Entertaining in your home is not only a great way to bring people together in a relaxed environment, but also an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills as a host. The key to a successful dinner party lies in careful planning and preparation. In this guide, we’ll help you ensure that your dinner party runs smoothly and, most importantly, that you all have a fantastic time!
Dinner party set-up at New Maker Yards, as styled by @fabricofmylife
FieldGoods ready meals are best served family style.
What home bar in Manchester would be complete without Seven Brothers beer and Sis4ers Gin?
Canva has a great selection of design templates you can use to add a thoughtful touch
Create a relaxing atmosphere with scented candles and soft lighting
Serve dessert with a side of friendly competition
Hosting a dinner party in your home can be a memorable and enjoyable experience with the right planning and attention to detail. By inviting your best people, dressing comfortably, preparing delicious but low-maintenance dishes, adding a few thoughtful decorations and some entertainment throughout the night, you can ensure that both you and your guests have a wonderful time.
Remember, the key is to relax, have fun, and savour the moments spent with friends and loved ones. Cheers to many successful dinner parties in your Get Living home!
Get Living invited interiors blogger Kate Baxter to get one of our New Maker Yards homes dinner party ready. She selected locally sourced items from some of her favourite northern homeware brands – you can read more about these brands on Kate’s lifestyle blog: Fabric of my Life.
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