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Entertaining at Home for the Holidays

The season for gathering with family and friends is fast approaching, but being host can sometimes leave you feeling like the Grinch. Fortunately, a new home with modern features and flexible entertaining spaces can make big gatherings feel less frantic and more festive.

Here are just some of the innovative features you will find with Trendmaker Homes that are sure to make holiday entertaining easier:

  1. Open Floor Plans

Homes with open floor plans allow everyone to enjoy the party together. Guests can watch the big game or chitchat in the family room while others prep snacks and drinks in the kitchen, with no one feeling left out of the party.

  1. Large Dining Area

No kids’ table needed! With spacious formal and casual dining areas, there’s plenty of room for everyone to sit together and enjoy each other’s company as you pass around platters of turkey and stuffing.

  1. Spacious Kitchen Islands

The holidays center around traditional dishes and treats, and the kitchen is constantly bustling this time of year. A big island not only provides more prep space for big family meals, but also makes the perfect spot for a cookie decorating station or breakfast buffet for overnight guests.

  1. Flex Rooms

During the holidays, a flexible space is a host’s dream. You’ll be ready for anything that comes your way because this adaptable space can serve as anything from place to wrap and store gifts away from curious eyes to a home gym where you can work off that fruitcake.

  1. Extra Space

Gift yourself a new home with a little extra space this year. An extra bedroom allows you to easily host out-of-town guests. Tall ceilings accommodate that towering tree you’ve always wanted. And banisters, mantels and spacious front porches are perfect for displaying your carefully curated collection of festive décor.

Ready to find the perfect home for your next holiday gathering? Our New Home Specialist, Kim Bennett, would be happy to help! Click here to learn more about our Houston communities or click here to learn more about our Austin communities.


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