In a companion volume to the Discovery Channel series, the 'Party Planner' shares his expertise and ideas for the perfect party, offering creative but affordable suggestions on invitations, entertainment, decor, menu ideas, table settings, floral arrangements, decorations, and other aspects of entertaining for special occasions.
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: As the host of the Discovery Channel's popular show Party Planner with David Tutera, leading lifestyle expert David Tutera lends his expertise to people looking to throw an unforgettable party on an everyday budget. In this lavishly illustrated companion book, Tutera lays out his approach to ten theme parties. The examples he presents here include summer and winter cocktails, a wine-tasting gathering, a harvest feast, a Christmas dessert party, a Chinese New Year celebration, and special occasions such as a birthday party for kids, a wedding proposal, and an enchanted anniversary dinner set in a forest. Tutera urges readers to consider the five senses when planning an event-the taste, the look, the sound, the scent, and the touch-and throws in his own personal suggestions, favorite songs, cocktail recipes, and other handy ideas. He also includes plenty of "Tutera Tips" for invitations, entertainment, room transformation, decor, menu ideas, table settings, and floral arrangements. David Tutera is a highly regarded event planner and designer with many celebrity clients. However, as he demonstrates in this book, it doesn't take a lot of money and extravagance to throw an extraordinary party. With David Tutera's fresh, original twist on time-honored traditions, anyone can throw a fabulous-yet easy and affordable-party for any occasion.