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Holiday hosting must-haves for the home: Cheese board, martini glasses, decorative napkins, and more

Holiday hosting must-haves for the home: Cheese board, martini glasses, decorative napkins, and more

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Text: Crystal Lim


There's plenty of good fun in the holidays — of feasting, gifting, and more feasting. Above all, there is immense joy in bonding with your loved ones — whether it be over Christmas caroles or over copious amounts of mulled wine. If you're already dreaming up the perfect gathering to lighten up the spirits this year, there's quite a bit of work to be done, given that we're already in December. After all, there are many to please — from your MIL to the little ones in the family to your rowdy inner circle. To keep your panic buttons at bay, here are the essentials to kickstart your very own intimate soiree at home.

Swivel Cheese Board and Knives Set

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A compact multi-wheel bamboo made cheese board that starts with a wedge and transforms into a tiered server to serve up a variety of breads, cheese, and appetisers of your choice. It even comes with a set of knives for easy cutting and serving. This would be that statement piece you need to impress that turophile friend of yours.

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Bungalow Bar Cart

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Nothing screams party-ready more than a bar cart does, this stylish one is a versatile piece that doubles up as a piece of focal point furniture while displaying your finest tipples and glassware for your guests.

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Embroidered Christmas Napkins

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You might laugh now, but most overlook this tiny piece of detail. Beautifully crafted napkins are just what you need to take your party vibes from basic to festive — not to mention, they aren't just decorative. Unexpected spills, anyone?

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Oversized Woven Basket

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We all need an oversized basket or two to hold our guests' bags or store away the messy pile of books and toys before they arrive. Or display it as a sweet looking pot base holder for your indoor Monstera Tree.

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Martini Glasses

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If you don't already own these, indulge in a set of classic martini glasses even if you aren't serving alcohol. Mocktails will sit nicely in these too. This beautiful set of stemware glasses will certainly have your guests lounging around for second rounds.

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Rose Gold Glass Tea Light Holder

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Tea lights are the easiest way to create a dreamy or cosy mood for your parties. These Rose Gold tea light holders light up beautifully with their antique frosted exterior, to give life to that perfect dinner flat-lay.

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Oval French Oven

After standing behind the stove for hours, you'd want to display your lovingly made dishes in a chic enameled cast iron piece. Choose either a muted colored French oven for an elegant look or a bright orange one for that extra pop of color on your dining table.

Ice Spheres Tray

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Get your drink game face on with trays of large ice spheres, the 4 x 2.5-inch ice spheres are ideally made for whisky appreciation but it can be used for cocktails, popsicles, or fruit-filled ice balls for punch for your next party. The perfect addition to your bar cart.

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Mason Jar Drink Dispenser

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The Mason Jar water dispenser is a functional piece that we all need around for parties big and small. Especially if it's constantly filled with a jar of berries-infused water. A classic piece at outdoor parties and events, and one we certainly need in our homes. Hydration is key, after all.

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