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How to Throw a Killer Halloween Party

by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

October means it’s officially the start of the holiday party season! From food to drinks and ghoulish decor, there are endless options for creating the perfect Monster Mash that your guests will be talking about until next Halloween. Source: Sugar & Cloth First things first, embrace the versatility of a bar cart. It’s no secret that any great party revolves around the food and drink, and you can decorate and spice up your bar cart to transform your entire party. Start with a stunning bar cart...


Transforming Your Home For Fall

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Need inspiration for making a decor shift for Fall? It doesn’t have to be a complete redecoration; all you need is a few good key items to really make your home look and feel that much cooler. We’ve scoured high and low for our favorite insider tips to help you bring that autumnal feeling to your living space. Shown Here: Bella Notte Valentina Large Throw Blanket Blankets are an essential element to consider, due to the cool autumn weather,. It’s basically a sweater for your home and you’ve got...


5 Delicious Drink Recipes for Your St. Paddy's Day Party!

by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into a variety of festivals across the world celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green. This year, we've put together a few of our favorite drink recipes and Irish party anthems to help make your St. Patrick's Day a thirst quenching, pinch avoiding, fun filled holiday....


Galentine's Day 2018: Planning the Perfect Party

by | Saturday, February 3, 2018

February is in full swing and that means the 14th is just around the corner! Regardless of if you have a date planned for Valentine’s Day, it’s important to celebrate the real holiday of February, Galentine’s Day! Though it might not be an official U.S holiday (yet), February 13th was coined Galentine's Day by Leslie Knope from the popular television show Parks & Rec in 2010 and has since been celebrated by women year after year. Galentine’s Day is a day set apart to celebrate your best girl...


How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree Like a Pro

by | Monday, December 4, 2017

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and it’s finally time to take the boxes out of the attic, wipe off the dust, and deck your home with plenty of holiday spirit! There’s nothing more central to Christmas decorating than the Christmas tree. We've all seen the intricate trees on the glossy magazine pages and Instagram feeds that don't seem real, but it's totally possible to make a stunning tree you can be proud of! Whether you prefer your tree perfectly coordinated with a stunning color...


Party Planning Like a Pro: Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

by | Saturday, November 11, 2017

It’s finally November, and with the arrival of these festive months comes guests and plenty of parties with friends and family! Hosting a party can create all kinds of stress. From questions of how to decorate to wondering what to serve, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when it’s your turn to host. But with the right amount of planning and preparation, you can be fully prepared for any gathering! As the holiday party circuit begins, follow these tips and tricks to ensure every party you host is...


Peace, Love & Pumpkin Decor!

by | Saturday, October 28, 2017

Header: Alice & Lois There's a cool autumn breeze in the air, pumpkin patches are the place to be, and everyone has a pumpkin spiced something or other. It's finally fall! Whether you've already started your fall decorating or are still searching for the perfect theme, the time is now to get inspired! Jack o' lanterns are always a fun option, but pumpkin decorating has evolved over the years. Glittering gold paints, floral accents, and gorgeous autumn accessories can really elevate your...


Create Your Fall Tablescape

by | Saturday, October 21, 2017

With the arrival of fall comes the excitement (and possible stress) of fall entertaining! As the temperatures drop and families and friends come indoors for the season’s holidays, it’s more important than ever to create an inviting space for everyone to gather. There’s no reason to stress when you follow a few basic steps to perfectly set your table this fall. Leave your table simple and warm to evoke the perfect fall feeling and keep your guests coming back for more! Source: Julie Blanner Blog...


Making Your Gifts Matter | Valentine's Day 2017

by | Friday, February 3, 2017

Valentine's Day, hmmm, such a conundrum! Have these questions been rummaging through your head of late: "Well, what do I get Mom this year!" "How can I make my sweetheart feel like I've truly listened to what she likes?" "Where do I go to find that unique gift?" Let's begin by taking a moment to think of what makes your sweetheart happy? That sweetheart may be your love interest, best friend or even your mom. What makes her smile with a lightened heart? What does she wear? What is her favorite...


Create the Perfect Place Setting | How to Set a Table

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Dinner parties are one of my favorite things to do on the weekends, so I know when it comes to hosting, the first impression of the evening is almost always on the tablescape. So just how do you dress up your table? With Peace, Love & Decorating's collection of Arte Italica Dinnerware you can mix and match your way to the perfect place setting that reflects your style and shows off all that delicious cooking. Charger Plates: Let's start at the beginning! The charger plate. Sometimes referred to...