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Blue Willow 2-Tier and 3-Tier Servers and Cake Stands

Blue Willow 3-Tier Servers from Cake Stands Boutique on eBay - Blue Willow 2-Tier and 3-Tier Servers and Cake Stands - myDesign42

Blue Willow 3-Tier Servers from eBay

I have been looking for a two or three tier server that will go with my Blue Willow. My everyday dishes are made by Churchill. Churchill makes, or at least made, a 3-Tier server. The top is the size of the Churchill Blue Willow small plates. The middle tier is the size of the dinner plate and the bottom is the size of a platter. 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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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

Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie

Bedroom with Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie Bedding in Blue and White - Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie

Bedroom with Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie Bedding in Blue and White

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