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weekly wrap up + a midsummer night’s dinner party

by Grace Bonney

It’s rainy and gray in Brooklyn today, so I’m letting my mind wander to this beautiful party thrown by graphic designer Michelle Min. Michelle’s boyfriend, Christopher, recently moved to a beautiful cottage in Woodside, California, that has a deck overlooking a stream. Inspired by the locale and sunny summer weather, Michelle and Christopher decided to throw a Midsummer Night’s Dinner Party for their friends.

Inspired by outdoor moving screenings, Michelle and Christopher hung a bed sheet to project movies on and paired the film with a delicious menu of paella, gazpacho and all sorts of snacks. Moscow Mules and popcorn were served as well as one of the couple’s favorites: stir-fried kimchi grilled cheese sandwiches. I’m dying to try one of those — and to be at this dinner party in general — so I’m glad Michelle shared these photos with us so we could live vicariously through the big night. If the rain ever lets up, I’ll have to see if I can do a mini version of this party in our office. We’ve got the string lights, we just need a projector . . . Thanks to Michelle and Christopher for sharing their night with us.

I’m off for the weekend. I hope you all have a wonderful break, and I’ll see you on Monday. xo, grace

Below is a summary of this week’s highlights:

More photos of the dinner party continue after the jump!

Below is a summary of this week’s highlights:

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