Unlock your creativity and elevate your table setting game with these ideas on how to mix and match vintage china pieces for a one-of-a-kind dining experience that will wow your guests. Let’s create something beautiful together!
Welcome to the wonderful world of vintage table settings and stunning dinner parties!
If you’re someone who loves playing with different patterns and designs, then you are in for a treat.
In this blog post, we are going to dive into the art of creating a beautiful mix and match china table.
Say goodbye to the days of boring, monotonous table settings and hello to a vibrant, eclectic display that will leave your guests in delighted.
Whether you’re hosting a formal dinner party or simply want to elevate your everyday meals, we’ve got you covered with some expert tips and tricks.
So, grab a cup of tea, sit back, and get ready to embark on a journey to create a table that is uniquely yours.
Let’s get started!
Are you tired of using the same old dinnerware for every special occasion?
Do you want to add a touch of elegance and personality to your table settings?
Well, look no further because, we will be sharing our secrets on how to create a beautiful mix and match china table.
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply want to elevate your everyday dining experience, this guide will provide you with tips and inspiration to create a table that will leave your guests in awe.
So, get ready to say goodbye to dull table settings and hello to a truly stunning dining experience that will leave a lasting impression!
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Are you ready to take your table setting to the next level?
It’s time to say goodbye to matchy-matchy and hello to a beautiful mix and match approach.
Mixing and matching china is a fun and creative way to add character and charm to your dining experience.
One of the best ways to get your collection started is by shopping for vintage dishware at flea markets, an antique market, estate sale and Facebook marketplace.
Look for vintage pieces with a bold pattern, decorative items, dishes with small prints, solid colors or different shapes, table runners, gold chargers, vintage salt and pepper shakers.
The more varied you collection, the better chance os setting eye-catching table settings.
I love this pink place setting. It feels happy. For this lovely place setting, I used a woven grass placemat, a pink charger, vintage dinner plate, vintage salad plate, then I topped it off with a salad plate.
I love the simple elegance of this table setting.
It would be perfect for a dinner with friends.
I used a gold charger, a white cabbage plate from Bordallo Pinheiro, the lovely blue dinner plate, a white cabbage salad plate from Bordallo Pinheiro, then I topped it off with a salad plate.
Wouldn’t this be great for a garden party?
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The almost monochrome color scheme keeps this place setting peaceful and the woven grass placement keeps it casual.
I used a woven grass placemat, white cabbage plate from Bordallo Pinheiro dinner plate, the lovely blue dinner plate, a lacey white salad plate, then I topped it off with the blue salad plate.
Imagine hosting dinner parties that leave your guests in awe as they admire the unique combination of different china patterns and colors adorning your table.
It’s time to ditch the traditional notion of matching sets and embrace the art of mixing and matching to create a table setting that is as vibrant and individual as you are.
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Oh, the gorgeous vintage dinnerware!
Isn’t this gorgeous?
I love the curvy lines of the charger and second dinner plate.
For this beautiful place setting, I used a white charger, a gold rimmed dinner plate, a fine white dinner plate, a vintage salad plate with the sweetest green and gold details, then I topped it off with a salad plate.
I’m a very linear person, so the easiest way for me to mix patterns is to use my everyday plates, with vintage dishware to create a beautiful table setting.
I use white plates and add a salad plate with floral pattern and them maybe add a small plate wit yet another pattern.
Then I use a table runner, floral arrangements, wine glasses, napkin rings and silverware to tie everything together.
This place setting makes my heart smile.
I love the blue dishware so much.
For this pretty place setting, I used a white charger, a green cabbage charger from Bordallo Pinheiro, the lovely blue dinner plate, a white cabbage salad plate from Bordallo Pinheiro, then I topped it off with a salad plate, then I topped it off with a salad plate and a small green cabbage bowl from Bordallo Pinheiro.
First things first, choose a color palette.
Decide on a base color that will tie everything together and then add in a few accent colors to give your table depth and interest.
Don’t be afraid to play with different patterns, textures, and shapes. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your unique style and personality.
Blue is my favorite color.
I adore this table setting. It makes me happy.
For this elegant place setting, I used a gold rimmed blue charger, a gold rimmed dinner plate, gold rimmed salad plate, then I topped it off with a salad plate and the tiniest little vintage bowl. Isn’t it so cute?
When it comes to selecting plates, start with your dinner plates as they will be the center of attention.
Look for plates with different designs and patterns that complement each other.
Don’t be afraid to mix floral patterns with stripes or geometric designs.
Just make sure the colors work together.
For this delightful place setting, I used faux grass placemat, a gold rimmed dinner plate, the lovely blue dinner plate, a white cabbage salad plate from Bordallo Pinheiro, then I topped it off with a salad plate.
Next, add in some salad plates.
These are a great way to add more color and texture to your table.
Look for plates that have a different pattern or design than your dinner plates but still complement them.
This is also a great opportunity to mix materials like glass, ceramic, and even wood.Mix and match your bowls too!
Soup bowls, pasta bowls, and even dessert bowls can all be different and still work together.
Just make sure they have a similar shape or size so they look cohesive.
This might be my favorite, at least for right this minute.
It makes me think of summer breezes and dinner outside on the patio.
For this colorful place setting, I used a green cabbage charger from Bordallo Pinheiro, the lovely blue dinner plate, a pretty floral plate, a vintage salad plate, then I topped it off with small green cabbage bowl from Bordallo Pinheiro. .
Finally, add some finishing touches like napkins, placemats, and centerpieces.
These small details will tie everything together and make your table feel complete.
With these tips and some creativity, you can create a beautiful mix and match china table that will impress your guests. Don’t be afraid to experiment and have fun.
After all, the most important thing is to enjoy the company of your loved ones around a beautifully set table.
See this Romantic Tablescape for two.
For this cute place setting, I used a white charger, white cabbage plate from Bordallo Pinheiro dinner plate, a dainty white vintage dinner plate, a blue and white salad plate, then I topped it off with a salad plate.
Mixing and matching china is an easy and creative way to add character and charm to your table settings.
By following our tips and incorporating your own personal style, you can create a beautiful table for any occasion.
From vintage-inspired patterns to colorful plates, the possibilities are endless.
So why settle for boring dinnerware when you can elevate your dining experience with a mix and match approach?
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We can’t wait to see the gorgeous tables you’ll create! Say goodbye to monotony and hello to a table that will impress even the most discerning guests.
Embrace your creativity and let it shine through every aspect of your life, including your dining room!
Keep exploring and never be afraid to mix things up – your dining table will thank you.
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