If you're planning to do any kind of entertaining this holiday, let us remind you that the devil is in the details — especially if you intend on having a sit-down affair. Unlike a cocktail party, all eyes are on the table, so if there was ever a time to forgo the paper plates, this is it. But, because we know you're busy, we've solicited the help of chef and party queen Elaina Vazquez of Boutique Bites.
A party-planning guru, Vazquez shows us eight easy ways to pretty up a holiday table that don't cost a lot of money — or time. From getting crafty with gold spray paint to using belts to jazz up an ordinary old vase, there is no doubt that you'll be the hostess with the mostest when all is said and done.
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