How to create the perfect entertaining space

These simple choices for an open-plan living space will help to make your home the perfect place for hosting guests.

By Hugh Metcalf | 27 November 2019

With the festive season approaching, consider these simple tips for ensuring your space is party-proof and ready for entertaining.

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Image: Habitat 

No matter how far along you are in your building or self-renovation journey, it’s never to early to think about how your new space will function in day-to-day life.

One of the key elements of a home is how it works as an entertaining space – making it an enjoyable place for friends and family to visit.

With the growth of open-plan living spaces, it’s never been easier to host a social occasion effortlessly in your home, but we’ve curated a few extra tips to make the space work even harder for you.

Opt for an extendable dining table

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Image: Bo Concept 

Extendable dining tables have a reputation for being a little more functional than stylish. However, the likes of this Augusta extendable dining table from Bo Concept just goes to prove that useful can be beautiful, and helps make room for more guests over the festive period.