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Guest Picks: Travel-Inspired Entertaining
I love to travel; however, sometimes my budget and my job don't allow me to travel as much as I would like! Hosting a party for friends with touches from around the world fills the void of actually visiting places like Paris, Italy and London. — Melissa from Chic Coles
World Map on Ombre Chevron in Teal in 6 Pieces by Third Floor Design Studio - $54
Add some flair to your home with this chevron, ombré world map.
1930s French Dining Chair - $2,800
Dining room chairs direct from Paris! These would be perfect for hosting a Parisian dinner party.
Premiär Picture, World Map - $129
A large canvas world map would be perfect to display on your dining room wall.
Design Toscano Sixteenth Century Italian Replica Globe Bar - $347.99
This globe bar is the perfect combination of globe and bar. It's definitely on my wishlist!
Coasterstone Old World Maps - $17.50
Map coasters are great for my global entertaining party.
'Evening in Paris' Eiffel Tower Place Card/Holder, Silver Finish - $9.45
These Eiffel Tower place card holders would be a great addition to a tablescape.
These antique jars straight from Paris would make such a fun centerpiece or look great placed in a china cabinet.
Francophile Dinner Plate, Eiffel Tower - $24
Add a bit of whimsy to the dinner table with these Parisian plates.
Shimmer Vine Tea Cup - $19.99
Host a party and serve hot tea with these simple yet beautifully detailed tea cups.
These clocks are all from the markets in Paris. Add one to your kitchen as a decorative touch.
Paris Gallery Tray - $79.95
A lettered tray would really bring the feeling of Paris to any get-together.
Eiffel Tower Flutes, Set of 4 - $39.80
Serve chilled champagne and toast to great friends with these Eiffel Tower flutes! And then pretend you are having a cocktail on a balcony overlooking the real Eiffel Tower.
Scratch Map - $29.95
Have guests coming for a party? Give these scratch-off maps as party favors when they leave, or use them as a party activity: Whoever scratches off the most wins.
Oxford Serving Bowl - $89.95
Keep French champagne and wine chilled in this polished aluminum serving bowl. Your home will be transformed into a five-star restaurant.
The European Series - $65
These prints are simple and elegant, and they remind of me of places I've been or want to go to.
Rectangular Slate Board - $35
A slate cheese board would be the perfect way to display different kinds of cheeses. Go to your local cheese shop or grocery store and inquire about multiple cheeses from places around the world, then write the names on the cheese plate.
Tipping Sangria Jug - $129
Serve sangria with this rustic-style jug. You will be transported to Spain with the first sip.
Bistro Francais Salt & Pepper Shakers - $19
These salt (sel) and pepper (poivre) shakers are straight from the French bistros.