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Since we reserve our entertaining for warmer months outdoors, winter is more about cozy, at home dinners for just hubby and me, or small gatherings in our intimate dining room.
|Image of the Winter Dining Room at Casa Rocca Piccola.|
I love looking at dining spaces that enhance the warm, casual comfort of a winter's evening with friends.
|Image via Design Muse.|
The glow of candlelight adds drama to the tabletop, and fresh, floral centerpieces can set a casual or formal tone with rich, seasonal blooms.
|Image via Comfortable Home Design.|
After putting away the Christmas decor and formal linens, it's refreshing to add casual classics to the tabletop.
|Image via Dwell Studio.|
The fabric choices offered by Dwell Studio are must-haves, and gray is my go-to look right now, so I'm really drawn to the bold graphics from their tabletop collection (above).
|Image via Providence Ltd Interior Design.|
I love it when objects can do double duty and look spectacular in the process. Here, guest favors and place cards are one-in-the-same. Lovely, mix and match china cups can host young plants for sharing, while tea-stained tags create a vintage mood for calligraphy.
Makes me what to host a little dinner party ...