It happens to all of us. You start off with a set of 12, 8, or 6 and end up with 2, 3, or 4 pieces of your glassware. Well I’ve found that keeping some of your odds and ends when it comes to stemware allows you to do some pretty creative things. We shared a couple of ideas on using the remains of your sets on KATV Saturday Daybreak just before New Year’s Eve 2018.
This champagne bar is the perfect addition to New Year’s Eve, winter holiday parties, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, baby or wedding showers, or girls night out or girls brunch in. Create your own version of this festive buffet and add a little sparkle and pizzaz to your next event.
I start by taking a mirror and placing it on a table or countertop. Now, if you don’t happen to have a large mirror laying around, you can also use mirror squares available at most hobby stores (usually in the floral arranging area). And while the mirror is nice because it does make things sparkle and keep the bar items together, you could forego it all together or use something else, such as a tray or designated table, for the base.
Next pull together all your “additives.” This would be your simple syrups, garnishes, and liqueurs such as Saint Germain Elderflower Liqueur or Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur.
Now for the fun part, lay out all your mix and match champagne glasses— from gorgeous goblets, to delicate coupes, and elegant flutes. The sparkle of the glassware against the mirror is really striking.
Check out our video which is sure to inspire you to use this champagne buffet idea at your next party.