Looking for inspiration for your spring-time soirees? Then get your party planning tush to Pottery Barn this Sunday, March 15 for a complimentary entertaining class! I have attended a few pb classes in the past and have always come out super inspired and excited. The classes are usually on Sunday mornings before the store opens to the public. There has always been a good crowd when I’ve been (usually women) and it is really fun to spend the morning chatting and collaborating on design with other décor-loving friends!
Our local store has a great instructor who makes the class very participatory and is very good at explaining how to recreate the displays you see. One of my favorite parts of the class is that you don’t feel any pressure to buy anything. (PB is often a bit out of my price range) But if something catches your eye they offer 10% off all merchandise used in the class to those who attend. The main goal of the classes seems to be to get people in the store during a non-peak hour and explain more about all the services that PB offers.
According to the email blast, the class will teach you how to throw a(n):
Fabulous weekend brunch,
Unique Easter gathering in your home, complete with an Easter egg hunt for the whole family; and
Elegant spring luncheon for girlfriends
Entertaining ideas will be inspired by the book Fandango: Recipes, Parties, and License to Make Magic by Sandra Hill. (New $29.70 and used from $6.98 on Amazon) Class times depend on the location you go to so find the store nearest you, and note that you must RSVP. The classes are not hosted at every store but are usually at the largest store in the area.
I’ll be sure to take pictures (if they let me) and report back to you on any good ideas I see! If you’re in the Dallas area, I’ll be at the Knox-Henderson store. I’d love to meet some of my readers!