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Charger Plates

Here is a simple tip for making your holiday table look better.

Use a charger plate under your dinner plate. It gives a nice layered effect.

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Sometimes called “service plates,” they are used to cradle the first course plates,

and are usually (though not always) removed for the entrée plate.

However, etiquette dictates that they are always removed from the table before the dessert course.

Here are some good looks for both casual and formal Christmas settings using chargers.

4 responses

  1. Hi!
    Thanks so much for featuring two of my Christmas table settings in this post. Here’s a link to the setting you found via google, in case your readers would enjoy seeing the rest of the table setting: http://betweennapsontheporch.net/christmas-tablescape-lenox-holiday-welcome-to-the-122nd-tablescape-thursday/

    November 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    • Thank you Susan. I will edit the links on my blog to reflect. Best, Ellen

      November 30, 2012 at 2:05 pm

      • susanbetweennapsontheporch

        Thanks so much Ellen! Appreciate being included with all these other wonderful features! Merry Christmas!

        November 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm

  2. susanbetweennapsontheporch

    Hi!
    Thanks so much for featuring two of my Christmas table settings in this post. Here’s a link to the setting you found via google, in case your readers would enjoy seeing the rest of the table setting: http://betweennapsontheporch.net/christmas-tablescape-lenox-holiday-welcome-to-the-122nd-tablescape-thursday/

    November 30, 2012 at 1:20 pm

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