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
You put a great deal of thought into selecting the perfect bottle of wine. Now serve it with panache on this rustic natural fir wine tray.
Acela Round Wine Tray
Take your morning tea with a heaping spoonful of contemporary style. These glass tea mugs with stainless steel handles and saucers offer simple, stunning sophistication.
Unexpected grace. This delightfully engineered structure of metal and mesh netting will make light work of whatever fruit, vegetables or collectibles you keep on hand. The RAYTray is nothing short of a small miracle of design.
These basket weave placemats have you covered, for simple to special occasion meals. And with an extensive menu of colors to choose from, you may find yourself mixing it up with maximum effect.
Italians know a thing or two about style — and about setting a primo table. This set of high-quality, stainless steel flatware features rounded corners and sexy curves, along with a mirror polish, sure to make your table shine. Designed in Italy, each six-piece set includes two knives, two forks...
Alessi "Nuovo Milano" 6-Piece Cutlery Set
$125 · Only 6 Left
Nothing is as purrfect as this adorable bottle stopper for keeping your wine from oxidizing. The colorful cat perched on top seems content as it keeps a watchful eye on your chardonnay.
Serve it up naturally with this 24.75-ounce porcelain basalt bowl. Inspired by slate, this unique porcelain medium won’t chip or scratch. Plus, it goes in the oven, dishwasher, microwave and freezer. All that and a contemporary cool matte slate color.
Revol Porcelain Basalt Individual Serving Bowl
$31 · Only 2 Left
A checkered past is thoroughly acceptable in the right company. For example, while this vintage gingham check can easily stand alone, it also makes a pretty, complimentary companion to other traditional patterns you’ve collected. Mixing and matching the bed, window and table linens just adds to the...
Our Starfish design offers a different seascape pattern on every shape. Seagrass, starfish, bubbles, a lone fish, giving each glass a distinctive charm. Made in Slovakia .
Starfish Carafe 42oz
$49.99 · Only 9 Left
Parties at your place are about to get even more special. Serve guests on this gator and you'll spark conversations in the process.
*Made from environmentally-friendly reclaimed fir stumps with an easy care food-safe lacquer finish *Each piece is hand-carved by skilled artisans, so no two are exactly alike. Knotholes and minor cracks add a unique charm. *Gorgeous wood grain and colors make these great for a wide variety of...
This shapely bowl wraps around your food, framing it in a white palette that lets the fare be the focus. You've never seen a bowl like this before, but it would be right at home in any modernly designed dining area.
Four for dinner. This Fiesta dinnerware set invites you to indulge in a feast for the eyes: You can choose from 15 smooth and glossy color glazes to coordinate or contrast as you like. Each set contains the mainstays for a meal in classic style.
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.
Bring beaded beauty to your table with this hand-embellished round placemat. Add a little glimmer to each setting when you lay out these gorgeous mats.
With this comprehensive bar set, you can finally go from basic bartender to metropolitan mixologist. It features a jigger (for those of you who actually measure), a mixing glass, stirrer, shaker and strainer. How long until happy hour?
Alessi 'Boston' Shaker Set-Strainer
$249 · Only 3 Left
If you're in the cupcake swing of things or a savory cheese plate is more your thing — you've got to have a place to put them on display. This hand-painted cheese dome and plate proudly presents your delicacies in a way that makes them almost too pretty to eat.
If you're looking for a quick way to add sparkle and natural beauty, this charm is your Acer in the hole. A natural, full moon maple leaf positively gleams in your choice of either 24-karat gold or iridescent finishes. Hang it atop a wine bottle, use it as a napkin ring, or dangle it from a hook.
Let this fiercely detailed gator guard the specialty drink at your next party. The beverage.server holds 2.3 gallons, and the stylish reptile at the top will spark conversations over every glass.
Wine Enthusiast Wine Cork Bulletin Board Kit
$34.98 · Only 6 Left
The pattern, colors and glaze of this lustrous bowl add a timeless quality to your decor. Handmade in Italy, it's the kind of accent piece that enhances your favorite setting with subtle stately impact.
Lustro Footed Bowl
$437 · Only 5 Left
If you love Parisian style and wish to bring it home, then this is the tray for you. Whatever you serve will instantly be elevated to the height of French fashion. Bon appétit!
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...
Alessi Spoon Holder
$77 · Only 2 Left
There is something comforting about a classic. From a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to "Breakfast at Tiffany's," classics embody a simple yet heartfelt nostalgia. This mug features clean lines and a simple shape, and has the ability to turn every morning's cup of coffee into a timeless classic.
Revol Porcelain Grands Classiques Mug White
$19 · Only 2 Left
Even if you’re not a connoisseur of escargot, this eye-catching serving dish can be used for other hors d’oeuvres. Its freeform design features compartments to hold nuts and other snails … oops … snacks.
Alessi Amlia Snail Dish
$86 · Only 4 Left
Serve with style, this grape entertainment tray boasts five items to adorn with yummy vittles to share. Traditional appetizers, cheese, olives, crudités — you can present it all on one beautifully crafted coordinated and graceful serving platter.
Grape Entertainment Tray, Set of 5
$150 · Only 9 Left
Filled with an icy beverage of your choice, this 35-ounce pitcher will be like an oasis on a hot day, bringing everyone together to cool down and replenish. The charming ocean scene etched right into the glass conveys a sense of peaceful days at the beach, and the blue glass handle is a stunning...
Layer your table with subtle hints of nature's beauty with a linen table runner. Choose from two, elegant color palettes to complement your dining room. Play off of the natural beauty found in butterfly wings, rocks and driftwood for a sophisticated take on rustic decor.
Metallic Printed Linen Table Runner
$80 · Only 4 Left
Pour it on at your next party, reptile style! This aluminum alligator pitcher — a testament to your unique eye for beautiful, functional objects — will spark conversations over every beverage.
This hand-woven rattan placemat is done "Hapao style," meaning a tight, intricate weave initially created in the Philippines to ensure durability and beautiful longevity. Finished with a coating of clear lacquer for easy clean-up, this rectangular rattan placement is a beautiful addition to your...
If you’re asking yourself where you can find the trendiest tea mugs around, here are two excellent answers. This pair of uber-modern tea mugs in flawless glass and stainless steel is precisely what you, the sophisticated tea lover, have been looking for.
Elegance spirals outward on this golden charger plate, which will bring any dining experience to the next level of loveliness. Serving food on this plate will make your meal matter by creating something beautiful in the setting.
You'd like to sup' with your baby tonight, but that plate is too darn hot for your table. Keep it cooler than Ella Fitzgerald with this jazzy dish holder that expands nearly as far as Ella's vocal range. It's made of stainless steel with rounded black handles.
Alessi "Pipiro" Dish Holder
$115 · Only 5 Left
Keep your salads crisp and cool with this innovative party bowl. The bottom compartment holds ice and vents insure cold air flows free. Your dish stays perfectly chilled, even on sweltering hot days. Includes a divided appetizer insert with dip cup and salad servers that conveniently hook onto the...
This set of handmade, wheel-thrown tableware is anything but standard. Ideal for a wedding registry, color combos change seasonally and editions are limited. The 16-piece dinner set includes four each of dinner and salad plates, bowls and mugs. These special sturdy serving dishes are dishwasher and...
Handmade Wheel-Thrown Tableware
$850 · Only 2 Left
Keep your party nibbles as cool as your get together with this icy dip bowl. The steel cup keeps your guacamole, hummus or other favorite dip nice and chilled so you can get out of the kitchen and back to hosting. The nesting bowls ensure a sturdy fit, and you can pop on the lid to save leftovers...
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