What do you use your dishes for? Are they simply utilitarian, something to toss on the table at dinner, then clean up and store out of sight once the meal is over? On most nights of the week, dinner time is more about reconnecting with family after a busy day or fitting in a quick dinner between soccer and homework than about transforming your table into a masterpiece of a tablescape.
When you have guests, however, don’t underestimate the ability of fine dinnerware to add a special or unique touch to the table. Dinnerware can add color, interest, and style to the table. There’s no reason why you can’t use the dinnerware as another interesting element to make your guests feel special.
Here are some examples of dinnerware I love. They represent a variety of colors and styles, but what they have in common is a heightened level of interest or detail that can easily be carried into other accent pieces for the table.
And of course, who says fabulous dinnerware has to be confined to a tabletop?