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Tips on Holiday Entertaining - IKEA store

Home Ideas

Holiday EntErtaining

The Holidays are a wonderful time of year; filled with family, friends

and plenty of opportunities for entertaining. Here are a few suggestions

from IKEA to transform an everyday space into something special, and

help keep the host cool and calm throughout the entire season!

Left side:

KriStallEr 7-arm chandelier $69.99 Uses Max 75W bulb and/or candles. Black

steel and glass. Hardwire installation. RA. Ø26, H82" SValKa champagne glasses

$4.99/6pk Dishwasher safe glass. 5 oz. nordEn table $329 One extra leaf can

be stored under table top. Seats 8-10 guests. Clear lacquered solid birch. RA. L86⅝-

104¾×W39⅜×H29½"

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ARMADA oven dishes

$4.99/set of 2

Holiday cooking made easy!

Stoneware cookware goes

easily from oven to table,

refrigerator to microwave.

Rectangular dish 11×18"

Oval dish 10×7"

SKIMMER candlestick

$9.99 11" $10.99 13¾"

Add the sparkle of silver

to your Holiday table!

Mouth blown silver-coated glass.

Also shown: GALEJ tea light

holders $1.29/4pk Glass. H2"

ong>Tipsong> on Holiday Entertaining

ISIG cushion

$16.99/ea

Extra seating with color and

style. Machine washable cover.

100% polyester. Assorted colors.

Imported. Ø19¾"

• Candles are an easy way to create a festive holiday mood. Scatter groupings of small tea lights

on mantles and sideboards, or float small candles in a clear bowl filled with tinted water.

• Oven to table dishware means that EVERYONE can spend less time in the kitchen and more time

socializing. Make it festive and fragrant by arranging simple evergreen boughs around the

serving dishes.

• Keep children occupied by including them in the holiday preparations. Provide dishes and

cookware scaled to small hands and help them create kid-sized portions that are fun to

prepare and eat.

• Create personalized place cards by writing the name of each guest on a holiday ornament

placed at their seat.

• The more the merrier! Make unexpected guests feel welcome by using tables that easily expand

with extra leaves and by having extra folding chairs on hand. Keep a few small gifts wrapped and

ready so that everyone feels included.

• Create an inexpensive but dramatic centerpiece by spraying items like branches, pinecones and

acorns with a super shiny gold spray paint. Simply beautiful against a deep, jewel toned tablecloth!

• Short on space? Scatter large throw pillows in festive colors to provide extra seating for guests.

ContaCt: For additional information on these or other IKEA products and ideas, please contact:

Janice Simonsen, IKEA Design Spokesperson E: janice.simonsen@memo.IKEA.com T: 610.834.0180x5343

© inter iKEa Systems B.V. 2007

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