Affordable Outdoor Summer Dinnerware

French Bull 15.75-Inch Melamine Lazy Susan, Ziggy

Melamine dinnerware and plastic tumblers are great for outdoor dining. They are lightweight to transport, non breakable, affordable, and now stylish enough to use indoors too!

Melamine Dinnerware Sets

Many melamine dinnerware sets are low cost, and come in a variety of styles and colors, often mix and match. I love the bright colors outdoors. Note: not all sets are top rack dishwasher safe.

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Laura Gates Citrus Grove Dinnerware Set;

Laurie Gates Citrus Grove 12 Piece Melamine Dinnerware Set

American Aterlier Square Blue; Laura Gates Flora; Waverly Button Blooms Confetti;

American Atelier Square 12-Piece Dinnerware Set, BlueLaurie Gates Flora 12PC Melamine Dinnerware SetWaverly Button Blooms Confetti 12-Piece Dinnerware Set

Capri; GHB Bamboo Melamine; American Atelier Zigzag Turquoise;

Capri 18-pc Melamine DinnerwareGHP Bamboo Melamine Rounded Square 12-Piece Dinner Set, Natural EarthAmerican Atelier Zig Zag 12-Piece Dinnerware Set, Turquoise

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French Bull

I love the French Bull collection of patio dishes. The patterns contrast very well, and a mix of colors and patterns is especially pretty outdoors. The prices are a bit higher than some lines of melamine dishes, but they are meant to last and are top-shelf safe in the dishwasher. You can always mix and match a few of these gorgeous dishes designed by Jackie Shapiro with other melamine dishes.

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Raj Serving Tray; Kat Round Platter; Floral Set of Spreaders;

French Bull 13.5 by 8 inch Melamine Serving Tray, RajFrench Bull Melamine Round Platter, 15.5-Inch, KatFrench Bull Melamine Spreaders Set of 4, Floral

Pixie Dinner Plate; Multi Set of Round Serving Bowls; Ziggy Lazy Susan;

French Bull Melamine Dinner Plate, 12-Inch, PixieFrench Bull 4.5 Inch Melamine Bowls Set of 4, MultiFrench Bull 15.75-Inch Melamine Lazy Susan, Ziggy2

Jungle Kids Juice Cup Set; Nouveau Salad Plate; Bandi Salad Server Set;

French Bull Kids 6 Ounce Melamine Juice Cup Set of 4, JungleFrench Bull Melamine Salad Plate, 8-Inch, NouveauFrench Bull Bandi Melamine Salad Server Set

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Plastic Tumblers

Plastic tumblers are great for outdoor beverages. Some are insulated to keep your drinks cold, and you can even get reusable straws now. You may want to watch for BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher safe.

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SAN 28-oz Iced Tea Cup Tumblers; Rainbow Acrylic Straws; Cupture Classic Double Wall Tumbler;

8pc Break-resistant Restaurant-quality SAN Plastic 28-ounce Iced Tea Cup Tumblers in 4 Assorted ColorsRainbow Colored Replacement Acrylic Straw Set of 8, for 16oz, 20oz, 24oz TumblersCupture® Classic Insulated Double Wall Tumbler Cup with Lid and Reusable Straw - 24 oz, 2 Pack (24 oz)

Tritan Plastic Cup Tumblers; Costco Stackable Acrylic Tumblers; Boston Warehouse 24-oz Tumblers;

8pc Unbreakable Clear Tritan Plastic Cup Tumblers, four 14-ounce rocks and four 18-ounce waterColorful Stackable Acrylic Tumblers - Set of 8Boston Warehouse 24-Ounce Insulated Tumbler Cool Tones, Set of 4

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