(Closed) China Pattern Discontinued

posted 6 years ago in Married Life
  • poll: What should I do?
    Stick with pattern - return extras and get place settings now : (5 votes)
    24 %
    Exchange for a different pattern of the same designer : (2 votes)
    10 %
    Return everything and get a different pattern when I have a house : (7 votes)
    33 %
    Stick with pattern and order everything now (wasn't really planning on doing this) : (4 votes)
    19 %
    Other - explained below : (3 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    7311 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    I voted for returning things now and re-purchasing once you are settled and decide on the decor for your dining room. That way everything will flow and you won’t be unexpectedly spending a large sum of money right now.

    Post # 4
    13 posts
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I know a few people with discontinued patterns. As long as it’s a strong brand, like Rehearsal Dinner, and the pattern has been in production for a while you’ll be able to find lots in antique stores and on ebay. My sisters pattern was discontinued when they picked it out, and they almost have a full set now.

    Post # 6
    988 posts
    Busy bee

    I fell in love with an antique set of 1930s china.  Needless to say, it is no longer in production and I only have what I have.  I don’t see a problem with complementing it with pieces from other collections, not everything has to match perfectly.  If you love your china, keep what you have and buy complementary items over time.

    Post # 7
    128 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I would stick with it. I feel like now you can find almost anything online. I think there’s even a website dedicated to discontinued china. You’ll just have to look a little harder for missing pieces.

    Post # 9
    10366 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Could you add in a complimentary pattern? It would make the place settings more interesting (I don’t like matchy-matchy, but I know i’m in the minority).

    Post # 10
    13 posts
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Try replacements inc. they get discounted patterns and you can register with them your pattern and they will let you know when it’s available. 

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