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Hol­i­day hos­pi­tal­ity sea­son is ap­proach­ing, and three things ought to be well-dressed for the oc­ca­sions: you, the turkey and the ta­ble. To set din­ner ta­bles with style and a few el­e­ments of sur­prise, con­sult some of the spe­cialty bou­tiques and an­tiques sho

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Spe­cialty bou­tiques and an­tiques shops for sourc­ing smart hol­i­day table­ware

PA­PER GOODS

Book­end your oc­ca­sion with a col­or­ful theme by se­lect­ing match­ing in­vi­ta­tions and take-home treat bags from The TomKat Stu­dio (7131 W. Ray Rd., Chan­dler, 480.580.7314). Slide place­cards into leather lug­gage tags from The Pa­per Place (4130 N. Mar­shall Way, 480.941.2858).

SER­VICE ITEMS

Tinted glass bot­tles or cop­per pitch­ers from Relics Ar­chi­tec­tural Home & Gar­den can be lled with ltered wa­ter and kept within easy reach (839 E. Camel­back Rd., 602.265.7354). Beaded rel­ish forks from MADE art bou­tique might re­mind guests to avoid di­vi­sive top­ics at the ta­ble; two tines of each are curled down, and two are up­right and splayed like the “peace” ges­ture (922 N. 5th St., 602.256.6233).

AC­CENTS THAT WORK

Fold sump­tu­ous nap­kins from The Linen Tree and an­chor each with a tealight to light or keep ( The Shops at Hil­ton Vil­lage, 480.483.2044). Put straws in a rus­tic vase from bun­ga­low (15330 N. Hay­den Rd., 480.948.5409). Use a lazy Su­san from Two Plates Full to de­liver dress­ings, mus­tards and hot sauces on de­mand ( The Shops at Gainey Vil­lage, 480.443.3241).

STEMWARE & SIDE DISHES

Cel­e­brate with Cham­pagne coupes and cheery cake plates from ur­bAna (5027 N. 44th St., 602.957.5066). Serve Scotch in footed rocks glasses and gelato in ne glass gob­lets from Found (7131 W. Ray Rd., Chan­dler, 480.733.6863).

Le Creuset’s Black & White Col­lec­tion spans prepa­ra­tion, pre­sen­ta­tion and con­sump­tion.

Dessert vi­gnette at ur­bAna

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