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Upgrade Your Old Plates and Mugs to This Online Shop's Adorable Pieces

They have the cutest dinnerware!

Photography: Instagram/balai.manila

Prepare to put your "mine"-ing skills to good use, because we just found a local online shop with some of the cutest dinnerware. And trust us, you don't have to be a full-fledged platito and platita to appreciate them!

Among the many home decor brands now on Instagram, Balai Manila stands out for being a one stop shop for elegant and quirky pieces. They have everything from planters, rugs, to watering cans, and recently, they launched a full line of plates, mugs, and more dining essentials that are near impossible to resist.

Check out our picks below:

These polka-dotted plates seem like they'd bring a lot of good luck (and A+ visuals) to any dining table.

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Polka Plate (P385)

To give your those plain pieces in your collection an instant upgrade, try stacking them over this gorgeous charger plate or a stylish pair of raffia placemats and coasters.

Yellow Charger Plate (P250), Raffia Placemat (P295-320) & Coaster (P95)

Calling all marble enthusiasts: Here's a cool dinner plate you can shamelessly hoard.


Marble Dinner Plate (P200)

Looking for a good deal? Grab some of Balai's plate sets, which come with different-sized plates and saucers in complementing designs.


Black Plate Set (P750)

While you're already plate shopping, why not add this adorable pineapple catch-all for your trinkets?

Pineapple Decorative Plate (P250)

If you loved the marble plate above, then you have to check out the marble mugs from their most recent collection, too. Take a look at the different designs below:


Marble Mug with Saucer (P300)


Marble Mugs (P250)

For more information, visit Balai Manila's Instagram page here.

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