Since the last post, I have found even more of the oval blue and white flower pots. I have seen them in magazine for years. I keep pinning them on Pinterest, so they keep showing me more. Continue reading
Hidden Bird Blue and White Foot Bath Porcelain Planters come in three sizes. They have a stylized peony motif with other leaves, flowers and songbirds. Continue reading
Loveramics Willow Love Story pattern dishes use elements from the traditional Blue Willow pattern. I found these dishes when I was looking for a Blue Willow tiered server. Continue reading
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
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
Cable lighting is really pretty simple. It is just two lengths of metal braided wires attached to the walls or the ceiling. A transformer connects to both wires to provide low voltage power. Lights attach to both wires and light up. That’s it. Continue reading
There is a huge variety in lights available for cable systems. They come in different widths, for cable separations from 2″ to 36″.
You can also adapt lights for other systems to work on cable using a Freejack connector from Tech Lighting or a uni-plug adapter from Bruck Lighting. Because the cable is the same size, the lights are compatible. However, if you want a very consistent look, choosing lights all from the same company will make sure they all have the identical finish. Continue reading
Lightweight pendants can be suspended from cable. Some pendants come with the connecting components already part of the pendant. Any of the Tech Lighting pendants that have a product number starting with 700K can be used on cable without an adapter. Continue reading
The March issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine is the Trend Issue with a trend report on “What’s next in Home, Garden and Food”.
Every year we see a parade of exciting trends in products, colors, and decorating ideas. We’ve narrowed our favorites to the 22 ideas that are making us especially happy right now.
Better Homes & Gardens March 2019
The March Trend Issue of Better Homes & Gardens magazine includes a full page spread on ’70s Glam. Continue reading