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5 Design Darlings Reveal Their Party Must Haves

Feb 26 2014 - 6:02am

You don't have to be a party planner or Martha Stewart [1] to entertain with confidence. Thanks to social media and design blogging, real-life inspiration is just a click away. While we're not short on ideas — have you seen our Oscars party [2] yet? — we can't help but admire how design darlings like Taylor Sterling [3] and Camille Styles [4] entertain. Covering everything from the buds to the bubbly, here are five tastemakers' tips that can help make your next celebration the best yet!

Source: Instagram [5]

Camille Styles

It's no secret that lifestyle blogger Camille Styles [6] always has flowers on hand, especially if she's entertaining. If you don't know how to style an arrangement, not to worry, Camille herself has even taken a floral arrangement class, and these easy arrangements [7] serve as good practice.

Source: Instagram user camillestyles [8]

Elsie Larson

Cocktail guru and DIY [9] maven Elsie Larson (from A Beautiful Mess [10]), knows the beauty of a good spread. Once you prep your cheese plate [11], label it following her easy gold-label DIY [12]. It's an affordable way to add flair to impromptu parties.

Source: Instagram user elsielarson [13]

Emily Schuman

Not afraid to flaunt her sweet tooth, Cupcakes and Cashmere [14] author Emily Schuman likes to have candy dishes around the house for guests. It allows for the perfect snack, especially if you're hosting a movie night!

Source: Instagram user emilyschuman [15]

Jillian Harris

Former Bachelorette and interior designer Jillian Harris [16] is filled with dinner-party tricks. Although simple, we love her idea of layering dishes among vintage plates and platters. It brings warmth and character to even the simplest of gatherings.

Source: Instagram user jillianharrisdesign [17]

Taylor Sterling

If there is anything to take away from Taylor Sterling's Glitter Guide [18] parties, it's to always have something bubbly on hand. It turns any occasion into a celebration and can be served with fruit as a cocktail [19]!

Source: Instagram user taylorsterling [20]


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