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Creative ways to repurpose your family china

As it turns out, you're not actually stuck with a cabinet full of china that’s destined to collect dust for eternity… or until you have some kids yourself and torment the next generation with a boatload of unwanted crockery. Read on for our favorite options and DIY tips.

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Tiered stands? Cake stands? Serving Trays? What gives?!

What do you call those tiered plate thingys that people use to serve desserts on—you know, at tea parties and such? In this post I highlight a few features of popular tiered stand varieties and call out some of their strengths and limitations.  I'll try not to be biased—but naturally, I think The Brooklyn Teacup's vintage tiered stands have the most going for them.

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