Lifestyle Home & Decorating Golden Globes Awards Party By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 31, 2015 @ 05:33PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Douglas Friedman Golden Globes Awards Party 01 of 08 Setting the Scene Douglas Friedman Create an elegant but relaxed gold-and-white decor scheme; scatter bouquets of casablanca lillies and light globe-shaped candles. Serve each guest on a lacquered gold tray ($28; Caspari, 800-227-7274), and offer movie-set clapboard key rings ($8/12, plumparty.com) as party favors. 02 of 08 The Menu Douglas Friedman Pigs in a Blanket with Mustard and Apricot Chutney Individual Chicken Pot Pies (Buy online at www.twinhens.com or 908-925-9040) Mesclun and Green Bean Salad with Green Goddess Dressing 03 of 08 What to Pour Douglas Friedman Let guests know it's OK to think inside the box. Top wineries are producing delicious boxed wines that look smashing, stay fresh longer, and are great values. 1 Dtour Mâcon-Villages Côtes-du-Rhône 2004 (left, $37/3 liters). 2 Black Box Wines Napa Valley chardonnay 2005 ($22/3 liters; bevmo.com). 3 Target Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz 2005 ($16/3 liters, target.com for ordering details). 04 of 08 Sweet Ending Douglas Friedman Cut Blondies ($25/6; tatesbakeshop.com) into bite-size pieces, and serve chocolates by Recchiuti Confections ($10/4; recchiuti.com). 05 of 08 Snacks Lisa Hubbard Avocado Dip 2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled and mashed1 cup sour cream1 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley1 clove garlic, mincedSalt and pepper to taste For dip: Mix all ingredients. Press plastic wrap directly on top of dip to prevent avocado from blackening. Refrigerate until serving time. For the cruditÃ©s: 2 lb. total fresh vegetables, such as cherry tomatoes, carrots, sliced peppers, radishes, cucumbers and endive leaves. 06 of 08 Snacks Lisa Hubbard Chicken-Apple-Sausage Pigs in a Blanket (Makes about 35 pieces) 1 pkg. frozen puff pastry, thawed½ cup grainy Dijon mustard1 pkg. (12-13 oz.) chicken-apple cocktail sausage links Heat oven to 350°F. Unfold pastry sheets on lightly floured surface. Cut each into 6 rectangles, then each of those into 6 rectangles, then each of those into 4 long triangles (there will be dough left over). Spoon small amount of mustard into wide end of pastry and top with a sausage; roll, pressing gently to seal Place rolls 2? apart on baking sheet. Bake 12-15 min., or until golden. Serve warm. 07 of 08 Snacks Lisa Hubbard Mini Grilled-Cheese Sandwiches (Makes 24) 10 tbsp unsalted butter, divided4 tbsp vegetable oil, divided1 medium shallot, chopped1 clove garlic, chopped½ lb. sliced mushroomsSalt and pepper to taste48 slices rye cocktail bread2 large plum tomatoes, sliced½ lb. sharp cheddar, thinly sliced Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add shallot and garlic; sautÃ© 1 min. Add mushrooms; cook until tender, 3-4 min. Season with salt and pepper. Top bread with mushrooms, tomatoes or both; cover with cheese and bread slice. Press together. In large skillet heat 3 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil over medium heat. Brown sandwiches in 3 batches until golden; turn once. Serve hot. 08 of 08 Party with Panache Douglas Friedman Our exclusive In Style invitations on Evite will help make sure your Golden Globes fete is an A-list event. Also on Evite, be sure to check out the party-planning tips, budgeting tool and drink calculator. And don?t forget to share the photos of your revelries on our new Your Style pages!