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Where to Buy: Kitsch Christmas Crockery

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Embrace 'more is more' with this maximalist edit

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Christmas is the one time of the year when more is more – embrace the festive spirit with over the top, kitschy and maximalist tableware and decorations. This edit of kitsch Christmas plates, bowls, mugs, dishes and teacups is sure to add some seasonal splash, whether you’re laying the table with your family this year, or tucking into the turkey with a smaller group. Bon appétit.  

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Kitsch Christmas table finishing touches

Zoe Bradley gold paper Christmas cracker on black and white table setting

Zoe Bradley Luxury Christmas cracker in gold rose, from £89. zoebradley.com

What Christmas table setting is complete without some statement crackers? Paper sculptor Zoe Bradley’s artistic Christmas crackers are each beautifully finished with a hand-sculpted paper rose or snowflake, and come in the choice of gold or white, with black ribbons for the finishing touch.

Maison Margaux red berry tumblers

Maison Margaux Red Berry tumblers, £46.80 for four. maisonmargauxltd.com

With 3D holly sprigs rising out of the base, Maison Margaux’s red berry tumblers will keep adults entertained as much as little ones.

Mini gold angel wing decoration on ochre linen napkin

The Forest & Co Gold Wing decoration clip, £10. theforestandco.com

Forest & Co’s versatile gold wing decoration clip can be used as a napkin holder, and also slide onto dinner candles for a magical final touch to your Christmas table.


Paper napkins with four gold foil nutcrackers

Little Lulubel Nutcracker paper party napkins, £5.50. notonthehighstreet.com

Add a little Victoriana charm to place settings with Richmond-based Little Lulubel’s metallic Nutcracker napkins, finished with gold foil detail.


Peter Rabbit crackers in red and white by Nancy & Betty

Nancy & Betty Studio Peter Rabbit Christmas crackers, £26. nancyandbetty.com

Nancy & Betty Studio is the go-to destination for kitschy Christmas crackers – but we’re especially enchanted by these playful Beatrix Potter-inspired ones.


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