Array
Storage

Let These Photos Inspire You To Organize Your Plates And Dinnerware

You'll feel like throwing a dinner party afterwards!

Shares
Photography: Miguel Nacianceno & Kurt Alvarez (Main Photos)

You can’t have too many plates, especially when the “Ber” months roll in and you’ll be doing a lot of entertaining ’til New Year’s Eve. But one of the main problems of having a dinnerware collection is how to store those fragile babies. Get the dish on creative china storage by checking out these Instagram pegs:

Under stairs

If you’ve ever wondered what to make of that unused space under the stairs, then this is your answer. Have your contractor customize pullout cubbies for your plates, servers, and more.

READ: 3 Ways To Utilize The Space Under Your Stairs

Graphic

Who says your storage wall has to be a wallflower? These designers painted a graphic, black-and-white pattern on these open shelves as a focal point in the kitchen. (And it would be best to keep your dinnerware monochrome, as well.)

Ornate

Got a fabulous plate and porcelain collection to show off? Then settle only for the very best when it comes to its customized display.

READ: 4 Creative Ways To Display Your Collections

Slide-out drawers

If you want to keep your kitchen streamlined and clean-looking, opt for closed cabinet doors instead of glass-front ones, and have pullout drawers installed. For a similar system, check out Blum.

Repurposed bookshelf

This was an extra bookshelf that the homeowner reused as a china cabinet. Before you stash the plates, get some plate or dish racks to organize it on the shelves.

Rails

In the a11 showroom (which has a display of hundreds of plates), these monochromatic dishes are kept in place on narrow shelves by wooden rails.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Or use plate cases

Afraid you might nick lola’s heirloom plates from the 1950s? Then invest in quilted or fabric plate cases, which will protect your plates from being banged around in storage. You can get similar ones like these at Make Room & More.

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Latest Stories

This Japanese Ritual Will Change How You Clean the Home

Start with a clean slate literally and figuratively

These Fun Walking Tours Will Take You Back to 1920s Manila

Better sign up ASAP!

A Modern Tropical Family Home in Quezon City

To renovate the house, interior designer Jasmine Ancheta worked with murals, captivating lighting pieces, and refreshing wallpaper

What You Need to Know About The Malabrigo Lighthouse, The Philippines' Oldest Working Lighthouse

Located in Lobo, Batangas, it serves as a guide for ships going to Batangas Bay or Sibuyan Sea through the Verde Island Passage

Start The Year Right With These Decluttering Tips

Achieve a cleaner and brighter home with these handy hints

Sagada's Newest Art Hub Is a Sanctuary in the Mountains

It is called the Dogo Siwang Art Hub

You'll Feel Right at Home in This Hotel in Pasig City

We're definitely going back!

Welcome Prosperity and Positive Vibes Into Your Home with Feng Shui

Improve the positive energy in your home with these friendly reminders

Kids Can Enter Ayala Museum For Free This Weekend

Don't miss out on this!

Turn Your Bedroom Into A Comforting Space with These Colors

Sweet, calming, and neutral colors are our top picks!

Your Ultimate Guide on Choosing The Right Kitchen Tools

Shopping for appliances is really about making the right decisions

7 Beautiful & Peaceful Staycation Spots in Tagaytay

From cozy B&Bs to luxurious hotels, we give you a roundup of some of the best places to stay in for your next trip to this vibrant city
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!