Stuck at home? Tips to host a virtual dinner party

Gallery: Games to play on Zoom that will amp up your virtual party (Good Housekeeping) Equally, don't compromise on tableware – it will really help to elevate your space from drab to fab. 'Congregating with friends might still be out for the foreseeable, but digital dinner parties have been a surprise lockdown hit, giving us a reason to forgo the elasticated waistbands for an hour or two and dress both ourselves and our tabletops to impress,' says Wayfair's Resident Style Advisor, Nadia McCowan Hill. 'Just because your guests aren’t there in the flesh, doesn’t mean you should scrimp on your set-up, so bring out your quality crockery, unfurl your best table linens and use your finest cutlery,' says Nadia. 'Gold cutlery is always a fabulous, statement making option with customer searches for this item +60 per cent this past month alone. 'Beautiful blooms arranged in an array of bud vases will add a pop of colour to your setting, while bringing in all the mood-lifting beauty of spring. 'A cool cocktail and a one pot wonder that can be prepped ahead of time are perfect picks, allowing guests to get set, so they can enjoy the flowing conversation,' she adds. 'A muted mic or wayward wifi will be a surefire conversation killer, so before you start the party be sure to test the tech,' says Nadia.