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Hosting an Oscar Party in Vintage Style

February 28, 2017

We are excited to help you host your own swanky party for the Academy Awards. We do love taking in the Oscars, and thought you might enjoy a little peek at one of our favourite menus complete with vintage stemware and serving pieces. You will see how we entertain Oscar style with our own vintage twist!

We have prepared a fun menu full of tasty appetizers paired with vintage barware and bubbly cocktail drinks.

Audrey Would Vintage Home Entertaining

At Audrey Would! we love the sparkle of crystal and gold on a backdrop of lacquer black, especially when lights go down and the curtain goes up. We chose a vintage roadrunner tray by Courac to help the gold rim of our Czech crystal stemware and gold caviar spoon shine like an Oscar on the stage.

Our menu of delicious appetizers includes fine finger foods and sipping treats.

Menu for Academy Awards Party

We can’t take the credit for all our tasty entertaining ideas because we actually borrowed the mini soup sipping station and grilled cheese bites from Mary Giuliani. Have you seen her new book?

Audrey Would Vintage Home Go To for Entertaining

Mary caters to the stars, so at Audrey Would! we borrowed a few appetizing choices this professional had to suggest, and created a fabulous Oscar party menu. Mary’s motto is Eat, Drink, Play, Recover! Who’s with us on that?

We always enjoy chilled Prosecco cocktails with freshly squeezed juice… blood oranges, pomegranate… to name a few. And we suggest serving them in stemware like these 22k gold-rimmed Czech crystal wine glasses, or other classic coupes from Audrey Would!

Gold Rim Czech Crystal Wine Glasses Audrey Would Vintage Home


We got the Prosecco cocktail idea from Jamie Oliver, which he likes to call ‘pimped up Prosecco . When you taste it, you know exactly what he means!

Caviar and Crème Fraîche is a bit of an Oscar tradition for us, and we often serve it in a vintage bamboo stem saucer coupe with a small gold caviar spoon from our private collection.

Audrey Would Vintage Home Bamboo Stem Coupe

Earlier I mentioned the black lacquer Courac tray. Did you know that Courac trays are unique because their patterns were hand inlaid by master craftsman and fused into the satin black phenolic resin? Super fun without overlooking the attention to detail.

Vintage Courac Collectible Roadrunner Plate

Of course an Oscar party would not be complete without popcorn and peanuts – by now you know all about our little vintage peanut guy and what his kitschy presence means. Every vintage inspired party needs at least one kitsch piece!

We love it when Oscar time is here. We enjoy sipping and snacking on special treats, and enjoying the sparkle of our Audrey Would! wares that, at one time, might have been in the hands of the stars in the seats! 😉

How do you celebrate the Oscars? Do you head out to a party or bring the party home? At Audrey Would! we like to enjoy the Oscars at home, and of course share this evening of stars with others, so it’s fair to say we bring the party home!

If you are hosting a party, large or small, stop by our online vintage boutique for barware, stemware and serving options that are classic and unique! If you are looking for something special that you don’t see, Contact Us. Let us help you find what you need!

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Photographs © Audrey Would! Vintage Home

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  • Reply Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces February 16, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    Everything looks amazing and festive! LOVE the beautiful glassware!

    • Reply Sheila Zeller February 26, 2019 at 10:56 pm

      Thank you so much Linda! It’s lots of fun and we try to mix things up a bit each year. My favourite part is picking the glassware! 😉

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