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Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel

Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel

The Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel came today.

You can see how adorable it is. The description wasn’t much.

Betsy Drake GT865 Canton Scene Guest Towel

  • Machine Washable
  • Wrinkle Free
  • Made From Polyester

Lovely guest towels measure approximately 20×20.
Machine washable and wrinkle free.

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Personalize Your Home Office with Blue Willow from Marye-Kelley

Marye-Kelley Tissue Box Cover, Scalloped Waste Paper Basket, Letter Box, Picture Frame and Paperweight in Blue Willow

Marye-Kelley Tissue Box Cover, Scalloped Waste Paper Basket, Letter Box, Picture Frame and Paperweight in Blue Willow

I was surprised by how many people did not have a home office before they started to work from home during this Pandemic.

Most people (54%) didn’t have a remote work setup before the government moved to curb nonessential gatherings, according to a survey conducted by YouGov in partnership with USA TODAY and LinkedIn. Meanwhile, 74% of professionals age 18 to 74 said they’re now working from home.

Home offices are expensive: Study says most people didn’t have one before coronavirus
Dalvin Brown
USA TODAY

Did you start out on the dining room table while you tried to put something together?

But now that you have set up a space to work from while you stay at home, you want to start personalizing it. Continue reading

Faceted Orb Glass Pendants

January/February 2020 issue of Southern Living article Farmhouse on the Water by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos shows a McGee & Co. Morris Lantern in the

January/February 2020 issue of Southern Living article Farmhouse on the Water by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos shows a McGee & Co. Morris Lantern

The latest issue of Southern Living magazine has an article Farmhouse on the Water. It is written by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos. I’ve read about photo shoot styling. It looks like that is a real job that real people really have.

Anyway, the photo shows a lantern I really like. It has white glass and the finish looks like bronze. It has the feel of an orb pendant, but enclosed in glass. Continue reading

Spode Blue Room Georgian Plates

Spode Botanical, Floral, Girl at Well, Rome, Willow and Woodman Blue Room Georgian Plates Collection

Spode Botanical, Floral, Girl at Well, Rome, Willow and Woodman Blue Room Georgian Plates Collection

The Georgian collection includes patterns that have been most popular in Spode’s early years. Some of the patterns, like Blue Willow, continue to be popular. They mix beautifully with other Spode Blue and White transferware. You can display them or use them. Or both. They are dishwasher and microwave safe.

The Georgian Blue Room set of plates includes Botanical, Floral, Girl at Well, Rome, Willow and Woodman.
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Posted on September 26, 2019, and tagged .

Spode Blue Room Zoological Plates

Spode Rhinoceros, Kangaroo, Camel, Tiger, Zebra and Ostrich Blue Room Zoological Plates

Spode Rhinoceros, Kangaroo, Camel, Tiger, Zebra and Ostrich Blue Room Zoological Plates

The Zoological Blue Room set of plates includes Rhinoceros, Kangaroo, Camel, Tiger, Zebra and Ostrich. They mix beautifully with other Spode Blue and White transferware. You can display them or use them. Or both. They are dishwasher and microwave safe.

When these patterns were first produced in the 19th Century, exotic animals were curiosities and not well known. These plates feature animals in landscaped gardens being admired by the visiting public.
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Posted on September 26, 2019, in Lighting.

Make the Most of Landscape Water Features

Kichler Underwater and Water Accent Lighting

Underwater lighting highlights a waterfall

There are three ways to make the most of any water feature you have; reflecting, highlighting or underwater lighting.

Reflecting with Landscape Lighting

If you have still water, a pool or a pond, use lighting to create a reflection on the water. Reflecting or mirroring can be really dramatic. Use the accent spots and spreads to light what you want reflected. Continue reading

Farmhouse Style Lighting from Kichler

Cozy Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen with Brinley Pendants - Farmhouse Style Lighting from Kichler - My design42

Cozy Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen with Brinley Pendants

Farmhouse Style means different things to different people.

There are a lot of variations on Farmhouse Style. Modern Farmhouse Style incorporates comfortable Farmhouse pieces into a Classic Modern interior. Cozy Rustic Farmhouse has the appeal of a log cabin with perhaps farm elements like chicken wire. French Farmhouse or Farm Cottage styles have colors and details that bring a vintage look. Continue reading