Take Your Holiday Party to the Next Level

Soha Lavin of CountDown Events shares tips for creating a festive table that is the epitome of West Coast chic

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CountDown Event’s Soha Lavin shares her tips for throwing the best holiday party this season

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Looking to throw the holiday bash that will make your friends Grinch-green with envy?

Soha Lavin of CountDown Events, one of the city’s premier party planners, shows you how to set the stage for a fantastically upscale and festive party.

“Delighting your guests’ senses will leave a lasting impression, and each detail can be an opportunity to set the mood and add something special to your festive party.” 

Click through to see Soha’s tips


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Set the Mood

 “Lighting is an essential element for creating the perfect ambiance. Use layered candle light at different heights across your tablescape.”

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Colour and Feel

“This year’s hottest colour combinations are gold, white and silver. Add earthy natural elements like silver berries and dusty miller leaves mixed with metallic and lime.”

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Make a Menu

“To add that extra-special touch, you can print personalized menus for each guest. If you print their names at the top, they can take it as a keepsake.”