Christmas in July 2018 - Day Five

Discussion in 'Christmas in July' started by PamelaG, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. PamelaG

    PamelaG Moderator Staff Member

    Tablescapes. Do you have Christmas dishes? Do you use them for just Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day or all month?
     
  2. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Nope no Christmas dishes (a few trays but that's it). However I would like to find these 'Twas the night before Christmas... christmas-dishes-christmas-kitchen.jpg
     
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  3. piratemamaof3boys

    piratemamaof3boys Well-Known Member

    I think today is day 6

    I do have Christmas dishes I swap out with my regular ones. I used to have poinsettia ones (and still do in storage) eventually I switched to snowman dishes that I keep out past Christmas.
     
  4. PamelaG

    PamelaG Moderator Staff Member

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  5. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

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  6. Miss JoDee

    Miss JoDee Well-Known Member

    Lucie I like the dishes.
    Shannon, Snowmen


    I have these salad plates with these mugs. I change them out at the beginning of December and can stay out for the winter season. I have burgundy dinner plates I added to the set. The kitchen is decorated with a snowman theme.
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  7. halimer

    halimer Well-Known Member

    I once saw a wonderful set of Hanukkah dishes but didn't buy them and still kick myself for it!.

    I try to pick up odds and ends when I see them but have never seen a full set again. They would be good for at least 8 days;) in December.

    For other holiday plates I mainly use paper. I do have some platters, table runners and tablecloths for both holidays
     
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  8. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Replacements has really good prices but don't ship here.. oh well, I'll keep looking! one day ....
     
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  9. GrammaDeb

    GrammaDeb Active Member

    I always wanted special holiday dishes; but we almost always used paper & plastic (red & green) for easy cleanup.
     
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  10. teachermomof2

    teachermomof2 Santa's Elves

    I have Pfaltzgraff Winterberry dishes. I display them in the hutch during December and January. I use them for any entertaining during the holiday season. We use the glassware regularly during the holidays, but I usually save the plates and serving pieces for entertaining. I've been collecting for years and haven't tired of them yet.
     
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  11. Cathymac2

    Cathymac2 Active Member

    I have Nikko Classic Christmas. I use them from the Monday after Thanksgiving until Christmas day. Then I switch to snowman dishes. I have a blue and white set and a green set. I mix them with my every day white dishes when we have company. I have napkins that match the Christmas dishes. Since I don't really care for the "matchy matchy" look, I use the dishes with red bandanas for napkins and then use the Christmas motif napkins with white dishes to switch things up some.
     
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  12. Miss JoDee

    Miss JoDee Well-Known Member

    Lisa, I just looked up your dishes and they are beautiful. I know why you haven't tired of them.
     
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  13. Fuchsia

    Fuchsia New Member

    I have poinsettia dishes that I use all of December, but I only have enough for 4. My regular dishes are plain white, so easy to dress up with colourful napkins, chargers, etc.
     
  14. Rose94

    Rose94 Member

    I have a set of Christmas dishes that are red with reindeer. We use them throughout December and into the first week of January.
     
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