A pastel coloured dinner party with duckydora & Poole Pottery

It may be autumn but there’s nothing stopping us from dressing our homes in pretty pastels. I have recently been introduced to the handpainted and ethical tableware by duckydora. There ceramics with matching linens are so pretty with their pastel colour tones and beautiful provenance. Each one is slightly different which is why I believe they work well teamed up with vintage.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

I have chosen Amalfi ceramics as they go so well with my home. On first glance, you would think that a pastel shade would definitely not go with my pops of bright colour but the yellow rim to these plates does just that – pops out at you.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

I love yellow and use my Midwinter tureen bowl all the time. The yellow vase has a delicate handkerchief edge and looks fab with simple hand picked flowers.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

The salt and pepper pots are Hornsea.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

I love how they also stand out against white china (mine are just basic white plates from IKEA), yet also team up with my vintage Poole Pottery.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Their range can also be mix and matched as each design uses similar tones.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

As they are earthenware the feel is slightly textured, with gently rims around the edges of the bowl and on the plates.

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

The mats and coasters are vintage and feature soldiers riding on horses. I recently bought them from a car boot sale as there was just something about them that I loved. I reckon they also go well with the ceramics. You could add a vintage linen embroidered table cloth to make the look slightly prettier which I would do outside (in the spring of course!)

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage dinner party with duckydora, Hornsea and Poole Pottery as featured in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Now all I need to do is make my soup and invite my friends round to lunch.

Kate x

(This is a brand collaboration but as always all thoughts are my own. For my full Disclosure Statement click here)

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