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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:21:52 PM
It seems that's the popular say, although I'm sure some of you have 1 color.

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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:24:29 PM
I do. It's my favorite thing about Fiestaware.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:29:12 PM
I love opening my cupboards and seeing all the assorted colors...makes me happy. I know I would get bored with just one color.

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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:30:55 PM
Oh H3LL to the yeah!

BUT, we tend to only have 4 or 5 colors at present...out of the 12 or 15 out, we only don't like about 2 or 3...

can't wait to get glass doors on my kitchen cabinets and get them backlit so I can show 'em off!
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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:34:11 PM
That's also my favorite thing about Fiesta!

My BFF has a full set of one color (cobalt), she doesn't mix.

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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:37:50 PM
We mix and match.



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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:38:31 PM
I have all persimmon (discontinued) but its nice to have the option to mix it up if some of my pieces get broken or I get bored with just the one color.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:39:33 PM
I have only one color right now, but would love to add another color or two! Of course I need to find more room in my kitchen cabinets for it. They are pretty stuffed right now and that discourages me from buying more.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:42:25 PM
I have two colors and have put a third color on my Christmas list


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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:44:17 PM
I do. I didn't even buy place settings of any one color. I bought all my pieces a la carte. In several colors I have only one item like a plate or bowl.



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Posted: 10/7/2012 7:55:25 PM
I have 19 place settings, all in different colors.

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Posted: 10/7/2012 8:04:48 PM
I have a full set of black. I was a 20 year old clueless bride, I thought all black would look elegant. it has lasted 16 years of daily use and still looks great. If I had the space I'd add colors.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 8:06:42 PM
...."I have 19 place settings, all in different colors."

Me too!


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Posted: 10/7/2012 8:19:09 PM
i have over 18 settings (lost count after that because i have some stored away). it's just DH and me so i like mixing the colors so we can use all them as much as possible.



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Posted: 10/7/2012 8:24:42 PM
I have just one of each color, and as others have already said, it's fun to play around with different combinations.

I like it when I'm unloading the dishwasher and find two random colors together that I never considered would look as good together as they do.

I'm just a simple girl.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 9:05:08 PM
Yes, I mix them to an extent.

My spring/summer set is lemongrass, sunflower,
Peacock, & cobalt.

Fall/winter set is cinnabar, marigold & plum.

But, I also have a full 8 sets of
Cinnabar for when I want a more formal look.

I'm considering adding tangerine to the spring
set.




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Posted: 10/7/2012 9:07:11 PM
Yes, I mix all of mine, I have most of the new colors. I don't own any pastels.

I don't have white/cream, purple or that pinkish limited edition color, or brown.

I like how Delany described it once, she said her cupboards looked like Rainbow Brite threw up in there, lol. That's exactly how it looks!


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Posted: 10/7/2012 9:23:38 PM
I mix them.

Love the rainbow in the cabinet!



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Posted: 10/7/2012 9:26:00 PM
Absolutely, I have happy colored cabinets


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Posted: 10/7/2012 9:36:06 PM
Mixing colors is precisely why I wanted Fiestaware. I have three settings of six colors, and will be adding more to my Christmas list this year.

We are a family of six, so three settings means I can mix two colors and set a full table. My serving dishes are all in three of those six colors.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 9:39:56 PM
I'm mixing mine. I have 6 sets of the lemongrass, 2 sets of Scarlet, and 2 sets of Turquoise. I would like to get two sets of Tangerine and 2 sets of Shamrock. I have 3 daughters, so I always have to have enough to divide up evenly. That means after I buy the Tangerine and Shamrock sets I'll need another 4 sets in two different colors. Love my reasoning?

My oldest dd likes Plum and my middle dd likes Peacock. I was hoping the Flamingo was going to be a bright pink because my youngest dd likes pink. I was so disappointed when I saw it. It looks like salmon.


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Posted: 10/7/2012 10:45:43 PM
I'd love to have a set in every colour but dh wouldn't go for it

We do have three colours though ... cobalt, sunflower and turquoise ... I love how they look together

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Posted: 10/7/2012 11:01:17 PM

I like how Delany described it once, she said her cupboards looked like Rainbow Brite threw up in there, lol. That's exactly how it looks!


That's rad.

I have 14 sets. 12 different colors.




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Posted: 10/7/2012 11:53:04 PM
I have had mixed colors for years. Love them!


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Posted: 10/8/2012 12:34:11 AM
Oh yes, all mixed up and loving it!

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Posted: 10/8/2012 11:30:53 AM
I only recently started collecting, and we have 4 place sets in different colors and a few other random pieces I've been able to snag up at good prices! I can't wait to get different colors . I don't think we will ever but the neutrals though.. Too boring. . I actually enjoy doing my dishes now as they are so pretty


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Posted: 10/8/2012 11:39:54 AM
I have 6 place settings...all different colors. I figure by the time I get all the colors, they will be retiring some and adding new ones...so I don't think I ever want to duplicate colors.


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Posted: 10/8/2012 12:47:20 PM
I like the mixed colors, too! Where do you who have a lot store it? I know the dishes take up a lot of space!

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Posted: 10/8/2012 3:11:55 PM
I used to have 23 colors of Post 86 Fiesta, but now I only have three colors (with a preponderance of Persimmon).

And I used to have six colors of Vintage Fiesta, but now I only have four.

(My tastes definitely changed in 22 years. I no longer liked the cacophony of color in my cabinets, especially the mix of pastels, brights, and jewel tones.)






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Posted: 10/8/2012 3:13:50 PM
I buy colors in sets to two. I like to serve dh and I on the same color when it's just the two of us. If everyone's here it's anything goes.


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Posted: 10/9/2012 8:31:36 PM
I hope our JCPenney has the 4 piece soon. Kohl's is the only store close and I'd rather have the mug!

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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:35:05 AM
Love love my fiestaware!! I have lemongrass, plum & turquoise! Way out on a limb for me but they make me so happy!


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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:39:25 AM
I have bought mostly pieces, so I have one or two of every color except black, white, and ivory. Of course I started collecting last Spring and now there are only 3 of us at home, and I use the luncheon/buffet for myself. But someday...


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