Entertaining

Learn to host the perfect event whether it's setting a magazine-worthy tablescape for your next dinner party to throwing an epic backyard bash.
Entertaining
Entertaining
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Family Entertaining Tips
8 Brilliant Entertaining Tips Our Editors Learned From Friends and Family
8 Brilliant Entertaining Tips Our Editors Learned From Friends and Family
What to Bring to a Party
6 Things Standout Guests Always Bring to a Party
You'll be guaranteed another invite.
Unexpected entertaining
Everything a Party Planner Keeps On Hand For Unexpected Entertaining
From cheese board supplies to a go-to playlist.
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7 Expert-Approved Tips to Help You Get Over Your Hosting Hesitancy
This advice will set you up for plenty of hosting success.
flower centerpiece
Experts Share the Right Way to Set a Dinner Table
Now you know!
summer party
10 Essential Products You Need for Summer Entertaining
Scoop these up ASAP.
outdoor party
6 Tips to Make Summer Entertaining a Breeze, According to Pros
Don't sweat it.
outdoor party decorations
20 Outdoor Party Decoration Ideas for Your Next Soirée
Great party decor isn't just indoors anymore.
tablescape
These 25 Stunning Tablescapes Will Work All Year Long
Time to get hosting.
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How to Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew
Cheers to that.
Chic bar cart with patterned lamp and small plant.
Here's How to Style Your Bar Cart So It Doesn't Feel Basic
Instantly upgrade your space.
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How to Open a Bottle of Champagne Like a Pro
Bookmark this for your next celebration.
Things to Do on Your Birthday
50 Things to Do on Your Birthday When You're Out of Ideas
There's something for everyone.
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13 Best Halloween Party Themes Fit for Adults
From festive to haunting.
Table setting beneath a tree
15 Inspired Outdoor Birthday Party Ideas for Adults
Your celebration, sorted.
adult birthday party ideas
35 Adult Birthday Party Ideas to Celebrate Any Year
No candles required.
Margo and Me—Friendsgiving Party Ideas
This Is the Secret to Perfect Friendsgiving
It's a recipe for success.
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15 Ideas for a Truly Memorable 40th Birthday Party
From all-out splurges to budget-friendly bashes.
friends
20 Fun Things to Do at Any Party
It's time to get more creative.
Babba C Rivera—30th Birthday Ideas
30 Unique 30th Birthday Ideas to Celebrate in Style
Budget and splurge options included.
Best Home Design Shows-Chip and Joanna
The 18 Best Home Design and Décor Shows
Design school is in session.
Dining table in a dining room
How to Properly Set a Table in 8 Easy Steps
Answers to all of your formal dining questions.
things to do at a sleepover - girls in matching pj sets
31 Fun Things to Do at a Sleepover for an Unforgettable Night
Throw the best slumber party ever.
Two young women take selfie at holiday party
15 Fun Holiday Party Ideas: Be the Host With the Most
Time to deck the halls!
Nothing beats a good house party
13 Housewarming Party Ideas That Will Make Your New Space a Home
Welcome home.
35 Totally Fun Things to Do on Your Anniversary
34 Totally Fun Things to Do on Your Anniversary
Your S.O. will thank you.
how to decline an invitation
How to Decline an Invitation Gracefully
Navigating the tricky RSVP dilemma.
Home bar
The Beginner's Guide to Setting Up a Bar at Home
You'll want to stay in this weekend.
Women toasting each other with champagne
7 Tips for Throwing the Best Stay-at-Home NYE Party Ever
Ring in the New Year right.
cute engagement party ideas
Don't Sweat Your Engagement Party—These 26 Ideas Make It a Snap
A pro tells us what works—every time.
labor day party ideas
15 Labor Day Party Ideas You Won't Want to Miss Out On
Summer's not over yet.
diy bar cart halloween
20 Chic Halloween Party Ideas Sure to Impress Your Guests
It'll be a monster smash.
summer birthday party ideas
15 Summer Birthday Party Ideas for the Best Celebration Ever
This is your time.
ideas for fathers day
16 Fun Father's Day Ideas That He'll Love (and You Will Too)
Beyond gifts.
Women toasting each other with champagne
The One Thing Design Experts Always Do to Get Their Home Party-Ready
You’re a few quick tips away from hosting the event of the year.
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31 Excuses To Throw a Party (for No Reason at All)
Yes, a full moon is a legitimate reason to celebrate.
women at a dinner party
The 9 Essential Elements of a Great Party
Read this before your next soirée.
how to host a dinner party in a small space
How To Host a Dinner Party in a Small Space
Don't let your square footage hold you back.
How to Throw the Dreamiest Summer Solstice Party
Hint: flowers galore.
tablescape
9 Crush-Worthy Place Settings to Try at Your Next Dinner Party
Your guests will surely swoon.
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A Top Designer Shares 3 Quick Tricks for Setting a Proper Dinner Table
"Guests will notice the extra effort."
dinner party
8 Tips to Making Your First Formal Dinner Party a Success
Break out the formal glassware.