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Blue and White Holiday Inspiration: Christmas Ornaments and Gift Wrap

Last week, I wrote a post on blue and white holiday mantels and table settings.  This week, I have more blue and white holiday inspiration to share. Christmas tree ornaments: Edible ornaments that are too pretty to eat: Adorable chinoiserie cookie cutters that can be used for ornaments are for sale from Lulu Kuku Designs: My feeble…… Continue reading Blue and White Holiday Inspiration: Christmas Ornaments and Gift Wrap

Blue and White · Christmas · Design · Holidays · Inspiration

Holiday Decorating With Blue and White–Mantels and Table Settings

There is no need to hide away your blue and white collections during the holidays. Blue and white looks beautiful with holiday greenery, and it contrasts nicely with all the traditional red and green. The combination of blue and white with red and green is fresh and crisp, but at the same time classic and…… Continue reading Holiday Decorating With Blue and White–Mantels and Table Settings

Blue and White · Dining Room · Holidays · Inspiration · Interiors · Table Settings

My Blue and White Thanksgiving Table (That Didn’t Cost a Penny!)

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, it was time to come up with a plan for what our dinner table will look like. I decided to see if I could create a tablescape without buying a thing and just using what I have on hand. Being partial to blue and white, I began with…… Continue reading My Blue and White Thanksgiving Table (That Didn’t Cost a Penny!)

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Classic and Pretty Blue and White Rooms by a Connecticut Designer

Lee Ann Thornton , an interior designer based in Greenwich, Connecticut and now also in New York City, has designed some gorgeous blue and white spaces.  She incorporates many shades of blue into her designs and adds other accent colors to create interesting and sophisticated spaces that are traditional and elegant. Here are some of my…… Continue reading Classic and Pretty Blue and White Rooms by a Connecticut Designer

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Blue and White Kitchen Inspiration

Our dated kitchen cries out to be renovated, but there will be no kitchen renovation until my husband is on board with the idea. Until that day comes (which I hope will be sooner rather than later!), I must content myself with dreaming about what our new kitchen might look like. I would like a…… Continue reading Blue and White Kitchen Inspiration

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Friday Finds 10•6•17

Here are this week’s finds: An elegant and gorgeous British Georgian home tour   This article, which gives 25 reasons for why blue is the best color to use in your home (but we already knew this, right?!)   Beautiful new blue and white Moroccan rugs for fall from Annie Selke   Succulent-topped pumpkin arrangements!  Instructions here and here for making one.…… Continue reading Friday Finds 10•6•17