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Lighting with Vintage Telegraph and Telephone Glass Insulators

Lighting with Vintage Telegraph and Telephone Glass Insulators

Repurposed old glass insulators are all over Etsy. People turn them into candle holders and book ends. I have about a dozen of them that I put over inexpensive solar lights. They mostly block both the light and the solar panel, but I don’t care.

A number of lighting manufacturers make lighting collections that use reproduction glass insulators or are inspired by them. They range from rustic and farmhouse to modern or industrial. Continue reading

Peri Home Capri Medallion Bath Collection

Peri Home Capri Medallion Bath Collection Bath Rug, Liquid Soap or Lotion Dispenser, Tumbler Cup, Tray, Wastebasket, Toothbrush Holder and Fingertip Towel

Peri Home Capri Medallion Bath Collection
Bath Rug, Liquid Soap or Lotion Dispenser, Tumbler Cup, Tray, Wastebasket, Toothbrush Holder and Fingertip Towel

I found another bath collection that goes with my blue and white. The colors are perfect, shades of blue and turquoise on a bright white background. I really like the border patterns.

The Peri Home Capri Medallion Bath Collection includes a Liquid Soap or Lotion Pump Dispenser, Toothbrush Holder, Tumbler Cup, Tray and Wastebasket made of stoneware,  There are coordinating thick cotton towels in three sizes, a fabric shower curtain and an absorbent bath mat, Continue reading

Posted on April 15, 2021, in Bath.

Rose Gold Lighting for Every Style

Maxim Lighting Meteor Rose Gold and Crystal Vanity Lighting

Maxim Lighting Meteor Rose Gold and Crystal Vanity Lighting

Rose Gold has warm cast that is flattering. It feels new and fresh, but it is actually a classic.

Even pure gold is slightly reddish yellow in color. Anything other than 24 karate gold is mixed with something. Rose gold is gold mixed with copper. The more copper, the darker the red color of the gold. Red gold jewelry is up to 50% copper, 50% gold. Rose gold is 75% pure gold mixed with copper and silver. Continue reading

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

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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Laura Ashley Blue and White Charlotte Bed & Bath Collection

Laura Ashley Charlotte Comforter Set

Laura Ashley Charlotte Comforter Set

Laura Ashley makes beautiful bedding. They are quality, wash well and last.

And most important, they feel really good!
The blue and white Charlotte Collection includes a comforter set and duvet cover to fit Twin, Full, Queen or King  sized beds. There are coordinating pillows, a window valance and a shower curtain.

They are inspired by blue and white porcelain, but do not have an Asian motif.

The comforter set includes the comforter, bed skirt and two pillow shams (twin size includes only one sham).

The duvet set only includes the duvet cover and two shams.

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Vern Yip Chinoiserie Collection – Blue Willow Bath Towels and Bath Accessories

Vern Yip Chinoiserie Hand Towels, Bath Accessories, Bath Towels and Shower Curtain

Vern Yip Chinoiserie Hand Towels, Bath Accessories, Bath Towels and Shower Curtain

The Chinoiserie Collection is a collaboration between SKL Home and interior designer Vern Yip from Saturday Knight Ltd. The collection includes all of the motifs I love from Blue Willow china and adds in some other elements traditional to Chinoiserie. Continue reading