All posts tagged: holiday

Holiday Entertaining

Now that we are fully in the swing of the Holiday Season, the next few weeks are going to be a whirlwind of a whole lot of food and fun. Whether you are hosting co-workers, in-laws or friends, be sure to check out our picks below to make your holiday entertaining a breeze. Co-Workers It’s always great to switch it up and bring the co-workers back to your place. It’s a lot cozier than the water cooler and you don’t have to worry about your pesky supervisor lurking over your shoulder. Ice Shot Glass Mold This crew likes to get rowdy when taken out Read More

A DIY Holiday With Styling Star Candice Lorraine Beaty

Here at Zola, we’re constantly looking for new ways to elevate everyday objects to new heights for photo shoots, editorials, or simply our own dinner table. So with the holidays upon us, we’re beyond excited to pick the brain of Candice Lorraine Beaty, event planner and styling wiz whose DIY holiday ideas are out-of-the-box, whimsical, and simply stunning. Read on to steal some major style inspiration, tips and tricks for a holiday that won’t break the bank.  How to bring the outdoors in?                                   Read More

Gifts for Everyone This Year

Even though wedding planning and festivities seem to be all about you this year, the holidays are the perfect time to make sure you give back to everyone who matters and stands by your side through it all. It’s important to you to get the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. You also want to stay within your budget and get meaningful presents that stand out from the crowd of gift cards and useless trinkets. Here is a compilation of our greatest and most giftable finds that are sure to be a hit this year. The best part? We’ve made sure Read More

All Black Everything: Halloween Edition

With Halloween on our minds, we’ve pulled together our darkest finds that will certainly add a little magic to your home. From accent pieces to multi-function appliances, these all black must-haves prove that clean lines in a classic shade will never go out of style. Shot Glass, Set of 4 Sparq Home – $25 Dare to take the perfect shot every time with these handmade soapstone shot glasses. Pop them in the freezer for your liquor indulgences or heat them in the microwave when the night calls for sake. Either way, you can’t go wrong…unless you take too many, that is. Midnight Candlesticks Read More

Our Favorite 4th of July Recipes

Planning to have a festive outdoor get together with friends and family to celebrate Independence Day? We love 4th of July celebrations – patriotic desserts, checkered table clothes, home cooked American food, and hopefully a perfect view of local fireworks. So for those of you that are hosting a party this coming weekend, we pulled together our favorite 4th of July recipes from around the web to inspire your menu selections. Kansas City Ribs  Fourth of July isn’t complete without BBQ ribs. To get the best taste of America made on your own grill, try this ribs recipe from Goodie Godmother. Read More

Friday Faves

Another Friday means another beautiful weekend ahead! To get you through the last day of your week, we’ve put together some of our favorite posts from bloggers we love. Browse through our Friday Faves to help inspire not only your wedding planning, but also your summer weekends to come. Heart Pounding Wedding Moments Caught on Camera Anticipation, excitement, nervousness, and of course uncontrollable love. These are the emotions that fill brides and grooms on their wedding days. Sometimes they are hard to capture, but Cup of Jo rounded up 10 amazing photos that say it all. Ready to get those Read More

Friday Faves

This weekend is Mothers Day, so this Friday we’re bringing you inspired posts from other wedding and design blogs that help remind us just how much we love our mothers. A Well-Organized Home  Did your mother ever pester you about cleaning your room? This inspiringly well-organized one-room crib had us wondering how we ever lived with clothes and books all over the floor. We’re very glad we listened to our mom and now wish we had a home this white. A Beautiful Mother’s Day Party Celebrate mom in style. We love this table setting from The Decorista that’s full of color Read More

Friday Faves

In honor of Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, we’ve picked our favorite lifestyle posts from the blogosphere to inspire your spring holidays to come. DIY Springtime Flower Arrangements Nothing says springtime like flowers. We love this bright yellow and classic arrangement for home décor during the springtime months. Check out more beautiful bouquet ideas here. Homemade Coconut Macaroons  Serve your friends and family delicious homemade coconut macaroons during your Passover celebrations. We love this simple recipe that has just enough crunch on the outside and chewiness on the inside. Pastel Cakes From dark to light, this ombré pastel cake Read More

Party Essentials to Ring in the New Year

The countdown is on! Are you getting ready to celebrate the new year? Whether you’re hosting your own party or attending another, you must have the tools to party right. Metallics are a great way to celebrate in style. We recommend some festive champagne flutes and bright bar accessories like these fun gem coasters. Why not kick it up a notch with your very own champagne sabre? Don’t forget the mood lighting and, of course, a camera to capture all the memories. Check out our must-haves for a perfect New Year’s Eve party below. Shop these New Year’s Eve party essentials: Read More

A Guide to Making the Cutest Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

Tis the season to get our baking on. But no holiday event is complete with an ugly Christmas sweater, don’t you agree? So why not combine our love of cookies and tacky knits with this adorable round-up of ugly Christmas sweater cookies from POPSUGAR Food. Arguably the most fun part of Christmas parties is pulling out your beloved ugly Christmas sweaters. The more puffs, decor, and sequined appliqués, the better. However, take things a step further by icing cookies, inspired by these notoriously bad Christmas sweater designs. Gaudy snowmen? Check. Bright, blazing Christmas trees? Check. Naughty or nice? Check (the latter one). Read More