Home for the Holidays | Planning a Holiday Gathering

Posted on: Monday, December 23, 2013

Holiday Wreath

Holiday birtchwood wreath from Trader Jo’s with black and white ribbon from Etsy

Hello Friends and Happy Holidays to you!  I am delighted to share in the holiday spirit with a little Home for the Holidays inspired photo shoot.  Hosting a holiday party can be just the thing to ring in the spirit of the season.  With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, what better than to find a little time to gather for a holiday at home with friends?  Whether home means flying to see your family or relaxing by your own fireplace, I would love to invite you to partake in a little holiday brunch with me in my home, won’t you?

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindThe DIY stockings are hung by the fireplace with care.  Stockings/Wreath: West Elm

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindDIY Wreath: Jones Design Company

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindPrepping with Pomegranate Champagne Cocktails! (Chandon Winery) / Cheers Glassware

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindA welcome at the door, guests are arriving!

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindBringing gifts of joy and friendship…

Champagne ToastCome in from the cold for a champagne toast!

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the Find

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindJoin in warm conversation with friends…

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindLots of holiday stories to share and plenty of laughter to follow.  Let’s decorate cookies, shall we?

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Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindLet the brunching begin, we’ve got a few treats cooking in the kitchen.

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindRecipe:  Cinnamon Roll Bundt Cake (Adapted from Food Network’s Easy Cinnamon Roll Recipe on Bakers Royale)

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Setting the table/Decor: West ElmHosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindCinnamon Hot Chocolate! Yum.  Recipe here (Credit: Folk Magazine)

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Placecards Beautiful place cards created by the lovely Cecelia, of Vocabulary Boutique

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the Find

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindTasty treats, indeed!

Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindFull on holiday treats, it’s on to more  merriment.

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Decorating the tree….Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the Find

……and sharing presents to end a delightful morning.

 Hosting a Holiday Party | Art in the FindCheers!

GIVING THANKS

Photography – Limelife Photography
Wardrobe and Table Styling/Design- Conni Jespersen of Art in the Find
Linens/Serveware/Decor – West Elm/Vocabulary Boutique
Clothing/Accessories- Art in the Find/Vocabulary Boutique

Tremendous thanks to my darling friends, Jamie of The News from LaFuze, for her amazing help with baking assistance & execution, Cecelia of Vocabulary Boutique for her fantastic set-up assistance and lovely clothes/accessories from Vocabulary Boutique, Jackie for her ever helpful set-up/take-down assistance, and the amazing eye of Becky from Limelife Photography!   This couldn’t have been done without the help of friends.

SHOP THE POST- HOME (Click on blog post title at top to see the images)

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SHOP THE POST- STYLE (Click on blog post title at top to see images)

Sequin Jacket/Vocabulary Boutique (619)-544-1100 Call for sizes

Printed Tee’s/Vocabulary Boutique

Looking for more inspiration?  Check out Art in the Find on Pinterest!  Have a holiday style question?  Email me.  I would love to help!



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