Galt International makes very realistic preserved boxwood topiary trees and bushes. Some come already complete in blue and white pots that would mix beautifully with Chinoiserie. Continue reading
The Blue and White Kali Collection from Saturday Night Ltd. has window treatments, small rugs, shower curtains and hooks, towels and other bath items all in shades of blue with coordinating items in grey.
Succulents are really popular right now. You see them all over Pinterest and they are in every magazine. They are easy to grow and come in many variations.
Your friends might even be giving you little pieces of their succulents to poke in soil and grow your own.
So, if you have a sunny spot, all you need is a pot that provides good drainage and you can try growing a cactus, jade plant or sedum of your own. Continue reading
Ceramics have been made in the Russian villages southeast of Moscow around the small town of Gzhel since the 14th century. The pieces are beautiful, with a white background and detailed hand-painted patterns. They are usually blue and white, but may be in other colors. Continue reading
Vern Yip’s Koi Bath Collections are available in Gold or Silver. Or you could mix the two. The Gold Koi fabric has a rich blue background. The Silver Koi fabric has the metalic fish printed onto white for a more subtle look that would work with any colors or neutrals. Continue reading
The Laura Ashley Cassidy Collection has bedding, window valances and a coordinating shower curtain.
The fabric is 100% cotton with romantic roses in shades of blue, white and green printed on a pastel yellow background. Continue reading
This beautiful set of elegant disposable dinnerware from Kate Aspen is designed to make entertaining simple and beautiful.
The pattern is called Blue Willow. It is blue on white and perhaps these are willow flowers and leaves, but it isn’t the chinoiserie inspired Blue Willow. The site says it is French country and I can see that. Continue reading
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates historic area stores in Colonial Williamsburg, living-history museum in the historic district of Williamsburg, Virginia. The Hampstead Toile collection was inspired by an 18th century English fan found in the Foundation collection. It has chinoiserie scenes of pagodas, willow trees, stylized Chinese ladies and other traditional motifs in cobalt blue on turquoise blue green. Continue reading
This beautiful bedding has a chinoiserie toile print in cobalt blue and white on a turquoise blue green background.
The Hampstead Toile collection, by the Williamsburg brand, was inspired by an 18th century English fan found in the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. This quilt collection features meticulously illustrated cobalt blue follies and geishas on a refreshing aqua blue foundation. Hampstead Toile reverses to cobalt and starch white columns adorned with tiny flowers and lace patterns. The reverse pattern is also repeated on the euro sham and bed skirt.
Designed by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Made and sold by C & F Home. Continue reading
Wade, who makes the little Whimsies in Red Rose Tea, makes these birds that remind me of the birds on Blue Willow. There are a lot of variations in different sizes.
They are all on eBay and the price is all over the place. Continue reading