The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates historic area stores in Colonial Williamsburg, living-history museum in the historic district of Williamsburg, Virginia. The Hampstead Toile collection was inspired by an 18th century English fan found in the Foundation collection. It has chinoiserie scenes of pagodas, willow trees, stylized Chinese ladies and other traditional motifs in cobalt blue on turquoise blue green. Continue reading
We had Pfaltzgraff when I was a kid. The stoneware stood up to us kids doing the dishes. We had a house fire and one of the only things to survive is one of the Pfaltzgraff plates.
Pfaltzgraff now has dinnerware that looks like traditional Italian ceramics, but in durable stoneware and melamine!
Villa della Luna®
Pfaltzgraff has created a beautiful collection of dinnerware, serveware and accessories based on the book “Dancing with the Moon, a Story of Love at the Villa della Luna” by Jana Kolpen and Mary Tiegreen. The centuries-old traditions of Italian ceramics are honored in the colors, designs and craftsmanship of every piece.
Spode, Royal Worcester and Pimpernel make coordinating tableware in the Morris & Co Strawberry Thief pattern. Continue reading
I found another bath collection that goes with my blue and white. The colors are perfect, shades of blue and turquoise on a bright white background. I really like the border patterns.
The Peri Home Capri Medallion Bath Collection includes a Liquid Soap or Lotion Pump Dispenser, Toothbrush Holder, Tumbler Cup, Tray and Wastebasket made of stoneware, There are coordinating thick cotton towels in three sizes, a fabric shower curtain and an absorbent bath mat, Continue reading
This beautiful bedding has a chinoiserie toile print in cobalt blue and white on a turquoise blue green background.
The Hampstead Toile collection, by the Williamsburg brand, was inspired by an 18th century English fan found in the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. This quilt collection features meticulously illustrated cobalt blue follies and geishas on a refreshing aqua blue foundation. Hampstead Toile reverses to cobalt and starch white columns adorned with tiny flowers and lace patterns. The reverse pattern is also repeated on the euro sham and bed skirt.
Designed by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Made and sold by C & F Home. Continue reading
SKL Home is a great source for fun shower curtains and bath towels. They make the Vern Yip Chinoiserie Collection I have in my bathroom.
Now they have Splash Boxes, a box filled with everything you want to make a change in your bathroom. Continue reading
Our power went out last night. I was reading the Kichler Landscape Lighting catalog that is to the trade and decided to share some of the information.
Bring it all together.
With the right combination of exterior lighting, you can bring outdoor spaces to life. Achieve this look by incorporating integrated LED landscape lighting with Kichler® decorative options designed for outdoor use. Homeowners get a beautiful and functional space they can use 24/7 – you get a project you can add to your portfolio.
Kichler Landscape at a Glance 2020
Laura Ashley makes these photo frames in three sizes and three colors. Continue reading
Wade, who makes the little Whimsies in Red Rose Tea, makes these birds that remind me of the birds on Blue Willow. There are a lot of variations in different sizes.
They are all on eBay and the price is all over the place. Continue reading
Danbury Mint made the Spices of the World little spice containers in the 1990s. There are three that are shaped like little pagodas. Continue reading