How To Use Antique Sideboards And Buffets – An antique sideboards and buffets can give a beautiful accent to your dining room while you can store dishes, placemats, or other useful objects comfortably close to the table. During meals or parties, sideboard doubles as a dining area. You can also use a sideboard buffet in the other rooms in the house. For example, place it in the living room or family room gives you a place to store movies or old photo albums, while some sideboard buffet might even serve as a low dresser in the bedroom. Instructions
Place the antique sideboards and buffets against one wall of the dining room where it will not block the way from the kitchen or get in the way of any of the places at the table. Great dishes and other items that you will use when you eat in the dining room, for example, placemats for the dinner table, plates that you can reserve for special occasions and serves as barrels, jugs or chafing dishes to primarily use when hosting large gatherings. Wax wood drawer runners with unscented candles can help if the drawers of an antique piece stick.
Decorate the top of the antique sideboards and buffets when not in use; place a large decorative vase or a bowl of flowers in the center. If you want to place some decorative items like candleholders, figurines, and potpourri or framed pictures on each side of the midpoint. Vintage furnishings like old watches or hand-painted porcelain is a great way to complement the beauty of an antique sideboard. Clear decorations outside sideboard buffet when you want to use it as a food serving area. Protect wood surfaces with trivets before placing some hot dishes on the buffet. For self-service meals, set of cutlery, plates and napkins at one end of the sideboard and arrange the food in serving bowls and platters. Make sure to put a serving utensil in each serving.