Elaborate Entertaining Versus a Simple Setting?

Elaborate Entertaining Versus a Simple Setting?

Sarah Rainwater
Nov 9, 2009

Our post last week about the grand dining rooms of the Newport mansions got an interesting response both from readers who like the idea (if only the idea) of ornate dining room décor and those who prefer a more minimal approach. When it comes to entertaining we tend to hop back and forth to both sides of the elaborate versus simple debate. Which do you prefer?

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