Welcome guests to the table with delightful dinnerware options from Overstock.com that make a memorable first impression at your next party. Find options that range from simple to elegant across a collection that makes it easy to set up service for your little family or a large group of friends. Choose durable plastic dinnerware in brilliant colors or patterns that brighten up your backyard barbecue, or find delicate porcelain and china pieces that lend upscale appeal to your multicourse meal. Mix and match patterns or stagger round dinner plates with square soup bowls to create a one-of-a-kind personal dinnerware set that speaks to your avant-garde sense of style. With options available from iconic names in dinner service, including Corelle, Pfaltzgraff, Lenox, and Mikasa, setting a stunning table is effortless.
Sunny styles and warm, inviting designs are hallmarks of casual dinnerware. For everyday dining, robust materials like stoneware, earthenware, melamine, porcelain, or plastic are sturdy and reliable choices that are dishwasher and microwave safe and less prone to breakage. Classic country dinnerware helps to create a sense of home, giving your dining experience a laid-back, relaxed feeling for years of family meals and friendly gatherings.
Entertain at your very best with a set of formal dinnerware. Fine China is a traditional wedding gift that fills the home with a sense of grandeur and refinement perfect for special dinner parties. Formal sets often include extra dishes such as fruit bowls, gravy boats, salt and pepper shakers, soup bowls, accent plates, serving platters, and more. Finding the perfect style to fit your table is a far easier task when shopping online.
Dinnerware is often available in separate pieces so you can mix and match your place settings. Choosing ceramic or clay plates with novelty prints or bold designs can dress up an otherwise ordinary table. Plates come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes to suit your needs, from dainty saucers to thick, substantial oval plates on which to serve sliced meats and cheeses when entertaining. Square plates can bring a modern look to your dinner table, while bone china with ornate scalloped edges and beaded details transition from casual to formal effortlessly.
Bowls come in a far more vast variety than most people even imagine. Canoe bowls for serving stand on legs, bringing refreshing elegance to your special gatherings. Trifle bowls, with their clear glass and gentle curves, deliver a decadent nod to traditional dining. Noodle bowls with handles are microwavable and made of materials like plastic so as not to harm your hands. Indeed, materials should come into consideration when selecting the perfect bowl for your daily use, as wooden bowls bring an amazing aesthetic for salad but cannot be reheated in the microwave like ceramic or earthenware bowls. Ceramic and stoneware bowls are also easy to clean and do not absorb bacteria, meaning they will last for years to come.
Having a special cup of tea all to yourself can be the best part of your day. Selecting a dainty cup and saucer of china with a regal floral pattern or stripe of gold can elevate your beverage enjoyment. An assortment of cups and mugs can be found online, from ceramic espresso mugs to large, substantial cappuccino mugs. A glass mug can be the perfect way to enjoy a cup of tea or hot toddy, and an array of festive novelty mugs are a cozy way to indulge in a steaming cup of cocoa. Placing a saucer beneath your cup allows you to keep a spoon close at hand and far away from tablecloths or wooden surfaces, and specially-designed tray saucers are provide a space on which to place a scone or biscotti.