girls night in Christmas party 072 4 3Chris Nease
– Founding Editor & Creative Director

As a home entertaining expert and party stylist, Chris shows you how to celebrate every occasion with fun and flair.   Although she earned her degree in Fashion Merchandising, she turned her love of food, and visual display into home entertaining and tabletop design.  For over 15 years she’s designed parties and small events for friends, clients, and charitable organizations.  

In addition to being creative director of Celebrations At Home, Chris shares her expertise through freelance contributions and has been featured in Celebrate magazineWoman’s World, Cottages & Bungalows, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, Ocala Style,, and she authored a chapter on holiday party planning in the book Clutterbugs Guide to an Organized Christmas.  Chris also volunteers her time to Operation Shower, a non-profit organization providing group baby showers to wives of our deployed service men.

Chris works with brands and campaigns to bring awareness to readers through an entertaining setting, including BHG products at Walmart, World Market, Martha Stewart, Michelle Sparkling Wine, CorningWare, Apothic Wine, Betty Crocker, Hadley Pottery, International Delight, and more.   She’s been a regular contributor for, and other quarterly publications.

Chris lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, daughter {14}, and son {12}.  Her philosophy is that every celebration should include the right mix of people, and have interesting and memorable details.


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Email Chris for business or promotional opportunities at Chris{at}


I am more than a blogger! As a brand stylist I work with companies to create a more visual and interactive experience for their audience. This includes designing content for micro sites, in-store pamphlets, or other promotional displays that incorporate home entertaining into the brand message.

Available For:

  • Brand Stylist – I’ll create original material for your site or print media including styling for entertaining, food & drink recipes, tips and ideas, and more.
  • Ambassador & Partnership Opportunities related to lifestyle and entertaining products or services. I enjoy working with, and creating original content showcasing brands I love.
  • Editorial & Product Styling for web or print publication.  I specialize in seasonal & themed design, and am proficient at integrating your product or idea into a stylish entertaining setting.  See my Styling Services for more information.
  • Freelance Writing on the subjects of entertaining and party planning.
  • Consulting for writers, event planners, and brands dedicated to lifestyle and entertaining.
  • Event styling and demos for clients hosting small ‘brand awareness’ or networking parties.