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Chic Party Dishes Make Great Gifts

Updated on January 15, 2014

Hot Party Dishes for your Table

I blended Asian style rectangular plates decorated with cheery red plum blossoms, with a bright yellow scalloped cookie plate.

Mom's 1960s Centura by Corning modern cups and saucers provide the emphasis, and add a nice contrast with their pure white glazed interiors. In the background sits a Vietnamese lacquered black and gold foil serving tray.

This arrangement, enhanced by a stack of dessert plates, is perfect for a little vignette on a side table. If I'm serving mince pie with whipped cream, alongside an array of cookies and candies, I'll pile up the red plum blossoms rectangular plates too.

The strong lemon yellow of the scalloped plate, and the coffee cups, has a terrific punch that could be overdone with a bunch of fussy accoutrements. When your color is intense, keep it simple, and enjoy the forms.

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Showy Floral Colors in Festive Glasswar

Spanish Recycled Glass Small Aqua Blue Wing Bowl - 7.5"Dx2.5"H
Spanish Recycled Glass Small Aqua Blue Wing Bowl - 7.5"Dx2.5"H

Isn't this the yummiest aquamarine colored glass dish. It makes a nice contrast to the yellow pieces too.

 

Vibrant Modern Drink Cup Set

Bodum Pavina Assorted Color 2-1/2-Ounce Espresso/Shot Glasses, Get 6 Promotional Set
Bodum Pavina Assorted Color 2-1/2-Ounce Espresso/Shot Glasses, Get 6 Promotional Set

Fabulous colors dot the outside of these 2.5 oz espresso cups. Beautiful white porcelain contrasted with sumptuous colors in the silicone grips.

This is not your granny's espresso set - but she might like a set too!

 

Festive & Fun Beverage Servers

Grape 8.7oz, figural and handpainted
Grape 8.7oz, figural and handpainted

Tracy Porter, Tea-For-One teapot that is as exuberant as sunshine.

 
Lolita Hand Painted Pilsner Glass, Shopaholic Too
Lolita Hand Painted Pilsner Glass, Shopaholic Too

22-ounce to fill with your favorite beer.

Every lolita pilsner has a hidden message waiting at the bottom.

 

Joyful Dishes

PRADO STONEWARE COLLECTION - Perfectly Square Dinnerware 5.5" Collectible & Functional Soup, Salad, Cereal Bowl - Purple
PRADO STONEWARE COLLECTION - Perfectly Square Dinnerware 5.5" Collectible & Functional Soup, Salad, Cereal Bowl - Purple

This colorful painted ceramic set sports Peanuts cartoon characters. Fun for the kids and for every young-at-heart guest!

Eight inch diameter, means post-holiday meals can be eaten here too! Fun Gift! Especially versatile and both dishwasher and microwave safe.

 

Warm & Surprising Designer Bowls

MARA STONEWARE COLLECTION - 24 Ounce Collectible Dinnerware Serving Bowl - Horse Design
MARA STONEWARE COLLECTION - 24 Ounce Collectible Dinnerware Serving Bowl - Horse Design

Classic design Lenox Holiday Red Mugs present a tastefully designed touch.

Couple them up with Dessert Plates, Dinner Plates, Bowls, and linens. Fantastic setting!

 

Signature Blue Sapphire Dessert Bowls

Bormioli Rocco Jerba Dessert Bowls, Set of 6, Blue Sapphire
Bormioli Rocco Jerba Dessert Bowls, Set of 6, Blue Sapphire

These designer dessert bowls look stunning, and feel sensuous in the hand.

Elegant, showy, unique dishes for gelato, ice cream, and what not! Remember your hostess too!

 

Stunning Accents for Your Party Table

Asian Design Tableware Dishes - 11" Japaneae Plum Blossoms on Black Porcelain Pottery Fruit Bowl
Asian Design Tableware Dishes - 11" Japaneae Plum Blossoms on Black Porcelain Pottery Fruit Bowl

High fired fine porcelain finished with a lustrous black glaze. Hand painted decoration of white plum blossom branches.

 
Glass Ornate French Lily Design Red Platter - 15"D
Glass Ornate French Lily Design Red Platter - 15"D

Use one or use a whole set as chargers, this design is something special.

 

Hot-shot Cobalt Blue Sake Set

Happy Sales HSSS-GLB12, Blue Glass Sake Set for Cold Sake
Happy Sales HSSS-GLB12, Blue Glass Sake Set for Cold Sake

Who wouldn't feel special when serving or using this gorgeous sake set!

Special receptacle indention holds crushed ice! Contemporary designer Set!

 

Stacked Dinnerware in Its Own Tote

Signature Housewares Sorrento Collection 6-Inch Stoneware Plates with Serving Caddy, Ruby Antiqued Finish, Set of 6
Signature Housewares Sorrento Collection 6-Inch Stoneware Plates with Serving Caddy, Ruby Antiqued Finish, Set of 6

Bright red glazed stoneware dinner set, complete with space saving server caddy, for pungent display.

 

Gorgeous Dessert Plates 6pc Set

Yedi Houseware Classic Coffee and Tea Butterfly Dessert Plates, Gold, Set of 6
Yedi Houseware Classic Coffee and Tea Butterfly Dessert Plates, Gold, Set of 6

High Quality 7.5" butterfly design dessert plate set will bring ahhhs of delight to your guests.

Matching tall cups and saucers available too. These sets make your table celebration!

 

Festive Cherry Red Pitcher

Le Creuset Stoneware 2-Quart Pitcher, Cherry
Le Creuset Stoneware 2-Quart Pitcher, Cherry

Bring this high-fire stoneware pitcher to your holiday table or buffet and guests will admire your taste. The fine high-fire stoneware holds the cold so your cold drinks are served cold far longer than in a thin glass pitcher.

Use the Festive Cherry Red Pitcher as a highlight on your sideboard or bar, or use an assortment of serving pieces, especially a grouping of 12-Ounce Mugs! Flowers look stunning in Le Creuset Stoneware Large Utensil Crock.

 

Today's Hot Holiday Plates

Waechtersbach Winter Splendor Salad Plates, Reindeer Red, Set of 4
Waechtersbach Winter Splendor Salad Plates, Reindeer Red, Set of 4

Bright Red Plates with stylish reindeer images.

Mark your table stand up and be counted. These are fine dishes!

 

What's Your Favorite For a Party Dish For a Crowd or Just For One?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I Love the Badash square tray. Perfect for serving appetizers.

    • pinkrenegade lm profile image

      pinkrenegade lm 4 years ago

      The dish set in the intro photo looks nice. I love the color.

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      TransplantedSoul 4 years ago

      An interesting serving dish can really jazz up a table.

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      Takkhis 4 years ago

      I like the vibrant modern drink cup set.

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      Mary Norton 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Love the bright yellow. They bring life to the party.

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      WriterJanis2 3 years ago

      I love the bright colors of these. My favorite is the purple Prado bowl.

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