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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

Vern Yip Chinois Erie 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 Chinois Erie 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

Maison d’ Hermine Canton Kitchen and Dining Room Linens

Maison d' Hermine Canton Apron, Kitchen Towels, Pot Holders and Oven Mitts

Maison d’ Hermine Canton Apron, Kitchen Towels, Pot Holders and Oven Mitts
The Collection also includes tablecloths, table runners, placemats and napkins.

Maison d’ Hermine Canton table and kitchen linens feature blue and white Asian transferware vases and bowls with pink peonies, orchids and butterflies. The secondary motif is Blue Willow and other blue and white teacups and saucers. It is in various shades of cobalt blue with white printing and an ivory background. Continue reading

Blue and White Chinoiserie Oval Vases

I see these beautiful oval vases on tables, especially around this time of the year. And every time I go looking for them. They really are beautiful!

Here are three more that I found on Amazon.

Asian Caravan Blue and White Bird and Flower Porcelain Footbath with Base

Asian Caravan Blue and White Bird and Flower Porcelain Footbath with Base

Asian Caravan Blue and White Bird and Flower Porcelain Footbath with Base

The first one is from Asian Caravan. It has a traditional chinoiserie garden pattern of birds and branches. The top border is the same lattice pattern I have on my Blue Willow china. Continue reading

Blue Willow Wallpaper, Fabric and More from Roostery and Spoonflower

I have been looking at wallpaper for the bathroom in our new house.

I am sorta down to two different patterns. Similar, but VERY different. Actually, two patterns plus a lot of  additional color choices.

Chinoiserie by Barbara Pixton from Roostery and Spoonflower

Chinoiserie by Barbara Pixton from Roostery and Spoonflower

Chinoiserie by Barbara Pixton is exactly what I had in mind. It picks up the blues and adds some green. Continue reading

Blue Willow and Red Willow Throw Blankets

Blue Willow and Red Willow Throw Blankets from Pure Country Weavers

Blue Willow and Red Willow Throw Blankets from Pure Country Weavers

Pure Country Weavers makes Blue Willow Throws. They are large, 72” x 54”. The pattern is exactly the same as the one on my plates, the birds, bridge, pagodas, trees… all the motifs I love. They make them in blue and red. Continue reading