Traditional

Laura Ashley Chloe Blue and White Bedding and Coordinates
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Laura Ashley Chloe Blue and White Bedding and Coordinates

Laura Ashley’s Chloe bedding is in shades of blue from cobalt and navy to a sort of sea glass color they call Cottage Blue. It is on a true white background with details in shades of grey. The top of the comforter is a lovely water color floral pattern. This beautiful blue and white watercolor…

How do they make those lavish flower arrangements?
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How do they make those lavish flower arrangements?

Do you see those amazing flower arrangements and wonder how they did that? This is the same arrangement, looking down into it. See how densely packed the flowers are? Juliska Country Estate Tureens on Amazon I bought a book on flower arranging. It gives instructions to create an arrangement like this. First tape across the…

More Juliska Country Estate Delft Blue, Flint Grey and Petal Pink China
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More Juliska Country Estate Delft Blue, Flint Grey and Petal Pink China

The teapot has a detailed view of the Main House with workers and animals busy on the estate as a balloon soars overhead. The shape of the teapot is traditional. Juliska Country Estate Delft Blue Teapot on Amazon The sugar bowl and cream pitcher are sold individually. Both have the dairy barn on one side…

Juliska Country Estate Delft Blue China
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Juliska Country Estate Delft Blue China

Juliska Country Estate china are illustrated with toile landscape scenes of a farm in France. It is available in pink and grey, but of course I like the delft blue pieces best. Cobalt blue scenes that tell a different story on each piece. They have a feel of Blue Willow, but with a very fresh…

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…