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November 9, 2012

Home for the Holidays: Home Entertaining Ideas in Union Square SF

We’re just crazy about our new Pinterest account, and this week we’re all about housewares to help you get through the holidays with ease and style. Check out some of our top picks for decorating, cooking and entertaining, and be sure to check out our Home for the Holidays Pinterest board for more ideas!

Deck the Halls

Union Square shops are stocked with unique and chic holiday décor. Forget those talking Santa novelty statues (you know who you are) and try out some of these sophisticated ornaments. Consider this lovely mason jar snow globe from Anthropologie. For the tree, we love Anthropologie’s whimsical animal ornaments like this owl and this beautiful swan. For a truly special and fanciful tree, Gump's has a whole set of peacock ornaments like these gorgeous hand painted green and gold bulbs. If you have more modern taste, we suggest you pick up this wire wreath from CB2 – you can fill it with lights or anything else you fancy. We also find these elf candle holders fun for a contemporary home. Crate and Barrel has a nice selection of holiday throw pillows, including this charming partridge pillow in white and iridescent colors. We’re also sure this delicate snowflake candle holder will help make your home a winter wonderland. 

A Gourmet Holiday

There is a true feeling of warmth and satisfaction when you’ve created something special and delicious for your guests. We have a few tips and suggestions for adding that extra bit of gourmet flair to your holiday meal. You can bake a nice holiday casserole and serve it in these colorful stoneware casserole dishes from Sur La Table. They also offer this copper plated Mauviel roasting pan, which would make a fabulous entrance from oven to table. For dessert, we adore these Autumn cupcake stencils from Williams-Sonoma in the shapes of acorns, turkeys and leaves. We also find this ruffled pie pan fun and retro for that tried and true family recipe.

An Effortlessly Elegant Table

We’re all about versatility and style when it comes to setting your holiday table. Take this pewter appetizer plate from Crate and Barrel. It’s festive, yet could be used year round. For a more outwardly holiday-themed tablescape, we like their silver and gold snowflake plates. If you enjoy a little holiday cocktail, check out Crate’s bright red butler’s tray table. It would look snazzy with the fixings for any holiday concoction. To truly make a statement, consider this cream white antlered tureen from Anthropologie. Don’t forget the proper glassware for the perfect tablescape! Try these elegant Essence red wine glasses from Karikter and for water a lovely French carafe and glasses will do nicely.

There’s plenty more holiday home inspiration on our Pinterest page, so take a peak and have a very festive and fashionable holiday season!