DIY: Throwing the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Party

Apr 27 2014

by Christy Griner Hulsey

Are you dreaming of a #Derby party that’s worthy of the triple crown? Before you gather the horse shoes & pull out your hat, check out these tips for a super great race day viewing party:

Photography: Haley Sheffield Hair, Makeup, and Millenery: Andrea Carter Floral Design: Juli Vaughn Glassware, Decanter, Horse Bottle Opener, and Saddle Leather Tray c/o Pottery Barn Bourbon c/o Bulleit Models: Amy Miller, Elisa Restea, Julia Pendexter, Joshua Holcomb, and my poor, sweet husband Joe. Ladies’ Wardrobe: Francesca’s Collections Table Linens and Race Day Scarf: Equine Divine, Aiken SC Bracelets: Alex and Ani, from the Kentucky Derby


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Christy Griner Hulsey is the Creative Director of Colonial House of Flowers, a family run boutique, founded in 1968 in South Georgia along the United States eastern seaboard in the little town of Statesboro - south of Atlanta, north of Savannah and with a growing international presence.

Using plants, flowers and a real story as her medium she specializes in creating intimate, high-end, bespoke, artistic partnerships, weddings, and event florals. She travels the globe teaching sold-out workshops, hosting fun pop-up shops, demonstrating and sharing herself in ways that focus on her old-world, painterly, classic yet whimsical garden style arrangements, which she shares on instagram @colonialhouseofflowers.

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