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A Stargazing Party

Good morning, friends! I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. Now that summer is unofficially upon us, it’s time to talk summer parties. Specifically this morning, stargazing parties. Created for Leaf Magazine, the talented team behind Lumina Portrait shared this awesome party idea featuring a cozy stargazing platform atop a VW van and loads of cheeky space-related references like an IPA beer called UFO and a signature cocktail dubbed The Cosmic-Politan. I love this idea for some good ol’ fashioned summer fun! End the night with a big bonfire and you have all the makings of an awesome evening.

Vendors –
Photography: Geneve Hoffman + Lumina Portrait / Stationery + paper goods: Gus & Ruby Letterpress / Event design: Lumina Portrait / Styling: Wendy Freedman / Let’s Sleep Under the Stars print: The Wheatfield

{Photos by Geneve Hoffman + Lumina Portrait.}

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Lisa

Thursday 27th of December 2012

I LOVE this party idea! How magical.

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Laura Pope

Wednesday 30th of May 2012

Hey, this is an incredible concept. I've not experienced the lovely Cosmic cocktail during my star-gazing expeditions -- usually it's swatting away bugs, re-adjusting the focus on the telescope, sore neck from two sets of binocs. The best star gazing I experienced was during a frigid night in Durham watching the Leonid Meteor Shower. I set up cushy chaise lounges, and we all dressed in winter wear and sipped from cups of hot chocolate. Sublime!

Kris

Tuesday 29th of May 2012

I wish I was at this party! How absolutely fun!!! LOVE those invites!