Mix in a few wood sliced, wooden cutting boards, or marble pie boards to use as serving platters. Not only do these options increase the amount of serving dishes at your disposal, but they are visually interesting.
This rustic dining room features French country-inspired shelving for dishes and serving ware, plus a dining table and chairs. The opulent chandelier, wooden beams, and accessories bring the whole look together.
The wood paneled refrigerator matches the cabinetry, blending beautifully into the natural look of this Craftsman kitchen. Glass cabinet doors show off organized glassware and dishes. Beautiful dark stone countertops add movement and color to the room, while light stone floors serve as a neutral foundation.
Wood boards, behind a wall of floating shelves, is painted in a Union flag design displays the Union Jack design. The bold pattern adds visual interest to the kitchen sink area and serves as a large statement piece in the space. Floating shelves provide storage for dishes and pitchers.
For a meal that already requires days of prep, serving food buffet-style is a surefire way to lighten the load on the hostess. And on a holiday that's as food-centric as Thanksgiving, there's no better way to give guests the freedom to come back for a second (and third!) helping of their favorite dishes. I set up my buffet on a vintage wood sideboard. This is a great time to get creative and think about repurposing furniture from other parts of the house — an old dresser, desk or even a wood door propped up on sawhorses would make a perfect buffet.