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Target festive celebration

What’s the best part about this time of year? Opening up your home to entertain friends and family, with no further excuse required to crack a bubbly or whip up a cocktail at any time of day.

If you’re off the hook for hosting Chrissy lunch this year, perhaps (like me) you’re thinking about throwing a bit of a party this Christmas / New Year period.

With that in mind, I’ve put together a little shoot to inspire your upcoming festive celebration.












Get the look from Target: wreath, hurricane lantern, square lantern, tree decorations, cushion, ceramic trees, polka dot flutes, polka dot tumblers, drink dispenser, black platters, dress, ring, necklace.

Thanks to The Man for helping with the photography since yours truly is in some of the shots.



I have a $30 Target gift card to give away to one lucky reader. Simply leave a comment and tell us your favourite way to celebrate the holidays and the best answer will win!

Competition closes midnight Wednesday 18th December and winner will be announced on Thursday 19th December. Sorry, open to Australian residents only.


18 Responses

  • Jo

    Love those polka dot tumblers!

  • Harriet

    An open house! Inviting friends, friends of friends, family and neighbours to come and celebrate. No one should have to be alone over the holiday season.

  • Jessie C.

    Baking and hosting parties to enjoy with friends and family.

  • Lee

    Spending time with my children

  • Libby

    With family <3 followed by some fun in the sun at the beach!! Best time of year

  • Mary

    My favourite way to celebrate the holidays is sharing it with friends and family, with a deliciously stocked and full ice bucket, good tunes, bad jokes and paper crowns, no alarm clock and feet up… Bring it on! Love the polka dot glassware btw :)

  • Jennifer B.

    I love banishing the alarm clock and spending hours reading and lying under the fan… such a contrast to the rest of the year!

  • Getting cozy on the couch with my kids to read Christmas books

  • brittany

    I love getting crafty with decor, gift tags, and wrapping! Spending time with family is an important piece of our holiday season.

  • Clayton Page

    Boxing Day: Fresh bottle of sparkling red. Fruit minces pies & Xmas leftovers. Boxing Day Test Match & Sydney-Hobart on TV. New book if the cricket is dull!

  • Michelle

    my daughter and i spend time at the beach with our labrador. we have fun together, the three of us. summer is amazing. christmas makes it even better. on christmas day the whole extended family get together and laugh the day away.

  • Heidi

    The newest tradition my husband started two years ago is to host a Christmas breakfast for the homeless students from the middle school he teaches at and surprise them with gifts from donations collected from teachers and staff. It’s always touching :)

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  • Great, thank you.

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