You have those minimalist white dishes nobody will ever know you bought on sale, the matching wine glasses your mom gave you, and the perfect vintage linen napkins. The problem is, if you serve that stunner of a salad in a metal mixing bowl, your table isn’t going to look so put together. A polished brass appetizer tray, individualized butter dishes, a charming cow creamer for after-dinner coffee—these are the design-forward serving pieces that can honest-to-god make the food taste better.
This scalloped edge bowl is far more elegant than whatever else you’re putting any dips or sauces in. Also? This is the kind of double-duty bowl that works as eye candy on a coffee table.See It
The hint of gold and soft wash of color on these bowls are a pretty addition to any cheese or dessert plate that needs an extra garnish.See It
Everyone will ask which European antique store you bought this vintage-looking pitcher from.See It
Go for the mint or blush colors for a surprising shine under your appetizer spread.See It
A simple but sophisticated way to show off your quiches, pies, or cookies. Plus removing the top adds a bit of drama to any dessert unveiling.See It
Giving each guest their own butter dish is one of those simple table setting moves that instantly catapults your hosting status to expert level.See It
This non-porous marble trivet is the only cheese board you’ll ever need.See It
Yes, this is the kind of go-to serving trio your great-grandmother probably used. Which is exactly why it looks so timeless on modern and traditional tables alike.See It
Let’s face it. Greens looks so much better in a let’s-channel-the-70’s wooden bowl. You have to hand wash it (it’s made from acacia) but the effect is worth it.See It
A simple set of bowls that are sturdy enough to stand in for kitchen prep, but are pretty enough to head straight out onto the table, too.See It
Absolutely not a want, but a need. This is one of those smile-making pieces you use all the time, even if you’re having coffee by yourself.See It
Is there an easier, no-fail dessert than a scoop of ice cream? Elevate whichever Ben & Jerry’s you have on hand with these ice cream bowls that read very French patisserie.See It
You spent hours in the kitchen toiling over those Italian pastries. Don’t miss out on your ta-da moment by placing those pignolis on a regular ol’ plate. Instead, reach for one of these silver beauties that look much more expensive than they are.See It
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