Hosting the Holidays with Kate Spade

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The first week of December has come and gone – entirely too quickly in my opinion! With that being said, it’s time to get prepped for all of the holiday parties that await us at our house this season. Since it’s finally big enough to host more than four people. The holidays are in FULL effect and it’s time to do this thing with the help of Kate Spade of course! This season when prepping for the holidays and our holiday dinner party I wanted to find everything from one source – paper goods, fine china and gifts for guests that were fun and special that I could use again. Insert the help from Kate Spade. They have an amazing collection of fine china that is elegant with beautiful graphics, place cards that are unique, wine glass numbers that you can use at multiple soirees you host and I was even able to find gifts for everyone on my dinner party list.

When I sit down to design a tabletop I write out everything I’d love to do with the table (flowers, something unexpected, possibly a menu, centerpiece around the flowers, etc). This gets my “Let’s do this!” attitude into gear! Sometimes you have to turn to others to help you create your vision.

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For the flowers, Natalie Bowen and I created an arrangement that was white, whimsical and had a bit of holiday flair to it. It was placed in a large mint julep style vase to bring out the silver tones of the Kate Spade signature china. I personally love the mix of anemones with the greenery. More details on this arrangement coming up this week for our Blooms in Season post.

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For the menus, I had envisioned from the beginning doing it in calligraphy. I reached out to Laura Hooper to execute these gorgeous menu’s that are beautiful enough to frame. You can easily create something similar with beautiful ivory paper and a gold pen – it most certainly doesn’t need to be done in calligraphy, but showing guests what they’ll be having is an added touch that guests don’t expect when coming to a dinner party.

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To add a bit more whimsy to the table I called in my dear friend Myka – she’s the master at creating anything you have envisioned in your head. I wanted to use different ribbons that would inspire guests because each piece could be used to wrap a gift. I personally love wrapping all of my gifts in white, silver and gold. And then to round everything out we paired a pewter runner and charcoal napkins from La Tavola Linens – my go-to source for all of my dinner parties.

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(the rissa dress – on sale now!)

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Now it’s time for you to pop open some bubbly, host your own party, and pick out a few gifts for your friends and family. The holidays go quickly, but just remember two things – enjoy yourself each moment and go into it with a “Let’s do this” attitude and it will all work out. Later today I’ll be sharing my favorite gifts from Kate Spade!

Receive 30% off all Kate Spade items today only with code GREEN30! So be sure to pop over in case there are any gifts you need to check off you list.

Photos by Aubrie Pick for Sacramento Street | Styling by Caitlin Flemming

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15 Comments

  1. Meredith

    Those ribbons are divine! Nothing like Christmas decorations to put a smile on my face. Beautiful.

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    1. Caitlin

      Thanks Meredith! I love decorating for the holidays.

      Reply
  2. Rose

    This is sososo pretty!! Can you please come make my holidays look this stylish? 😉

    Blonde in this City

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    1. Caitlin

      I’ll come anytime to help you decorate. Love putting everything together!

      Reply
  3. Lauren

    Seriously Stunning!! I love how neutrally beautiful your table scape is!
    ~Lauren
    http://lalovesblog.com

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    1. Caitlin

      Thanks Lauren! I love mixing a bit of rustic with some glam. I hope you have a lovely holiday!

      Reply
  4. Cristin Priest

    just beautiful!!!

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    1. Caitlin

      Awe, thanks Cristin! Happy holidays! We need to plan a lunch date soon. xx

      Reply
  5. Julie

    My favorite post ever! Loved everything about it.

    Reply
  6. Christina @greige

    Caitlin,

    I love everything about this! Perfect colors perfect table!

    Happy Holidays!
    Christina

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  7. patricia

    Beautiful post, Caitlin! It inspires me to get the Christmas spirit going around my house! Thanks for the ideas – love the Kate Spade dishes :)

    xoxo

    Reply
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  9. Pia

    I just love your sense of style and elegance!
    Great taste!
    thank you for sharing with us..!

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