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Bearing adornments as sophisticated and enduring as the brand itself, Wedgwood’s Queen’s Ware patterns have remained in the hearts of collectors for generations. Mingling with whispers of roses and spirals of ribbon, these azure vessels evoke more than mere admiration.
As elegant as a landscape resting silently beneath fresh frost and with patterns as unique as the individual flakes that fall gracefully from the heavens, alabaster treasures make a pleasant counterpart to the frosty blue hues we love so dearly. Find inspiration for adorning your spaces with this soft shade in our book, Living with Blue & White, at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
A cache of well-hunted finds—from rustic Americana to polished Old-World antiquities—captures the sentiment of gracious entertaining. The gracefully distressed pine hutch showcases a medley of our favorite English blue-and-white transferware. Find inspiration for displaying this beloved colorway in our book, Living with Blue & White, at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
Showcase porcelain treasures, in shades from brilliant cobalt to elegant navy, during a holiday party that takes its style inspiration from a collection of beloved china. Vibrantly hued serving pieces present our menu to best effect, and festive adornments lend holiday ambience to the occasion. Find some of our favorite recipes and styles from this feast at https://bit.ly/3rkcuqo.
Surrounded by a treasury of heirlooms and mementos, a family celebrates the holidays in the home they lovingly restored—a place where the true spirit of Christmas lingers long after the last gift has been opened. A nineteenth-century English Copeland Spode tea set in the Fleur de Lis pattern is part of the homeowner’s extensive collection of blue-and-white dinnerware. Find more inspiration in our special issue, Holiday Bliss, at https://bit.ly/3SxaZ24.
While the beloved pairing of blue-and-white would never be considered the shy and retiring type, the esteemed duo can play a role similar to a neutral background, allowing a tertiary hue to catch the eye’s attention and elevate the whole setting. Discover this colorway in myriad designs in our book Living with Blue & White, available at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
A forever favorite, blue-and-white captures the essence of blissful living in a perfect pairing of color. Discover ways to incorporate these beloved hues into your home in our hardcover book, Living with Blue & White, available in our online shop at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
Blue-and-white transferware has long been a favorite among collectors who are drawn to the classic color palette and the wide range of patterns, but one variation blurs the lines between imperfection and brilliant design. Learn more about flow blue china at http://bit.ly/2JqcYoy.
Enchanting pastoral scenes play across the lovely plates and platters of the pottery pieces known as transferware. Dating to the mid-eighteenth century, the earthenware traces its origins to the famed Staffordshire area of England, where ceramic greats such as Josiah Spode and Josiah Wedgwood, turned out the colorful pieces to the delight of a worldwide audience.
When her daughter was enchanted with Madeline, the classic children’s tale about a feisty young French girl, one mother designed a fanciful room to delight her own spirited child. View this petite boudoir imbue with Gallic style in our new special issue, French Cottage, at https://bit.ly/3myZYjt.
We're excited to announce that our beloved hardcover volume, Living with Blue & White, has officially begun shipping again! This breathtaking bounty of inspired décor introduces readers to myriad possibilities for enfolding this timeless palette into one’s home and lifestyle.
The beloved colorway of blue and white has adorned homes for generations, filling hearts with dreams of the French countryside, where sunny pastures and beautiful living abound. Find offerings in these gracious hues from Bordallo Pinheiro, Rosanne Beck Collections, La Rochère France, Laguiole, Casa Felix, The Met Store, Saffron Marigold, Royal Copenhagen, and many more of our most-cherished vendors at https://bit.ly/3tRNdow.
Inspired by the stately châteaux nestled along the Loire River in France, Tina Yaraghi, the entrepreneur behind The Enchanted Home shop and blog, re-created this signature style in her New York residence. Tour the European-influenced abode at https://bit.ly/3MBu9l3.
For Tessa Foley, the Midwest blogger-turned-designer behind Nine and Sixteen Home, an internship in Boston instilled an abiding affinity for the signature styles of New England, especially the sun-bleached cottages nestled along the sand dune–lined shores of Nantucket. Explore her charming home at https://bit.ly/366zZIb.
Showcase porcelain treasures, in shades from brilliant cobalt to elegant navy, during a Christmas party that takes its style inspiration from a collection of beloved china. Vibrantly hued serving pieces present our menu to best effect, and festive adornments lend holiday ambience to the occasion. Find some of our favorite recipes and styles from this feast at https://bit.ly/3rkcuqo.
Along with the requisite cache of fluffy towels and pampering toiletries deemed necessary for a powder room retreat, the addition of furnishings more often associated with other areas of the house may imbue these quarters with the ideal sense of luxury. Find inspiration for creating tranquil spaces in Living with Blue & White, available at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
A forever favorite, blue-and-white captures the essence of blissful living in a perfect pairing of color. Whether used to furnish a room with treasured antiques or a bountiful bevy of tranquil blossoms, the shades used in these environs kindle joy wherever they are found. Discover ways to incorporate these beloved hues into your home in our hardcover book, Living with Blue & White, available in our online shop at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
It is difficult to think of a color scheme more versatile than beloved blue and white when setting a table. These two hues span a spectrum of possibilities, whether a hostess wishes to convey a cheerful exuberance, a calming sense of serenity, or the very height of sophistication. Follow a pathway of inspiration for entertaining in this colorway in our book, Living with Blue & White, available at https://bit.ly/3zdJEtm.
Waves lapping against the sand give a gentle cadence to a sunset dinner. As mellowing light bathes the scene in radiance, settle in for a relaxing evening of mouthwatering fare. Discover this setting at http://bit.ly/2W57h2p or in the pages of our latest book, Living with Blue and White.
The melting pot nation is enriched by a medley of cultures, each adding to the vibrant heritage of the land of the free and the home of the brave. Inspired by the stars and stripes and just in time for Independence Day, our array of festive offerings radiates pride in the country we call our own. Discover these treasures and more in our July/August issue, available at https://bit.ly/3vIl7ui.
With its Scandinavian-inspired color scheme, this suite is both cheerful and serene. Discover more of this charming bed-and-breakfast in Champagne, France by collecting your copy of our newest special issue, French Cottage, available on newsstands and at https://bit.ly/35hlcth.