At the Table~ Mikasa Holiday Traditions

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I’m ushering in the Christmas Season,

at the table with Mikasa Holiday Traditions!

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 In keeping with Holiday Traditions, boughs of holly and berries deck the dinnerware, banded in gold with a red chain border, for a timeless and elegant pattern for the Christmas and holiday season.

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Wallace Gold Accent Corsica Flatware makes a debut at our table and a handsome dinner companion, with its smooth handles and textured basket-weave design with gold-plated accents.


Santa’s sleigh stopped at the produce department for a centerpiece for the table. Ornaments in vases from last week’s table are now trimming the tree, replaced with a mixture of seasonal eatings, nuts and fruit~ cranberries, apples, pears clementines~ for a festive and easy centerpiece, and economical when you consider it’s edible!


Mix up Merry Cranberry Salsa~ a light, flavorful appetizer that comes together in 10 minutes for an office or holiday gathering.


 Greenery, fruit and nuts make a casual

and natural runner for the table.



If you have access to Leyland Cypress, it’s an ideal evergreen to Deck the Halls since it won’t leave a sticky, sappy residue behind on your mantle, stairs, or table.


Santa’s on his way, delivering a napkin and

leaving an ornament as a gift at each place setting.



A Covered Casserole is served up on

red rimmed 12 Inch Round Platter.




Holiday Traditions Covered Sugar Bowl and Creamer

and Salt and Pepper Set are available

for your holiday table and entertaining.



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Holiday Traditions Table Details:

*Holiday Traditions Dinnerware / Mikasa

*Flatware/  Wallace Gold Accent Corsica

Green Goblets/ Artland Iris, HomeGoods

*Capella Ice Beverage Glasses, Mikasa

Placemats/  HomeGoods

Napkin Rings/ Fitz & Floyd

Napkins/ Pier 1


*Lifetime Brands’ products have been provided

free of charge in exchange for

promotional consideration.

Holiday Traditions Christmas Table

Mikasa Holiday Traditions

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  38 comments for “At the Table~ Mikasa Holiday Traditions

  1. December 2, 2013 at 7:04 am

    I’ll be on the lookout for Leyland Cypress evergreens. The Mikasa dinnerware is lovely. Wow, what gorgeous flatware. Have a great week Mary!

  2. Cheryl
    December 2, 2013 at 7:17 am

    What a lovely table, Mary. The Leyland Cypress is wonderful…wish we had it here in the northeast. Also love the flatware. It’s a beautiful addition to your tablescape.

  3. December 2, 2013 at 7:23 am

    Oh Mary, I really REALLY like this Mikasa pattern! Beautifully set table…I’m copying that produce department centerpiece for sure.
    Your little Santa napkin rings are adorable.
    Thanks for the tip about the Leyland Cypress, too. I didn’t know that.

  4. December 2, 2013 at 7:27 am

    You are an inspiration to us all on how to set a festive table. It is so inviting !

  5. December 2, 2013 at 7:58 am

    The recipe sounds great! Pretty tablescape, and the sweet Mikasa dishes are so cheerful with the holly border. Very nice! Thanks for the coding for the discount, too, Mary!

  6. December 2, 2013 at 7:59 am

    Oh Mary, what a gorgeous pattern from Mikasa. I wish I had room for more Christmas dishes. These are especially beautiful and timeless. You must have so much fun playing with dishes. The natural centerpiece is wonderful! xo

  7. December 2, 2013 at 8:03 am

    Ho Ho Ho …!!! Lovely!

  8. December 2, 2013 at 8:06 am

    This is a beautiful understated pattern and I love it with all the natural elements you have brought together…the traditional fruits and nuts of the season look so elegant in the glass vessels…great tip about the Leyland Cypress, I have always stayed away from greenery for the resin issue~I love the pairing of the china with those sparking napkins and chargers, and the Santa face napkin ring! I made your Cranberry Salsa last year and it was a huge hit~

  9. Carolyn Ericson
    December 2, 2013 at 8:57 am

    What a beautiful Holiday dinnerware pattern. Your table is beautiful and puts me into the spirit of Christmas.

  10. December 2, 2013 at 9:28 am

    I love this pattern, Mary! It is simple but ELEGANT! I love how you use your vases for centerpieces, hope you don’t mind if I copy this later on. You are so inspiring. Come on over to see SOME of my Santas. Have a GREAT week.

  11. December 2, 2013 at 9:34 am

    Those dishes are gorgeous Mary, I love the design! The Santa napkin rings are really cute too:@)

  12. December 2, 2013 at 9:39 am

    Mary, the table is beautiful and the cranberry salsa sounds yummy! I especially love the Santa napkin rings and the china. The snowflakes on the screen are timely…expecting snow here in the Boise area today!

  13. Vicki Nuckols
    December 2, 2013 at 11:27 am

    Mary,Just beautiful,one day maybe you would share a tour of your beautiful home with us?Please,I am sure it is just gorgeous!!!!!!Love your posts!!!!!Merry Christmas!!!!!

  14. December 2, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    It’s a beautiful table, Mary. I had this pattern. Service for 8. Gave it to our granddaughter last year.

  15. December 2, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    I would just leave this table in place for the entire season. As always, lovely.

  16. December 2, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    Mary, you have such impeccable taste. The Holiday Traditions Mikasa dinnerware and the Wallace Gold Accent Corsica flatware are a perfect pairing as well as the beautiful napkins and table decorations…Simple and yet so elegant! Your tables just take my breath away.

  17. paula
    December 2, 2013 at 8:12 pm

    Beautiful as always !!


  18. December 2, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    What a beautiful pattern, Mary! The table looks so warm and cozy, love the flatware too! I have to go check that out! I do have silver and gold, but I just love this!
    Thanks for linking to Let’s Dish!

  19. December 2, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    Your post has put me in the mood to decorate! Love your dinnerware-very pretty.

  20. December 2, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    I love this pattern more than the Lenox!!..So elegant and you set the perfect table to compliment the china…Beautiful Mary!

  21. franki
    December 3, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Bring it on!!! franki

  22. December 3, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    another beautiful festive table, love the santa napkin ring!

  23. December 3, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    Gorgeous tablescape!

  24. December 3, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Every week I see something that I don’t think I can live without, and this week it’s the gorgeous napkins. Love that plaid and the textural fabric. The Santa napkin rings complement the napkins beautifully with a touch of whimsy. Beautiful table!

  25. December 4, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    Beautiful, Mary. These dishes make an elegant statement, and your added details offer a perfect pairing. Love your long gorgeous wood table!

  26. December 4, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    Beautiful tablescape – the dishes are very lovely. I love the Santa napkin rings and go so well with the dishes.
    Have a great rest of the week.

  27. December 4, 2013 at 9:41 pm

    Lovely! Cute napkin holders. Love the fruit centerpiece.

  28. December 4, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    Beautiful china and I love how the fruit looks in the glass containers.

  29. December 5, 2013 at 11:37 am

    Goodness I LOVE your dishes. Such a beautiful pattern.

  30. hollybertone
    December 5, 2013 at 3:30 pm

    Hi Mary – Oh wow, this is absolutely stunning! I love the plaid with the holly leaves. Hugs, Holly

  31. December 5, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    Elegant table and great use of the fruit for the centerpiece. A new pattern that I have not seen I really like!


  32. Bev
    December 7, 2013 at 8:19 am

    Beautiful! Love that china pattern…great table.

  33. December 7, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    Your table is beautiful..I just love that tureen..We have some giant Leland Cypress and I will remember to put some in the house before Christmas..
    Love, Mona

  34. December 8, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    Oy vey!!! Talk about BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!! This is a timeless and utterly elegant china pattern that will endure for eons! I love the flatware you used alongside, too. All so pretty, Mary!!!

  35. Sandra Garth
    December 12, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    Beautiful pattern and love the flatware. The color of your beaded placemats is so versatile. Too bad we don’t have Home Goods here. My husband probably wouldn’t think so, LOL!!

  36. December 18, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    The cranberry salsa looks delish! You have a beautiful collection of Mikasa and I love how you added the ornament to each setting!

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