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Blue Willow China and Blue and White Chinoiserie Tray Tables

Blue Willow Pattern Porcelain Tray with Brass Handles on Black Lacquer Table with Gilt details

Blue Willow Pattern Porcelain Tray with Brass Handles on Black Lacquer Table with Gilt details

Many years ago I saw a Blue Willow tray table at a trade show. I just loved it, but I didn’t think of buying it. It wasn’t even actually for sale, it was part of the display.

But since then I’ve run across them a few times. I really love them. And they can be had. Continue reading

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

Rose Gold for Any Room and Any Style

Rose gold finish is used on furniture and lighting. Softer than copper, with a warm pinkish cast, rose gold coordinates beautifully with any style from Hollywood Regency to Farmhouse, from Mid Century Modern to Industrial.

Modern and Mid Century Modern Rose Gold

ELK Group International 3138-266 Jette Chairs

ELK Group International 3138-266 Jette Chairs

ELK Group International 3138-266 Jette Chair

17” wide x 19” front to back, 38” high back

Finish: Rose Gold

The energetic, upward-directed vectors of our retro-futurist Jette collection Chair relaunch the nuclear and celestial-inspired “Googie” aesthetic made popular by Mid Century Space Age design stories. Beautiful, on-trend Rose Gold-finished metal openwork. Perfect for that hip urban address.

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More Blue Willow Facemasks

More Blue Willow Facemasks from 3d Rose, Spoonflower and More

More Blue Willow Facemasks from 3d Rose, Spoonflower and More

When I posted about Facemasks back in March, I was hoping we wouldn’t need them long. But it is August now. The masks I love from Marye-Kelley are on back order, but everyone else is making them now. Continue reading

Schoolhouse Lighting

Schoolhouse Lighting

Schoolhouse Lighting

You probably already know what Schoolhouse Lighting looks like. When you shop for lighting, especially a fan light, it is labeled.

But why is this called Schoolhouse Lighting?

What I am going to write next is something I know. And it’s one of those things I know that I don’t remember where I learned it. So that means that the knowledge is suspect, because it was very likely from a fiction book. A lot of fiction books include facts, but those facts are suspect unless confirmed. We call them factions. Continue reading