The January 2018 issue of Southern Living regular series Home & Garden, Beautiful Spaces – Inside and Out, Before & After shows how decorator Allison Allen transformed a 1951 Atlanta house in the article titled The Best Kind of Hand Me Downs. The article is by Elizabeth Passarella with photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez.The family had inherited the house from grandparents. It was furnished with many Asian things. I love how they kept the home traditional, while still incorporating Oriental elements.
Of the den, shown at the top of the page;
“…a cachepot, and a pair of ginger-jar lamps give life to the blue-and-white room.”
The Best Kind of Hand Me Downs, Elizabeth Passarella
Southern Living January 2018
The entry features two blue willow lamps.
They followed the feeling through with a blue willow shade on this lamp, next to other blue and white pieces.
A blue willow lamp is even on the counter in the kitchen.
Amazon just showed me the Charter Club Damask Designs Paisley Denim Bedding Collection. I love the blue and white colors and they show it mixed with crisp whites and other shades. The Macy’s website says it is Created for Macy’s, but it is sold on other sites as well. Charter Club Damask Designs Paisley Denim…
Blue Willow transfer porcelain has been put onto probably everything. These fun little cows are some of my favorite pieces. This is an antique cow cream pitcher with blue willow transfer applied under the glaze. I’ve come across these at junk shops and received them as gifts over the years. Blue and White Delft Cows…
WAC Lighting’s Beauty Spots Recessed Lighting I just love these small recessed lighting fixtures! They work in so many areas and they are easy to install on suspended or finished ceilings. Use just one by itself to create an accent. Use more scattered randomly. Or group them together to create an artistic “light sculpture” effect….
I was looking for a replacement piece of Blue Willow china and found something really fun! Have you ever heard of CalamityWare? I looked it up. These are designed by Don Moyer, a retired graphic designer. The Calamityware website says that when he inherited a Blue Willow plate, he copied the pattern and added a…
I found the Churchill Blue Willow Cloth Table Cloth on eBay. Now I am looking for some napkins to go with it. Blue Willow Cloth Napkins Churchill Blue Willow Cloth Napkins 17.5 x 17.5″ 100% Cotton Ideally, I would love to have the Churchill napkins, too. The pattern matches my dishes and the table cloth….
Saffron Marigold is an Indian company that makes textiles and home furnishings. They sell direct on Amazon. Their hand block printed textiles are available in a lot of colors and patterns. None, of course, are Blue Willow, but the colors coordinate and blend. And when you buy from them “You are helping build a fair…