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Blue Willow 2-Tier and 3-Tier Servers and Cake Stands
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Blue Willow 2-Tier and 3-Tier Servers and Cake Stands

I have been looking for a two or three tier server that will go with my Blue Willow. My everyday dishes are made by Churchill. Churchill makes, or at least made, a 3-Tier server. The top is the size of the Churchill Blue Willow small plates. The middle tier is the size of the dinner…

Asian Caravan Blue Willow Canton Cachepot Planter

Asian Caravan Blue Willow Canton Cachepot Planter

The Asian Caravan Blue Willow Canton Cachepot Planter is just beautiful! It is 13″ long x 7.5″ wide and 9″ high. My smallest bathroom trash can is 9″ high, so this could work! I did an earlier post looking for Blue Willow Bathroom Accessories with limited success. This is more what I was looking for….

Blue Willow Light Switch and Outlet Cover Plates

Blue Willow Light Switch and Outlet Cover Plates

3dRose makes a few versions of cover plates for light switches and outlets. They fit right on standard toggle switches or outlets. Just unscrew the old ones and screw these on. Here is a different version of the Blue Willow Plate pattern used for cover plates. You can get metal Blue Willow Pattern switch cover…

Blue Willow China – It’s really not hard to find now!
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Blue Willow China – It’s really not hard to find now!

In the late ‘70s, A&P Grocery Store let you buy a plate, cup and saucer in the Blue Willow Pattern for 99 cents any time you bought $10 worth of groceries.  They were made by Churchill.  I bought eight. The other pieces cost more. I bought some, but mostly mixed in the white dishes I…

Enhance Your Home with Blue Agate –A Beautiful Natural(ish) Mineral

Enhance Your Home with Blue Agate –A Beautiful Natural(ish) Mineral

Agate is a natural mineral with beautiful bands or stripes. It is a type of Chalcedony, which is Quartz. Every slice of Agate is unique. It occurs naturally in shades of white, blue, red, green, yellow, orange, brown, pink, purple, gray, black or even iridescent. Often Agate is dyed. Brightly colored Agate is rarely natural….

Indoor/Outdoor Blue Willow Pagoda Rugs from Dream Decor
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Indoor/Outdoor Blue Willow Pagoda Rugs from Dream Decor

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. They are made of Courtron Polypropylene, for use on a covered porch, so they will stand up in the house really well. The rugs are hand-hooked in two shades of blue…

Blue Willow Memory Foam Contour Toilet Mats
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Blue Willow Memory Foam Contour Toilet Mats

When I was looking for bath mats, I found these contoured Blue Willow Pattern mats to go around the toilet. They come in two versions of the traditional Blue Willow pattern. I know. Some people really hate the look of a mat around the toilet. But when you get up at night and you forget…

Blue and White Chinoiserie Memory Foam Mats
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Blue and White Chinoiserie Memory Foam Mats

Bath Mats, Kitchen Mats or Doggie Beds I was looking for bath mats and found these. They are all very similar, but sold by a lot of different companies. They are very well priced on Amazon, but the descriptions came from other websites. Style and comfort come together in these Asian Motif memory foam mats….

CalamityWare: Fun Twist on Blue Willow
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CalamityWare: Fun Twist on Blue Willow

I was looking for a replacement piece of Blue Willow china and found something really fun! Have you ever heard of CalamityWare? I looked it up. These are designed by Don Moyer, a retired graphic designer. The Calamityware website says that when he inherited a Blue Willow plate, he copied the pattern and added a…

Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Sets from the Madison Bay Company
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Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Sets from the Madison Bay Company

Blue Willow and other Chinese looking patterns are transferware. Transferware was developed in England sometime in the 1750s and became enormously popular. Transfer-printed dishes were affordable. Cobalt blue, like Blue Willow, was the most popular, but transferware was also available in green, yellow, red, pink, purple, cranberry, brown, black and gray. The style is timeless….