Where to Put the Good China and Glassware
"Basically, unless you throw dinner parties all the time, “the good” means “the rarely used.” It’s that family heirloom set or beautiful china and crystal you may have received as a wedding gift and use only on special occasions. If that’s the case, it’s not so important to store these dishes close to the dishwasher. You can follow the steps you did to organize the everyday stuff.
If you do have glass cabinets or a special china cabinet, by all means put your beautiful dishes on display. You can prioritize arrangement over ease of grabbing things — after all, being able to admire these favorite pieces is important. Give them more space if you wish, whether you want to enjoy your plates on plate stands or your teacups and saucers lined up in a row."
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