No, it’s not just you — the holidays are actually barreling toward us at full speed. Halloween is basically over, Thanksgiving is essentially tomorrow, and then Christmas will be here by like next Friday. Stop the panic with a bit of hostessing inspiration and preparation from Instagram. We’ve done the heavy lifting and found the best of the best accounts for food, crafts, cocktails, and more. Now all you need is an outfit and you’re primed for the holidays.
1. @studioDIY: This is where your love of disco balls and piñatas merge with cute costumes and decor. You’ll find tabletop scenes, gift ideas, and so much more! Minimalists need not apply.
2. @sugarandcloth: Macarons, DIYs, cocktails, oh my! This feed is full of soft pastels and luscious blooms that complement each and every little thing.
3. @kailochic: Big, bold, and vivid, this feed has a rainbow in almost every frame. You’ll want to buy your season’s DIY supplies in all the shades after scrolling through.
4. @damasklove: Paper crafts of all kinds are making a major comeback, and this feed proves it.
5. @spoonforkbacon: This account is the answer to the question, “But can I actually make it myself?” You’ll be cooking and baking in no time with all the good eats on display.
6. @craftsandcocktails: The holidays were made for cocktail pairings, and this Insta will let you know you exactly which one you need and how to make it.
7. @inspiredbycharm: Gingerbread bundt villages, ornament cocktails, *and* exquisite home decor? We’re pretty sure there is nothing this maker/baker can’t do.
8. @Pizzazzerie: Beautiful setups, perfect details, and Southern charm — along with some much-needed ribbons and bows — create this feast for the eyes. Her party flair will inspire you to create the perfect tablescape.
9. @houselarsbuilt: If you can dream it, she can make it. Paper, fabric, and serious imagination are at play in this creative world.
10. @ohhappyday: Whether you’re looking for holiday inspo or your next theme party, this happiness-filled feed has all the party props, tabletops, backdrops, and balloon ideas you’ll ever need.
11. @aww.sam: Are you ready for a mix of flamingos, pastels, baked goods, and paper crafts of all shapes and sizes? Take a page out of this book and make everything super bright come holiday season.
12. @sugarandcharm: Hello, clean lines, feminine touches, and glam decor. Flip back through the archives to get a head start on holiday party season.
13. @britandco: Don’t forget to follow us for all the entertaining, food, cocktail, and decor vibes you need! Case in point: these delicious (and surprisingly healthy!) pumpkin smoothies.
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