Vintage Wedding Dinnerware | A New Tradition

When it comes to vintage wedding dinnerware, there are lots of ways to create a wedding using it, to incorporate this china into the plans surrounding your special day. I think that meaning is the single most important factor. How does the dinnerware fit with the theme, or even form the basis for the theme? […]

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Choosing Vintage Dinnerware | Cloud Nine

When choosing vintage dinnerware, it takes only one focal point for an idea to germinate. When I tried this using a real wedding from the Ruffled blog, it was a surprising element that provided my inspiration. I’ve been exploring the beautiful weddings featured on Ruffled, which I started writing about yesterday, in my post about […]

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Fall Dinnerware Colors | A Contemporary Spin

How to get a fresh face for your selection of fall dinnerware colors? How to use vintage dishes, yet maintain a contemporary color palette for your table setting? I’ll bring a couple of idea threads together here, and let them blend. First, a friend of mine told me about a wonderful wedding blog called Ruffled. […]

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Using Vintage Dinnerware for Your Vintage Wedding

When you begin to consider using vintage dinnerware as part of your vintage wedding celebration, where to start? Will it be too difficult to find enough china for all the people? Can you use it along with other dishes, or mix and match vintage china patterns, to get enough for everyone? Will your menu present […]

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Older Noritake China | Vintage Wedding Colors

This vintage Noritake china caught my eye the first time I saw it. The dinnerware decorated with a large floral motif in beautiful autumn colors and gold handles — so dramatic. I’m usually a fan of blue, green and silver dinnerware, but I could not leave this classy china on the shelf. This china has […]

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Charming Wedding | Vintage Noritake China

Many vintage Noritake china patterns lend themselves to a vintage wedding table setting. It’s no surprise. The company has been making beautiful china for more than 100 years. These dishes have classic design and quality craftsmanship. One of these Noritake patterns is Sezanne  (upper right) which I included in yesterday’s post about the dishes that […]

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Vintage Wedding | Buffet Dinnerware

A chef called me not along ago, about some silver plate flatware she needed for a vintage wedding theme rehearsal dinner. She’d been collecting plates and flatware for a while, but with only 30 hours to go, she need more, and some dinnerware, too. One thing let to another, and a number of vintage china […]

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