Dress up your New Year's Eve bash with these metallic-colored 6-inch plates. Ideal for appetizers, desserts, and more. In seven shades.

- Dianna Marder

Metallic-colored appetizer plates, $2.76 exclusively at Sur La Table, 500 Route 73 S., Marlton, 856-797-0098 or www.surlatable.com

Cut without crumbs

A baguette fits nicely into this nifty bread tray with notches to allow for perfectly proportioned slices and an inner tray to catch the crumbs. Comes with its own serrated-edge knife. The tray and knife handle are made of food-safe sustainable wood. The knife blade is stainless steel. Hand wash only.

- D.M.

Perfect Slice Bread Tray and Knife, $14.95 only from the Lakeside Collection, 847-444-3150 or www.lakeside.com.