You’re in the middle of housework or playing around with the kids and the doorbell rings. You answer the door to find your family members or friends standing on your porch. Did you expect them? Not at all! Now you are hosting a group of unexpected guests. OH NO!
No need to fret, with these helpful tips you can set a welcoming table for your unexpected guests. While your getting the table prepared, ask your husband or significant other to pick up the kids’ toys. Bam! You’re done and ready for entertaining your guests.
I have two clean table runners stored in one of the kitchen island drawers. Not only does this quick drawer help running around looking for clean table linens, but you already have easy access to it. We typically entertain in the kitchen or family room, so this entertainment drawer has helped tremendously. You can probably do well with one neutral runner, but I alternate between a neutral and colorful runner depending on what I may use for the centerpiece.
You know how every homemaker has a secret love or addiction to an item? Some love to have several types of pillows or lamps. I love to have different glassware and dishes. I have it under control for the most part, evil laugh. There is just something about a plate that can really make a standout, beautiful tablescape. You should see the amazing tablescapes I have pinned.
There is absolutely no time to go to the garden and clip some fresh flowers. Clearly, I’m assuming that your guests have popped in during the days you don’t have a floral centerpiece on hand. Instead of running into the garden, shop your house for a centerpiece you have already arranged.
This fabulous white and blue vase is from the best place on earth, HomeGoods. I saw this lovely vase and had to have it. It’s already on display in the family room and in easy reach for a quick tablescape.
Now, your table is ready for those unexpected guests! Stay tuned for more tips to welcome unplanned visitors. There is no need to worry about your drop in visitors when you have a plan of action. Thank you so much for visiting my casa.