Random header image... Refresh for more!

Dinner Party at YORK Pinterest Contest

Thank you to everyone who took part in our “I Dream of York” Pinterest Contest!! After looking at each and every one of your boards I’ve not only picked my top 10, but of course the winner!!!

Congratulations to Lilly Fuhrman! We loved your dinner party board! Very refreshing, natural vibe with an all over glamorous feel! This is the exact look we’ve been dreaming about!!! Please email me monika@thedoctorscloset.com to arrange your $1000 shopping spree to The Cross Design!

Here are the other 9 runners up and favourites!

Kaelin Nelson, Erica, Erin Senior, Alyssa Harper, Lauren Louweling, Jill Burgess, Jennifer Wilson, Alena TC, Brittany Newbiggings

I’m so excited to announce my partnership with MOSAIC Homes, here in Vancouver! They are in the midst of constructing some stunning East coast, Country Modern shingle style homes know as  YORK in Langley!  To join the excitement of their new YORK development, we’ve teamed up to create the perfect dinner party in an in-home setting.  It will be hosted and displayed in one of their concept homes!

Yes, we’re literally throwing a Dinner Party and we need some inspiration! That is where you come in!

We’re  hosting a Pinterest contest right here on the blog!  Giving you a chance to win $1000 shopping spree to The Cross Design. All you need to do is create a Pinterest board, displaying your perfect dinner party! We’re looking for table scape ideas, food, cocktails, flowers, table, chairs, chandeliers, anything that you would see at a dinner party. We will be choosing one of YOUR boards and marking it our favourite! The winner will receive a $1000 gift card to shop at  The Cross Design (in store or online). They always have the best products to bring that extra amount of gold and sparkle!

Want to join the fun? Here is what you need to do:

1. Click over to your Pinterest page and Follow The Doctor’s Closet & MOSAIC Homes on Pinterest.

2. Create a Pinterest board called “Dinner Party at YORK”.

3. Pin 10-50+ images of your dinner party inspiration. Don’t forget to also pin your favourite items from The Cross! A gorgeous chandelier perhaps?

4.  Under each Pin tag #idreamofYORK as well as in the caption of your board! :)

5. Once you are done your board, please leave a comment on this post with a link to your board!

On Monday May 26th we’ll be announcing the winner! Good Luck!
More info below

Take a look at my Dinner Party at YORK  for inspiration! Don’t forget to follow The Doctor’s Closet & MOSAIC Homes on Pinterest!

Remember to pin some of your amazing items from The Cross Design online site, need some inspiration check out their Pinterest page too!

Contest open to North America




1 204 Park { 05.16.14 at 7:14 am }

Oooh, such a fab contest! I LOVE The Cross – totally entering! Xo, S

2 Laura | S.S. Heart { 05.16.14 at 12:31 pm }

Ahhh, such an amazing contest!!
Here is my board! http://www.pinterest.com/ssheart/dinner-party-at-york/
*fingers crossed*

3 Marbel Calderon { 05.16.14 at 12:34 pm }
4 Monika { 05.16.14 at 2:13 pm }

Looks amazing Marbel,

Also- could you lease add #idreamofYORK to the caption of your whole board. We forgot to mention that! So all the boards are grouped together! :)

Thanks so much! Good luck!

5 Monika { 05.16.14 at 2:13 pm }

We’re pumped that you love it Laura!

Also- could you lease add #idreamofYORK to the caption of your whole board. We forgot to mention that! So all the boards are grouped together! :)

Thanks so much! Good luck!

6 Megan { 05.16.14 at 2:29 pm }
7 Kaelin { 05.16.14 at 4:20 pm }

SUCH a fun contest!! Loved coming up with this concept: http://www.pinterest.com/designbykaelin/dinner-party-at-york/

8 Kristie { 05.16.14 at 4:20 pm }
9 Erica K. { 05.16.14 at 4:24 pm }
10 Kaelin { 05.16.14 at 5:45 pm }
11 Bri Budlovsky { 05.16.14 at 6:35 pm }

This is just fantastic (and what a partnership)! I think it will be a wonderful evening, and would be honoured to be a part of it.

Follow Bri’s board Dinner Party at YORK on Pinterest.

12 Erin { 05.16.14 at 7:24 pm }

And I may have gotten a little carried away – I’m sure your dinner party at York will be beautiful!


13 Carly Kmyta { 05.16.14 at 9:25 pm }

I never enter contests, but this one is seriously so fun! Here’s my board!


14 Karen Arce { 05.16.14 at 11:59 pm }
15 Robyn Thompson { 05.17.14 at 2:21 am }

I created a board for a sophisticated dinner party with lush greenery and an elegant menu! xx


16 ALyssa Harper { 05.17.14 at 8:54 am }


Love this idea!! Can’t wait to see it all come together !! I might have pinned to many xx

17 Nicole Kennedy { 05.17.14 at 10:58 am }

I created a fun, bold & bright Dinner Party at YORK Pinterest board, as well as my own vision board for this event <3


18 Alyssa Harper { 05.17.14 at 11:03 am }

LOVE this idea!! Cant wait to see it all come together! I might of pinned to many! xx

19 Martha Zamora { 05.17.14 at 12:19 pm }

What a fun contest. I created a fun and entertaining Board with yummy appetizers and fun drinks! Hope you enjoy =)

20 Renee LeBlanc { 05.17.14 at 12:33 pm }

I had so much fun creating this dinner party at YORK board! I think I need to throw one myself now haha! I hope you like it Monika! Lots of black, white and gold with a punch of colour with florals!
Cross design has so many great pieces!

21 Alina { 05.17.14 at 2:18 pm }
22 Emily Magowan { 05.17.14 at 2:36 pm }

Love this! My board is all about modern, bright table displays with pops of colour and sparkle xx

Here’s my board: http://www.pinterest.com/emilymagowan/dinner-party-at-york/

23 Holly & Molly { 05.17.14 at 5:50 pm }
24 Brittany Robertson { 05.17.14 at 7:20 pm }

I had a blast creating my Dinner Party at the YORK board!! I love this giveaway!!


25 Laura Derksen { 05.17.14 at 11:30 pm }

I may have a little too much fun pinning inspirations. Would love anything from THE CROSS!! I also checkout Mosaic homes website and the row homes look really great! Have fun planning your party!! Here is mine http://www.pinterest.com/arrowlacedesign/dinner-party-at-york/

26 Sean C { 05.18.14 at 6:02 am }
27 Sarah { 05.18.14 at 8:34 am }

Love the decorations! So pretty :)

- Sarah :)

28 Natalie { 05.18.14 at 10:29 am }
29 Tanisha Sczebel { 05.19.14 at 6:59 am }

Hope this board inspires an unforgettable evening http://www.pinterest.com/tanishasczebel/dinner-party-at-york/

30 Lilly Fuhrman { 05.19.14 at 12:32 pm }

Can’t wait for summer dinner parties! Love this contest :)


31 Olivia Pahl { 05.19.14 at 4:02 pm }

Love love LOVE Mosaic Homes!! Awesome contest- I’d love a shopping spree at the Cross!!
my board: http://www.pinterest.com/oliviampahl/dinner-party-at-york/

32 Jenny { 05.20.14 at 1:26 am }

felt so inspired when i was pinning to this board! so many pretty set-ups!… http://www.pinterest.com/rebellexo/dinner-party-at-york/

33 Elizabeth Langston { 05.20.14 at 5:28 am }
34 Esha Basraon { 05.20.14 at 7:54 am }

Because a summer dinner party should have colour, stripes and sparkles…plus, outdoor seating is a must! Here is my board:


35 amanda Reid { 05.20.14 at 8:32 am }

This was too much fun! What a great contest! :)

36 Brittany Comeaux { 05.20.14 at 9:53 am }

This was such a fun activity. I loved looking through The Cross’ website and getting party inspiration (so many great fixtures, chairs and accessories)! The York homes, look beautiful too! Hope you all have a wonderful dinner party!


37 Andria Milliard { 05.20.14 at 11:13 am }

So many fun ideas out there! Can’t wait to see how the real party turns out :)


38 Steph { 05.20.14 at 2:31 pm }
39 Jacqueline Irwin { 05.20.14 at 4:20 pm }
40 Josie { 05.20.14 at 7:19 pm }

Ohhh Monika! i had a blast doing this!! what a fun contest!


41 Sarah Scott { 05.20.14 at 10:34 pm }

Done! Fun!

42 Carsla { 05.21.14 at 7:36 am }

What a gorgeous event! I especially love the donut setup! Superb. (:

<3 Carsla
Founder & CEO of Connect-the-Cloths
A stylist, foodie, & writer’s blog in development.

43 Kelly { 05.21.14 at 2:28 pm }

I just saw this today and I’m really excited to get in on the inspirational pinning!!! Congrats Monika on your new gig, you’ll do fantastic at it because you are so talented!


44 Callie Wright { 05.21.14 at 6:35 pm }

What a fun contest and fabulous prize (been coveting SO much from there!) Have been enjoying creating an ideal dinner party – hope it provides some inspiration/pinspiration for the real party :)

45 Carlyanne Pruger { 05.21.14 at 9:26 pm }
46 Sarah Scott { 05.21.14 at 9:38 pm }
47 Lauren { 05.22.14 at 8:51 am }
48 Nancy Bulmer { 05.22.14 at 9:27 am }

Creating this board was not only fun, but inspirational for my own dinner parties. Have fun with your special party and good luck!
:) Nancy

49 Jill { 05.22.14 at 12:40 pm }
50 Nancy Bulmer { 05.22.14 at 6:35 pm }
51 Jennifer Wilson { 05.22.14 at 7:10 pm }

Absolutely loved creating my #idreamofYORK Board! So much fun! Would love to attend this event and see how it all unfolds!

52 DJ { 05.22.14 at 10:20 pm }
53 Arshia { 05.23.14 at 9:03 am }

Here’s my board, I created a dinner party with a simple yet sophisticated menu to (hopefully) wow the guests…

54 jenn { 05.23.14 at 11:45 am }

Taking cues from YORK’s mountain views and bright, bold doors my my Dinner Party at YORK entry is as follows: http://www.pinterest.com/theshortjenn/dinner-party-at-york/

55 Courtney Betts { 05.23.14 at 4:43 pm }

I also emailed it to you XOXO

56 Kristen { 05.23.14 at 11:54 pm }
57 Alena TC { 05.24.14 at 4:56 pm }

What a fun contest! Have a wonderful dinner party!

58 Kayla { 05.24.14 at 7:59 pm }

Mosaic builds such beautiful homes and their developments always seem to create such cozy and unique communities too. I created a board that was similar to those communities and the atmosphere is warm, bright and inviting !


59 Barbara Ryan { 05.24.14 at 8:59 pm }
60 Sheetal { 05.24.14 at 10:56 pm }

Hi Monica,

Below is the link to my inspiration board – Nature meets Glam:

I hope you enjoy viewing it as much as I enjoyed creating it! :)

XO – Sheetal

61 Monica { 05.25.14 at 1:15 am }
62 Courtney Betts { 05.25.14 at 8:56 am }
63 Areta { 05.25.14 at 11:19 am }
64 Marlana Ratzlaff { 05.25.14 at 12:38 pm }
65 Caroline { 05.25.14 at 2:35 pm }

What a wonderful and fun opportunity for you!

66 Eileen { 05.25.14 at 7:50 pm }
67 Nicole { 05.25.14 at 8:50 pm }


Great contest!! Can’t wait to see who wins..

68 Jacqueline { 05.25.14 at 10:24 pm }
69 Emilie { 05.25.14 at 11:14 pm }

I think I had a little too much fun with this…

70 Bons { 05.25.14 at 11:57 pm }

I’m loving this great contest, thanks! Here’s my board:

71 Britney { 05.26.14 at 1:09 am }

Thank you for an amazing weekend project! Here’s my highly detailed collection of ideas -I loved delving into the world of corporate marketing events for this contest! I had a blast! http://www.pinterest.com/britnewbigging/dinner-party-at-york/

72 Vanessa Friesen { 05.26.14 at 8:36 am }
73 Karina Rivas { 05.26.14 at 10:08 am }

Hi Monika!

Thank you so much for this opportunity! Best contest ever! Here is my board! Hope you like it!



74 Britney { 05.26.14 at 11:12 am }

Hopefully it was just a glitch and my board can still be entered (entered last night but it hasn’t seemed to work). If not, I so enjoyed making the board and planning all the details of this amazing dinner party. Thanks Monika! http://www.pinterest.com/britnewbigging/dinner-party-at-york/

75 Sydney { 05.26.14 at 11:18 am }

Leave a Comment