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Blue Willow Hand Towels

3dRose Willow Pattern Hand Towels come in a lot of different colors

3dRose Willow Pattern Hand Towels come in a lot of different colors

I have quite a collection of different Blue Willow towels. But, they are all made out of linen or thin cotton.

3dRose has little velour terry cloth towels printed in the Blue Willow pattern.  Continue reading

Kitchen Cable Lighting

Kitchen Cable Lighting Design Inspiration Southern Living July 2020

Kitchen Cable Lighting
Design Inspiration
Southern Living July 2020

Bright Ideas

… mini halogen light bulbs can slide on wires along the perimeter.

Southern Living July 2020
Design Inspiration
A Truly Open House
Article by Grace Haynes
Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez

This month’s issue of Southern Living shows a lake house with cable lighting in the kitchen. I really like cable lights, but I haven’t noticed cable lighting in magazines lately. Continue reading

Posted on June 27, 2020, and tagged .

Blue Willow Chinoiserie Towels

Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel

Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel

The Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel came today.

You can see how adorable it is. The description wasn’t much.

Betsy Drake GT865 Canton Scene Guest Towel

  • Machine Washable
  • Wrinkle Free
  • Made From Polyester

Lovely guest towels measure approximately 20×20.
Machine washable and wrinkle free.

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Personalize Your Home Office with Blue Willow from Marye-Kelley

Marye-Kelley Tissue Box Cover, Scalloped Waste Paper Basket, Letter Box, Picture Frame and Paperweight in Blue Willow

Marye-Kelley Tissue Box Cover, Scalloped Waste Paper Basket, Letter Box, Picture Frame and Paperweight in Blue Willow

I was surprised by how many people did not have a home office before they started to work from home during this Pandemic.

Most people (54%) didn’t have a remote work setup before the government moved to curb nonessential gatherings, according to a survey conducted by YouGov in partnership with USA TODAY and LinkedIn. Meanwhile, 74% of professionals age 18 to 74 said they’re now working from home.

Home offices are expensive: Study says most people didn’t have one before coronavirus
Dalvin Brown
USA TODAY

Did you start out on the dining room table while you tried to put something together?

But now that you have set up a space to work from while you stay at home, you want to start personalizing it. Continue reading

Faceted Orb Glass Pendants

January/February 2020 issue of Southern Living article Farmhouse on the Water by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos shows a McGee & Co. Morris Lantern in the

January/February 2020 issue of Southern Living article Farmhouse on the Water by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos shows a McGee & Co. Morris Lantern

The latest issue of Southern Living magazine has an article Farmhouse on the Water. It is written by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos. I’ve read about photo shoot styling. It looks like that is a real job that real people really have.

Anyway, the photo shows a lantern I really like. It has white glass and the finish looks like bronze. It has the feel of an orb pendant, but enclosed in glass. Continue reading

Progress Lighting Flex Track Monorail

Progress Lighting P9010-09, P9010-20 LED 10' 120V Flex Track Kit

Progress Lighting P9010-09, P9010-20 LED 10′ 120V Flex Track Kit

If you have been waiting to install monorail, Progress Lighting has made it easier and less expensive than ever.

The new Flex Rail Monorail kits have 10′ of rail and all of the components to install it in one easy kit. It uses line voltage, so you just wire it to a ceiling box just like any other ceiling fixture.

The kits come in P9010-09 Brushed Nickel or P9010-20 Antique Bronze finish. Continue reading