Marye-Kelley Tissue Box Cover, Scalloped Waste Paper Basket, Letter Box, Picture Frame and Paperweight in Blue Willow
I was surprised by how many people did not have a home office before they started to work from home during this Pandemic.
Most people (54%) didn’t have a remote work setup before the government moved to curb nonessential gatherings, according to a survey conducted by YouGov in partnership with USA TODAY and LinkedIn. Meanwhile, 74% of professionals age 18 to 74 said they’re now working from home.
Home offices are expensive: Study says most people didn’t have one before coronavirus
Did you start out on the dining room table while you tried to put something together?
But now that you have set up a space to work from while you stay at home, you want to start personalizing it. Continue reading
Spode Mandarin Blue Willow Plate
Spode was founded by Josiah Spode in 1770.
Around 1783, Josiah Spode’s company perfected a technique to apply a blue transfer ceramics underglaze.
At first this was applied to fine earthenware. Then, around 1790, he started producing bone china. Bone china is really made with bone ash mixed with clay. It is very white and translucent. Bone ash was used by porcelain factories before, but Spode added kaolin clay, making it even stronger. By 1815, nearly all the factories in England were using Spode’s formula. Continue reading
Full sized bed with Sherry Kline Home Pagoda bedding and pillows
I just found Sherry Kline Home Pagoda Toile Bedding on Amazon. It is described as a Pagoda and Asian-themed design bedding collection.
The Pagoda Toile fabric is available as comforter sets, duvet covers, shams and throw pillows. Continue reading
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
Blue Willow Cutting Boards, Serving Boards and Hot Plates
I bought a cutting board on eBay and when it came in, it was actually a hot plate. It had laminated paper over cork. If you used it to cut, you would ruin it.
So, I am still looking for a blue willow cutting board. Continue reading
A new friend was just showing me all of her fragrances and I realized how little I know about perfumes and colognes.
In fact pretty much everything I knew was wrong.
So, I made a quiz. See how much you know about fragrances! Continue reading
Lush Décor Cynthia Blue and White Jacobean Print Bedding
The Lush Decor Cynthia Jacobean Collection includes bedding, window treatments from 63 inches to 120 inches long, and a coordinating shower curtain. Continue reading
Handmade Blue Willow Jewelry by Art Jewelry For You
Art Jewelry For You makes silver plate jewelry with Blue Willow motifs.
Did you know that you can buy handmade jewelry straight from the artist on Amazon? Continue reading
Blue Willow Umbrella Stands
I found a Blue Willow Umbrella Stand on eBay.
It cost more than I wanted it to, but…. Continue reading
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
The tray is metal, 30” x 13” with a 2” high rim. Continue reading