5 Must-Have Things to Host a Simple Brunch

There’s nothing better than brunch. It’s a relaxed vibe that’s not too early, not too late. I’m planning to host a simple brunch in a few weeks and I couldn’t be more excited. Parenting is tough and I wanted a way to unwind with a few of my mama friends. Here’s a list of everything that is essential in my plan for throwing an epic brunch.

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5 Tips to host a simple brunch. Everything you need to know about decorating, table settings, the best brunch invitations, and more. Host a simple brunch with these easy tips.

5 Tips to host a simple brunch. Everything you need to know about decorating, table settings, the best brunch invitations, and more. Host a simple brunch with these easy tips. 

Theme

To host a simple brunch, I needed to begin by choosing a theme. I wanted something floral, especially since Spring had just started. Also, I thought it would be perfect to incorporate some flowers at the brunch table setting. I personally like to use delicate elements for party decor yet I still favor minimalism. A few brightly colored bouquets and a big white tablecloth always do the trick. I also paired it with matching peach napkins.

As you plan to host a simple brunch, begin by first picking a theme. Think about the reason you are hosting your get together and then elaborate from there.

To host a simple brunch, the first step is to choose a theme.

To host a simple brunch, the first step is to choose a theme.

Invitations

The next step of hosting a brunch is to create and send the invitations. The key is to have invitations with tasteful prints and high-quality papers. I partnered with Basic Invite for all of my invitation and stationary needs.

Basic Invite offers truly custom invitations. I was able to choose from an almost unlimited color selection while designing my cards. They also have instant online previews so I was able to look over and approve my draft before ordering.

Once I selected a design, I customized the color of each element on my cards. I ordered a set of Botanical Brunch Party Invitations with the main colors of “Glass Blue” and “Bisque Pink”.

Floral brunch invitations with lots of pink and blue details.

These floral brunch invitations have lots of pink and blue details.

As you can see, the invites came out gorgeous. For my plan to host a simple brunch, I opted for white envelopes with floral printed inserts. I wanted a fresh, clean feel. However, there are over 40 colors of envelopes to choose from. Next time, when I reorder for other upcoming events, I’m going to take advantage of their other options. They make the best graduation cards, as well as high school graduation thank you cards.

Floral envelope inserts.

Floral envelope inserts add an elegant touch to these brunch invitations.

Close up of the floral detail on the brunch invitations by Basic Invite.

Close up of the brunch invitations by Basic Invite.

Food

Every good party has excellent food. (At least from my perspective.) To host a simple brunch that everyone will remember, I need to offer food choices that my guests will enjoy. I’ll be serving to both the mamas and the toddlers for this occasion; so, warm, buttery croissant rolls and fresh fruit will do well. Additionally, I’m planning to have a few extra yogurt and granola cups for the kids. I’m used to serving a large family breakfast, so transitioning for a brunch will take just have a few minor tweaks.

Fresh croissant rolls make this simple brunch complete.

Fresh croissant rolls make this simple brunch complete.

Beverages

Brunch beverages are the most fun. Hot coffee and mimosas are my top choice. For the kids, I will prepare fresh juices and water. When hosting a brunch, there can never be enough serving cups. Remember to have plenty on hand. Large pitchers and containers make refilling glasses easy, so I plan to have a few stationed on the serving table.

When you host a simple brunch, remember to have plenty of beverages. Coffee, juices, and water are excellent serving options.

When you host a simple brunch, remember to have plenty of beverages. Coffee, juices, and water are excellent serving options.


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Invitations from Basic Invite.

Invitations from Basic Invite.

Host a simple brunch and enjoy

I’m so happy to have the opportunity to host a gorgeous brunch for my mama friends and their babies. What would you add to your brunch? Do you have any other suggestions to make this occasion even more special? Leave your comments below.

In closing, when your hands are full, remember to live your life to the fullest.

Sincerely,

Fullest Mom