Ahoy! With summer in full swing, I can’t keep my mind off the beach. There are so many amazing nautical options out there right now and they are making me want to party like a lob-star! Sail away with me on this die worthy tablescape decor journey.
Stock the Bar
Placemats and Chargers
Let the sea set you free!
Hop into the Easter spirit! Even if you’re having to celebrate at home, you still can make it a joyful experience with an egg-cellent tablescape. These pastel colors will bring a pop of color to your table and smile to your face. And, I don’t know about you, but painting Easter eggs always puts me in the holiday spirit. So look on the sunny side and make the most of your Easter celebration at home with this tablescape decor!
My Swoozie’s picks:
Hop hop hop over here for more egg-ceedingly good Easter Decor:
Carrot get enough? More below!
That’s all, yolks!
I don’t know about y’all, but this self quarantine has me breaking out all the stops to keep entertained. And, Netflix and chilling can get old quickly. One of my favorite activities is playing games — board games, cards, Mah Jong, chess, ping pong, Catch Phrase, Cards Against Humanity, Charades — you name it, I’ll play it! My recent indoor gaming activity with my husband has me dreaming of an epic Game Night party with all of this tablescape decor:
Has this decor created a domino effect and you’re looking for more? See below!
Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are… interested in out of these starry items? There’s just something magical about a midnight navy hue with a touch of metallic gold and silver. Although we’re supposed to be practicing social distancing, doesn’t mean you can’t create a Starry Night oasis in your own home to enjoy. And what better way to do that than with this 5-star decor!
I am also over the moon for these items:
Many are the stars I see, yet in my sight no star like thee!
Calling all free spirits! Bohemian decor is back and about to take my tablescapes by storm. Bohemian decor is known for its rich colored hues and care-free style. So get your Alexa to play some Queen and rock out with these beautiful Bohemian must-haves:
Can’t get enough of the BoHo look? Me either. I got your back with even more options:
I’m making a list and checking it twice for all of these dreamy items. I’ve had my eye on some of these for years, but the price tag has held me back. They’re totally worth the investment though, as they’re all so beautiful and would bring me so much joy every year. So, if you are wondering if it’s time to pull the trigger… ArdyParty votes yes!
Run, don’t walk… these Rosemary napkin rings are 40% off right now!!! I included these three napkin rings in last year’s Holly Jolly Christmas round up, and they are still my top faves to this day.
The red mistletoe Christmas tree skirt is so beautiful and classic. But, how fun are these printed skirts?!
The blue antelope and blue dragon print would be very unexpected — in the best way.
Santa loves fur babies too! How adorable would these be for your favorite furball? (This woof stocking is 40% off right now, too!)
These beautiful pieces would make setting a table super easy. Set either of these on a table and it goes immediately from drab to fab.
How good would eggnog taste in these holiday vintage glasses, am I right?! I love the deep red shade of the jewel cut goblet set. These would really pop on a table or bar cart.
Last but not least! These salt & pepper shakers and chargers make my heart skip a beat every time I see them. They both are on the top of my wish list! Although pricey, they’d be a showstopper every.single.year… Making it worth every penny!
Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year! (And that we all find some of these special items under our Christmas trees this year.)
Drink Up, Grinches!
Swoozies has the best party cups! (And napkins … and plates … and pretty much, everything!) All of their cups are so cute that I had such a hard time narrowing these down. My favorites are the ‘Rudolph is my Spirit Animal’ and ‘Way More Effective Than Mistletoe’!
These items would be fantastic gifts for a white elephant/gift exchange party. Not only are they cute, but they’re also entertaining – the person can use their gift right then and there. I have no doubt that if these peppermint shot glasses get broken out, the party will get taken up a jolly few notches!
It’s the most wine-derful time of the year! These reindeer holiday-sweater stemless wine glasses will give your guests a sense of warmth and coziness before they even get their ‘liquid jacket’ on. They come in a set of four and are made of glass, but are dishwasher safe (top rack!). On the other hand, this festive ‘Drink up Grinches’ stemless wine glass is made of plastic so you won’t have to worry about any party fails!
These wine glasses are a little classier than the vibe I was going for with this post, but they are too adorable not to include. They would be a great holiday party gift too, especially for a newlywed!
Bring on the Cheer!
I have a thing for candy canes. Not only are they pretty, but they’re tasty too! All three of these napkins would make the perfect cocktail napkin to stock your bar cart with. Want even more options? Check out last year’s Christmas post!
The gold and green foil really make these plates pop! They are a great size for a food serving, and if you have kids/nieces/nephews, could also double for an arts & crafts project later. The Reindeer plate is also available in a delightful white and silver version.
You can’t have a (ardy) party without a cheeseboard! It’s my favorite appetizer to serve because it’s easy and always where people end up gathering around. (Or, at least that’s where you’ll always find me posted up!)
How fun is this serving set?! I love the simplicity of the design and its fresh take on classic holiday decor. I like the Fiesta Light serving platter in Lemongrass best, as it would be a fantastic pop of color for a table. But, it’s also available in classic holiday colors like red and green, in addition to blue, purple and turquoise. (Consider buying more than one color since it’s under $20!)
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
When I’m welcoming guests into my home, I love to have a candle burning to set the mood and ambiance. This crushed candy cane scent would be really refreshing, while my go-to candles are Nest’s Holiday and Nest’s Pinewood.
Greet your guests with the Christmas spirit right at your front door with these festive doormats. I mean… what’s more adorable than this baby sloth?!
Need more holiday decor inspo? Check out my Holly Jolly Christmas post from last year.
FRIENDSGIVING: (noun) 1. A Thanksgiving celebration of friends as family. 2. An excuse to drink without all the judgement.
The nice thing about Friendsgiving is that everyone brings a dish. So if you’re the host, simply set out your prettiest serveware and you’re set!! (Just don’t forget the booze and your fat pants, too!)
Gobble ’til you Wobble
These pumpkin wine glasses are festive, but not over the top. With the delicate curves and gold rim, this glass doesn’t overly scream pumpkin. Their design also makes them cost-effective, as you can use them all year round– not just on Halloween or Thanksgiving. Plus, I love short wine glasses since long-stem glasses tend to break more easily in the dishwasher, as well as your friend’s hands if they’re wobblin and gobblin!
I am OBSESSED with these red and gold mosaic goblets. The shape is more universal, so you can use them for wine, water, tea, etc. The design is so intricate and beautiful. Although they’re from W&S, they look identical to some I bought in Marrakesh! Wish I bought these instead and saved on that shipping fee…
I am Thankful For…
… Decor made EASY! Especially when it comes to holiday parties. Thanksgiving and Christmas are such crazy times of year, they always coming up so much faster than you think. This is why when it comes to Friendsgiving, I make it easy on myself. These boozehounds that I call friends can enjoy the plastic cups and the paper placemats … I’ll wait to break out the fine china for my in-laws, ok?!
If you aren’t planning on hosting your Friendsgiving and are just an attendee, it’s always nice to bring your dish already prepared on a nice serving platter (covered with saran wrap or tin foil for the ride over). Or, you can bring a serving platter and your dish in its plastic container, then transfer the food onto your nice serving platter once you arrive. (I promise, the host will greatly appreciate it.)
Speaking of keeping it easy, this pumpkin bowl is dishwasher, microwave, freezer AND oven safe!!! The perfect vessel for serving your Friendsgiving dish — whether you are hosting or attending, you can have your dish ready to serve at a moment’s notice in this bowl.
I love these plates that come in a set of four. Nothing screams fall like the changing color of leaves. I also love that you can use them all season long and are just a sweet touch to any table or cocktail bar.
Enjoy your Gobblefest and get stuffed,