Archive for June, 2013

Elevate Your Event – Crystal Cake Stands

An indispensable accessory for entertaining, this Crystal Cake Stands make an exquisite presentation of cakes, tarts, pies and more. Dome cover keeps your treats oven fresh and soft faceted cuts create a classic yet contemporary effect.  A must for the ameteur to experienced  baker and entertainer, Our crystal pedestal collection provide a grand display for all sorts of petite sweets, from cupcakes and cookies to pastries and chocolates making them look all the more enticing!


 Pearls Bead Cake Plate with Dome – A Breathtaking Display ideal for Wedding Receptions.











Crystal Faceted Footed Cake Plate – Graceful, Dainty and Elegant by Godinger Silver








Windows Footed Cake Plate with Dome – A Shimmering Crystal Centerpiece, Rich!











Glass Footed Domed Cake Pedestal 23″ – Available in many different sizes too! The Height of Fashion.








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Chill It – Acrylic Freezer Colored Drink Ware

Ideally designed for patio parties,  those acrylic cups are equally at home in your dining room. Virtually indestructible, the Freezer mugs boast bold colors that are bound to brighten up any gathering.  Available as a set of four, the assorted colors are red, blue, green and yellow. Moreover, it is the chill it feature that has made those Evergreen Cups so beloved and popular in the summer months. The pilsners, shot glasses, and mugs have a double gel linings that freeze like an ice pack when put into the freezer. By using those double freezer gel mugs, you add lasting color and coolness to any drink!


a) Set of Four Freezer Shot Glasses                                b) Set of Four Freezer Pilsners                                       c) Set of Four Freezer Colored Mugs

Elegant and Beautiful Bridal Wedding Cakes

Our Favorite Wedding Cakes. Discover the sweet taste of summer through our popular summer cake ideas. Today, we are viewing the White Scalloped Porcelain Cake Stand by Rosanna and  notice the different effects to match all parameters.

Rosanna White Cake Stand


 Silver Cake Stand Display 


Gold Cake Stand Display 


Pastel Cake Tower Effect


Blue Summer Cake


Bejeweled Cake Stand



Rosanna Scalloped Cake Pedestal





Rise to the Occasion with Crystal Wedding Cake Stands

Here at Classic Hostess, the Belmont Crystal Wedding Plateaus are becoming hot!!  The Belmont Crystal Cake Plate in the Blue, Purple or Clear Cut Glass Version add a measure of contemporary, yet highly elegant feel to any decadent dessert. Pair  them up for coordinated colors, or use the Crystal Cake Stands individually. The Belmont Crystal Cake Pedestal, by Godinger Silver, may be used for savory sweets as well!





Purple Crystal Footed Dublin Cake Stand


Crystal Belmont Blue Square Cake Plate


Belmont Crystal Footed Cake Plate



See all The Crystal Cake Stands Here. 


Beat The Heat – Summertime Sangria Recipe

Sip this sangria slowly to beat the heat of a summer afternoon.

1 bottle (750ml) fruity, dry red wine

1/4 cup brandy

2 Tbs. sugar

2 lemons, thinly sliced

2 oranges, thinly sliced

3 cups sparkling water

Ice cubes as needed


In a large pitcher, combine the wine, brandy, sugar, lemons and oranges and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the sparkling water and stir to blend. Fill 4 glasses with ice and pour the sangria into the glasses. Serve immediately.
Serves 4.
Classic, yet contemporary the Del Sol 5 Piece Sangria set  is as well-suited for a batch of  chilled lemonade as it is to margaritas . Its handles are designed for easy portability. Includes 4 Sangria Glasses.

Elegant and Exquisite Entertaining Essentials – Shannon / Dublin Crystal Drink Dispensers

Quench your thirst for cool entertaining with the Dublin Crystal Glass Beverage Dispenser with Spigot. Clean cut crystal, high quality spigot, and 1  – 2 Gallon Capacity all lend to a functional, yet vogue beverage serving event.



NEW! Dublin Crystal Glass Footed Drink Dispenser 2.25 Gallon -$94.99


NEW! 1 Gallon Dublin Beverage Dispenser -$75.99

Dublin Crystal Apothecary Beverage Jar with Spigot – $49.99


Shannon Crystal Glass Footed Drink Dispenser 1 Gallon -$79.98


The Dublin Beverage Dispenser with Stainless Coated Spigot by Godinger Silver compliments an array of glassware patterns. Effortlessly serve sangria, lemonade, iced tea, and kumboocha in style. The high-quality stainless coated spout prevents leaking, and efficiently serves a thirsty crowd!