How to get your Dining Room Ready for Hosting

The dining room is one of the busiest parts of the home. It’s a place where you sit and enjoy delicious meals while spending quality time with friends and family.

If you’re looking to get back to entertaining, then read on! We’ve pulled together all of our top tips for getting your home ready for guests.

Choose Your Staple Pieces

Arguably the most important piece of furniture in the room, your dining table takes centre stage and will determine the style of the entire space. Whether you’re looking for a modern rounded marble-top design or something more classical with a wood finish, it’s important to take the shape and style into account. Clean straight lines give order to a room and will provide the perfect focal point while a more rounded design works better within smaller spaces - allowing guests to face each other for a more intimate and sociable feel.

We have dining table designs of a range of shapes and sizes that will suit all of your needs and perfectly complement any interior style - from extendable models to classic bistro styles. It’s also important to make sure you have comfortable dining chairs that your guests will be happy to sit on for hours. Take a look at our range to find the perfect matching seats!

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Serve the Food in Style

After spending the last few years on our own, we all want to impress our guests that little bit more this year! Delight and intrigue your friends and family with some extra-special styling and consider your tableware, glassware and accessories carefully to add that wow-factor to the table.

You can create a truly elegant appeal by pairing our glamorous Parla glassware with our Melle crockery - the gold finishes of these designs will certainly turn heads. Why not further enhance this glamorous look by adding sprigs of eucalyptus in pretty planters? It’s simple but oh-so effective!

To really wow your guests and get the dinner party started, think about getting a drinks trolley or cabinet to display your favourite tipples and glassware. Take a look at our wide choice of art deco-style designs that can be rolled easily from room to room with ease.

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Set the Mood

Now that you’ve got the look and style of your space sorted, it’s time to set the mood. If you’re entertaining you’ll want to make sure you’re creating a more intimate atmosphere for visitors, so choosing the right lighting is key. Pendant lights are ideal as they will drop the background out of focus and draw your attention to your guests, family and food. Our Cabo Ceiling Light in matt black sits beautifully over wooden tables and modern accessories to create a stylish yet welcoming feel across the table.

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