The holiday season is rife with images of ribboned gifts, reindeer-led sleighs, and friends and relatives in their holiday finest. And with the holiday season comes holiday entertaining at home: cocktail parties for colleagues, family dinners, New Year’s Eve blowouts for your 100 nearest and dearest. No matter the gathering, these stylish holiday table setting ideas will set the stage for your holiday entertaining and all year-round.
Start with Elegant Table Settings: Fine China Plates
Create a statement on your holiday table with these elaborate dining plates. From the Emperor’s Garden collection by Sieger by Furstenberg, these plates flaunt festive colors and hand-gilded motifs that will set the tone for a lively holiday party or gathering.
Buy Sieger by Furstenberg Emperor’s Garden 5-Piece Place Setting, $555, at michaelcfina.com
Dress Up the Table: Chic Placemats
Set the stage for your holiday table settings with sophisticated linens. These placemats come in an array of color combinations, including white with coral trim; are machine-washable; and require no ironing. So, they’re sure to last for holiday seasons to come. Coordinating napkins are available, too.
Buy Home, James! Lily Pond Coral Ribbon on White Placemats, $64 (set of 4), at homejameseasthampton.com
More Holiday Table Décor: Metallic Napkin Holders
Bring charm and whimsy to your holiday table with these napkin rings. Soft strands of brass “twine” add just the right amount of the metallic trend, and these rings will complement any napkins.
Buy Kelly Wearstler for Sferra Napkin Rings, $102 (set of 2), at linealuxe.com
Sparkle Plenty for Holiday Entertainment: Colorful Glasses
Glam-up your glasses with these gold Twisted Tumblers from Nouvel Studios. If gold doesn’t raise your spirits, you can enjoy your party cocktails in the red, gray, or aqua glasses, too.
Buy Nouvel Studio Twisted Tumblers, $24 each, at barneys.com
Add a Holiday Table Centerpiece: Candlesticks
Add E.R. Butler & Company’s Ted Muehling candlesticks to your table centerpiece for all of your holiday entertaining. Combining 3 basic shapes, Muehling’s candlesticks come in 19 different designs. Available in oxidized bronze, Sterling silver plate, or gold, these candlesticks are sure to brighten up your party decór.
Buy Ted Muehling Collection Bronze, Silver, and Gold Candlesticks, $144–$1,210, at erbutler.com
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