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40th Birthday - Aged to Perfection

Michelle {Michelle's Party Plan It} S By Michelle {Michelle's Party Plan It} S  in Birthday


Party Recap

My wonderful husband turned 40 and we celebrated the milestone with a James Bond themed party. After all, my hubby is indeed "Aged to Perfection" and to me he will always be sexier than the sexiest James Bonds (Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig).

I wanted something personalized and original so I looked through dozens and dozens of James Bond posters and memorabilia and decided on making him the next James Bond.

The Details:
I wanted something elegant for the decor so I chose red, black,white and silver as the main color pallet and incorporated gold throughout the party as an accent color. I pulled several details from some of my favorite 007 movies for inspiration such as dice, playing cards, golden guns, chess pieces, martinis, guns, gold bars and jewels.

The Food:
For dinner we had a "Locked and Loaded" Baked Potato Bar with all the fixings and an array of salads and soups. My dear friend Jamie made marvelous sweets, the martini shaped rice krispy treats, dice cake pops and chocolate covered Oreo tuxedos and martinis.



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    Corey B wrote:

    This is so great. I am throwing myself a 40th James Bond Party and this gave me some great ideas to add to what I have. How did you make the bond themed picture with his face? And can you elaborate more on those napkins? They look really great. Thanks

  • Michelle {Michelle's Party Plan It} S

    Michelle {Michelle's Party Plan It} S wrote:

    Hi! You can find the napkin rings at oriental trading company. We superimposed my husbands face on a old bond poster image in photoshop. :)

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    Corey B wrote:

    Thanks! I just imposed my pic too and it looks great! I love the idea of 040..It's great. I just finished the invite. I am requiring all guests to come in costume dressed as a James Bind character, and I will be James Bond. Thanks again, great inspiration!

  • Ali E

    Ali E wrote:

    Looks like this was an awesome party! I'm planning a similar party for my hubby and you have given me lots of inspiration! Where did you get the tuxedo/ martini chocolate molds for those decorated Oreo biscuits... They look amazing!

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    Megan C wrote:

    I like the guns on the cupcakes. May I ask where you purchased or how you made them? Thanks!

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    Marcy G wrote:

    awesome theme ideas! can i ask where did you purchase the chess piecesL?