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Guest Picks: Pretty Plates for Walls and Tables
Decorate with them or eat off ’em. Plates as gorgeous as these will serve up style no matter how you use them
"off ’em. Plates as gorgeous as these will serve up style no matter how you use them... a few plates tucked in for layering purposes. Plates are a versatile decorating... modern plate hangers. Below are myriad plates to tickle your fancy. Maybe you’ll... Plates aren’t just for the kitchen! In my house they adorn the wall of my daughter’s... decorative plates around the home. Of course, I use them for serving as well, and sometimes..."
Mix Your Plates for Memorable Table Settings
Hodgepodges are happenin’ — learn how to combine different-style dishes, silverware and glassware for a highly personal look
"only the plates, but the flatware and glassware as well. Ignore the small voice that... salad plates and placemats from Anthropology, everyday dinner plates from Saks, Waterford... broken. My plate was always the one with bright yellow tulips and a Carebears tumbler... These plates weren't mixed and matched deliberately but they meant more to us. Most... expensive plates and other dinnerware. So fab! And those light blue stemware pieces are..."
Guest Picks: Have a Shiny, Happy Spring With Green and Gold
Get a glimmer in your eye as the season turns, thanks to accessories and furnishings in mint to emerald with a dash of gold
"metallic gold or gold-toned brass. My personal favorite is the combo of mint green (even... green and gold color combo is popping up in many spots around the home. And it’s not... ) and gold, because it feels girly, light and perfect for spring. Check out these... pop of gold for a happy color mix. — Jen from The Haystack Needle... green and gold together. I have gold in my hallway, I think ill add a little green now..."
A Glimmer of Gold Leaf Will Make Your Room Shine
"Gold-leafing, or gilding, has embellished everything from furniture to picture frames... Today, gold leaf can add a touch of old-world luxury that still feels modern — whether... hue of gold leaf is a far cry from the shiny brass of the '70s, so don't be afraid... fabulous gold accessory, look no further than the D'or Vase, plated in pure 24k gold:... of the gold leaf doors! For some reason I'm continually using gold leaf in my art..."
Guest Picks: Go for a Golden New Year's Table
"shine with gold plates, glasses, flatware and accessories perfect for a party... fan of gold on any given day, and New Year’s is the perfect reason to bring some sparkle... silver and gold with pops of black and white is perfect for the occasion, but the best... silver and gold and the fun pattern on this glass. These plates would be perfect for dessert... course, the gold on these plates. They definitely make you want to celebrate. “People who..."
Gilt is a thin decorative layer of gold applied to furniture and accessories with gold leaf and glue
"layer of gold applied to furniture and accessories with gold leaf and glue... requires gold leaf and glue, though gold powder, paint, electroplating and gold plating... covering of gold over a surface. Gilded objects have a luster very similar to that of... solid gold, though they're infinitely more affordable. To gild an object by hand... layers of gold to household surfaces was an Egyptian technique used to signify wealth..."
Kitchen of the Week: Broken China Makes a Splash in This Kitchen
When life handed this homeowner a smashed plate, her designer delivered a one-of-a-kind wall covering to fit the cheerful new room
"smashed plate, her designer delivered a one-of-a-kind wall covering to fit the cheerful... broken plate discovered during unpacking inspired a unique backsplash.... red and gold edge. My niece still enjoys 5 plates in her dining room over the Buffett... instead of plates and putting them on window stools (sills). The only thing one must... tiles, plates or whatever one chooses should be exactly or almost the same height..."
Got Hand-Me-Down Dinnerware? Make a Memorable Meal
They might be mismatched and not your style, but those inherited plates and forks can help bring meaning to your table
"inherited plates and forks can help bring meaning to your table... dinner plates given to us by my mom. It’s a mismatched set, and it’s not vintage... salad plates in Burlington Coat Factory that had an unusual grey/purple color on... round plates and mugs I already owned. They are very striking. Love this idea and... with a gold edge. The ones I've collected are usually white with some sort of pink... dinner plate) for little mints. Great ideas, Ellen Schafer-decker! I too have dish..."
Guest Picks: Egg Platters to Keep Those Devils in Their Place
"portioned egg plates for Easter and beyond... deviled egg plate. The last one on the shelf. I didn’t have a deviled egg plate. I probably... regular plates. I was sold. I painted a little hen in the center with polka dots all... turquoise egg plate. Had no intention of buying it, but it just spoke "spring" to me!... paint-your-own plate! All ready for Easter dinner in my two Fire King, milk glass with gold... matching plates at an antique mall, in separate booths, on the same visit! I have the..."
Decorating With Antiques: Silver’s Legacy
Learn how to tell sterling from plate, ways to display pieces and why silver is so darn special to begin with
"sterling from plate, ways to display pieces and why silver is so darn special to begin with... silver-plated tray to a local jewelry store and they sent it off to be re-plated.... silver plate. Good for silver plate because there is no rubbing. @Bekp 800 is called... or re plating silver-plate. They are very reputable - put it in the mail - they... silver plate.....Yes, the old silver-plate can be shined up almost as well as sterling..."
Guest Picks: My Type of Decor
Guest Picks: Cake Stands Worth Drooling Over
Dessert won’t be the only delicious-looking sight on the table when you set out one of these footed cake plates
"These cake plates are all unique and beautiful and will make your desserts look even yummier... the cake plate filled with savory yummies. Great article. groovabenz, I think my husband... admired cake plates. They need covers though or what is the point. I don't care much for... white cake plates in all sizes and styles. I now have my daughter addicted and we can't... available cake plates! They were a great accessory when we decorated a loft for a Christmas..."
Easy Green: Fire Up an Ecofriendly Barbecue
Lose the paper plates — and the guilt — with these tips for barbecues and outdoor parties that are kinder to the earth
"paper plates — and the guilt — with these tips for barbecues and outdoor parties... paper plates and cups to plastic utensils and food scraps, the average backyard grill-up... unbreakable plates. Having a set of dedicated outdoor dishes is a worthwhile investment... These plates are tree free, and you can throw them in your compost bin when you are... Reusable plates are best, but in a pinch these are a great option. Reuse, recycle or..."
Houzz Products: Throw a Perfect Potluck
Host a fuss-free feast with serveware, chafing dishes, ecofriendly disposable plates and more from the Houzz Products section
"disposable plates and more from the Houzz Products section... with used plates, rumpled napkins and toothpicks from appetizers who look bewildered... bamboo plates here. wonderful dining ! What a great idea. Who knew there was a thing... bamboo plate cups a wineglass while the guest holds the plate of food. Finally, you... bamboo plates. While these plates can be tossed or composted after dinner, they look... paper plates. This ice bucket has a flash of gold to add a little glam to your dinner..."
Guest Picks: 20 Pieces for a Dining Room Makeover
"paper plates for a birthday party — they're versatile enough to use in any setting... these rose plates from C.Wonder because they're vibrant and fun. Plus, they're just $10... $10 a plate, so they won't break the bank. A set of timeless dining chairs will make... everyday plates will save you time while entertaining. I love this sleek set from Villeroy... china plate organizer that will keep your expensive dishes in place without getting..."