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Mottahedeh Blue Canton Oven to Table Bakeware

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Square Baking Dish, Quiche Dish and Ramekin

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Square Baking Dish, Quiche Dish and Ramekin

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Oven Safe and Bakeware

Of everything Mottahedeh makes, my favorite are the beautiful and durable oven-to-tableware. They are absolutely beautiful. They look delicate, but are meant to be used.

The baking dishes are dishwasher and oven safe. The quiche pan has a lobed or fluted edge. The little ramekins are sold singly. They are affordable and durable and would make a lovely gift.

They are expensive, but not as expensive as things I have from Pampered Chef. Continue reading

L’Objet Pagoda Jewelry for Your Table

L'Objet SP6501 Gold Pagoda Spice Jewels Salt and Pepper Shakers

L’Objet SP6501 Gold Pagoda Spice Jewels Salt and Pepper Shakers

These little Pagoda salt and pepper shaker, napkin rings and place card holders, wine stopper and hanging ornaments are made like fine jewelry by L’Objet. They are hand-crafted and layered in 24K gold or platinum with hand blown and faceted crystal, freshwater pearls, hand-set semi-precious gemstones. Continue reading

Bamboo Shelves, Lattice Shelves and other Asian Influenced Etageres

Inspired by David Francis Chinoiserie Etageres

Inspired by David Francis Chinoiserie Etageres

 

Whether you want a fun nod to Asian style, a formal Chinese Chippendale look, or somewhere to display your Blue Willow china. there are a lot of options in shelves, etageres and bookcases that work.

These shelves may not look obviously Asian, but the lattice reflects forms that are found in Asian and Oriental décor. Continue reading

Pet Pagodas and DIY Barkitecture for Dogs and Cats

Bronze and Iron Pagoda Pet Bed with Tassels

Bronze and Iron Pagoda Pet Bed with Tassels

When I pinned the metal pagoda shelf, Pinterest showed me this pet bed. It looks like it is made by the same people. The link was expired and I haven’t found it anywhere, but I did find some other amazing Pet Pagodas, a pattern to sew your own and three books with instructions to make actual functioning outdoor dog houses shaped like a pagoda or anything else you can think of. Continue reading

Chinoiserie Melamine Dinnerware

Ballard Designs Bamboo Melamine Dinner Plate with just the bamboo at the edge and Accent Plate with the Blue Willow scene and bamboo at the edge

Ballard Designs Bamboo Melamine Dinner Plate with just the bamboo at the edge and Accent Plate with the Blue Willow scene and bamboo at the edge

I looked and looked for Blue Willow Melmac for the porch.

Ballard Designs Bamboo Melamine Dishes

Ballard Designs has introduced this Bamboo Melamine Dinnerware that has a Blue Willowish scene in blue on white with a bamboo edge. Continue reading