29 Apr Paint, Misbehaving: On Neighborday, We Get Crafty Over Cocktails
Saturday found us at the rosemary-lined house of our friend Danielle Gano, where we spent the afternoon painting chevrons on terracotta pots, drinking prosecco, and eating every kind of cheese imaginable. In other words: It was the perfect day.
Danielle’s the founder of bicoastal PR agency Elle Communications. She’s also a sparkling embodiment of style, philanthropy and the contagious sort of inventiveness that makes you want to recreate her party punch/dessert displays/tabletop bouquets the moment you get home. When she invited us over to design planters (inspired by this, this and this), plant herbs and make cocktails (“Maybe we need a cocktail date to plan our cocktail date…” she suggested in the early stages), we jumped at the chance to get crafty. Plus: “I had a couple of friends in town and I knew the weather wasn’t going to be sunny enough for the beach,” she said, “so I thought that painting pots would be the perfect excuse to spend the afternoon outside in the yard.”
Here is what transpired: