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Better when we’re together

Autumn doesn’t have to feel dark and gloomy, especially when it’s the perfect time for catching up with friends and loved ones. Gather everyone round for an autumn get-together and set a cosy, relaxed table where you’ll want to linger for hours.

A view of a dining table set for a meal with a monochrome tablecloth and an informal mix of dinnerware, linens, and candles.
A view of a dining table set for a meal with a monochrome tablecloth and an informal mix of dinnerware, linens, and candles.

Set the mood

Dinner’s ready and your guests have arrived. Set the mood for a relaxed and informal meal. Mix and match your favourite plates and glasses, and add a beverage dispenser to free up room on the table. Add a few candles for extra cosiness.

The more, the merrier

Unexpected guests? No problem. There’s always room for more when we’re having a good time together. Pull over an extra stool, grab a few more plates, and let the good times roll.

Relax and enjoy

Keep it casual and serve food straight from the pot or roasting tin. It’s a homely and relaxed way to enjoy your meal and your guests’ company. Plus, it makes it even easier to grab seconds and thirds.

No need to leave the table

Need to turn on more lights? Not to worry. With smart lighting, you can adjust the lighting to the setting you want with a remote or an app on your smartphone.

For autumn get-togethers, the key to a great evening is setting an informal and relaxed mood. By keeping it warm, cosy and casual, you and your guests will love lingering at the table.

Sara Zetterström, IKEA interior designer

Clever ways to save space

A towel stand is a great stand-in for extra shelving when you’re short on space. Just hang a few baskets and bags from it for must-have items like extra napkins, throws, or tableware.

Just add light

Want to add a little more light to a corner? Decorate your repurposed towel stand or shelf with a light chain. It looks great and suddenly it feels festive and bright.

We love to see our customers get creative with our products. Go for it! But please note that altering or modifying IKEA products so they can no longer be re-sold or used for their original purpose, means the IKEA commercial guarantees and your right to return the products will be lost.