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Host an Exquisite Mother’s Day

Elena Harrington


Apr 25th, 2016

Mothers Day Table

This Mother’s Day, focus on creating beautiful, delicate and feminine décor to celebrate the moms in your life. Creating a lovely space will set the tone for a special holiday celebration. Turn your attention to details and focus on flowers, décor and dessert. This is a great focus for a versatile, sweet celebration whether you are hosting afternoon treats or dessert after dinner. From flower arrangements to table setting and preparing desserts, we have three focuses to help you create the perfect Mother’s Day event.

Décor Details 

When entertaining in your home, remember that the details make the design. From floral arrangements to candles, finishing touches often evoke a sense of luxury and comfort in any room. Creating a space that features delicate, ethereal details is a wonderful way to celebrate spring holidays, especially Mother’s Day!

Flowers are the perfect way to instantly add beauty and inspiration to your space. For an ultra feminine Mother’s Day celebration, focus on blush tones, pastel-colored flowers and a mix of items that best suit the occasion and your mom. Customizing your bouquet to fit the moms in your life is a great way to make your gathering personalized and special. Shop our Debi Lilly vases for the perfect complement to hold your favorite blooms from our floral department. To shop décor inspiration, go here!

Peony Hydrangea

Lighting also plays a pivotal role in setting the scene for an ethereal Mother’s Day gathering. Whether you are hosting a daytime gathering or an evening party, adding candlelight will brighten the space and add delicate, flickering light for a natural glow. Setting the table with both flowers and candles is a great way to create a warm, inviting space for family and guests.

Side Table View

From a variety of vases to table setting items and a plethora of décor items, shop Debi Lilly at your local ACME store for all the design details needed to create a beautiful space this Mother’s Day. And, shop our floral department for stunning blooms and assistance arranging them!

Sweet Treats

Focus on delicious, beautiful sweet treats this Mother’s Day. From limeade to cake, cookies and ice cream, create a treat bar with your mom’s favorites. This is a great way to create special presentation for the celebration. Focusing on bright and colorful treats adds an element of design to your dessert bar or tray, as well!

Make refreshing Pineapple Mint Limeade for your gathering. Pineapple and mint pair for a unique springtime limeade refreshment. Serve in pretty glasses with colorful straws and fresh flowers for a special finishing touch for the holiday. 

Flower Lemonade

These White Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cake Cookies are pink and finished with white chocolate chips and icing. These colorful cake cookies present perfectly on your dessert tray or bar for a lovely, blush pink spread.

White Chocolate Strawberry Cookies

Brighten Mother’s Day with this easy Strawberry Yogurt Cake. Made with white cake mix and strawberry yogurt, this cake takes under 30 minutes and presents beautifully with fresh berries.

Strawberry Cake

For a healthier sweet treat, try this Sweet Tooth Toast. Whole grain toast topped with ricotta cheese, honey, strawberries and slivered almonds, this light, sweet option is sure to be your new favorite toast!

Sweet Tooth Toast

Just two classic ingredients complete this simple dessert. Coffee poured over ice cream is all you need to create this Affogato recipe. Serve in beautiful glasses and garnish with your favorite toppings to customize this Italian treat. Set up a variety of ice cream flavors and toppings so everyone can create their own personalized affogato creation!


Finish with Florals

Go beyond the flower arrangements you used to decorate with, and create an interactive activity where you can make arrangements with your mom and guests. Simply set up some of her favorite flowers with different vases to choose from, and allow guests to create their own unique bouquet to take home. At the end of the bouquet creation go around the room and have everyone use one word to describe their personalized arrangement! This is a fun activity to do while sipping lemonade or champagne and snacking on sweet treats.

Blush Roses

Enjoy Mother’s Day celebrating with all the special moms in your life! 

One Response to Host an Exquisite Mother’s Day

  1. Tish 04/05/2016 at 10:32 am

    some very lovely ideas, Thank you, will try some.

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