Beyond Paper Plates: A Guide to Disposable Dinnerware

Everyone loves a good party, but few people look forward to cleaning up after an evening of celebration. Skip the dishes with disposable dinnerware options from west elm. From paper plates to party cups, we have everything you need to put together a great bash - without the great mess.

Party Dinnerware

Disposable dinnerware has come a long way in recent years. Today's party plates feature chic designs and elegant details that will make your guests forget they're eating off paper. Our selection of disposable plates includes the Celestial Paper Dinnerware set, which features a unique night sky design. The set combines paper dinner plates, salad plates, coasters and cocktail napkins. Planning a smaller get-together? You can also purchase the pieces separately.

Disposable Cake Stand

Disposable cake stands take ordinary paper plates to a whole new level with an elegant three-tiered design. Use them to display cakes, cupcakes, cookies and other baked goods. Our Paper Cake Stand takes just moments to assemble and even less time to toss out when the party's over. And with its sleek black and gold design, your guests will never catch on to the fact that your cake stand is made from simple cardboard.

Paper Cups

Hosting a party usually means having to pull out several types of cups and glassware for coffee, wine, juice and tea. To make cleanup easier, consider using paper cups instead. They can be used for both hot and cold beverages and, best of all, you won't have to worry about how you'll fit everything into the dishwasher once your guests have gone home. Paper cups are designed for single use, so you'll want to be sure to pick up enough cups to serve all of the different drinks your guests will be having throughout the afternoon or evening. Our party cups come in sets of eight and feature a black/gold or white/gold design that matches our Paper Cake Stand.

Paper Place Settings

Just because you're using paper plates for your gathering, doesn't mean you can't have place settings. Our collection of party dinnerware includes several paper place setting kits to help you dress up your table. These sets include paper placemats, name cards and thank you cards. Supper Toolkits are available in several colors to match any party theme. Choose from muted blues, soft pastels and striking metallic hues.

Don't let the prospect of a sink full of dirty dishes dampen your party plans. Shop our wide selection of party plates, paper cups and disposable party decorations to put together a stress-free - and mess-free - celebration.

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