Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Punch List for Party Decorating

Eclectic Living Room by BELLA INTERIORS - Jill Kalman

When planning a party at home, decorating can easily slide down the to-do list as more essential tasks (like menu planning, shopping and cleaning) take priority. But isn’t much of the fun of a party the feeling that things are a bit fancier than the everyday? A few well-placed, non-holiday-specific decorations can dress up parties from now through the New Year. Hit these seven decorating hot spots, and you’ll know your home is party ready.

Traditional Entry by GR Home/Graciela Rutkowski Interiors


Even if you won’t be using the dining table during a party, it’s still a good idea to dress it up. A cluster of large decorative gourds like the ones shown here would look stunning through the fall. In winter try a cluster of mini trees or potted rosemary.

Traditional Kitchen by McReynolds Designs