As you prepare to serve guests buffet-style this season, consider creative ways to put practical items such as napkins or dishtowels on display. To add color and pattern to this serving area, a cake stand topped with bundled rolls of cloth napkins adds seasonal flair and also serves as a conversation piece, striking up conversation among guests.
A simple pendant shade with rope drop hangs centered over this coastal-inspired dining table. The lighting, rustic chairs and orange starfish napkin holders creates an airy atmosphere perfect for a beach house.
Try sticking with a sideboard that includes concealed storage and open storage. This will allow you to keep clutter tucked away while also allowing easy access to everyday items like placemats and napkins.