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Melamine: Outdoor Dining or all the Time?

It's hard not to love melamine. And it's really hard to keep me from buying a new pattern (or two) every spring. Confession: I don't own a complete set. I have so much fun setting the table with bright and colorful mismatched dishes. You'd be surprised how well the purple stripe looks with the turquoise floral and the yellow lattice print. Seriously, give it a shot. A few of you shared your favorites (thanks so much –and please keep 'em coming!) and I selected a few of my own.

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-- Krissy Tiglias

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