Ultimate Holiday Inspiration for Your Upcoming Holiday Party

'Tis the season for hosting, and, gosh, do I love putting on parties around the holidays. This year, my hosting obsession is kicking off with our upcoming holiday wreath making workshop and cocktail party (click here for the details). Let the festivities begin! For me, taking on holiday hosting and design is a creative-breath-of-fresh-air from designing wedding florals year round.

So, while I patiently wait to host my friends and family at the Blooming Hites boutique in Roswell and my own home, I can't think of a better way to celebrate my garland and tinsel spirit than share with you holiday inspiration that'll energize your hostess with the mostest mood for your upcoming holiday party.

Non-hostess'? Wait, don't click away just yet. It's easy to transition the stunning inspo below into your own home. Trust me you'll be swooning over the applied decor while your stockings are hung and enjoying the sound of your crackling fire over hot cocoa. 

From setting the table to decorating your mantel, here's a delicious Merry & Red theme aimed to elevate your next holiday party (one to never forget).

Table Setting

Impress your guests with a breathtaking statement centerpiece like this favored, table-to-floor length garland design we styled (and, still dream about). Sprinkle red roses or berries throughout the greenery for a romantic pop of color and a flawless touch.

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Mantel Decor

Keep your mantel simple this year. Opt for clear vases and one greenery choice. For added love, add a window sign showcasing a merry message that'll set a joyful tone for your guests mingling away. 

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Comfort Food

Include classic recipes like tomato soup with grilled cheese but with a chic twist. How cute is the soup and grilled cheese display below?

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Speciality DIY Bar

Incorporate a speciality DIY bar for guests to make their own hot cocoa or dessert. 

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Signature Drink Display

Whether it's a flirty libation or classic beverage, a copper Moscow mule cup is a thoughtful presentation. Copper brightens everyones mood during this time of season. :)

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Holiday Blooms

Wrap yourself and guests around bloom arrangements with wintery hues for a warm welcoming mood. The wildflower look is a big trend this year so take classic holiday colors/blooms to arrange them this way for a natural/woodsy feel. 

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Don't get me wrong, this Merry & Red theme sure does put me in the holiday spirit, but there's something MORE that jingles my holiday cheer this time of year. Which is?

Styling your next Holiday party, corporate holiday party, or home for the holidays! 

Want to learn more about how my holiday styling services work?

 

In case you were wondering, my Christmas spotify playlist was playing during this entire blog post pin-up. ;) Happy holidays!

Keep blooming,

Jackie Hites

** P.S. **

Don't forget to grab your spots at our upcoming holiday hangs happening Dec. 7 at the Blooming Hites Boutique! With only a few days left, they are filling up fast!

Vendors From Above:

Photographer: Sydney Bruton Photography

Venue: The Chimneys at Big Canoe

Planner: Winey Blonde Events Co.

Calligraphy: Alexis Bruton

Flowers: Blooming Hites

Rentals: Silver Leaf Interiors 

Dress: Carries Bridal 

Hair and Make Up: Vigilante Cosmetics 

Cake: Blooming Flour Bakery

Stationery: Ashlyn Carter

 

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