Entertain in Style

From your gaming group to your Friday night crew, make sure your entertaining space fits your plans and creates an environment you can truly enjoy! Keep reading for tips and inspiration.

1. Gaming Night Right

There are a few things every gamer needs for entertaining their crew – and comfy seating is one of them! Adjustable seating means personalized comfort for all your guests. (Pictured are the GameZone Sofa and Recliners from Ashley Furniture.) When it’s time to put down the controllers and enjoy some snacks, make sure you have coffee tables and end tables within reach to avoid any mess and keep the fun going. Plus, surround sound speakers and track lighting make for great finishing touches on a gaming room you’ll never want to leave! Get your creativity flowing with these awesome gaming room designs.

2. Beautiful Brunch

Whether you’re celebrating something special or just want to spend some time with your favorite people over your favorite foods, host a brunch at your home and skip the restaurant tab! Plan for an indoor or outdoor get-together, set the menu, then get creative with a summer table setting design that is sure to impress. Stop by National Design Mart to pick up any furniture you need to make it happen!

3. Friday Night In

Skip the lines and the crowd and have fun in your own space. Incorporating a bar in your kitchen, basement or another space is a great way to add function fit for entertaining all your favorites. Styles include corner bars, 2-tiered, designs with and without sinks, wheeled carts and more – or move the party outdoors with an outdoor bar design. The possibilities of a well-designed bar are limitless! Check out these 15 amazing home bar designs for inspiration. Then all you need are enough stools or alternate seating for everyone to gather around in and enjoy the night. Visit National Design Mart when you’re ready to start planning with our in-store designers!

4. Entertain Under the Stars

Get your backyard or patio ready for this season’s late-night get-togethers with family and friends. From large patio sets for everyone to gather around to fire pit tables (pictured: Signature Design by Ashley) that add functional fun, choose outdoor furniture that creates an entertaining space that everyone can kick back in and enjoy! Perfect for patios, string lighting is a great addition for completing your outdoor design and lighting up those summer nights. Get creative on a budget with these 82 DIY ideas for your outdoor entertaining space. 

Already excited to start transforming your entertaining space(s)? Stop in to talk about your plans with our experts at National Design Mart and get ready to host some memorable celebrations and get-togethers this season!

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