I just love this set of disposable dishes! They come in two sizes and have matching napkins and paper cups. Continue reading
A few years ago octopus images started showing up at the furniture markets. Both Las Vegas and High Point, N.C. had octopi on fabric, furniture, tableware and pillows.
This trend shows no sign of going away. Here are some ways to add this look to your home. Continue reading
I came on Marye-Kelley Blue Willow while I was looking for something else and put it in my shopping cart to think about later.
Now that it is summer, even though we aren’t entertaining, we are living more on the porch. Continue reading
Allen + Roth makes a ceiling fan that can be hung from a hook anywhere. It is rated for wet location, so you don’t have to have it in a covered area.
This fan can be suspended from a secure hook from any structure that can safely support 65 pounds.
(The fan does not weigh that much, but needs that much support when it’s spinning.) Continue reading
Liora Manne’s Ginger Jars Blue Rugs and Pillow are made for outside, so they would stand up well inside. They have SmartSilver technology built right into the fibers to inhibit microbes, bacteria, mold, and fungi. It is stable, so it doesn’t degrade with heat or sun. They can be washed, use detergent and the hose for the whole thing or spot wash. Continue reading
I have a cousin who collects kitschy Florida souvenirs. The tropical 1950s looking stuff with palm trees and pink flamingos. The whole house is Mid-Century Modern, but with a fun tropical twist.
I found some great rugs in a Blue Willow pattern made by Dream Decor Rugs of Miami. They make the same rugs in a retro ‘50s Flamingos print. Continue reading
I found these area rugs with a modified Blue Willow pattern. The Asian motif is hand-hooked in two shades of blue with off white.
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.”
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.
You can spend a lot if you want. This Pierced Garden Seat from Ethan Allen is beautiful! Continue reading