Holiday Entertaining Tips & Decor with Pier 1 Imports®

I went off shopping for the first time at Pier 1 Imports. I must say that I was in love! So many things to look at and I couldn’t resist to spend over my budget. Pier 1 Imports has so many gorgeous holiday decor ideas! I specially loved their table linens & decor.

I first browsed Pier 1 Imports® online before I went over to our local Pier 1. I made a list of what I wanted to get for the Holidays but everything looked even better in store!

During my trip to Pier 1, I purchased a new ruffled cake stand for only $9.99, candy jar, serving casserole, decorative candles, decorative ornaments, decorative star,  & a decorative pillow.

For the holiday entertaining, I’d love to prepare myself with time. If you are hosting this year’s Holiday Party or New Year’s Party. There is always something that may go wrong. Here are some tips I recommend when entertaining during the Holidays:

  • Create a list of menu and drinks. Create a simple yet delicious menu so it could be easy be for you.
  • Create a kid-friendly zone. Since we are a big family with plenty of children, a room for the children to play would be an awesome idea. They can go and play in a friendly environment when they ever please.
  • Create a center piece for the dining table.
  • Have appetizers ready for the guests.
  • If you are having party with alcohol, have sufficient cocktails for the guests.
  • If your family is like mine, that loves music & video games, gather fun games like Just Dance for WII. We also love to create music cd’s with our favorite dance music and create a dance floor. Another idea is gathering old family videos and watch them as a family; It’s always fun and very entertaining!

Do you have an entertaining idea you would love to share? What do you recommend for entertaining this Holiday Season?

If it’s interesting, if it’s impressive, if it’s colorful and cute and one-of-a-kind—then odds are it’s probably from Pier 1 Imports®. After all, Pier 1 has been the place for unique finds for over 40 years. Our buyers travel the world’s major capitals and small villages hunting for the kinds of treasures you can’t find just anywhere—fresh and fragrant candles, exotic wicker, hand-painted dinnerware, gorgeous textiles and thoughtful hand crafted gifts. Find what speaks to you at Pier 1 Imports®.

“Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Pier 1 Imports® via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Pier 1 Imports®.”

  • November 27, 2012 - 8:18 am

    Susanne - These are great tips! This year is the first time in ages that we aren’t entertaining on Xmas day other wise I’d be snapping your hand off for more tips!


  • November 27, 2012 - 9:17 am

    Kathy (Kangaroo Mama) - I loooove that tablescape, it is so beautiful! I love that they’re not cheesy Xmas colors but really elegant. Makes me want to throw a party already!
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  • November 27, 2012 - 9:51 am

    Camille - Pier 1 was actually on of my stops on Black Friday! :-) I love how you put the candy in the tablescape. Perfect for little fingers!
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  • November 27, 2012 - 10:07 am

    Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects - I LOOOVE Pier One!! It’s one of the first places I go for decor! Love your choices, it looks gorgeous!!
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  • November 27, 2012 - 10:11 am

    Monsterscircus - So amazing and beautiful table! It sounds like a wonderland of treasures, would be so lovely if we here in Denmark had such store!ReplyCancel

  • November 27, 2012 - 11:12 am

    Kadie - Oh your table is beautiful!! I love the silver pine cones you added to the plates! I haven’t shopped Pier One for ages, I think I need to go back!ReplyCancel

  • November 27, 2012 - 1:01 pm

    Maribel Reyes - Everything looks gorgeous! My tips include thinking of the guests you will have and what they like. It will make for a less stressful holiday :D and everyone will be happy.ReplyCancel

  • November 27, 2012 - 1:11 pm

    April - I love that you went with white and bling. I agree with Kathy, very elegant color scheme and very inviting. What can I bring to the party? haha :)
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  • November 27, 2012 - 3:08 pm

    Mary Beth Elderton - I love Pier 1 ! A lot of my decor was from there–so interesting and unusual.ReplyCancel

  • November 28, 2012 - 2:51 am

    Cindy Brickley - I love Pier One. They have the most beautiful stuff.ReplyCancel

  • November 28, 2012 - 2:56 am

    Tiziana - Very beautiful Cristmas colors! I like your ideas.
    I’m italian photographer.
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