All your dishes don't need to match. Just pick a color scheme - so that they will go together. My everyday plates are along the lines of bright blue and white - which is quite common -so I can pick up occasional small plates, bowls of varying patterns easily and they look nice next to each other! They call that the shabby chic look!
By Pam from L.A., CA
You can set a beautiful unique table using mismatched dinnerware. The many colors and patterns can be very attractive and personalized. This is a guide about using mismatched dishware.