Whether you are hosting an event or having a casual date night in, a good cheese plate and a glass of wine is the perfect way to elevate any evening. While we love the classic charcuterie board, once you’ve mastered the basics it can be fun to get creative with interesting additions to the usual arrangement. By incorporating interesting pairings and unique flavor combinations, you can elevate the cheese board experience and impress guests when needed. If you’re looking for ideas for a creative charcuterie board, check out this guide from Shutterfly on five unique ways to make a cheese plate. Out personal favorite idea is the completely non-traditional spread, the Mexican-inspired board that includes guacamole and carnitas! However, there are so many great ideas that we know you’ll want to make more than one board! Next time you’re hosting a party, think about incorporating one or more of these snack spreads. Both you and your guests are guaranteed to love these ideas!