Blue and White

Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie
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Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie

Ralph Lauren used to make some beautiful Chinese style collections. There were a few of them; Dorsey,  Tamarind, Palm Harbor, Jobs Lane, Nanking Dragon, the Archival Collection and some variations on those names. All the blue and white bedding works together beautifully. This bed mixes Palm Harbor with other blue and white Chinoiserie inspired bedding….

Tribeca Living Catalina Collection
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Tribeca Living Catalina Collection

Tribeca Living has a beautiful blue and white pattern named Catalina. The collection includes sheets, curtains, duvet covers, bedspreads, shams and Euro shams, dust ruffles and coordinating pillows in various shapes. It has a stylized floral pattern in deep and vibrant blue hues on a true white background. The pattern looks like an old damask…

Chinese Garden Stools
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Chinese Garden Stools

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…

Blue & White and Blue Willow Table Lamps
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Blue & White and Blue Willow Table Lamps

The January 2018 issue of Southern Living regular series Home & Garden, Beautiful Spaces – Inside and Out, Before & After shows how decorator Allison Allen transformed a 1951 Atlanta house in the article titled The Best Kind of Hand Me Downs. The article is by Elizabeth Passarella with photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez.The family…

Laura Ashley Summer Palace
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Laura Ashley Summer Palace

If you love Chinoiserie and blue and white, you are going to love the Laura Ashley Summer Palace Collection. It is a beautiful interpretation of Chinese artistic traditions realized in blue and white. The print has birds and flowers in royal blue against a white background. The collection includes window treatments, bedding and coordinating fabric…

Chinoiserie Style
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Chinoiserie Style

This beautiful dining room (House Beautiful December/January 2014) has hints of Chinoiserie Style with oriental lanterns in front of the mirror on the buffet. The china is a fanciful Oriental landscape and the flatware is gold bamboo. The lighting is a beautiful traditional crystal chandelier. There are a lot of options or Oriental, Asian and…