When it comes to entertaining, it's all about the tabletop details — the plates, cups and silverware you have, as well as the table runner, napkins and coasters you decorate with, can make or break your dinner party. There are many different ways to revamp your table setting, including investing in new dinnerware, silverware and glassware or splurging on a home bar, complete with wineglasses, beer glasses, ice bucket and wine rack. Here's how to update your dinnerware and table setting decor before hosting your next party. More
This reusable cotton/linen blend roll of placemats is as convenient as a stack of paper placemats, but better looking and longer lasting. Just tear them off the roll, and when they start to look soiled, either wash them (up to six times) or discard them. If only one or two are soiled, you can...
This artisan-designed porcelain serving dish will bring grace and style to every meal. The timeless elegance of its traditional Danish design means you will enjoy it for years to come.
Linen and cotton yarns, dyed slightly different hues before weaving, lend our tablecloth soft, nuanced color and wonderful drape. Stitched stripes run along each edge and cross at the corners.
Nothing beats the elegance of setting a table with chargers under each plate. It adds an extra layer of texture and interest to the setting. You can't go wrong with this handmade ceramic charger that is easy enough to clean in the dishwasher.
A hearty stew needs a hearty bowl. This one, with a lion’s head on either side, will make your stomach growl while making your table look hip. For an innovative, contemporary look, pair these bowls with placemats in a vivid chevron pattern.
Add some classic elegance to the table with this sleek oval serving bowl tastefully adorned with fleur-de-lis handles. Handcrafted from sand cast aluminum and polished to a regal shine, it looks as stunning on a nice tablecloth with flickering candlelight as it would filled with snacks on the...
Welcome guests with this traditional symbol of hospitality. Each piece is diamond-wheel engraved. Dishwasher safe. Made in USA.
Ready to serve dinner in special style? With this 5-dish modular serving platter, you will transform your best recipes into tantalizing works of art. The unique arrangement of the white porcelain dishes inside a natural word platter makes for an eye-pleasing design. Use this 5-piece dish to serve...
No matter what direction you are headed, you need a steady compass to guide you home. The Compass Rose collection helps you stay the course through calm seas or squalls. This classic nod to navigation is the perfect edition to any elegant evening. Whether you fancy yourself Captain Stubing or...
Hand painted in Mexico, based on a classic Italian design style, these ceramic soup bowls have a comforting, traditional vibe that is perfect for serving your mom's minestrone. In soft ocean blue and white, they are subtle and classy enough for most kitchens, while maintaining that artisan folk...
Get all the clean refreshment of your favorite chilled beverage and none of the extra bits. This attractive carafe features a strainer near the spout, which helps contain ice cubes, seeds or pulp.
No more messy drips! This spoon rests on the edge of a pot, so it’s always handy and drips stay in the pan. Handcrafted in Pennsylvania from cherry wood, it remains cool to the touch and stores easily beside your cooktop. Makes a pretty and practical gift, too.
A spoon holder has many uses besides holding spoons. You can use this sleek one for holding your makeup brushes, cotton balls, sugar packets or cocktail stirrers. Designed by Carlo Mazzeri and Anselmo Vitale, this spoon holder looks beautiful standing on the kitchen table or bathroom counter. Just...
For your table decor to properly mesh, you should begin with a simple and accommodating base design. In this case, an open weave table runner woven with shimmering threads offers just the understated backdrop drama you’re looking for.
Your eye for unusual objects is naturally drawn to this beautifully detailed creature. Use this aluminum alligator to serve at your next party, or display as an example of unique reptile style.
Consider the reaches of your flute repertoire expanded. This one harmonizes the artistry of hand-painting with the refinement of a perfectly designed glass for retaining the bubbles of your favorite champagne. The result? A beautiful and noteworthy addition to your bar collection.
A tisket a tasket — it's fun to tote around wine in this basket! Plus, it allows your reds to decant in the traditional way by letting the bottle rest on its side. It's also a great way to impress your guests at your next dinner party.
Get the beauty of slate without the hassle. Now you can present hot or cold dishes attractively on this porcelain paste rectangular plate without fear of chipping or scratching. Best of all, it's safe for freezers, ovens, microwaves and dishwashers.
You can lead this horse to water — but he’d probably prefer a beer! Add this whimsical opener to your bar and you’ll be sure to smile every time you use it.
A single Fleur De Lis is carefully sand-etched on brilliant clear lead free crystal glassware. Made in USA.
Lettuce be awed by this elegant salad set. Whatever you toss together in this bowl will look stunning. It deserves a center place on your table or could be used as a centerpiece holding fruit and nuts.
Created with sand-cast aluminum, your drink mixing just got speedier. Perfect for any bar or leave it in the icemaker for hands-free scooping.
Add some fierce reptile style to your decor. You can fill this 12-inch aluminum bowl with fruit, chips, whatever you please at your next party—or simply leave out on display.
Bamboo makes for a truly revolutionary product and will quickly become your favorite everyday dishware. Not only is it biodegradable, durable and attractive — it's also dishwasher safe! These small plates, made from 100 percent bamboo, have a square shape that makes them decidedly modern.
Flax is another name for linen-flax refers to the plant and seed, whereas linen refers to the fabric that is made from the flax plant. Flax or linen is a very eco friendly fiber. Thomas Paul has left the ground color in this collection in its natural state, providing a nice contrast with the...
When it comes to this sensational tray, it’s service with a style. Whether you’re providing dessert for a few friends or after-dinner coffee for several guests, you’ll walk in secure and steady, ready to impress.
Bamboo makes for a truly revolutionary product and will quickly become your favorite everyday dishware. Not only is it biodegradable, durable and attractive — it's also dishwasher safe!
Line items: A small investment in any one of these vintage stripe pieces can add major charm to a room. So consider what a full collection of bed, window and table linens in that pattern can do. You can pretty well bank on being able to mix the colors up, or add with other patterns to extend your...
Mesclun, radicchio, endive — all the colorful greens for salads will look even more appealing on this hand-painted, terra-cotta, Italian rose salad and dessert plate. Bake your favorite seasonal pie and serve it up à la mode — slices never looked so pretty!
Host a home tasting to show off your fine wine collection. This set of lead crystal wineglasses will set the tone in superb style.
No one wants to drink alone, so why not buy your barware in twos? These eclectic highball glasses are perfect for cocktail hour with a friend or neighbor. The chiseled ice design keeps things fresh while the tall glass allows room for extra ice and more than 14 ounces ounces of your favorite...
Set a tranquil tone at your table. This simple yet stylish jug is ideal for milk, juice or whatever you fancy. Designed by Danish ceramist, Gry Fager, this beautiful porcelain pitcher features a traditional cross-stitch pattern.
Gray Stitch Large Jug
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