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Festive Open House Buffet

Handy decanters and elegant stacks of fruit, nuts and figs encourage guests to gather in the kitchen.

Twigs and greenery offer a subtle tribute to the season. This light, white-painted kitchen was styled after a 19th-century U.K. pantry. Art and jewelry advisor Brett Sherlock designed the farmhouse-style, glass-topped trestle table to keep the look casual.

See more party-perfect rooms in our photo gallery and get tips, recipes and drink ideas in our party guide.

  • Photographer: Donna Griffith
  • Products: Cabinetry, John Bambridge; photo of Marilyn Monroe, Trowbridge Gallery; chandelier, Crate and Barrel; taps, Waterworks; fridge, LG.

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