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
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
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 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
The Arts and Crafts Movement borrowed extensively from other cultures and periods including medieval Europe.
The Victorian Gothic revival movement began in the late 1740s. It started with reproducing medieval Gothic. Neo-Gothic buildings used decorative patterns, finials, lancet windows, moldings and other architectural features from the Gothic style.
This house draws on many features of Gothic decoration. Continue reading
Tribeca Living has a beautiful blue and white pattern named Catalina. The collection includes sheets, curtains, duvet covers, bedspreads, shams and Euro shams, dust ruffles and coordinating pillows in various shapes. Continue reading
Art Deco and Art Nouveau are related styles. Both styles were popular when interior gas and electric lighting first became more easily available. Continue reading