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Home Entertaining Trends 2014: Shopping for Style with Mindy Weiss
We caught up with
Mindy Weiss, party panner to the stars and trendsetter extrordinare, as she shared her insider tips for what’s to come in home entertaining trends 2014! Team Momtastic was honored to join top Los Angeles style, home, and entertaining bloggers as they gathered at HomeGoods in LA. Contemporary Catering provided tasty treats for us to sip and savor—yum!
Mindy shared her insider tips on amazing and affordable ways to decorate your home for all of your parties through the new year.
So what’s going to be hot in 2014? Find Mindy’s tips picks for entertaining in the home (without breaking the bank!) in the slideshow below.
Must-Haves for Your Home in 2014
Metallics and Mercury Glass
Metallic accents are here to stay this year. This year Mindy went all gold in her home! The greatest thing about mercury glass and metallic accents is that you don’t have to just stick to one look—gold, silver, bronze, and rose gold all look fabulous together.
Mercury Glass Perfume Bottles
Every metallic under the rainbow!
The holidays may be over but winter is here to stay for a while—Mindy says that providing cozy throws sets the tone and beckons guests to sit and stay for a while.
Nordic Patterned Throw from
Hand Crafted Scandinavian Wool Throws
Decanters, everywhere! Funnel all your adult beverages into decanters. What used to hide in your liquor cabinets now becomes functional and gorgeous - display them proudly while entertaining with labels as to what’s inside, with an ice bucket, and your guests can sip with delight.
Rose Gold Bar Set
Just add ice!
HomeGoods, $12.99 - $16.99
Trays aren’t just for serving drinks and food, Mindy says. Use them for groups of candles, apothecary jars, or set up a mini candy shop. As your gatherings move from room to room, so can your decor.
Green & White Striped Tray
Stick With Standards, Then Add Pizzazz
Mindy’s mainstays in her home are white dishes, as they set a classic base for table decor. For every party, she adds a new accent that changes up the look of her table settings without breaking the bank.
Contemporary Catering takes a tip from Mindy, serving apps on classic white serveware.
Rose Gold Candelabra
Rose gold is hot right now! Add accent pieces to your white staples, like this great candelabra.
Refresh the look of your old couches in seconds with new throw pillows. Mindy comes armed with tons of cozy throw pillows when she’s throwing parties or showers for her celeb clients—they’re an easy and affordable way to punch up a plain looking space.
Add Color with Pillows
In every color under the sun, from
Stick to Your Budget
Refreshing the look of your home for the new year doesn’t have to cost a ton. Mixing up your accent pieces refreshes the look of your mainstay furniture. Mindy suggests looking for affordable accent pieces with function.
Green Lacquer Stacked Graphic Boxes
Functional and colorful accents - these stackable boxes do double duty as decor and storage.
HomeGoods, $14.99 - $29.99
About Mindy Weiss
Based out of Beverly Hills,
Mindy Weiss is a full-service event planner and has since planned celebrations all over the world. She is well-known for creating Weddings, Parties and Baby Showers for clients including: Fergie & Josh Duhamel, Ellen Degeneres & Portia Rossi, Lala and Carmelo Anthony, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden, Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale, Kimberly Williams & Brad Paisley, and dozens more amazing celebs.
Mindy and her amazing team are innovators and trendsetters best known for their creative ideas, unexpected décor accents and exquisite attention to every last detail. Mindy’s bubbly personality and calm demeanor help her clients relax as she creates one-of-a-kind parties of their dreams.
Photo: Jay Lawrence Goldman Photography
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