It doesn’t take a calendar to recognize that the holiday season is here. You can go outside and feel that welcome chill in the air, the crisp weather that has you pulling your favorite sweaters out from the back of the closet. You can hear the holiday tunes or look outside and see the foliage. It seems like the whole world is getting into holiday form—and your home shouldn’t be any exception.
That’s doubly true if you’re hosting a get together with friends and family. If you want to be this holiday season’s MVP, you should set the seasonal tone where it matters most: the dinner table. This goes beyond just serving your guests a rich and delicious meal. The dinner table is where friends and family gather, so why not make it a festive tableau that inspires holiday cheer?
Right now your dinner table might look like a blank canvas. But with a few items, you can transform it into a holiday masterpiece. Even better, you won’t have to navigate the crowds at your local mall to pick up your seasonal supplies. All these holiday essentials are available on QVC. Also, right now new QVC customers can get $15 off their first purchase of $35+ with code HOLIDAY, so take advantage!
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Napkin rings can add a touch of elegance to your table setting. This set from Design Imports does that and more, encouraging your guests to stay merry before digging into their holiday feast. Plus, the metallic gold design goes with pretty much any design of napkin and tablecloth, whether you’re going with a clean white look or something more extravagant.
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Between the decorations and table settings, you might be running out of real estate on your table. That’s where this stylish two-tiered mirrored server display by Valerie comes in handy. You can use this to hold as many dinner rolls as your guests can eat, as a head-turning charcuterie board between meals, or a place to stack pastries in style during a luxurious holiday brunch. Stylish and versatile, it’s a must-have for any holiday host.
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You don’t need a roaring fireplace to create a warm, inviting atmosphere. A few candles at the table can go a long way in establishing a cozy vibe. And this set of three bronze candlestick holders by Lauren McBride are a perfect match for the holidays, providing a warm accent to any dinner table. These bronze beauties are available in graduated sizes, allowing you to arrange them in whatever way best fits your home.
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Even if you live in an area where it’s 70 degrees in December, you can bring some snowflakes into the mix with this stunning table runner. Its embroidered snowflake design adds a subtly festive touch to your table, and with silver and gold thread on a white background, it really helps your dishes and dinnerware pop.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Who says decorations can’t also be delicious? These silver and gold toffee almonds don’t just bring color to your holiday display—they give your guests something sweet to snack on before and after dinner. The almonds are coated in butter toffee, dipped in milk chocolate and finished with a shimmery coating. The contents of a candy dish have never been so sophisticated.
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Sorry, but a holiday celebration doesn’t officially begin until you open the first bottle of wine. Instead of fretting about which varietal your guests might prefer, you can pick up this comprehensive set of 12 mouthwatering bottles. It basically functions as a trip through California wine country, with bottles of Moscato, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon from different vineyards included in the set. That kind of wine selection is certainly worth a toast.
Once you’ve stocked up on all these items artfully laid out on your dinner table, all you’ll need to add is your favorite holiday meal and some guests to enjoy it.