Easy Entertaining: Champagne Cocktail and Mimosa Bar (and Free Printable Sign)

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champagne mimosa bar
Are you hosting a Mother’s Day brunch?  Then why not set up a champagne cocktail station so guests can create their own fizzy beverage?

This is such an easy idea.  Just start with champagne (I used Barefoot Bubbly; it’s inexpensive but is still yummy) and go from there.  One bottle will fill about 8 glasses, by the way.  If you would like to serve the kids, too, or just prefer a non-alcoholic version, sparkling grape juice is a wonderful substitute.

champagne bar juice mixers
Next, select several juices to use as your add-ins.  I used orange juice for the traditional mimosa, plus a white grape/peach blend and a strawberry/kiwi blend.  Raspberries, peaches, and strawberries were my fruit add-ins, although the possibilities are endless. You could even puree them in the blender or food processor to add more of a fruit flavor to your drinks.

I found the cute vintage-style milk jugs at the Container Store, by the way, although I’ve seen similar ones at Bed Bath & Beyond and Target.  The chalkboard labels around their necks are from the dollar section at Michael’s.

champagne bar Mother's Day
A vintage champagne bucket and an array of pretty champagne flutes on a silver tray round things out:

vintage champagne bucket

I also made this cute chalkboard-style printable to tell guests exactly how to mix their yummy cocktails:

champagne cocktail mimosa bar free printable

I put it in a 5 x 7 frame to make it more elegant.  You can download it for free by clicking on this photo:

Be sure to click on “actual size” in your printer dialogue window to print it as a 5x 7.  You can also right-click on the photo below, save it, and adjust the size using any photo editing software.

free printable champagne bar

Even though I’m posting this right before Mother’s Day, it would be a wonderful option for any brunch or  afternoon event–Easter, New Year’s Day brunch, a bridal or baby shower, a ladies’ luncheon–the possibilities are endless.  Terry did a mimosa bar at her 37th birthday party and wrote about it {here}; check it out if you’d like some other ideas.

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