There are three coordinating Ralph Lauren Blue and White Chinoiserie Fine China Dinnerware Collections that mix and match. A fourth collection also has Chinese Blue and White motifs. Continue reading
Have you seen Wine Bottle Chandeliers?
I’ve seen them in restaurants. They are reasonably priced and would be a fun find for any dining room. Continue reading
How to choose a relaxing Porch Swings that fits your budget and personalize it to fit your style
Nothing says Summer in the South like a glass of lemonade on a porch swing. No matter where you live, a porch swing creates a stress-free zone where you can take a little “me time.”
Traditional Home just sent a “We want you back” packet.* The packet has a little booklet in it. I would Pin every picture in the booklet. I love Traditional Home magazine. Continue reading
This is another choice for the bar that goes with a lot of different styles.
Whether they are made of natural rattan or a synthetic copy, these bar stools mix with so many styles.
Perfect in a beach house, especially with a woven seat in a bright shade of blue. Continue reading
Just as the weather cools down and we want to spend more time on the porch, the days get shorter and it’s too dark.
If you haven’t already, now is the time to add comfortable lighting to your outdoor living space.
Wall lighting is fine for safety. And ceiling lights or lighted fans can give good overall lighting. Continue reading
Ralph Lauren used to make some beautiful Chinese style collections. There were a few of them; Dorsey, Tamarind, Palm Harbor, Jobs Lane, Nanking Dragon, the Archival Collection and some variations on those names. Continue reading
I have been looking for bar stools for the new house we are building. I really love the look of Vintage Industrial Drafting Stools. You see them in a lot of magazines. They use them with just about every style. Continue reading
I would love to have Blue Willow accessories in the bathroom. That sounds pretty easy, doesn’t it?
Not as easy as it sounds.
This is what I have been able to find.
This isn’t Blue Willow, but it is blue and white and has a vaguely Asian design to it. The reviews go both ways. Some people love it. Some people hate it. The price is right. Continue reading
Maritime-style is a brilliant character builder. Metal cages protected the glass in rough seas, but they come in handy in family retreats, too, where beach gear and games roll in and out like the tide.
Summerhouse Style Guide
Rachael Burrow and Ellen McGauley
Coastal Living July/August 2008
This month’s issue of Coastal Living has a great article, Summerhouse Style Guide, “From pretty painted floors to colorful marine collectibles, here’s a look at some of the classic ingredients of these nostalgic weekend retreats.” Continue reading