16 Nov

HomeGoods {Part 2} + Gift Cards Giveaway!

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

Winner Update: This Giveaway is now closed. While we wish all of you who entered could have won a $5o gift card to HomeGoods we had to randomly pick 4 winners. So congrats to MeganF who said, “LOVE homegoods! Would love to put together a gorgeous Christmas dinner table, or I’d want those martini glasses!!! Fab!“, Danielle, who said, “I adore Home Goods! Unfortunately the budget is so tight this year that there’s no room for anything new in the decorating budget. I’d LOVE to get some new sparkly things for the holidays and to change out my old, drab color scheme! Thank you so much for the giveaway!“, Tiffany, who said, “I LOVE LOVE LOVE HomeGoods!!!! I’ve got my eye on some seriously cute pillows that this would be great to use for. BUT I do love those plates and they have so many fun things.“, and Cynthia, who said, “I love all the items shown above…ESPECIALLY all the gold and purple items. HomeGoods ROCKS!! Once again congrats ladies!

As a follow up to PART 1 of the HomeGoods challenge featuring the Owl-themed Fall/Thanksgiving Table… here’s a recap of some other fall entertaining trends and favorite finds discovered along the way during that same shopping trip. Some of these finds actually made it into the cart and are awaiting their debut at an upcoming party… like the cool wooden bowl displayed in the very top pic, which actually already made a holiday debut! :)

Hope you enjoy this little photo recap, complete with caption bubbles to help illustrate the “shopping in party mode” thought process a little better… and if you’d like to go shopping too, GOOD NEWS! HomeGoods is giving away $50 GIFT CARDS to FOUR lucky readers this week. (And the cool birdie jewelry holder/statue below was only $9.99, so $50 can go a long way!) See details on how to enter at the bottom of this post.

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

Have you ever eaten at one of The Palm Restaurants? We’ve been to the ones in San Diego and Las Vegas (Caesar’s Palace) and the food is always AMAZING! So imagine my surprise when I first saw their collection of white dinnerware, white serveware and cooking tools lining the aisles at HomeGoods… super cool designs and great staples for entertaining! I’ve been coveting these particular plates for a while now:

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

Another party staple: pillar candle holders! Rarely do I use these for candles though… they more often get paired with a plate topper and serve as pedestals/risers for appetizers, mini desserts, party decor, and even picture frames. Such a great/affordable tool for adding height to whatever you need to prop up…

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

More of the cool wooden bowls discussed above. These are kind of surprisingly expensive in general, so the nearly 1/2 off prices at HomeGoods were a welcome change. I picked up a medium sized bowl this time, but love the one with the “basket handle” too… maybe next time!

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

A color palette I’m seeing all over the place these days… very popular for the holidays this year:

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

Love this cake server. That’s all…

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway

My shopping partner isn’t as big of a “window shopping” fan as me yet…one day she’ll get it. ;)

HomeGoods Fall Finds + Giveaway


HOW TO ENTER the gift card giveaway:

Post a comment below, mentioning something you’d like to shop for if you win OR one of your favorite pieces highlighted above.

Giveaway ends Sunday, November 20th at midnight PST. The FOUR WINNERS  will be chosen randomly and announced here after they’ve been notified via email and accepted the prize. Good luck!

P.S. HomeGoods recently opened a new store in Point Loma, San Diego! Now shopping for these great finds is even more convenient with 1 more location close by! If you live in the San Diego area this store is located in Loma Square where Rosecrans and Midway meet. Don’t forget about the other fabulous locations in Poway and Encinitas too! 


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Morgan SAYS:

I am LOVING the candle pillars!!! And would also love to be entered into the gift card contest :) What else do I love? HomeGoods!!!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:14 am

Paula SAYS:

I’d love to shop for some cake stands or hurricane type candle holders. They can be used in so many different ways.

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:16 am

linda (burlap+blue) SAYS:

LOVE Homegoods for their plates and child/baby items!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:18 am

Stacy SAYS:

Woo-hoo I need to update my holiday decor~ this would be very handy! I love the light up candyland gingerbread houses that are in my store that would be 1st on my list!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:19 am

Jenny SAYS:

Christmas presents! Or some decor for our new house!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:19 am

Maureen SAYS:

I have seen the Spode Christmas Tree pattern at the local Home Goods and this would help in purchasing. I haven’t bought any because I do not have the extra monies available for them at this time. But I also love the wreaths they have .

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:19 am

Lisa SAYS:

I would love a few of the wooden bowls,especially of with a handle. A gift card to Home Goods would be the best, I love that store!! Anything else I should do??

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:20 am

Amanda J SAYS:

I’d love to show for new pillows and baskets!! LOVE Homegoods :)

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:20 am

Jennifer SAYS:

I just found an awesome lamp for my living room in fact yesterday. I’d also like to get a table I found. Maybe just maybe I can with the gift card I win.

Thanks for the opportunity. Love your shopping trips there. So fun to see!


Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:20 am

Bonnie Parker SAYS:

I just found this store this past week and already spent $320 dollars in there! I found so much more I wanted too! I was totally diggin all the purple christmas stuff… My colors this years are purple, silver and white! I have several holiday things going on in my house this year, so new decor would be amazing!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:20 am

Denise SAYS:

I need new sheets for my bed. The only set I have is torn and just ready for the trash!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:20 am

Sherie Wren SAYS:

I’ve been wanting to check out Home Goods since their commercials last week! The younger son is “moving in” to the older son’s bedroom and we are re-doing their bed sets, etc….would LOVE to shop for new bedding sets…ones that each of them can pickout, plus some wall organizing for their new co-habitation arrangement!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:21 am

Melissa D SAYS:

I was going to say that I desperately need new wine glasses, but now I’m eyeing those plates! Gosh.

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:21 am

Natalie SAYS:

LOVE HomeGoods! I would definitely buy dishes, linens and a lamp! Addicted to everything they sell!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:21 am

beth whiteside SAYS:

I would stock up on displays for our party business my friend and I are starting!! I LOVE everything here!!

Reply November 16, 2011 at 7:21 am

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