Author: Carla

Blue and White Paper Plates, Cups and Napkins
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Blue and White Paper Plates, Cups and Napkins

I just love this set of disposable dishes! They come in two sizes and have matching napkins and paper cups. The description says they are blue and white, although many of the photos look more off-white. I love them either way. The larger plate is a full 9 1/4” wide. The napkin and the larger…

Lush Decor French Country Toile
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Lush Decor French Country Toile

Cotton toile is a wonderful look that mixes with so many styles. The old fashioned print is traditional and adds a cottage feel. Lush Decor makes mix and match reversible toile bedding, window treatments and a shower curtain. The French Country Toile pattern that Lush Decor uses looks like a scene from an old village….

Madcap Cottage by Port 68 Oh, Pagoda Chandelier
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Madcap Cottage by Port 68 Oh, Pagoda Chandelier

This chandelier showed up in my Pinterest feed. The link didn’t go anywhere, but after some googling and clicking around I found out is the the Oh, Pagoda Chandelier from Madcap Cottage by Port 68. The center column is a porcelain pagoda. The metal has a gold painted finish. The tassels are polystone resin and…

Picture Lighting: The Basics

Picture Lighting: The Basics

Picture lights are ideal to highlight artwork or other special objects. It is functional and decorative. Traditional Picture Lighting Traditional picture lighting highlights a single picture. Used discerningly, they can provide intimate lighting to a room. A traditional picture light is mounted on the frame or above the artwork on the wall. A picture light…

Picture Lighting: Beyond the Basics
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Picture Lighting: Beyond the Basics

Track lighting, monorail lighting, ceiling and wall mounted spotlights and recessed lighting are all good options for picture lighting. STAS Powered Picture Rail hangs artwork and powers picture lights. Track Lighting or Monorail Lighting Track lighting and monorail systems are great if you want to light more than one picture. They have a clean, minimalist…

ELK Group International  Galvanized Steel and Wood Office Furniture
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ELK Group International Galvanized Steel and Wood Office Furniture

Elk Group International makes natural wood and galvanized steel office furniture that brings a modern farmhouse or rustic look to your home office. Every office needs shelves. The Tasmin Galvanized Steel and Wood Bookshelf is 24” wide, 71” high and 18” deep. It has an X back brace and shutter-like sides. Tasmin Galvanized Steel and…

Blue and White French Bistro Chairs
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Blue and White French Bistro Chairs

French Bistro Chairs were traditionally made of bentwood, bamboo or rattan with a cheerful woven back and seat. Newer versions can be found made with aluminum frames and PE (polyethylene) wicker that looks like wicker but can live outdoors without fading or rotting. In blue and white, these chairs are country, coastal or traditional. Blue…