Think of this blog post as a beginner’s guide to entertaining; it shares must-have items that every host will need (and want!) when hosting a party at home. If you’re shopping for any of these pieces for the first time, keep in mind that the more versatile, the better. These hosting essentials will see a lot of love for years to come, so you’ll want to invest in items that are both timeless and durable. Follow this checklist for the supplies you’ll want handy for future festivities!
Checklist of Hosting Essentials
think: agate trays, wooden boards, marble slabs
Vessels for Fresh Flowers
think: various sizes of glass, ceramic or stone
think: tapers, votives, tea lights
Nice Serving Utensils
think: cheese knives, serving spoons, mini tongs
think: stainless steel, antique brass, acrylic
think: double dispensers, dispenser stands… guests love easy access to batch cocktails or fruit infused water
think: cocktail shaker, muddler, strainer
think: eco-friendly, reusable, elegant
think: red, white, champagne, water
think: five piece set, butter knives, steak knives
think: charger, dinner plate, side plate, salad plate, dessert plate
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