Bolodo Family as it was the christening of our youngest, Marcus.
As with my kids' previous parties, I always have a theme. And as always, I didn't want to be confined to blue (because he's a boy) or to cartoon characters. So this time, I chose choco-mint.
First thing I did was order cupcakes. The confectioner had to test the cupcakes as they have not done choco-mint cupcakes before. They turned out good.
Next, the centerpieces. For the tables, I used cheap light green placemats and divided them into two to make a mini-holder for the shot glasses I placed on top filled with chocolate wafer sticks and other kinds of chocolates. It was my first edible centerpiece and I loved it. I also printed a small thank you card for a more personal touch.
The buffet table decor was super cheap and still in theme. i Cut out letters M, A,R,C,U and S on brown and two shades of green construction paper. Pasted them on circle papers and attached them to popsicle sticks (I used three sticks to make a long one). I attached ribbons under the circle paper and stuck into potted plants. You can also vary the height for a little dynamic effect.