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Blue Willow China – It’s really not hard to find now!

My first Churchill Blue Willow China from the grocery store - Blue Willow China - It's really not hard to find now

My first Churchill Blue Willow China from the grocery store

In the late ‘70s, A&P Grocery Store let you buy a plate, cup and saucer in the Blue Willow Pattern for 99 cents any time you bought $10 worth of groceries.  They were made by Churchill.  I bought eight. The other pieces cost more. I bought some, but mostly mixed in the white dishes I already had. Continue reading

Blue Willow Memory Foam Contour Toilet Mats

Blue Willow Pagoda Pattern Memory Foam Contour Mat - Blue Willow Memory Foam Contour Toilet Mats
Blue Willow Pagoda Pattern Memory Foam Contour Mat

When I was looking for bath mats, I found these contoured Blue Willow Pattern mats to go around the toilet. They come in two versions of the traditional Blue Willow pattern.

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Blue and White Chinoiserie Memory Foam Mats

Blue and White Chinoiserie and Blue Willow Memory Foam Mats - Blue and White Chinoiserie Memory Foam Mats
Blue and White Chinoiserie and Blue Willow Memory Foam Mats

Bath Mats, Kitchen Mats or Doggie Beds

I was looking for bath mats and found these. They are all very similar, but sold by a lot of different companies. They are very well priced on Amazon, but the descriptions came from other websites.

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Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Sets from the Madison Bay Company

Pagoda Blue and White Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

Pagoda Blue and White Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

Blue Willow and other Chinese looking patterns are transferware. Transferware was developed in England sometime in the 1750s and became enormously popular. Transfer-printed dishes were affordable.

Cobalt blue, like Blue Willow, was the most popular, but transferware was also available in green, yellow, red, pink, purple, cranberry, brown, black and gray.

The style is timeless. Whether you have a traditional home filled with antiques or a cottage or farmhouse look, transferware touches the right notes. Continue reading