Linnea Johansson is an New York based chef & event planner and the author of; "Perfect Parties - Tips and Advice from a New York Party Planner". As an event planner Linnea has thrown parties for companies such as, Cartier, Gucci, Prada, Rolex, and PlayBoy. On the blog Linnea writes about the latest trends in food, cocktails, design and much more from the event scene. When she doesn't plan events, Linnea also writes about food and entertaining for ELLE magazine.
Dec
11
2012
Oprah.com – featuring tips from my new book

Punch Up Your Centerpiece

“A unexpected trick is to combine the bar and the centerpiece. Set a beautiful punch bowl in the center of the table—it makes a great-looking decoration, and people can serve themselves drinks. Put fruit, edible flowers or large frozen chunks of ice in it, and surround it with votives. You’ll save money on flowers and table decorations, and, if you’re serving punch, you avoid having to stock a full bar for all your guests.” —Linnea Johansson, author of Perfect Parties: Recipes and Tips from a New York Party Planner (Skyhorse Publishing, 2012)

Read more: http://www.oprah.com/home/How-to-Decorate-Your-Table-Holiday-Entertaining/1

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