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Hosting Christmas dinner this year? Plan ahead and you’ll be sitting pretty

Close your eyes and think about Christmas. What image comes into your mind? Hopefully it’s not your Auntie Debbie singing an out of tune version of ‘Jingle Bells’ after having too much sherry.
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For some it may be opening presents around the Christmas tree, or a post-lunch walk in the crisp winter snow. But for many of us the picture that comes to mind is of friends and family gathered around a festive dining table, enjoying Christmas dinner together.

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Close your eyes and think about Christmas. What image comes into your mind? Hopefully not the dog eating the turkey, or Uncle Frank snoring on the sofa after too much sherry.

For some it may be presents around the Christmas tree, or a walk in the crisp winter snow. But for most of us the perfect picture that comes to mind is of friends and family gathered around a festive dining table, enjoying Christmas dinner together.

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The Grande dining table could help you throw a Christmas dinner that’s less about clashing elbows and more about peace and goodwill. This striking modern dining table extends to seat up to ten and it has a pedestal base, so nobody’s stuck with the table leg. And the bright, white glossy finish is perfect for setting off your Christmas table decorations.

Or if you prefer the classic beauty of wood, a rectangular wooden extending dining table will never go out of style.

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Don’t ‘make do’, make a statement

As it’s just for one day, it’s tempting to ‘make do’ with folding chairs, garden chairs or even wobbly stools to supplement your seating. But the truth is, it’s not just at Christmas when you can find yourself with a bigger than usual crowd around the table. So maybe now’s the time to invest in a grown up set of dining chairs that make a style statement and pamper your guests too. We have plenty of chairs to choose from to complement all types of dining table. From cantilever dining chairs in sleek faux leather to classic wooden dining chairs or luxurious fully upholstered dining chairs we have so many to choose from you’re sure to find something to suit your taste and budget. But remember that for Christmas delivery you need to order in plenty of time, or you might have to resort to dragging out that old office chair with the dodgy castors again.

If you’re hosting Christmas it can be a real challenge to achieve that perfect yuletide scene, especially if you’re entertaining a crowd. Instead of the usual chaos, wouldn’t it be great to get organised, impress the family and do Christmas dinner in real style this year?

The St Moritz dining table could help you throw a Christmas dinner that’s less about clashing elbows and more about peace and goodwill. This sleek, modern and luxurious dining set from ALF extends smoothly to seat 6-8 people. It’s gorgeous high gloss table top is finished with unique dark grey koto veneers and it has a striking pedestal base so nobody’s stuck with the table leg.

If you prefer the classic beauty of wood, a rectangular wooden extending dining table will never go out of style. The beautifully crafted oak Kingswood dining table with its gorgeous velvet upholstered chairs is sure to make your Christmas guests feel truly pampered, and spoil your family all year round.

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As it’s just for one day, it’s tempting to ‘make do’ with folding chairs, garden chairs or even wobbly stools to supplement your seating. But the truth is, it’s not just at Christmas when you can find yourself with a bigger than usual crowd around the table. So maybe now’s the time to invest in a grown up set of dining chairs that make a style statement and pamper your guests too.

We have plenty of chairs to choose from to complement all types of dining table. From cantilever dining chairsin sleek faux leather to classic wooden dining chairs or luxurious fully upholstered dining chairs we have so many to choose from you’re sure to find something to suit your taste and budget. But remember that for Christmas delivery you need to order in plenty of time, or you might have to resort to dragging out that old office chair with the dodgy castors again.

Get set for savings

Dining sets are a great value way to sort your Christmas dinner seating. Find a gorgeous table you love in a set with four chairs, then buy some extra chairs which – when not in daily use – will find a happy second home in a hallway, the office or spare room or even as an occasional chair in the bedroom. The Furnitureland Parquet dining chair with its stylish crossed back and upholstered seat sits nicely in other rooms.

Order now for delivery in time for Christmas

If you’re ready to commit to that gorgeous new table and chairs you’ve had your eye on for ages, don’t delay. If you order soon enough, they’ll arrive in time for Christmas. So you can dine in real style on the day… then all year round.

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