Whether you’re ready for it or not, the holiday season is coming. For the time of year that is synonymous with gatherings and fetes, the pressures of entertaining can certainly take a toll. From setting menus to planning out the decor, throwing a party can have its fair share of challenges. So we rounded up a few of our favorite design blogs who take entertaining inspiration to a whole new level. Presenting, in no particular order, the lifestyle bloggers we’re looking to for a little help and guidance this year!
Take a peek at this picturesque Friendsgiving fete here!
Sarah Sherman Samuel not only knows a thing or two about good design, but is also one seriously talented entertainer. Samuel’s passion for the bold and the beautiful is evident in her thoughtfully curated site, which covers entertaining with a spotlight on on-trend design and abstract color pairings.
Get the full scoop on this cozy gift exchange here.
We’re all for putting personal touches on our holiday table, and what better way to do so than with a clever DIY? Eden Passante of Sugar and Charm never fails to please with her charming DIYs, whimsical table settings and party ideas.
Get more details on this stunning charcuterie fall party here!
If you’re like us, you definitely have an ever-growing collection of Camille Styles’ captivating photos pinned to your inspiration board. From the vibrant floral displays to the downright unbelievable table settings, consider this a must and a one-stop shop for all your holiday entertaining needs.
Not all holidays require an extravagant affair. Here’s how to set up a cozy and chic night in!
Anne Sage’s down-to-earth approach to design and entertaining proves that it’s all about simplicity with a focus on detail. The modesty of Sage’s style exudes effortless elegance with a rustic touch, instilling a sense of importance in celebrating the imperfections of the everyday.
Get the recipe for these perfect bite-sized Thanksgiving treats!
If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that there’s no wrong place to seek inspiration for holiday entertaining. Wedding style blogs included. From elegant floral displays to beautiful table setting ideas (because who couldn’t use a change up from their typical look?) there are plenty of ideas to refresh your holiday entertaining this year.
See more of this bohemian outdoor friendsgiving here.
For the DIY-inclined, look no further than the vibrantly colorful (digital!) pages of Studio DIY. From the playful crafts to the out-of-the-box recipes, which certainly don’t hold back on Kelly Mindell’s signature style, we’re consistently in awe of the tireless and fresh ideas that come from this blog!
Get the how-to for this eccentric display on Studio DIY.
Ever wonder how to make the ultimate cheese board? A DIY cocktail station that would put the rest to shame? Or, even a table setting so beautifully styled, your holiday setup will look like it was pulled straight from an Instagram feed. Erica Coffman, along with her wildly talented team, manage to do just that, while generously providing helpful tips and pointers for the rest of us along the way.
From seasonal recipes to picture-perfect cocktails that look just as good as they taste, we’re always sourcing our next great holiday recipe from the pages of Local Haven. But if we’re being completely transparent, our ultimate favorite would have to be Ashley Marti’s take on food styling, which never fails to provide us with an abundance of ideas for our holiday table.