ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | November 8, 2010

Holiday Entertaining in a Small Space

white and blue christmas theme

This is a challenge for many people. The first question is how you decorate your small apartment or condo for the Holiday season. The key is less is more. Stick to one color palette that you will reuse everywhere. Add a few touches across your home starting with the entry hallway. Reinvent the decor of a console table. Look at where you can hang or display tree ornaments using elements from your existing decor.

When it comes to planning your holiday party, opt for a cocktail party where you serve tapas and canapes. Keep the number of appetizers within the limits that your space can accommodate. Spread the food between the kitchen breakfast bar and living room tables. Test before your party how many serving plates you can put on your flat surfaces. You can still serve a mix of cold and hot hors d’oeuvre. One way to minimize the space is to put certain food in a tall bowl and place stacked takeout boxes for a self-serve delivery.

Visit Style at Home if you wish to look at an awesome small space nicely decorated for a holiday cocktail party. They did a fabulous job using a blue and white theme. They thought of every detail to style the place. The finest touch is incorporating the Bombay Sapphire into their bar station.

SOURCING:
+ Small Space Cocktail party on Style at Home – photos by Michael Graydon

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One Response to “Holiday Entertaining in a Small Space”

  1. I just love the color palette of these rooms!