Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Florida Friends & Fun!
Wow! We received a last-minute invitation to a house warming party for our friends Eric and Yvette in Florida.
They recently (almost) finished a five-year complete renovation of their lakefront home.
The party was perfect cover for a surprise 50th birthday party for
Here's a photo of the cake, topped with a fondant "replica" of Eddie Van Halen's famous striped guitar and a mini Marshall amplifier.
Back of the house, night.
Party guests at the back bar, adjacent to a sitting room with television.
Gift table with guitar for guests to sign.
Yvette toasts Eric.
Eric, Yvette and family after the toast.
Fireworks over the lake in front of their house.
Custom pasta service in the main kitchen.
Eric in the middle with four long-time friends.
Outdoor bar and guests.
Ron staged this photo before he and I did our mini-video
which was turned into a flip-photo booklet. Very cool!
(Yeah, that's me on the left!)
View of the house from the waterfront, night,
during the housewarming party.
More photos of their spectacular uber-modern home
in the next post!