Melamine Plate and Platter Dinnerware by Jean Cody

Portland, Oregon · 5606 Sales


Melamine Plate and Platter Dinnerware by Jean Cody

Portland, Oregon 5606 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars

Shop owner

Jean Cody


Announcement   TheMadPlatters' melamine dinnerware ranges from approachable decadence to darling macabre. There is something sweetly quirky for all tastes including Lina CAVALIERI designs, mid-century and other retro touches. Visit our vintage book page art prints at


Last updated on Feb 23, 2017

TheMadPlatters' melamine dinnerware ranges from approachable decadence to darling macabre. There is something sweetly quirky for all tastes including Lina CAVALIERI designs, mid-century and other retro touches. Visit our vintage book page art prints at

Jean Cody

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Jean Cody

whales, azure blue whale melamine plate
solium shell, sea spray green melamine plate
Rose dots melamine plate
polka dots melamine plate
Crustaceans II melamine plate
Crustaceans I melamine plate
Octopus II melamine plate
Tanager Bird melamine plate
Antique Map, DerwentWater Map melamine plate
Sheep melamine plate in exuberance orange
Antique Map, Thirlmere Map melamine plate
Windermere Map melamine plate
parts is parts no.1 in four styles
Scorpio stars melamine plate
Horoscope Zodiac Sign melamine plate
Aries Constellation melamine plate
Cow melamine serving platter or plate
Custom Platter for Lynn
beaver crowned melamine plate
Rose colored glasses Cavalieri melamine plate
royal Lina Cavalieri melamine plate
Giraffe melamine plate
keys melamine plate
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
Babs Ruff

Babs Ruff on May 18, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Very quirky. I used the plates as server plates. My guests appreciated them

Maria mio

Maria mio on May 17, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful plate and proudly displayed on my bookshelf! 😍

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I found a perfect spot to hang my cutting/serving board on the wall - between our fireplace and storage cabinet.

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Lina Cavalieri glass cutting and serving board
This is my easter bunny with Lina table setting.

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tinted Cavalieri melamine plate
Hooray for spring flowers and Lina Cavaleri plates.

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Rose colored glasses Cavalieri melamine plate
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It's fun to see a design transformed into a melamine plate.

Hooray! we are back and we are so lucky to have customers that like TheMadPlatters plates and platters. I joined Etsy in 2007 and I can't imagine life without my Etsy shops! TheMadPlatters Etsy shop is presently one of our two shops. Many of our plates and platters feature designs directly related to our Dictionary Page Art Prints and the famous Lina Cavalieri engraving at our other shop, TheMadPlatter plates are my original plate designs mostly sourced from vintage or antique artwork, enhanced and/or altered by me. My husband, Kit helps with processing customer orders and lots of miscellaneous tasks and where ever help is needed. Kit also does most of the cooking so I have more time to create.

THE PROCESS: While I design my plates here in my home studio, each is “made to order” by a third party, a plate manufacturer in the USA. Once I've completed a plate design and put it into the format for the manufacturing process, the template needs approval from the manufacturer. Once approved, I order a test run plate to see the design in person, that is as a plate. Sometimes the design is not as I envisioned once it becomes a plate, requiring modifications and several test runs.

When an Etsy customer places an order I contact the manufacturer with all the necessary information to manufacture their custom plate. Manufacturing turn around time is usually about 3 business days. To expedite shipping time and save shipping fees, the USA company that manufactures my plates ships them to my customers instead of to me (so they are not getting shipped first to me then again to my customers).

Both Kit and I feel very lucky to have found Etsy and especially thankful for customers that enjoy our dinnerware! All works © TheMadPlatters. Thank You!


Shop members

  • Jean Cody

    Owner, Designer

    I've always had a passion for nature and beautiful things. I grew up in the country and many of my earliest memories are of all the wonders to be found exploring the dense woods behind us and in the muddy creek running through our yard.

  • Kit Cody

    Husband + Helper

    My hobby is woodworking, cooking and helping with customer plate and platter orders.

Production partners

  • Melamine Dinnerware made here in the USA

    United States

    The manufacturer has been creating customized melamine dinnerware for over 40 years and is located in the USA. We have worked together since 2011.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 28, 2017
We are delighted to have found Etsy and I hope you are too! Your taking the time to familiarize yourself with our shop policies is appreciated.

Plates are best in person! It seems impossible to capture the color and details of the artwork for the web view. PLEASE NOTE: that the view online will vary between different monitors and the view on a monitor differs some from the plate in person.

All works © TheMadPlatters.

The Mad Platters is our 2nd Etsy shop. Many of my plates and platters feature designs directly related to my Dictionary Page Art Prints found at

Please visit my Pinterest for ideas on hanging plates and prints on walls;

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
USA SHIPPING FEES: Please excuse shipping fees for certain quantities are unavoidably overcharged. Any EXCESS SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REFUNDED FIRST THING UPON PROCESSING YOUR ORDER.

USA DELIVERY TIME: All items are made to order. Manufacturing time is typically up to 5 or 7 business days (note; at busy times up to 15 business days). Shipping takes 3 to 7 business days with tracking notification at shipping time.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: International shipping can take 4 to 8 weeks depending upon customs and location. Notification is sent at shipping time. Tracking is only available within USA and rush shipping is not available for international shipments.

HAWAII & PUERTO RICO: I may need to REQUEST additional shipping fee in order to ship your purchase. Your ORDER WILL BE HELD until the balance of shipping is paid -or- you may CANCEL your order.
1 Plate ................$5.95 USPS
2 plates...............$8.99 USPS
3 plates...............$8.99 USPS
4 - 7 plates........$10.99 USPS
8 - 20 plates.......$14.95 FedEx Ground
21 - 30 plates.......$16.95 FedEx Ground

1 Plate .............$15.00 International Shipping
2 plates...........$22.50 International Shipping
3 plates...........$30.00 International Shipping
4 plates............$37.50 International Shipping
More than 4 plates..... add $7.50 for each additional plate. For example, 4 plates is $37.50 plus $7.50 for one more plate = $45 International shipping 5 plates.
Refunds and Exchanges
All items are custom made just for your order. Because of the nature of custom made items, returns cannot be accepted unless there is a defect. Please contact me as soon as possible if item is defective.

Once items are in production the manufacturer will not accept cancellation. Please thoroughly read descriptions and view images before purchase. If you have questions, please ask as many questions as you like before placing an order.

Seller cannot be responsible for packages after they have been tracked as "DELIVERED" to the shipping address.

UNCLAIMED/ UN-DELIVERABLE returned packages:
Customer will need to cover any additional shipping costs for re-shipping.

International customers must contact us within two months with any type of delivery problems. Seller cannot be responsible for shipments over 2 months old.
Additional policies and FAQs
YOUR AND MY MONITORS: Plates are best when viewed in person. Please note that the view online will vary between monitors and THE VIEW ON A MONITOR DIFFERS FROM THE PLATE IN PERSON. This is unavoidable.

Some my listings look faded on my husband's monitor while showing brilliant color on my calibrated monitor, and if you have a wide screen monitor, the colors on your monitor will be overly saturated and/or bright. I keep my working monitor calibrated to ensure a professional working environment.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION for theMadPlatters plates/designs: All works © TheMadPlatters. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Unauthorized copying will constitute an infringement of copyright. Please don't hesitate to contact me for more information. Thank You!

See us on Pinterest for inspiration;