Melamine dining accessories are perfect for outdoor entertaining.  Their stylish patterns and festive hues are ideal for setting the palette of an outdoor entertainment space.

Solid or patterned, casual or fancy, you’ll find the dinnerware set that’s right for you. Many offer dishwasher-safe, shatter-resistant melamine dinnerware. It’s as practical as it is pretty.


Williams Sonoma designers looked to the timeworn beauty of antique Mediterranean tiles in creating the collection pictured above, which features soft brushstrokes and a coastal-inspired palette of coral and blues. The pieces are accented with different patterns, designed to layer and complement each other. They are made of shatterproof melamine that’s ideal for picnics, barbecues and outdoor entertaining.

daisy-melamine-dinnerwareDelightful daisies bloom bright and carefree on this durable and easy-care melamine dinnerware, illustrated for Crate & Barrel exclusively by Jane Dixon. BPA-free and completely food safe, this exclusive melamine collection does not contain fillers or harmful additives.

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pieronemelaminePier One’s Sevilla Dinnerware is so pretty, a table looks polished without additional embellishments. The striking printed pattern is reminiscent of traditional Spanish pottery. The dishes are made of lightweight melamine, so they won’t break, chip or fade.

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potterybarncoastalmelamineDive into the warm weather with coastal and nautical melamine plates and dinnerware! Pottery Barn’s ocean-inspired plates are crafted of unbreakable melamine that‘s perfect for outdoor dining.

Source: Pottery Barn


westelmnauticalmelamineHigh seas style. West Elm’s Nautical Outdoor Dinnerware has the look and feel of hand-painted ceramic, but is made from durable melamine. Inspired by nautical designs, it makes everyday meals feel festive.

Source: West Elm Melamine Dinnerware


Now you’ve got to whip a guest list and a worthy meal!