The holiday season is the perfect time to gather all your loved ones for a huge party/dinner or celebration. Regardless of the occasion, menu, or guest list, a few essentials for the holiday season remain constant.
From scented candles to fresh tablecloths and wine glasses, we have curated a list of essentials that'll fit right into your budget and go with the aesthetic of the holiday season. These will help you plan a stress-free, sparkling season of entering.
Let's get right on the list!
Scented candles are a holiday season favorite! They're among the few things that never go out of style. A good candle has the power to set a cozy and welcoming tone at a holiday gathering. These are available in various scents, shapes, sizes, and colors. Choose the one you love.
Wine glasses add so much more to any occasion. You can't go wrong with a vibrant colored wine glass set on the dinner table, and it's the perfect way to style your table. You can choose to mix and match, and we're sure your guests will love cheers. Whatever you're toasting, it will only be grander with a set of stunning wine glasses.
A well-textured tablecloth is a great way to enhance the look of the dining table. There is a vast selection of textured tablecloths – choose a color that screams the holiday season. The variety of shapes, styles, and colors adds an extra layer of panache to the table. A minimally textured tablecloth is a great addition, making cleaning and washing easier.
Table Serving Set
The most important thing on the table will not be the menu but the serving set. It will make the table look even more beautiful if they stand out. You can serve your guests with ease. Choose a set that can be used to serve all the essentials, from starters to desserts.
Home Décor Paintings
Beautiful and artistic wall paintings that match the aesthetics of your home will add to the overall look of your dinner/ party area. Go for warm and inviting illustrations that will be great for the holiday season. Switch it up and embrace the holiday spirit! It will surely get you a lot of praise.
Dinner Plate Sets
Pulling out some festive dinnerware for your table is an excellent way to add holiday cheer. Be picky and go for statement pieces that don't look cheesy or scream overboard. Pottery plates and bowls are great examples of dinner plate sets.
Festive napkins are a great way to elevate your table. A set of traditional plaid-designed napkins will do the trick. Ensure these are made of cotton, so it's easier to wash them.
Wood Cheese Board
A large wooden board is perfect for displaying your starters and appetizers. You can easily align your meat, cheese, veggies, etc., on it. The guests will be happy to pick on these while you prep for the main course.
What's for dessert? Nothing catches the eye more than the dessert bar at a party. The best way to decorate your dessert bar is to have a cake stand. It will be a beautiful focal point of the evening, and the guests will surely enjoy it.
If you love to throw parties and get-togethers during the holiday season, you will need a cleaning kit that you can count on. It will have all the necessary products to make cleaning easier for you. You'll be able to clean tables, countertops, stoves, sinks, and all types of surfaces in half the time.
Food Storage Containers
When there's a huge party, there are bound to be leftovers. And for that, you need all sizes of food storage containers. It is best to stock up on storage containers of all sizes. You can save more time by freezing portions of gravy to prep full-sized meals. You can quickly warm them up later and make work easier for yourself.
The proper cooking utensils will help you prep your meals quickly and reduce the time it took earlier. When preparing meals for over thirty people, you need reliable cooking utensils to make the process easier.
Pie Knife And Server
This is the season to enjoy your favorite warm pies! Be prepared with a gorgeous knife and serving set to add to the festive season decorations.
Whether or not this is the first time you're hosting a holiday party, these entertaining essentials will make you look like a seasoned pro.