It’s time to gather around the family table

It’s the holiday season, and nothing brings people together like a family meal around the table. This time of year, there is just something festive and comforting about the American table, a simple staple that brings family and friends together both near and far. While you’re gathering around the table this season, here are some tips to turn the volume up on the festive holiday vibe.

The more the merrier. The days of the children’s table and alternative sitting spaces are over. The whole family has gathered together to share the stories of the year, and most importantly, to be together. A large table like the large Stickley Dining Room Haverford Dining Table.
Bring the warm glow of the fire to the table. The holidays aren’t quite complete without the warmth of a fireplace. Replicate this comforting feeling at the family table by adding pops of candle light. Teardrop lidded candles from Global Views Accessories are the perfect addition to your tabletop, small enough to not take too much desired space, yet colorful enough to make an impact.

Decking is for more than the halls. We’ve all heard about decking the halls with boughs of holly, but your table shouldn’t be left out when it comes to décor. Personalize your space with these belted clear glass jars from Global Views Accessories. Fill them with holiday-inspired décor or candy that speaks to your family and friends.

Serve in style. When it comes to meal prep, you don’t want to overlook the presentation. After all, why put all of the effort into the execution just to have a sloppy presentation? You want to awe your guests. These snow white arlberg platters are presentation worthy and guaranteed to make garner some “oohs and aahs” when you whisk your plates out of the kitchen.

Show and tell. When the family is all together, everyone wants to share their stories with one another. Help these stories come to life by putting together some photo collages, sharing the special family photos from the last year, but also from long ago. These wall hanging frames can be filled with your family memories both recently and from long ago, becoming excellent visual conversations starters. This gray oak photo collage set is the perfect way to highlight your moments.

The holidays are sometimes the only time of the year when the whole family can come together around the table to celebrate, reflect on the past year, and share plans for the future. This is the time of year that we all look forward to, a time when we get to push aside the hustle and bustle of our lives and make time for what’s important — each other. Make it perfect, make it festive, make it your holiday home with Ennis fine Furniture, your perfect family table solution.