HomeGoods Contest Winners!
December 13, 2011
Seasons greetings all, together with my two other judges Courtney and Rhoda, we’ve finally settled on the winners for the HomeGoods Tablescape Contest. I cannot tell you how difficult this really was to judge, there were over 175 submissions via link and email, and so many were just gorgeous. How to choose? Well, we narrowed it down to the top 16 then voted again based on style, affordability, and creativity. It was extremely difficult, but finally here are the four winners and some other very honorable mentions. These holiday tablescapes are sure to inspire you all.
Let’s start with the three runners up, who will all receive a $50 Gift Card:
Runner Up #1: Pear Green and Sparkly
Pear ornaments and mercury glass pair beautifully on this simple outdoor tablescape set by Jordan at The Happy Homebodies for her ladies church group for Christmas. We loved the warm browns next to the cool shimmering mercury glass. The simple yet stunning branch centerpiece combines spray painted glittery branches with more natural manzanitas.
Runner Up #2: Z Gallerie Inspired Peacock tablescape
Several DIY projects combined to create this magical New Year’s Eve table over at Commonplace Beauty. $4 accent plates were the inspiration, and we’re head over heels in love with the inexpensive glam chargers created with a “pound of bling”. Don’t miss the gold garland dollar store vases, they’re so pretty! Bravo Heather!
Runner Up #3: Violet Winter Wonderland
Jess over at Events That Sparkle pulled together this stylish and budget savvy winter wonderland tablescape in unconventional violet that wowed us all, and all her DIY touches make this table the place to be for her family that celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah. Just fabulous Jess!
The Grand Prize Winner of a $100 Gift Card to HomeGoods…
Natural Christmas: Sweet Something Designs! Congratulations!!!
We loved the cozy outdoor setting, and the use of a plaid ‘Camp Blanket’ as the inspiration for the color palette. The use of everyday white plates, contrasting black napkins, red flatware coupled with textural burlap, twigs and berries make this Christmas tablescape universally appealing to all. The glass hurricanes tiered on cedar platforms are the perfect centerpiece for this inexpensive welcoming outdoor scene. Simple, stylish, creative, and affordable! Hop on over to see the full outdoor tablescape ~ congratulations Michelle!
And congratulations to the top four winners, please contact me ASAP so I can get your address to send your gift cards!
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Honorable Mentions that made judging this contest nearly impossible:
A Burberry scarf makes a great runner, together with green bottle candleholders and gold chargers over at Our Fifth House, love it!
Lovely brown and white transferware complete this warm and wonderful Thanksgiving table by Take Six.
And here are two email submissions which stood out, first this beautiful apple green and brown tablescape by Bev S., how clever are the upside down martini glasses as candleholders?
Laura T. submitted this pretty peacock inspired table saturated with layers of beautiful blues and hints of gold with a collection from both HomeGoods and the Dollar Store, lovely!
If you want even more inspiration, pay a visit to even more links at the Tablescape Contest, there are so many ideas there for your next holiday table. Thank you to all who participated, to the two other judges Courtney and Rhoda, and to HomeGoods for sponsoring this fun event.
Let’s hear it for all the contestants, all fantastic stylists right?