Party Must-Have: Hurricane Vases!

Some items are just so versatile they can be incorporated into any great party. After purchasing an extra large hurricane vase at TJMaxx for $9.99 (yes, it really was only ten bucks)… I started thinking of all the ways I could use this vase. The list is just endless! This timeless candle holder has taken on a new persona. And thus, I’ve declared hurricane vases to be a party must-have! Let’s take a look…
Hurricane Vases

{all images from potterybarn.com}

I just love the idea of using a large hurricane vase as a punch bowl or to chill drinks. It is unexpected and quite charming. Flowers definitely make a modern statement in such an oversized vase. Here are some other unique ways to put your hurricane vase to good use:

  • Fill with lemons, limes, apples or artichokes for a modern centerpiece
  • Fill with goodies for a candy or cookie buffet
  • Use as a serving dish for a layered dessert or salad
  • Fill with bath salts and a scoop for do-it-yourself favors
  • Fill with baseballs, golfballs, etc for a sports themed party
  • Fill with popcorn for a movie night or carnival themed party
  • Fill with water and fish for a beach themed party
  • Fill with mini pumpkins for a your fall table
  • Fill with glass ball ornaments for your Christmas table

Like I said, the list is endless. How could you incorporate a hurricane vase into your next party?

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.

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