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Guest Picks: Gracious Serveware for the Holidays and Every Day

Entertaining is always entertaining during the holiday period, but with amazing pieces makes putting together a simple meal or throwing a soiree all the more enjoyable. You’ll enjoy using these practical and beautiful choices, and your visitors will enjoy a meal or beverages served with such pretty pieces too. — Erin from House of Earnest


Bon App├ętit Napkins by Linea Carta – $28

Tell your visitors to consume and enjoy with these charming napkins. They are simple, chic and never on the top.


Totem Pitcher – $49.90

Anything gold-dipped is wonderful in my book, but the form of the pitcher makes it far more interesting. It would be amazing as a vase too.


Star Home Artisan Footed Cake Stand – $48.48

I really like that this little guy includes a bark-like edge, making amusing on silver a bit more casual.


The European Kitchen Spanish Olive Tray Lazy Susan – $188

I’m in love with this lazy Susan. It is worn olive wood surface appears as though it has already been on the table of generations of families. I use turntables for more than simply making food accessible. They make a great corral to get a centerpiece and constantly seem pretty styled using a spoonful of flowers along with your pepper and salt mill.


Silver Street Coasters – $30

Cute sayings make these chic silver coasters so fun. Their reasonable price makes them even more fun.


Senna Platter – $49.95

This dish has great colors that are both cool and warm, matte and metallic. It is a great all-around pick for early autumn and the holidays.

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Cocktail Picks, Gold – $18.95

I can’t think of anything darling that golden selections for snacking. Olives, cheeses, fruits and truffles do not stand a chance.


Hand-Painted Mini Milk Creamer by Room for Emptiness – EUR 6.50

Cute creamers will be the icing on this cake. It’s possible to impress guests directly to the last sip with this adorable ceramic hand-painted creamer.

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Moscow Mule Mug, Copper – $14.95

I don’t have any clue what a “Moscow Mule” is, however, this Moscow Mule mug could look amazing with some hot chocolate inside and marshmallows brimming in the top.


The European Kitchen Baguette Slicing Board – $128

Don’t keep living life with awkwardly cut baguettes. This baguette slicing board is as pretty as it is practical. Stack fruit onto it to get an elongated centerpiece if not using it for slicing into your favorite bakery goods.


Crosshatch Globe Decanter, Gold – $185

This decanter has so much character. I think that it could make an excellent present for your own hard-to-buy-for entertainer on your list. It would likewise be pretty like a decorative vase or piece.

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Mercury Glass Manage Salad Serveware Set – $19.99

I think everybody needs a little sparkle and glow for your holidays. Mercury glass–handled servers add a little bit of glow to any dinner year round.


Feathers Bowl No. 67 by Villarreal Ceramics – $26

This pretty feathery platter is white when stuffed with food but includes a pleasant little surprise in the base. Hand-painted feathers are fun and modern and will be a welcome departure from traditional holiday serveware.

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Wall Mounted Stag Bottle Opener – $16.99

Serve up a cold beer in holiday style. This stag bottle opener will make a grin on your face .


Matilde Dinnerware – $7.90

Mix and match this floral floral dinnerware using rustic, natural accessories for a chic woodland holiday. Birch, evergreen springs, holly and pinecones would suit the bill.


Recycled Vintage Wine Tags by White Tulip Boutique – $22

Serve up a little cheer (and label it as such) this holiday season. Recycled vintage wine tags are also a great gift idea.

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Laksha Glass – $12

Delightfully sweet and totally classic, this recycled highball glass from Terrain would be ideal for juice in brunch or a little something more powerful.


Kraftware Sleek 3-Piece Double Wall Insulated Round Entertaining Tray Set – $162.84

A double-walled bowl to keep foods warm or cold is vital for holiday fun. I would fill it with a heat pack for warm appetizers and also ice for shrimp cocktail (or any other cold snacks — shrimp is just my favorite).

White Porcelain 3-section Rounded Divided Dish – $14.47

Little bites seem plentiful when in a little container. Fill this three-section dish with nuts, dried fruits or any other small nibbles to stave off hunger before the big meal is served.

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