Ramy Brook designer Ramy Brook Sharp shares her top tips for seasonal entertaining.
Tip 1: Plan the table shape around your party size.
For a small gathering, use a round table to create an intimate setting. For larger dinner parties, long tables do the trick.
Tip 2: Assign place settings.
Not only does this eliminate seating chaos upon arrival, but it also allows your guests to set down their belongings during cocktail hour. Make sure to place yourself and your co-host(s) on the end! This allows you to move and socialize easily and gives those seats priority over the middle section of a table.
Tip 3: Stick to a color scheme or fun theme.
This way, you can get creative in the direction of your décor — Amazon, Party City, and Etsy are my go-to’s for decorations. Plus, everyone loves a good themed party for photo ops!
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