Guest Groups: Get Your Game On!

The holidays may be over, but it doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Help beat those winter blues by hosting a Game Night. We’ve put together a fantastic group of entertaining and games essentials to kick off the new season with a little friendly rivalry. — Heather and Vanessa from At the Picket Fence

Restoration Hardware

Town Hall Bingo – $129

Bingo isn’t just for those of us who are a little longer in the tooth. Enjoy the timeless game in style with this portable collection, complete with a metal cage prepared for a quick twist to pop out the winning number. There is nothing quite like the feeling when you shout out that magical word:”Bingo!”

Z Gallerie

Bullseye Party Picks – $9.95

Your taste buds would be the target with those brilliant Bullseye Party Picks. We would utilize them for our drinks, and we find them to be the ideal way to skewer some cheese and deli meat to get an appetizer using a fun twist.

Dart Boards

Arachnid Cricket Pro 800 Electronic Dart Board with Heckler Feature and Cabinet – $469.98

We might just wait to serve our cocktails before after a rousing game of darts. But we are pretty sure that using this electronic dartboard mounted at a stunning cherry cupboard, we will have no trouble hitting our mark.

Barnes & Noble

Gourmet Game Night by Cynthia Nims – $14.98

Everyone’s a winner when you start off your Game Night with great food. We love that this cookbook is full of recipes for delectable finger foods which will keep those hands free for dealing cards or rolling dice.


Cuisinart Electric Fondue Set – $69.95

Do you fondue? We do! We love the idea of inviting your visitors to get to know each other better within this timeless fondue pot. And we are pretty sure just about anything tastes good coated in chocolate.

Pottery Barn

Chancellor Large Condiment Tray – $49

You’ll need a location for those Game Night munchies. Why don’t you serve them in this simple and elegant silver tray? The clean lines and subtle styling will emphasize your snacks without distracting guests from the goal at hand: winning.


Cosco Folding Table, Mahogany Finish – $74.99

Folding tables don’t need to seem, well, like folding tables. This is a gorgeous way to generate space for more guests without compromising on style.

Z Gallerie

Lexington Mirrored Butler Tray – $259.95

This portable bar with a detachable mirrored tray is the best way to keep your food and drinks near the action. With places for storing your glasses and bottles, we adore knowing our guests will not need to go far to get a little break.


Night Hawk 55″ Round Poker Table – $849.99

For the poker player, this stunning dining table has space for 8 and comes complete with cup holders and a claw-foot base base. We don’t believe our husbands would mind if we occasionally threw a tablecloth on it with some flowers in the middle, do you?


Leather Professional Poker Sets – $105

Proceed over Ocean’s 11. We believe this velvet-lined and leather-bound poker collection would have us feeling like we had been holding our own one of the professionals.

Ballard Designs

Place of 12 Numbered Barware Glasses – $69

We would like our Game Night guests to remain focused, therefore these numbered eyeglasses are the ideal way for them to keep an eye on the drinks and keep their minds in the game.

Ballard Designs

Place of 100 Personalized Shatterproof Cups – $120

But for those who may get a little rowdy through your Game Night, these monogrammed, shatterproof cups are just the thing. In addition to customized napkins and coasters, you won’t need to worry about cleaning up after a sore loser.

Fitz and Floyd

Game Night Coasters And Holder – $28

Protect your surfaces at authentic Game Night type with those high-rollin’ coasters. We believe even Frank, Dean and Sammy Davis Jr. would approve of these.

Cost Plus World Market

Gray/Yellow Herringbone Floor Cushion – $34.99

When you’re prepared for those games which need a bit more elbow space, these floor cushions will provide a cushy spot for your visitors to sit.


Poker & Blackjack Table Top with Case – $49.99

Everyone will be”all in” with this Poker & Blackjack Table Top. And you’ll be happy to”fold” this up and store it until the following Game Night.

Z Gallerie

Round Dice Set of 6 – $23.70

Add some interest to a celebration by rolling these around dice. Worried about the friend who would fudge their numbers? Well don’t be! These come complete with a mini-weight that ensures you’ll know the specific number of dots.

Restoration Hardware

Vintage Edition Monopoly – $149

How about some fun for those of us who can not appear to keep a poker face? This beautiful Monopoly collection has a decidedly vintage sense, and we love being able to escape to a world where real estate continues to be a hot commodity.


Circus Vintage Cart Movie Popcorn Maker – $159

Keep the fun and the food going all night with this traditional electrical popcorn cart. It’s ideal for Game Night or Movie Night, and friends and family will always want to come hang out at your house. That is a good thing, we guarantee!

Cost Plus World Market

Popcorn Bowls – $9.99

You have to have someplace for that popcorn to go before it hits your mouth. This fun metal set includes a large serving bowl and 4 smaller dishes ideal for individual parts.

Oriental Trading Co..

Mini Striped Popcorn Boxes, Set of 24 – $4

At the end of the nighttime, send your visitors on their way with some popcorn from those darling red and white striped boxes. Everyone will feel like a winner.

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