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Gold and Silver Koi Bath Collections from Vern Yip for SKL HOME by Saturday Knight Ltd.

Vern Yip Blue Shower Curtain with Gold Koi
Shelf holds Gold Koi Vase, Liquid Soap or Lotion Pump and Toothbrush Holder

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 Shangri La Oriental Bath Collection from Vern Yip for SKL HOME by Saturday Knight Ltd.

Vern Yip Shangri La Bath Collection

Vern Yip Shangri La Bath Collection

Vern Yip’s new Shangri La Oriental Bath Collection is primarily black and white, so you can use it with any colors or neutrals. The shower curtain has a large scene, like a detailed transferware landscape of a romanticized oriental scene.

The Shangri La Collection – Beauty of the Orient

Shangri La, a fantasy of the Western world, is known as a mystical, harmonious valley in the Kunlun Mountains of China.

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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Hampstead Chinoiserie Toile Table Linens

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Hampstead Toile Table Linens with Cobalt blue Chinoiserie print on aqua blue

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Hampstead Toile Table Linens with Cobalt blue Chinoiserie print on aqua blue

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

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Hampstead Chinoiserie Toile Bedding

Colonial Williamsburg Hampstead Chinoiserie Toile Bedding Set

Colonial Williamsburg Hampstead Chinoiserie Toile Bedding Set

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.
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Chinoiserie Tole Chandeliers

Chinoiserie Tole Bamboo Chandelier painted high gloss pink

Chinoiserie Tole Bamboo Chandelier painted high gloss pink

Italian tole looks nothing like Pennsylvania Dutch tole.  They are both painted metal, but that’s about where it ends.

Italian tole chandeliers usually have painted fruit and flowers, but Chinoiserie chandeliers with bamboo and pagodas are a theme, too. Continue reading

Paper Nano Miniature Building Kits

Paper Nano Byodo-in Deluxe Model PND-002 Level 3

Paper Nano is similar to origami using laser cut intricately detailed parts.

Paper Nano is a miniature paper craft you enjoy making by folding and gluing highly-detailed laser cut paper sheet. The delicateness and the warmth of paper itself are expressed beautifully in each product.

Paper Nano

The kits have sheets of pre-printed quality paper with the tiniest details laser cut out. You follow the directions step-by-step to fold, crease, curl and bend these parts to create an intricate scale model. Continue reading