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5 Tips for Arranging Your Home for Entertaining

Posted by Woodchuck's Fine Furniture & Design

May 8, 2019 10:15:28 AM

As we enter the season when weekend parties and Memorial Day festivities kick off, it’s time to reevaluate your home entertainment setup. Take a look at these suggestions and apply them to your own home design and entertainment style.

 

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Open Seating Season

 

Now is the time of the year when you want to create flow in your home, especially when you have guests coming to visit. This increases airflow, which is optimal in humid climates here in Northern Florida. Focus on seating and tables with legs that are long and allow for air flow under furniture. This trick also gives visitors the illusion of a more open environment.

 

Better yet, bring the outdoors in starting this Memorial Day for the ultimate open seating concept. Create an outdoor seating arrangement for your holiday party. Start with a heat source ranging from a fire pit to an outdoor kitchen. Include outdoor tables and lounge areas along with plenty of light for after-hours.

Seating for All

 

When you have more than the usual number of people in your home, seating can be tight. With an open seating plan, you can take your space from uncomfortably cramped to efficiently spacious. Provide armless chairs, ottomans, overstuffed pillows, and stacked chairs so that guests can create their own seating arrangement as needed.

Lighting the Way

 

Entering a dark, dimly lit doorway is the last thing that any guest wants to do. Consider installing one of the modernized industrial chandeliers in your entryway. Not sure which lighting fixture best suits your home? Take a look at this extensive guide on choosing the right light bulb for your home.

 

Stage Your Home

 

Remove anything that would be considered clutter to remedy any overflowing containers and bookshelves. By removing all of the excess, such as children’s toy bins, dog kennels, or baskets of blankets that will not be used by your party guests, you open up the room. This also frees up plenty of space for guests to move around and be social.

Upgrade Your Home for Entertainment Today


Woodchuck’s Fine Furniture and Decor has been serving the community of Jacksonville, Florida for more than 30 years. Today we offer high-valued pieces of furniture you will want to collect and pass along to future generations. Stop by our showroom today and upgrade your living space.

 

Topics: spring design, Custom Furniture, Furniture Selection Tips, Entertaining