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Blue and White Chinoiserie Table Cloths

Blue and White Chinoiserie Tablecloth by Ralph Lauren

Blue and White Chinoiserie Tablecloth by Ralph Lauren

I used to have a beautiful blue and white table cloth. It had a chinoiserie print in shades of cobalt blue on a white background. I used navy or yellow place mats over it. It was perfect to really set off my blue willow dishes.  I think it was Ralph Lauren, but it has been discontinued and I cannot find it. Continue reading

Chinoiserie Metal Boot Tray

I am in love with this Chinoiserie Metal Boot Tray. It is by Home Furnishings by Larry Traverso. It isn’t part of a collection or anything. I can’t find that he has anything else with a Chinoiserie motif.

Chinoiserie Metal Boot Tray Home Furnishings by Larry Traverso Antique Brass finished Hand hammered galvanized steel

Chinoiserie Metal Boot Tray
Home Furnishings by Larry Traverso
Antique Brass finished Hand hammered galvanized steel

The tray is metal, 30” x 13” with a 2” high rim. Continue reading

More Blue and White Chinoiserie Aprons

Apron with Water Color Blue and White Chinoiserie Ginger Jar with Elephant Ear Plant

Apron with Water Color Blue and White Chinoiserie Ginger Jar with Elephant Ear Plant

I found a couple more aprons with a blue and white chinoiserie motif.

This one is 28″ wide and 33″ long. That doesn’t count the strap around the neck.

The strap has an adjustable buckle and it ties in the back. There are two large front pockets. The pattern is printed over the pockets. Continue reading

Furniture for Bibliophiles: Books Furniture and Accessories

Design Toscano OA946 Stacked Books Side Table

Design Toscano OA946 Stacked Books Side Table

Have you seen furniture that looks like books? There are all kinds. Some are wood, some are resin and all are really fun and functional furniture

The Furniture for Bibliophiles from Design Toscano is made to look like worn leather bound books with faux gold gilding. They are wood or MDF (a strong kind of particle board).

Carved wood furniture is hand-painted to look like stacked books.

Our Toscano-exclusive trompe l’oeil side table “fools the eye” with its intricately hand-painted volumes that create a wooden work of furniture art. Faux books with authentic metal pulls slide out to reveal a single drawer, while others open as double doors for convenient storage near a favorite chair or in an entryway. This clever addition to any room is truly part fun and part function that’s perfect for the most avid bibliophile!

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