Tag Archive | Blue and White

Relaxing Porch Swings That Fits Your Budget and Style

How to choose a relaxing Porch Swings that fits your budget and personalize it to reflect your style

Nothing says Summer in the South like a glass of lemonade on a porch swing. No matter where you live, a porch swing creates a stress-free zone where you can take a little “me time.”

Coral Coast Casco Bay Resin Wicker 43” Porch Swing - This porch swing has the look of traditional wicker made of resin at a very affordable price. It is smaller. More of a love seat size, at 43 inches. - How to choose a relaxing Porch Swings that fits your budget and personalize it to fit your style – mydesign42

Coral Coast Casco Bay Resin Wicker 43” Porch Swing

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Rattan Bar Stools

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

Chinese Garden Stools

Fifteen years ago, maybe more, I saw a little Blue Willow table made out of ceramic at TJ Maxx. By the time I thought about it and decided I couldn’t live without it, it was gone. And I have repented ever since.

Every time I see one in a picture on someone’s porch, I wish I had bought that when I saw it.

Well DUH! There is nothing you cannot find now. I went on Amazon. It’s just a matter of choosing the one I want.

Ethan Allen Pierced Garden Seat

Ethan Allen Pierced Garden Seat

You can spend a lot if you want. This Pierced Garden Seat from Ethan Allen is beautiful! Continue reading

Southwestern Architecture and Décor

La Fonda on the Plaza in Sante Fe, NM The fireplace, designed by Arnold Rönnebeck, is inspired by traditional beehive shaped fireplaces built into the adobe walls. Photo by Atakra - Southwestern Architecture and Décor – myDesign42

La Fonda on the Plaza in Sante Fe, NM
The fireplace, designed by Arnold Rönnebeck, is inspired by traditional beehive shaped fireplaces built into the adobe walls.
Photo by Atakra

My nephew moved to Nevada from Knoxville, Tennessee. He enjoys decorating and  has been incorporating some local motifs. Just the light makes everything he already owned look different.

I pulled out a book I bought in the early ’90s, The Southwestern Companion by Norman Kolpas. The book has beautiful photography. It tells some history and includes recipes. The chapters are Southwestern Home & Interiors, Southwestern Foods, Southwestern Crafts & Collectibles, and Southwestern Gardens. Continue reading