Make patriotism chic at the inauguration kickoff party with sleek scarlets and deep blues. Silver accents are a lux and sophisticated final touch.
Set up the food on a long buffet table covered with a red table runner. Stack blue plates and "Yes We Did!" napkins nearby, so guests can help themselves to sandwiches and pizza at their leisure. Put the punch on another side of the room and arrange the champagne coups next to the bowl.
A bouquet of red tulips is an eye-catching focal point. For a comfortable and inviting atmosphere, light plenty of candles and throw festive pillows on the couch.