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Galentine's Day Party Ideas

Host a Galentine's Day Party For Your Lady Friends

Today, take a cue from our dream best friend Leslie Knope and host a Galentine's Day party! "What's Galentine's Day? Oh, it's only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home and just kick it breakfast style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It's like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus, frittatas!"

Designed and photographed by Brooke Courtney over at Walk in Love, this bright, fun, and sparkly party setup would be perfect for celebrating the amazing women in your life — single or not — this Valentine's Day.

The Invites

Remember, no boys allowed!

The DIY Tablecloth

Here's how to make your own XOXO painted tablecloth.

Pom-Pom Centerpiece

Inexpensive craft store pom-poms make a creative centerpiece.

The Cake

This gold textured cake by Gina Witmeyer was made extraspecial with a fringed topper.

Have a Heart

Place a sequined heart at each table setting for the girls to take home as favors.

The Backdrop

Use strips of fabric and ribbon to make a gorgeous, textured backdrop like this one Ashley Meaders created.

Gem Drink Stirrers

Making these DIY drink stirrers is a cinch! Just glue plastic gems back to back on dowels.


Decorate with Xs and Os cut from glittered cardstock.

The Cake Topper

Make a simple fringed cake topper with paper and dowels.

Photo Op

Use the swizzle sticks for photo props before they're dunked.

Vintage Glasses

Not only is vintage glassware uberglam, but it can also be thrifted for cheap.

The Place Setting

Vintage plates, ribbon, and hearts, oh my!

Pink Party

Dress code: pink.

The Complete Look

Festive and fun: check!

Bold Color

Keep the color palette pink and red with touches of gold, silver, purple, and black.

Modern Meets Vintage

Old-school flatware, plates, and glasses mix with modern fun for a look that's girlie but grown-up.

The Tablescape

Use mismatched tables for a fun setup.

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