This desk transforms into the perfect buffet table beautifully accented by a striking piece of wall art and a pretty lamp. Remember that each corner of your room can be both utilitarian and attractive with the right decorative touches.
Blue Roman shades on the windows that look out to the home’s garden entrance offer protection from the sun and privacy when desired, and coordinate with the blue ceramic tiles used for the kitchen’s backsplash. The spacious counter under the windows offers buffet space for entertaining. “There’s probably fourteen feet of unobstructed space to just lay out platters and drinks and cocktails for guests to enjoy,” says designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Create visual interest above the self-serve dessert buffet by sticking rows of metallic balloons and colorful buntings above the table. Tip: Keep the rows of balloons a few inches above the tallest item on the table.
This custom kitchen storage with buffet for serving guest is an incredible additional to any kitchen. Matching the black and white basketweave backsplash motif of the kitchen this buffet blends in but makes a world of difference when the guest arrive. Accented with glass door cabinet, the upper storage makes it easier for guest to help themselves if needed.
Add buffet style entertaining to your outdoor space with a repurposed dresser and mirror set turned into a sideboard. This old wooden dresser and attached vanity mirror were updated with mint green exterior paint, and the mirror was swapped with pegboard to keep essentials within arm's reach.
Even if you are hosting a big group for a living room buffet dinner, don't forget that ambiance is key. A table lamp adds needed light, but also warmth to the room and can be moved from another location in your home.
In this Neoclassic-styled entryway, richly-carved details and gold leaf accents highlight the sideboard and gilded mirror. A pair of buffet lamps and a custom floral arrangement project a flair of timeless elegance.
This year make hosting Thanksgiving as easy as pie by celebrating potluck style. You provide the basics (turkey, beverages and a few sides) and ask guests to bring their favorite dish. Thanksgiving is all about the food, so set up a handy to-go station for leftovers so everyone leaves with a few tasty bites to enjoy later.