Party Planning

We asked the organizers of Fortress Festival, the local music festival that launched in the Cultural District in 2017, to curate their perfect party playlist. See what the team Texas Monthly refers to as “arbiters of taste” put on their holiday p... Read more


We asked prop stylist Katie Ryan-Lopez for a few tips on how to keep a bar or a bar cart looking picture-perfect for your holiday party. What “extras” can really make a bar look special? Add a candle for some warmth or touches of holiday decor... Read more

Fort Worth

Briley Studdard, owner of Oh Deery Floral, regularly makes flower design look easy with her unstructured designs that are literally bursting with color, texture and natural elements. Here she shares her steps to her perfectly imperfect arrangem... Read more

Fort Worth

Lottie Fowler, owner of the local wedding planning and design boutique Grit + Gold, designed a rustic holiday tablescape for party-planning inspiration and shared her top tips for creating a flawless table at home. Are flowers a must for every... Read more

Fort Worth

Cheese and charcuterie boards at parties might look effortless — and if so, that means your host or hostess has done it just right. But, in reality, a lot of work goes into creating the perfect cheese board. Here, the anatomy of it all. Every ... Read more

Fort Worth

Find it!