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Lush Decor French Country Toile
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Lush Decor French Country Toile

Cotton toile is a wonderful look that mixes with so many styles. The old fashioned print is traditional and adds a cottage feel. Lush Decor makes mix and match reversible toile bedding, window treatments and a shower curtain. The French Country Toile pattern that Lush Decor uses looks like a scene from an old village….

Galt International Preserved Boxwood Topiaries in Blue and White Ceramic Pots
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Galt International Preserved Boxwood Topiaries in Blue and White Ceramic Pots

Galt International makes very realistic preserved boxwood topiary trees and bushes. Some come already complete in blue and white pots that would mix beautifully with Chinoiserie. Topiary Trees The topiary trees comes in two sizes, 14” tall in a 5” blue and white pot and 19” tall in an 8” wide blue and white pot….

Laura Ashley Bamboo Picture Frames
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Laura Ashley Bamboo Picture Frames

Laura Ashley makes these photo frames in three sizes and three colors. Laura Ashley Bamboo Plated Photo Frames Traditional style with an oriental twist is effortless with our Bamboo Effect Photo Frame. In shining silver with knots of bamboo as the border, this piece effortlessly enhances any surface and helps to keep photographs safely displayed….

Chinoiserie Melamine Dinnerware
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Chinoiserie Melamine Dinnerware

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. The smaller plate has the scene. The larger dinner plate is white with the bamboo edge. They…

Laura Ashley Home Maybelle Collection
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Laura Ashley Home Maybelle Collection

The romantic floral print of Laura Ashley’s Maybelle Collection is beautiful with Shabby Chic, but this vintage style goes with Cottage, Romantic and Traditional homes. The Maybelle Collection really only includes bedding. There are no window treatments or throw pillows. I would use them with white. The Laura Ashley Home Maybelle Collection has a romantic…

Faceted Orb Glass Pendants
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Faceted Orb Glass Pendants

The latest issue of Southern Living magazine has an article Farmhouse on the Water. It is written by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos. I’ve read about photo shoot styling. It looks like that is a real job that real people really have. Anyway, the photo shows a lantern…

Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie Table Lamps
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Ralph Lauren Chinoiserie Table Lamps

This is the Ralph Lauren Marina Large Table Lamp. It is available in small, too.  Ralph Lauren Home has quite a few blue and white table lamps. They are decorated with stylized flowers, foo dogs, dragons or other oriental inspired motifs. A lot of them are no longer in production, but you can still find…

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…