5 must-haves to get your home ready for guests.
1. Sofa Table
As a rule, guests tend to spend the most time where the food is. A sofa table
is a great place to set out hors d'oeuvres or drinks, and it's light enough that you can move it where you want the party to be. That way, you can keep your guests happy and keep the traffic out of your kitchen.
2. Fireplace Console
What better way to create a welcoming atmosphere for your guests than with the warmth of a glowing fireplace? These stand-alone fireplaces
don't need to vent, so you can use one in any room. Plus, it's the perfect place to hang stockings during the holidays.
3. Glass-Top Coffee and End Tables
Where there's a holiday, there's sure to be food and drinks, which is why glass-top tables
make our short list. Their easy-clean surface means you never have to worry about spills and stains, so you can relax instead of chasing your guests around with coasters.
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4. Nesting Ottomans
When company comes to visit, you can always use some extra seating. If your guests include kids, then you'll be thankful for a set of nesting ottomans. They're easy to store, and kids love sitting on them! You can even use them as footrests when you're not entertaining.
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5. Accent Chest
They have so many uses, from storing blankets to lending a stylish look to your space. But as far as entertaining goes, an accent chest provides the perfect spot to set up a bubbly buffet, where your guests can prepare their own drinks.