Glam Oscar-Party Space

Planning an Oscar viewing party to catch all the fun and fashion with your friends? Do it in style with these decor tips from Tommy Smythe.

Glam Oscar-Party Space

Above: cradenza, sofa, chairs, wood bowl, bar table, lamp, rug, ottomans, Cocoon; sofa table, coffee table, Zilli Home; TV, LG; posters,

Comfortable seating is a must

Awards shows and sporting events can go for four to six hours non-stop, so comfortable seating is a necessity. You want this space to feel like a home theatre, but not look like a Cineplex, so consider a sectional couch for maximum seating. If your space cannot accommodate a sectional go for a couch with chairs and ottomans for additional seating.

Glam Oscar-Party Space

All amenities must be in arm's reach

Transform your credenza or sideboard into a bar. Crystal barware provides the opulence you need for a great Oscar party.

Be tech-savvy

Part of watching any broadcast is connecting with social media in real time. Encourage your guests to use social media by making it accessible and part of your schematic: create a media hub with iPads, smartphones, etc.

Go bold with gold

For the ultimate Oscar party, make sure you've got the glitter and glitz of gold. Metallics are neutral, so they can work with the rest of your decor. You can glam it up even further with luxury items like silk cushions.

Glam Oscar-Party Space

Sprinkle in a touch of vintage

The Oscars never depart from the event's Hollywood roots, so play it up!

Go all the way with your theme

There's no such thing as an over-the-top theme party, but you can still keep it tasteful. Interactive and fun elements will add life to your party. Create a ballot box and entries for your very own party awards like 'Best Dressed Guest' and 'Most Likely to Get Carried Away at the Bar.'

Tommy Smythe


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