Saturday, November 22, 2014

Christmas Chinoiserie

Caroline Robert - Southern Living
If this doesn't get you in the mood for Christmas decorating, I can't imagine what would. The fabric is Quadrille Paradise Background and the shams are Leontine Linens.

This looks like the same bedroom as below but in a Christmas version.

Caroline Robert - Lonny 2011

Friday, November 21, 2014

Greek Key Galore

I found this on Pinterest and would love to know where this is. It looks like the mother lode of Greek key ribbon and trim. Anybody know?

My favorite online source for Greek key trim is M&J Trimming.

M&J Trimming

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Setting the Thanksgiving Table

via The French Tangerine
I love the idea of using the color aubergine or eggplant for setting the Thanksgiving table. Here it is combined with faux bamboo flatware and an Imari vase with flowers. These rich colors would also be perfect throughout the holidays.

Get the look -

45 piece bamboo flatware

Linen napkins in lilac - these can be monogrammed

Amethyst stemware

Great Exhibition tin plate

My favorite candle company - Creative Candles - in eggplant in every size and shape

Dragon napkins in purple

Pair of antique Imari vases

Antique English Imari plates

Vintage napkins monogrammed in aubergine

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Pink Chinoiserie Dining Room

Jessie D. Miller
It is no secret that I adore the color pink. I especially love pink combined with blue and white Chinoiserie, as in this wonderful dining room by interior designer Jessie D. Miller of The Design Daredevil. She was a fellow participant in the recently concluded One Room Challenge.