Decorate for a Party (Hardcover)
Stylish and Simple Ideas for Meaningful Gatherings
Jacqui Small, 9781910254295, 160pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2016
Everyone loves a good party and Decorate for a Party, a unique collaboration between bestselling interiors author Holly Becker (founder of decor8) and photographer and product designer Leslie Shewring, will help you to throw some of your best ones yet!
Decorate for a Party is a stunning sourcebook packed with decorating tips and techniques that will ignite your creativity. Whether you are planning a significant celebration or a simple dinner with friends, Holly and Leslie provide creative ideas for every occasion. All aspects of party planning are covered, from lighting to playlists, hostess gifts, colors and patterns, food ideas, wall décor ideas, and DIY projects -- and they offer hundreds of fun tips that will make your party memorable.
With over 200 practical ideas including ten step-by-step projects, ten playlists, and ten “6 Ways” projects, the book is split into ten sections by theme covering a range of different color palettes and styles -- bright to moody tones, forest and children’s parties, and beautiful boho and modern styles. All themes can be mixed and matched to use for a wide variety of occasions in homes of any size, from the sprawling country home to a one-room city apartment.
Decorate for a Party encourages you to make the most of what you have, make things by hand and modify store bought party supplies, and put your personality into your party. You’ll find hundreds of quick and beautiful ways to create a party that is meaningful, memorable, budget-friendly, and fun!
About the Author
HOLLY BECKER is an American journalist, stylist, bestselling author and founder of the award-winning, influential design and lifestyle blog decor8 (decor8blog.com) and popular online educational platform, Blogging Your Way (bloggingyourway.com). She has contributed as a writer, stylist and columnist to publications in North America, Germany and the UK including Real Simple, Domino, Sweet Paul and The Boston Globe. She also works with top brands on various lifestyle and decorating campaigns such as Farrow & Ball, &Tradition, Bloomingville, Merci, Canon, Oeuf, Minted, Artifact Uprising, Pottery Barn, Pinterest and Muuto. This is her fourth book. Instagram.com/decor8
LESLIE SHEWRING lived in Los Angeles for over twenty years then relocated back to her native Vancouver Island, Canada, with her husband and two children. With two degrees in Architecture and Interior Design, she has developed, designed, and prepared packaging direction on an array of products sold in many of the major retailers in North America, including Target, and has recently designed a fabric line that is soon to release in North America. Leslie is interested in all aspects of design, from collage and watercolors to architecture and photography. Instagram.com/leslieshewring