Cable Lighting may look complicated, but it is actually very simple. It is all the options that might get confusing. Continue reading
Rose Gold has warm cast that is flattering. It feels new and fresh, but it is actually a classic.
Even pure gold is slightly reddish yellow in color. Anything other than 24 karate gold is mixed with something. Rose gold is gold mixed with copper. The more copper, the darker the red color of the gold. Red gold jewelry is up to 50% copper, 50% gold. Rose gold is 75% pure gold mixed with copper and silver. Continue reading
When I posted about Facemasks back in March, I was hoping we wouldn’t need them long. But it is August now. The masks I love from Marye-Kelley are on back order, but everyone else is making them now. Continue reading
I have quite a collection of different Blue Willow towels. But, they are all made out of linen or thin cotton.
3dRose has little velour terry cloth towels printed in the Blue Willow pattern. Continue reading
… mini halogen light bulbs can slide on wires along the perimeter.
Southern Living July 2020
A Truly Open House
Article by Grace Haynes
Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez
This month’s issue of Southern Living shows a lake house with cable lighting in the kitchen. I really like cable lights, but I haven’t noticed cable lighting in magazines lately. Continue reading
Kalco has been making Ponderosa Outdoor Lighting longer than I have been in lighting. Imperial Electric had one of the double wall lanterns on display and I fell in love. Continue reading
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.
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
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
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
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.