Home For The Holidays: Table Settings And Sideboards

Table settings and sideboard ideas are the topic of the final installment in the Places In The Home Home For The Holidays series.


Southern Living

It’s holiday time, joy is in the air, and help is here.

If you have followed this series I hope you have gathered helpful hints, tips and decorative ideas.

This Ivy House


Mixing flatware patterns instantly puts a unique twist on old favorites.

Step away from conventional ideas of absolute matching and mix things up for the eye a bit.


Southern Living- Photo by Lauren Rubinstein

Napkin folding arrangements are a tablescape work of art.

Traditional Home

Tabletop space can become very limited when entertaining, especially at holiday time.

It need not be a problem if there is a sideboard or buffet available.

Begin by editing the existing accessories in order to free up the space.

I am practicing what I preach, and now our sideboard is set and ready for our Thanksgiving desserts.


Additional china, drinkware and table linens can be conveniently housed as well as flatware.

House to Home

Natural centerpieces of seasonal branches, nuts, or fruit dress the sideboard for the celebration.


Country Living

The always elegant sideboard bar serves as the perfect cocktail accessory for entertaining, especially festive holiday entertaining.

Eggnog anyone?


House Beautiful

It’s hard to argue the beauty of both this sideboard and gorgeous holiday decoration.



I have thoroughly enjoyed bringing you the Places In The Home Home for the Holidays series.

I hope the information proves useful during the holidays.

 Love your style!

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2 thoughts on “Home For The Holidays: Table Settings And Sideboards”

  1. thank you for these wonderful pictures. my favoufite is the blue cabinet. they have got one like that at Nostall Priory where i live. Its just amazing thanks.

  2. Isn’t it beautiful? Blue cabinetry has a special look all its own, elegant farmhouse is what I like to call it. I’m glad you enjoyed the pictures- I try to find those that I like and hope my readers do too.

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