Random musings as seen through my iPhone….

Hello and happy Saturday. Woke up to no snow, that’s always a good thing.  I really hope that winter is finally done and spring can usher it’s way in once and for all. With a lot of snow presently on the ground it just doesn’t feel like spring is going to really be here on Monday. The daffodils a week ago when it was 60 started coming up and now are covered in frozen snow:(

Today is the last day of the porcelain presale so be sure to stop by and check it out if you haven’t already. Its been so well received and the response has been phenomenal, always so great to know there are so many fellow blue and white addicts:)  Plus there is a great giveaway and today is the last day to enter! Click here to view

As I periodically do,  I share with you snippets of my life from the last week or so..of course the good, pretty and inspiring only! So without further ado here we go…..

Went to one of my happy places aka “New York flower district” and came home with some beauties…..

Enjoyed a wonderful meal with a great friend at Le Coucou in NYC, fabulous!!

These black beauties are heading to a rooftop apartment in Boston where they are going to plant them with large boxwood balls, so classic

It might feel still very much like winter outside, but indoors it’s all about spring and flowers!!

Upstairs hall got a little sprcueup

A pretty corner in my bedroom….the soft colors are so soothing, it’s my private little sanctuary

So loving these beautiful trims and fabrics we just decided on for a clients family room…cannot wait to see it done!

Awwwh….Teddy got a special little friend as a gift and loves his new furry friend

LOVE working on gorgeous trims and for this client, her new pillows are going to be out of this world!

This is how we do St. Patty’s day in our office….green gorgeouness overload! How amazing are the pillows above that I had made for a client, is that ginger jar tape not the greatest thing ever!

So there you have it, all the good stuff from this past week. Hope you enjoyed, thank you as always for stopping in. Wishing you a wonderful Saturday and an enjoyable weekend! Until next time…..

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The Porcelain presale is on, a giveaway and a winner!

Hello everyone!! It is a very exciting day over here at Enchanted Home because I have a winner to announce and because it’s my second presale of 2017 and this is a biggie!

A big congratulations to David M. for his winning picture!!  A true testament to the love of blue and white…..

I will be in touch to get your information so your first month of Enchanted Home will be on it’s merry way.

And a congratulations to the runner up, Lee K for this beautiful runner up. I will also be in contact with you to arrange to send your prize.

Thanks to all who sent in their beautiful pictures and shared their homes with us…what fun it was to see. And many thanks to the  more than 5,000 votes! Onto the presale…..

Love blue and white? You have come to the right place. Loaded with many new gorgeous porcelains as well as bringing back some all time favorites. Lots to love here so prepare yourself:)

If you know prices of fine porcelain you will recognize the unbelievable values here today. I always offer the contents up in a 2-3 day presale where everything is approx. 20% less than it will be when it arrives. Some items sell out fast so be sure you don’t miss out on whatever is calling your name.

It’s a great time to buy, whether you are adding on to an existing collection or starting a new one. So if you too are a porcelain lover, sit back and enjoy the view:) As always a few rules before we start-

  • Call or email your order, call 1-800-804-9565 or email orders@enchantedhome.com
  • This is a PRESALE/advance purchase for the container due to arrive on or about April 14th
  • Please refer to item number only
  • Limited numbers available and subject to availability
  • Save more by getting an even deeper discount on pairs!
  • This sale is on for three days only, sorry no extensions
  • ALL orders must be paid for within 12 hours otherwise kindly do not place an order
  • Certain items can ship internationally, you must contact us for a shipping quote
  • Any order over $500 will receive an additional 10% off
  • Shipping is extra
  • Questions? Email or call us
  • SOMETHING NEW- A referral program. Many have asked if there is a referral program. We don’t have a formal one in place at this time however if you recommend the presale to someone and they make a porcelain presale purchase you get $25.00 off of your order (must be over $100 to qualify)!
  • So all you need to do is email or call us with who you referred. Once that is confirmed you will get $25.00 off of your own order

This shipment is due to arrive on or about April 14th *will be within a week or so of this date

ITEM 1. This formerly sold out beauty is back,  this is one spectacular jar. Measures 14″ x 20″ $165.00 or two for $315.00

ITEM 2. By popular demand, got chunky large ginger jars in solid white and a pale blue/gray crackled foo dog jar. Fabulous as a pair or mixed in with others. Measures 21″ x 13″  Choose white or gray/blue (specify color when ordering)  $115.00 or two for $210.00

ITEM 3. Fabulous new planter so love this and it is perfect for a large orchid plant or any flower plant for that matter. Hand painted on all sides, with braided handles. Measures 7.5″ x 18″ $115.00

ITEM 4. Wonderful low dish/bowl. This is a great dish and as pretty for display as serving, I could see serving vegetables or a cold pasta salad in this beautiful shallow dish, would be a beautiful accent on any table. Measures 15″ x 6″ $85.00

CHOICE 5 The long awaited bathroom accessories are on their way! Gorgeous tissue holder, toothbrush holder and matching hexagon wastepaper basket. Definitely  snagging a set for myself:)

Tissue holder, measures 5″ x 5.5″  $58.00

Toothbrush holder, measures 4″ x 3.5″  $40.00

Octagonal wastepaper basket, measures 14.5″ x 11″  -$65.00

OR BUY ALL THREE FOR $150.00

5A Toothbrush holder

5B Wastepaper basket

5C Tissue holder

CHOICE 6. The grand pagoda is coming back! Getting in 14 pair of these exquisite beauties. If you know the prices you will see they are more than half of what they are elsewhere. $355.00 each

6A. Incredible and very grand pagodas, just look at the work and detailing on this…so excited to get these! This is 47″ and comes in two parts (one sits on top of the other).Sold individually, wonderful alone or double the impact with a pair. $375 each, very special promo pricing (these retail for $1400 per pagoda) OR save on a pair and get two for $715.00

6B.The same pagoda is now available in a medium! A wonderful mid sized pagoda for  spaces that cannot accommodate the grand/larger pagoda. Measures 24″ x 5″ $225.00 each OR $435.00 for a pair

6C. This smaller pagoda is also coming back and is a stunner! 16″ $185.00 each or two for $350.00

ITEM 7. New spectacular hexagonal scalloped planters. The detailing is just exquisite on these beautifully pieces, hand painted on all sides and even on the rim. A perfect planter for orchids or any flowering plant. Measures 9″ x 14″ $170.00

7A. Village

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ITEM 8. The beautiful best selling pair of bird jars are back! These beautiful duo features stunning pheasant scene on both front and back. Measures 17″ x 11″.  A great value at $290 for both!

ITEM 9.Mini foo dogs offered in blue and white and solid white.

9A. Mini foo dogs are back! Another best seller, these darling foo dogs are the ultimate accessory and also make very stylish bookends! 4″ x 6″ $80.00 for the pair

9B. Darling white foo dogs…so cute. Perfect for any vignette or as ultra stylish bookends. $45.00 for the pair

ITEM 10. My all time favorite large bowl, featuring a beautiful village scene. This large bowl is perfect for display, and great for a kitchen island or dining table. 9.5″ x 17″  $135.00

ITEM 11. Love this mini bud vase, perfect for a small bud or two, great for a nightstand or end tables. Just shy of 6″ tall. $30.00

 

ITEM 12. The wonderful mid sized dragon planter/fishbowl is a great size for your favorite indoor flowering plant. Also could be a great cooler with summer coming, with two or three bottles of wine…you have to think outside the box:) Measures 10.5″ x 6.5″ $95.00

ITEM 13. A gorgeous figurine and floral foo dog topped jar, I own a pair and adore these tall grand beauties. Measures 25″ x 12″ $135.00

ITEM 14. The mini trumpet jar is back, measures 8.5″ tall….this is the perfect jar for end tables and or a nightstand, holds a few stems and is a beauty. Measures 10″ x 4.5 $45.00

 

ITEM 15. The pretty songbird jar is back! Lovely bird and floral design with stylish foo dogs top. Measures 18″ x 11″ One for $135.00, or two for $255.00

ITEM 16. This wonderful hexagon planter is a continuous favorite, well priced and perfect for orchids, boxwoods or any flowering plant. Measures 9″ x 14″ $85.00

 

ITEM 17. The gorgeous large set of emperors are coming back. These are super decorative and look fantastic with an existing vignette or they are so grand they stand alone beautifully. Measures 17″H x 6″ Set of 3 $125.00

 

ITEM 18. This previously sold out fabulous planter is making a comeback. Gorgeous scalloped hexagon shape with beautiful scenery painted on all sides. Love the pierced bottom detailing. Measures 19.5″ x 14″ $205.00

ITEM 19. Great looking more transitional shaped mid sized planter, perfect size and beautiful figurine scenery. 8″ x 11″ $85.00

ITEM 20. These spectacular planters are coming back. Even prettier in person. Gorgeous to hang/display but really makes a statement for serving. I use mine to serve all the time.

ITEM 20A. 2.6″ x 17″ $120.00

 

ITEM 20B. 2.6″ x 16″ $115.00

Plate stands- $10.00 with purchase of plate or $14.00 without purchase of plate

ITEM 21. A favorite that I have and use for my myrtle and azalea topiaries,  this mid sized cherry blossoms jar is an all time fave. Measures 14′ round.  $110.00

ITEM 22. The darling pencil/brush holders are coming back, some use these for utenstil too. Multi functional and a great size. 6″ tall Two styles, figurine or lotus $22.00 either one

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ITEM 23. This instant hit is coming back, love this mid sized vase, it is such a gorgeous piece even without flowers! 15″ tall $115.00

 

ITEM 24. This amazing square jar that is painted on all sides with a different scenery and charming foo dog top is finally coming back. The square shape makes it highly decorative. Measures 20″ x 6.5″ $135.00 or two for $255.00

ITEM 25. The wonderful super decorative flat tops are coming back, choice of pheasant or bird. These are triple what they are here elsewhere, today $85.00! They measure 8″ x 8.5″

25A. Bird

25B. Pheasant

ITEM 26. Chunky dragon ginger jar is also making a comeback. This wonderful chunky shape makes this a beauty, especially love it in pair. Also makes  great vase for a big spray of tall blossoms or branches, Wonderful foo dog top, measures 18″ x 11″ $140.00 or two for $265.00

ITEM 27. This super popular mid sized planter is such a great value. I have a few of these and often use them to add a plant or floral to and give it as a gift..always so well received. Measures 7″ x 10″ $80.00

ITEM 28. Fabulous pale green large scale blossom vase, this is a beauty and so regal. , so eye catching and grand. Just calling for a big spray of white blossoms! Measures 24″ tall by about 11″ at its widest. $105.00 or two for $195.00!

Phew….that’s a whole lot of blue and white. Does it sound crazy, that despite al the blue and white in my home, all the shipments I have gotten in, I still ant more!!! I just can’t get enough and with the warmer months THANKFULLY heading this way…I am already thinking of how to use it outdoors which I just love. Now onto the giveaway-

THE GIVEAWAY-

I always offer up one item for a giveaway to celebrate a new container. Just leave a comment on this post telling me your favorite item and how you would use it. I will announce a winner next Tuesday. The lucky winner will receive a pair this fabulous bowl!

This presale is one for 3 days. You know the drill, if you see something you just love and have to have email or call us-

Call 1-800-804-9565

Email orders@enchantedhome.com

Thank you everyone for stopping by, wishing you a wonderful day. Until next time…..

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Are you a member of The blue and white club?

***UPDATE ON PORCELAIN CONTAINER- For anyone who placed a presale order, the ETA is Feb. 7th so with luck we will have the container in our warehouse next week (woo hoo)  and be sure to look out for a special one day sale as I always have, so  many incredible things coming in! ***

Want to announce the two winners of the darling Giddy Paperie desktop calendars. Congratulations goes to-

#44 BARB and #24 CHRIS

Please email me at theenchantedhome@gmail.com to provide your shipping details so they can be on their merry way

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Are you a member? If you own something in blue and white or are an admirer of blue and white, then you are automatically inducted into the blue and white club! I might even go  a step further and willingly commit myself to BWA, (blue and white anonymous) as my addiction to it sees no end in sight. And with good reason, it is beautiful, classically timeless and literally looks good with every color.

Being a direct importer of blue and white porcelain, you would think I would have a threshold where even for me, there is such a thing as too much. But nooooooo, if anything my passion and love for it has only intensified over time (my husband will attest to this)! I so missed doing a post on blue and white and am happy to be bringing you one today. In fact I am going to try to do one every month or so…..why not. It makes so many so happy. Enjoy….

Proof that blue and white goes with every color under the rainbow! (my place setting)

Pretty much love everything about this exquisite bedroom,Ashley Whitaker

Love this setting from Aerin Lauder

A mantle is one of my favorite places to use blue and white, I change mine up all the time

My bathroom, living proof that blue and white has a place in every room

Beautiful vignette from Verandah House

Love how blue and white looks in an all white room….amazing!

Could these dresses from Dolce and Gabanna be any prettier!

Posted on these before but they never get old….these stunning blue and white pumpkins from Karolyn of The Relished Roost

Magnificent entry by J. Wilson Fuqua

Never met a blue and white dinner service I am not smitten over and feel like I “need”, Mottahedeh

How spectacular is this setting! Summer, you cannot come soon enough House of Harper

No there is simply no such thing as too much blue and white, John Rosselli, NYC

This here is bedroom perfection in blue and white, Grammercy Home

A beautiful planter coming in soon to my shop (due here in about 3 weeks)

Christmas 2016 marked the first of many “blue and white” Christmas’s to come…..there is no turning back now:)

Perfect on a mantle, my own home

In love with these bunk beds from Urban Grace

I love my blue and white pillows from Studio Tullia fo the outdoors and am counting down the days until I can bring them out again!

Cannot wait to get these blue and white mirrors with my next shipment of chinoiesrie tole, have just the place!!

Love blue and white in a bathroom…..Decor Pad

Beautiful room in cream heavy on the blue and white accents, never seen a chandelier above a coffee table like that but it works! Glam Pad

Another day, another blue and white display:)

This spectacular space from Cathy Kincaid takes my breath away!

Are these not the cutest thing you have ever seen? They melt my heart:)  Bobka Baby

Loved the way this patio came out for a showhouse I did a few years ago

Fabulous space in blue and white by S.B. Long

Breathtaking loggia by Cathy Kincaid….perfection!

Beautiful blue and white tablescape by House of Harper

Isn’t this gorgeous? I am so in love with everything about this, Home Bunch

Simplicity….sometimes a single vase with fresh flowers is all you need (my own)

Fabulous loggia from the amazing book, Palm Beach Chic

Sometimes all you need are a few ginger jars for the “wow” effect, and I love it next to black! Ashley Whittaker

And perhaps saving the best for last…a blue and white Christmas tree!! Working on the new 2017 collection as we speak and can hardly wait!

Well if this doesn’t give you your blue and white fix, not sure what can. Does it ever get old or redundant? Not to me! I think it will be here until the end of time and there are few places in the world that wouldn’t be prettier with a sprinkling of blue and white.

So what’s your say on the matter? Have a favorite way you like to use it? Do tell! Thanks for stopping in…..cheers to a much smoother week this week! Until next time…..

PS Speaking of blue and white just this morning a onesie and twosie sale is starting! Many blue and white items of which there are only one or two  left of plus some silver and chinoiserie all at rockbottom prices…good opportunity to snag something you might have had your eye on. Click here to see the promo

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Random musings as seen through my iPhone…..

***A FEW QUICK UPDATES-

There was an “outage” on the blog yesterday for a few hours off and on, I apologize. There was some kind of a glitch. I am extending the porcelain promo sale until tomorrow night for the inconvenience…things are back up and running smoothly!***

***THE PROVENCE PLANTERS CAME IN TODAY! IF YOU PREORDERD YOU WILL GET AN EMAIL TOMORROW WITH REGARD TO SHIPPING COSTS***

***THE ORNAMENTS ARE ON NEW YORK SOIL! GOING THROUGH CUSTOMS WE SHOULD HAVE THEM BY TUES/WED. ORDERS WILL START GOING RIGHT OUT!!***

Hello and happy Friday evening! Hope you are well and gearing up for a relaxing fall weekend. The weather here has gotten much cooler the last few days and I must admit I am loving it:) Though I wouldn’t mind if we could stop at 50 degrees….I am kind of done with below zero frigid NY winters.

As I periodically do,  I share  snippets of my life (the good and pretty only) via pictures taken with my iPhone. It’s a fun way to share.  So without further ado here we go…..

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These two scrumptious elements are for a clients pillows…going to be beautiful!

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Was inspired to add this garden seat in the living room after going over Mark Sike’s wonderful book, Beautiful

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How fun are these fabrics!! I spotted them at a fabric outlet and thought they are so charming!

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Added these pretty pillows to these chairs in my bedroom

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Enjoyed creating this pretty fall tablescape for “It’s All Set” last week

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This might be the tastiest tomato I have ever had, it was incredible!!

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Perhaps the coziest room in our house, one which I do not think I have featured…the library. Love it especially in the colder months:)

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Wrapped up these beautiful napkins for a lucky client, I do love white on white..so elegant!

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Yes kind of obsessed with my lemon zester, best little gadget ever:)

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We are lucky to have the neatest super authentic Italian specialty shop only 15 min away, I make weekly stops there…their cured meats and cheeses are unparalleled!

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The fall foliage has not started quite yet but this tree is always well ahead of schedule, so beautiful.

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Friday morning the GORGEOUS Provence planters came in! Even prettier in person!!

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Loving this color, a super pale blue

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My all white theme is coming along…flowers are starting to really open up!

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Above is a sad looking room at the warehouse which is about to be converted into a much prettier office! Carpet getting installed tomorrow, everything was moved out today

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How pretty is this above? It is commercial carpet that I found, cannot wait to see it in:) I would put this in a home!

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A busy week calls for an occasional “splurge” in this case that means Shake Shack on the run! Yum!!

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Had fun experimenting for my client and doing a dress rehearsal with  her gorgeous deep green velvet that will go onto a window seat, and we are going to fill it with blue and white pillows

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Loved  stopping off at a local bathroom/kitchen showroom and seeing all that is new and beautiful in that world!

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So love this sink for the PB powder room, it’s all about budget though:)

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Been  making a lot of this lately…my all time favorite soup, pasta fagiole, click here for the recipe which I posted

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When I cook this cutie pie is never far away…he has a box seat right in front of the stove!

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Playing with more holiday themed items on my mantle…gorgeous pumpkins from The Relished Roost and these stunning holiday topiary trees (coming soon)!

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And saving the best for last….Mr. Teddy striking a pose:)

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So there you have an idea of the highlights of my week….thank you as always for stopping in. Wishing you a wonderful Friday evening and start to your weekend. Until Sunday….

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PS Tomorrow is the last day to take advantage of the amazing items being offered in the newest porcelain container. Some really fabulous items all at incredible pricing up for grabs, click here if you missed it!

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The final 2016 porcelain container presale is officially on and a giveaway!

***THIS PRESALE IS NOW OVER, A ONE DAY SALE WILL BE OFFERED WHEN THESE ITEMS ARRIVE ON OR ABOUT NOV. 26TH***

Hello friends, today is an exciting day and if you are fan of incredible porcelains (mostly blue and white but some colored) then you have come to the right place!

It is hard to believe this is the last presale container arriving in 2016!! This is the biggest one yet…. I will be getting another one in right after Christmas/beginning of Jan. (and will offer a presale on that in about a month) but this is the final container arriving and to be sold in 2016.

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Many sold out favorites are making a comeback along with some incredible  new, beautiful pieces which I am very excited about offering today.

Now is your chance if you missed out on a previous opportunity. With the holidays coming, I doubled up my normal quantities on many of the most popular pieces. So get your pen and paper ready:)

 This sale is on for 3 days. Many items go very fast. Please read through the rules before submitting an order. As most of you know these things move quickly , so act quick and get your orders in. And if you like your friends, really really like them, tell them about it too:)

  • Email all orders to theenchantedhome@gmail.com
  • Please refer to item number only
  • We will acknowledge all orders and an invoice will be promptly sent if we can fulfill your order
  • As the response to these promos is tremendous, it might take a little longer to acknowledge your order than it normally does
  • Subject to availability, limited numbers of each item
  • This sale will end on Saturday evening 10/15, no extensions
  • ALL PAYMENTS DUE WITHIN 12 HOURS, PLEASE do not submit an order unless you can comply
  • Shipping is extra and this offer is good only for the U.S. (sorry to my international customers)
  • Final sale
  • This is a PRESALE/ADVANCE PURCHASE, this container will be in approx. Nov. 26th
  • All orders over $700 will get an extra 10% off
  • Questions? Email theenchantedhome@gmail.com

Ready to see all the goodies? Let’s get started…

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ITEM 1. NEW! In love with this new jar, a gorgeous scalloped tea jar, just fabulous and sure to become a best seller.  Available in two beautiful styles. Measures 14″ x about 11″ wide $110.00 either style

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ITEM 2. Wonderful new village scene flat top jar, a real beauty! 12″ tall $105.00

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ITEM 3. It’s raining foo dogs! A few new colors and bringing back the navy and the white, these are so decorative and also make great bookends! Any color $45.00 for the pair

Navy

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Spring green

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Soft white

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ITEM 4. Fabulous new chunky open jar, love this piece. Great with nothing or filed with flowers or branches, exquisite. 16.5″ tall $148.00

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ITEM 5. Incredible floral vase,these are simply exquisite!!! I can see gorgeous cherry blossom or hydrangea arrangements in them now! Measures 17″ x 8″ $150.00

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ITEM 6. Tall umbrella stand that doubles as a very large vase…fabulous! Measures 21″ tall $165.00

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6B. Another beautiful style measures 21″ tall $155.00

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ITEM 7. The ever so popular cherry blossom jar is back, a really beautiful jar.  Measures 13″x 10″  $105.00

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ITEM 8. Fabulous blossom octagonal jar, great decorative piece. Measures 11″ x 8.5″ $105.00

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ITEM 9. The in demand navy cherry blossom jar is so beautiful and measures 18″ x 6″ $140.00

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ITEM 10. NEW! Cherry blossom and birds ginger jar with foo dog top, really loving this jar, love that it has a lot of white, think it makes it look very dramatic 18″ tall $140.00

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ITEM 11. NEW! This wonderful octagonal jar is such a decorative piece, great piece for a mantle or console…wonderful as a pair. 17.5″ tall x 7.5″ at the widest point $110.00

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ITEM 12. Blue and white double happiness vase, great piece to have on hand that works with anything, beautiful with a spray of flowers or branches. Measures 15.5″ x 8″ tall $110.00

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ITEM 13. Wonderful popular bowl, so great for so many uses. Measures 6″ x 12″ $85.00

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ITEM 14. NEW! Loving this beautiful little trumpet bud vase, measures 9″x  5″ $45.00

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ITEM 15. NEW! Love this elegant new extra large ginger jar, very grand. Measures 25″ $235.00

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ITEM 16. NEW! A perfect mid sized planter with elegant dragon design, this beauty has been lightly antiqued. 7″ x 11″ $80.00

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ITEM 17. NEW! This exquisite trumpet vase is a beauty, measures 17″ and today is $135.00

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ITEM 18. One of the most popular garden seats I have ever had, this beauty is back. Measures 20″ x 14″ $265.00

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ITEM 19. This is one of my all time favorites, seeing is believing and in person this jar is gorgeous with a capital G. Very very grand and stately, measures 26″ x 14″ $265.00

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ITEM 20. Darling minis are back, these sell really fast so don’t miss out. These are just so stunning, measures about 6″ x 4″ $70.00 for the pair

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ITEM 21. NEW! How pretty is this green with the jewel tones? Love he square shape too, $135.00

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ITEM 22. Large blue and white foo dogs, these are truly majestic looking. They measures 16.5″ x 11″ and are very grand, today they are $155.00

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ITEM 23. More of the very popular bird jars, these are sold in pairs and are so elegant. Measures 17.5″ tall. A great size too, measures $260.00 for the pair

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ITEM 24. These very popular mini bud vases are back! They measure 7″ tall.  Two styles either one $40.00

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ITEM 25. NEW! This incredible colored jar is just exquisite, I can see it with a big spray of flowers, this regal beauty measures  16″.$ 130.00

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ITEM 26. NEW! This wonderful tall vase is back, a perfect vase for cherry blossoms, tall flowers are branches,  measures 20″ x 5.5″   $140.00

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ITEM 27 .This wonderful chinoiseie garden seat in ivory with soft pastels  is back measures 18″ x 13″…..$120.00

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ITEM 28. Three styles of the medium flat jars are coming. These measure 8.5″ x 8  and are $65.00 lowest price ever

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ITEM 29. Extra large antiqued scenic bowl, measures 17″ x 10″…fabulous for a kitchen island! $130.00

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ITEM 30. The darling blue and white pagodas are back, these are so decorative and also make great little bookends! 7.25″ tall $50.00 for the pair

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ITEM 31. NEW! The beautiful scenic antiqued square blue and white jars are back. Two styles, measures 12″ x 7.5″ $85.00

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ITEM 32.The most popular fishbowl is back! Measures 17.5″ x 17″, so beautiful with boxwoods, hydrangea, the possibilities are endless! $190.00

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ITEM 33. NEW! This exquisite extra large jar is a new style…what’s not to love!!! I love every detail on this gorgeous jar. Measures 23″ tall.  $170.00

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ITEM 34. NEW! The darling little minis are back…these are so cute and amazing with any vignette, the perfect little bud vase. Measures 4.5″ tall

34A. Covered ginger jar 5″ $25.00

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34B. Mini vase 4.5″ $24.00

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ITEM 35. NEW! Another amazing new Famille Rose flower vase, a perfect size and these colors are just so pretty! Measures 17″ tall $120.00

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ITEM 36. Stunning best selling round intricate pierced porcelain planter. This is such an exquisite piece. Perfect for orchids, ferns, or any flowering plant. Truly gorgeous. Measures 10″ x 15.5″. Today it is $235.00

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WOW, that is a lot of blue and white (and then some)! See something(s) calling your name or perhaps someone on your gift giving list might have been very good this year and of course that includes a gift to yourself:) Remember, this is on for 3 days and these will not be these prices again. Great time to buy!! Now onto that giveaway…..

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THE GIVEAWAY

One lucky winner is going to win a beautiful pair of blue and white pagodas, simply tell me your favorite item here and how/where you would use it. That will put in the running.

A winner will be announced Sunday morning. Only comments left to his post will be eligible. Be sure to include your name (if you post anonymous unfortunately I cannot find out who you are so be sure to include a first name and last name initial). Good luck!

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Seven on Sunday

Hello there friends! I am back and well rested…back to real life:) Hope you had a fantastic Labor Day weekend. First order of the day is to announce the very lucky winner of the four custom ornaments, congratulations goes to …..

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Please email me at theenchantedhome@gmail.com  to give me your shipping details. Your order will ship when these arrive in late Sept/early Oct.

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Today is my youngest sons birthday…..he is away at college many miles away, but according to his text to us late last night, had an amazing/epic birthday weekend. You don’t turn 21 everyday after all, so it’s a big big year for him! Happy birthday to my peanut.

All three of my kids are all across the globe as I speak and I wish more than anything that we were all together today. But I understand they eventually have to flock the nest and that is the cycle of life.

Moving along…..are you into the US Open? We used to be mildly obsessed, going at least two or three times to the matches, watching it every night on TV. Our enthusiasm has waned somewhat but we still enjoy it from time to time. We are having  a few people over for the big final tonight which always promises to be dramatic and fun to watch. So today will be a day of catching up on work, preparing a simple dinner and tennis excitement:) Here we go with my Seven on Sunday –

 

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1 TURKS AND CAICOS! Well, we just got back and let me tell you it was pure HEAVEN! I am going to do a separate post on it, as it was that good and warrants it’s very own post. But here is a little “teaser’ of what is to come later this week. If you haven’t been and have the chance…..GO!

We stayed at Grace Bay Club and it was just so wonderful and relaxing, and all planned out beautifully thanks to my favorite travel agent, Sandy of You May Be Wandering. Contact her by clicking here if you have a vacation in your future. This is my new favorite island:)

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2. FABULOUS NEW PORCELAINS COMING IN MY LAST CONTAINER OF 2016!  So excited over the container arriving in about 2 weeks and then a final container which will arrive by late October…many new things coming and let me tell you, they are fabulous plus as you can see, I am offering some new colored porcelains as well. Here is a sneak peek –

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3. A NEW FAVORITE SALAD. When I find a salad that is guilt free and incredibly delicious, I want to tell the world about it! This one I have been making often since I discovered it, you can also modify it to your liking, adding shrimp instead or no protein at all. I did not use the Ranch dressing but instead made a heavenly and low-calorie yogurt based dressing that  is out of this world. Click here to Life In The Loft House for salad recipe

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This is the yummy dressing from Culinary Hill-

 An easy, creamy cilantro lime dressing made with Greek yogurt! So good you’ll want to eat it with a spoon. Guaranteed to brighten up any…

Ingredients

Vegetarian, Gluten free

Produce

  • 1 cup Cilantro, loosely packed
  • 2 cloves Garlic

Condiments

  • 2 tbsp Lime juice

Baking & Spices

  • 1/8 tsp Salt

Oils & Vinegars

  • 1/4 cup Olive oil

Dairy

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain

 

 

4. INSTAGRAMS OF INTEREST Always so much to share, and gathering favorite images all week-long has turned into one of my favorite little hobbies:) I apologize in advance that many of these feature food that is not only beautiful but looks so darn good!

I found a few new accounts which I was excited to discover, not sure that was the best thing as Instagram feels like a borderline obsession some days:)

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This above is so funny….guilty as charged:)

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5. BEAT THE FRIZZ ALERT! Let’s face it, in the summer months,  humidity is just part of the package. I don’t  care how gorgeous your hair is, there is no doubt that a really humid day can have you looking like a Chia pet within hours. I am always on the prowl for a magic bottle to help tame my locks.

And while this is not magic it is darn good stuff!!! It has bamboo in it..go figure!  It really controlled the frizz factor and kept my hair smooth and Chia pet free, lol.  This is a must have for your hot weather arsenal! Click here to find out more-

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6. A FITTING TRIBUTE TO BILL CUNNINGHAM. Legendary fashion/street photographer Billy Cunningham is going to be sorely missed this year at NY Fashion week. I found this beautiful tribute so touching…all the photographers are donning blue jackets in his honor.

He was known for his bright blue jacket, riding around the big apple on his bike, happy as a clam just doing what he loved. Click here to read more about this.  Can’t think of a more fitting tribute to honor his legacy –

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7. SUNDAY’S SURVEY. Time for another survey, this time I am talking movies. Saw The Light Between Oceans which I enjoyed quite a bit but would have even more if it was about 30 minutes shorter. I must also say I think I may have slightly preferred the book though the cinematography and rugged coastal scenery was breathtaking.

Overall, aside from a few,  Hollywood in my estimation has taken a plunge, what has happened to good quality movies with REAL story lines?   They are far and few between, most of the genres that are so popular today hold no appeal to me whatsoever. Curious what you think about what Hollywood is churning out these days –

 


 

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So, that is what’s up in my corner of the world…anything new in yours? I always enjoy hearing from you and appreciate you making me part of your Sunday morning. Wishing you a wonderful day and a great end to the weekend. Until next time…..

The presale on the second Christmas ornaments collection is on and has been extended to end Monday at 5 due to popular demand! . Click here to read all about it.

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The September porcelain container presale is on and a giveaway!

***AS OF SUNDAY AT 1PM THIS PRESALE IS OFFICIALLY OVER. MANY THANKS FOR THE INCREDIBLE RESPONSE…..BE SURE TO LOOK OUT FOR A ONE DAY SALE WHEN THE CONTAINER ARRIVES IN SEPTEMBER!!**

Hi friends….excited about this one! Very excited because we all know I really need more blue and white, lol. I think I need to open up a small museum of blue and white, something tells me that the opening night would be chock full, as I know I have lots of company. Every magazine is filled with it and with good reason:)

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As the last container was mostly about fishbowls, this one is all  about jars, vases and planters. Lots of small pieces here too….great for holiday/hostess gifts or if you might be planning a party! As I do with every container, I offer the contents up for a special 2 day presale with special pricing.

This is the second to last container of the year. I will get another in Oct/November and that will be it until 2017.  This one is due to arrive around Sept. 7th and is already en route to me..  A few things to know before you place an order, just in case you are new to this. If you have been to this rodeo before you know the drill:)

If you know porcelain prices you will recognize the incredible deals here today! Many items sell for double or more on other shop sites, so tell a friend (if you really really like them:)

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  • All orders should be emailed to theenchantedhome@gmail.com
  • Please use item number only, no need to write out description
  • This is a presale/advance purchase, these items will ship when they arrive on or about Sept. 8th
  • Subject to availability
  • You will get an order confirmation either way and an invoice will soon follow if we can fulfill your order (please keep in mind the response to these is huge and sometimes it might take us a few hours to get back to you)
  • PLEASE do not submit an order unless you are able to pay invoice within 12 hours, not fair to us or others
  • Shipping is extra
  • Any orders over $600 will get a 10% discount
  • Something new! If you place an order and recommend the presale to a friend who places an order, you get a free pair of pagodas! It’s a referral program of sorts, just email us to tell us who your friend is
  • Shipping only in the U.S. for this order (sorry to international customers)
  • This promotion ends at midnight Saturday, Aug. 13th and these orders are final sale
  • Questions? Please email theenchantedhome@gmail.com

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So grab your coffee, sit back and be prepared to take in a whole lot of blue and white beauty!

SOLD OUT ITEM 1. This truly incredible jumbo jar is back. I  just love this piece, with the raised dot detailing, the light antiquing this is one magnificent jar! Measures 26″x 14″ $265.00

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ITEM 2.  This wonderful med. flat top jar with its elegant Chinese symbol motif is a wonderful starting point or addition to any blue and white vignette.

Two sizes-

small- 5″ x 6″ $45.00

 med8.5″ x 8″ $70.00

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SOLD OUT ITEM 3. New item- Very excited about this beautiful planter. Love the design and detailing, scalloped edge and beautiful! Measures 16″ x 16″ $155.00

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SOLD OUT ITEM 4.  New item- Fabulous extra large new foo dog dragon ginger jar with raised foo dog head detailing. Exquisite. Measures 28″ x 14″ $175.00

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ITEM 5. New item- Beautiful navy cherry blossom garden seat..come to mama:) Measures 18.5″ x 14″ $160.00

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ITEM 6.  New item- Wonderful village scene garden seat with raised detailing, in two shapes. Either one is beauty! Measures 17.5″ x 11″

LOW STOCK 6A. $160.00

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LOW STOCK  6B. Six sided stool same pattern $175.00

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ITEM 7. This best selling bowl is coming back, measures 12″ x 6″ $75.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 8. New item- Another beautiful new vase, love this hexagon shape with “panels” of decorative painting on teach, lovely piece. Measures 9″ x 7.5″ $70.00

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ITEM 9.New item-  I love this because the scenery is so pretty and it feels so light and airy, perfect for you weekend flower bouquets. Measures 9.5″ x 5″ $65.00

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ITEM 10. New item- One of my favorite shapes, the large trumpet vase is coming in with a few variations, this figuring version measures 16″ x 9″ $110.00

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ITEM 11. The fabulous trio of colored emperors is returning. Set of 3 measures 13″ x 4″ $115.00 for set of 3

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SOLD OUT ITEM 12. Another best selling x large garden seat is coming back. a true beauty with exquisite details. Measures 20″ x 14″ $265.00

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ITEM 13. New item- I am in love with both of these umbrella stands. Talk about taking a statement in a foyer…..makes a rainy day something to look forward to. Measures 16.5″ tall $95.00 either style

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14. Two of my best selling planters, here they are about half of what they sell for elsewhere. So exquisite for orchids, any kind of flowering plant and I could see during ht holidays mini Christmas trees adorning these beauties.

14A. Round measures 15.5″ x 9.3″ $245.00

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14B. Rectangular measures 14.5″ x 9.3″ $255.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 15. New item-  Exquisite new square ginger jar. I love this piece and happen to own a pair….very decorative and the foo dog top is the icing on the cake. Measures 20″ x 6.5″ $135.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 16. This wonderful Chinese symbol ginger jar is making a comeback, such a decorative and pretty jar. Measures 16″ tall $120.00

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ITEM 17. Two beautiful new 8.5″ flat tops coming in, these are always such a great starting point for any vignette. Measures 8″ x 8″ $70.00 either style

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ITEM 18. New item- An assortment of these amazing and beautiful mini jars/bud vases…great hostess gifts. I could see adding one next to each place setting for a special diner filled with a special stem of your favorite flower. These all measure between 6.5- 7″ tall, perfect for end tables/nightstands.

LOW STOCK 18A. $22.00

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SOLD OUT 18B. $22.00

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SOLD OUT 18C. $24.00

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SOLD OUT 18D. $24.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 19. This wonderful shaped vase is back…perfect for your weekly flower bouquets! Measures 15″ x 8
$78.00

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ITEM 20. A favorite classic ginger jar is making a return, beautiful ginger jar and the perfect size, lightly antiqued this is a favorite. Measures 18″ x 9.5″ $130.00

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ITEM 21. These very popular chunky ginger jars are all coming back…measures 18″ x 10″. Three styles $140.00 each

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LOW STOCK 21C. Figurines

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ITEM 22. This regal beauty is coming back, just so beautiful with it’s elegant “fruit handles” 17.5″ x 7″ $125.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 23. The gorgeous covered cherry blossom jar is coming back, such a beautiful piece. Measures  13″ x 10″ $85.00

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SOLD OUT ITEM 24. New item- Love square jars, they add so much to a vignette, offered in two stunning designs, handpainted on all sides. Measures 12″ x  7.5″ $80.00

SOLD OUT 24A. Figurines

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SOLD OUT 24B. Village scene

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SOLD OUT ITEM 25. New item- Fabulous x large new bowl, this gorgeous village scenery bowl measures 17.5″ x 9.5″ $135.00

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SOLD OUT ITEM 26. Can’t keep these in stock! These beautiful blue and white mini foo dogs measure 4″ x 6″ $75.00 for pair

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LOW STOCK ITEM 27. The popular bird ginger jar pair is also coming back…..beautiful and elegant, perfect size too. Measures 17.5″ x 11″ $260 for pair (sold as pair only)

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ITEM 28. Fabulous Chinese symbol vase, a stylish statement filled with flowers. Measures 16″ x 8″  $110.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 29.New item-  Amazing covered jar, could be the worlds prettiest cookie/dog treat jar, lol. Measures 12″ x 8″ $115.00

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LOW STOCK ITEM 30. Getting back in this most exquisite ginger jar, x large and fabulous! Measures 22″ x 13″ $170.00

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ITEM 31 The amazing little blue and white pagodas are back…ordered lots of these to insure I have them for the holidays. So great for any vignette, or to use as bookends. Sold as a pair $60.00

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ITEM 32. The wonderful extra large trio of emperors is one of my favorites…have them in my own home and adore them. Their large size makes them extra grand. Measures  17.5″ x 5.5″ $115.00 for trio

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ITEM 33. Fabulous elegant vase is making a comeback, I own two of these and they are just gorgeous!  17″ x 7″ $110.00

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The Giveaway-

One lucky winner will win this wonderful planter. All you need to do is leave a comment here telling  me what your favorite item is here and how you might use it, that’s it. I will announce a winner on Wednesday. You cannot email your comment (must be left here)

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You would think after a few years of importing containers of blue and white I would be jaded, but I get as excited with every new shipment as I did the first time I ever laid eyes on blue and white. Being around it is most definitely my happy place:)

Thank you as always for stopping in, if you dream about blue and whites tonight you can put the blame on me:) Thank you as always for stopping in. Wishing you a wonderful day and end to your week!

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A very special birthday luncheon

Good Tuesday morning friends! Hope your week is off to a good start so far and hope you had a great weekend..the sun is shining so no complaints here though we could use one good hard rain, things are looking very dry around here. Moving along…..last week I hosted a small, intimate birthday luncheon for a very special friend. We both agreed a small get together would be nice and nice it was.

I had fun planning it out though I  wish I had taken more “prep” pictures with the food as I really liked the menu a lot (guilt free)! I really need an in house photographer lol.

I started, naturally with blue and white in mind, had a beautiful arrangement of  fresh hydrangeas made in one of my blue and white planters which was a wonderful starting point. The favors were mini myrtle topiaries and they were just darling. I wrapped them in green burlap and gingham ribbon. Here is what was on the menu-

 

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Starters-

Frose (my favorite summer drink, one fresh grapefruit, ice, peach seltzer and Rose all in a blender..yum)!

I served these amazingly good super healthy crostinis (below)  and a bowl of strawberries when they arrived

Lunch-

Chicken Paillard with arugula salad

Grilled asparagus

Fresh tomato, cucumber and corn salad (all bought from the farm that morning)

Dessert-

A fresh fruit tart

A big bowl of fruit

 

And here is a peek into the afternoon-

The setting was my covered porch, it was a a beautiful summer day so it was the perfect spot…

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And let the prep begin-

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Simply drizzled olive oil over the asparagus, a pinch of sea sat and  pepper then threw them on the grill for about 4 minutes

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Her gifts waiting to be given

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Love any excuse to use my labels:)

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Wrapped the little myrtles in green burlap and gingham ribbon

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Chicken pounded out for the Chicken Paillard

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Crostini prep

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We are lucky and have two amazing Italian bakeries within 10 min, this bread was still warm:)

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Sliced on the diagonal and placed on one of my favorite thick trivets, these are so great for crostinis

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Here is the recipe from Pinch of Yum (click here to see it in its entirety)

Artichoke white bean basil toasts-

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 14-ounce can chickpeas or white beans, rinsed and drained
  • a handful of fresh basil
  • juice of one lemon (or two, if you love tangy like me!)
  • a generous drizzle of good quality olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 heaping cup canned or jarred artichoke hearts, drained
  • about 2 cups fresh baby spinach or other greens
  • 10 small pieces of whole wheat bread, toasted
  1. Pulse the garlic and chickpeas and about half of the basil in a food processor until finely minced and crumbly (see picture in post).
  2. Cut the remaining basil into ribbons and chop the artichokes. Toss the chickpea mixture with the lemon, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper, and artichoke hearts. Taste and adjust to your liking.
  3. Add the spinach or greens just before serving. Serve on the toasted bread. You can also serve this with chips or in a wrap… endless possibilities, really.

And the fun part….the tablescape- (for these pics brought out the big guns….my Nikon camera:)

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This arrangement and the mini myrtles were my starting point….

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Gotta love the mini white foo dogs, so cute:)

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The charming little myrtle topiaires were a hit

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The overall tablescape

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Love my John Robshaw custom made tablecloth and matching napkins

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Used my oversized silver planter as an elegant beverage tub and the big spray of hydrangeas are from my yard

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And the cake is served:)

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Birthday cake time! This was a slightly less guilt inducing cake than something chocolatey and decadent….everyone had a few bites

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And lots of fresh fruit…. love figs when they are in season plus they are so pretty!

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And of course another perk is having flowers from the day before to play around with plus the beautiful gifts brought over-

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Isn’t this Mottahedeh tureen gorgeous next to these two jars with my hydrangeas from the lunch!

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I was brought these gorgeous flowers…

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Thankfully I always have lots of blue and white vases at the ready!

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And love this beautiful dish that a friend brought from Ben’s Garden, went right into my powder room and filled it with soaps

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And that my friends is a wrap. It was a lot of fun and I love that feeling when all the elements come togehter as you had hoped. I will be hosting another luncheon later this month and then am starting to even think about the Christmas party I am going to host this year. Always fun to start plotting and planning!

Thanks for stopping by, wishing  you a fabulous day,  until next time……

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Seven on Sunday

**For anyone who placed an advance presale purchase for the incoming porcelain container, we have two recent ETA’s. It is divided into two shipments, one will be arriving on or about July 7th and the second one about July 17th, we will announce on the blog when it arrives and start shipping ASAP**

Happy Sunday and July 4th weekend to you, on a day like today I feel so lucky to be an American. Our country is a great one and we are all so incredibly fortunate to call America our home. We see tragically on a daily basis,  the devastation, turmoil and tragedy abroad…enough said.index Hope your weekend is going well and hope like us, you are in store for a beautiful weather weekend. By the time you are reading this, we will be out in Montauk, always my most relaxing part of every summer.

Be sure to follow along with me via Instagram (click here) and rest assured I will be doing plenty of work from here too:) I will actually be back and forth as gone are the days when I can go there and stay there for weeks on end…..but I will take what I can get and be happy going back and forth as I need to:)

So as I do every Sunday here is what’s on my radar this week-

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1 A COLORFUL TABLE SETTING. We were having someone over the other night for an impromptu dinner as the night was so pretty, decided to do it outdoors.

I like a bit of color every now and then and the bright green grass made the perfect backdrop. Using my new color disposable place mats in aqua, inspired me to add a little bit more color (hydrangeas and turquoise foo dogs). Here is what I came up with…..

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2.A SALE NOT TO BE MISSED. One of my absolute favorite labels is Rebecca Taylor, the label is modern and fashionable but not overly so, and is great for “my age”:) I love the cut, fabrics, quality and overall line. Been a big fan for awhile and have many RT pieces in my closet, they really stand the test of time and are high quality.

I was so excited and have been anticipating their annual big sale with an extra 40%  and scored some amazing deals a few days ago. Here is  what I got. Click here to visit and don’t forget to use code FIREWORKS (in upper case)  to get the extra 40%.

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Already own the top that is the same fabric, its one of my favorite summer tops, looks great with white pants!

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These are not Rebecca Taylor however I had to share these with you, I got them recently and they are sooo cute and super comfy (very important in a dressier shoe) plus they are now 30% off, really great little shoe! Click here to see them

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Then I found them in white and had to get them, so great for summer dressing! Click here

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3. INSTAGRAMS OF INTEREST. I always look forward to sharing with you what has caught my eye on Instagram, so much to love! I am inspired by gorgeous gardens and interiors, beautiful food and beauty in general this week. This has all of my creative forces in overdrive…..

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4.  A NEW ICONIC NYC RESIDENTIAL BUILDING. Chances are you know of the iconic architect, Robert A.M. Stern, who is known the world over. A friend told me about his newest building, 30 Park Place,  which is part of the new Four Seasons residences and man oh man, I was blown away, this could almost make me consider moving back to the city. Then I remembered I don’t take elevators. Ever.

This is just beyond gorgeous, even for a traditional girl like me:) Of course all this beauty comes with a hefty price tag, but I guess you get what you pay for and NYC specifically Tribeca is hot, hot hot!

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30 Park Place; New York, NY. Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Silverstien Properties. Rendering by Archpartners

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The amenities-

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30 Park Place; New York, NY. Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Silverstien Properties. Rendering by Archpartners

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5.A NAPA WEDDING You know me and my fascination with gorgeous weddings! I cannot wait until its one of my boys turn, at the rate we are going though  it’s going to be a while so I am living vicariously through all these beautiful weddings that seen to cross my path:) This elegant wedding in Napa appealed to me on so many levels, would love one of my sons to get married in Napa one day! From Style Me Pretty.

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This detail above is so simple yet so gorgeous, I am making my  a list for when my son gets married:)

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Can’t you just feel the love in this picture above….love it;0

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6.A FABULOUS AND WELL PRICED NEW LINE OF FURNITURE. I think we all equate the name, Cynthia Rowley with great fashion but now she’s come out with a line of furniture! I am working with a new edesign client in Chicago and we have found a few pieces to use from her line, it’s what I would coin,   fresh updated traditional with a twist. Perfect for them as he favors traditional and she likes modern, so this is a beautiful compromise!

Decor Market carries the line, and until July 4th everything site wide is an extra 30% so do take a look if you are in the market for any home enhancements. Some really fabulous pieces. Here are some of my favorites, click here to see entire line.

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This bed is so gorgeous and at a price anyone can afford, which makes it extra sweet:)

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Absolutely in love with both these mirrors and was shocked over the prices, plus with the extra 30%. She got the one below for a powder room and the one above for above her console in living room.

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7.THE PERFECT SUMMER COCKTAIL. As many are entertaining over the holiday weekend and summer, here is a cocktail I can just about guarantee you will love….so refreshing,  beautiful (extra brownie points for that) and easy, this is my favorite cocktail of the season!

Doesn’t it look so enticing, don’t feel guilty for craving one on a Sunday morning , I am right there with you:) Click here to Pizazzerie for more info/pictures, great site btw!

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Well friends that is what’s up on my end this week. Anything you care to share? Please do! Wishing everyone a very happy and safe holiday weekend. We will be heading to the beach, going on a boat and eating al fresco later tonight…..a perfect summer day to me:)  Hope the sun is shining and the flags are waving wherever you may be, enjoy! Until next time…..

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Blue and white is not just for the indoors….part 1

Hello there and happy summer! Believe it or not started this post way back in spring, and there were so many rainy days it never got finished. It made the post a little difficult to complete (was hoping to get more of my own blue and white outdoors). So decided to finish this up and do a part two which will feature my own patio and how I like to incorporate blue and white outside.

Busy week over here, my parents are in and we have an awards dinner tonight and I will be gone all day tomorrow for a blogger/marketing conference, so you will hear from me again later Friday or Sat.

With the spring and summer,  comes a renewed interest to  make everything outdoors beautiful. I am excited about bringing my beautiful blue and white pillows out from hibernation,my gingers jar and planters, seat cushions,etc……bring it on!

Most think of blue and white indoors but some forget how magical it is outside too. Today’s post is dedicated to showing you just how amazing blue and white is outside. Hope you are inspired to perhaps consider adding a little blue and white to your own outdoors….

 

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What is not to love about this incredible space, simply spectacular!

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Love the idea of fusing a blue and white accent like these darling covered ottomans to liven things up, so many great outdoor choices

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Marcus Design did a brilliant job of showing us how beautiful blue and white is outdoors

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Yes to all of this! enesa Wildermunth

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Wow, this is one spectacular space, The Glam Pad

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Parker Kennedy shows how it’s done during the holidays!

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Love a beautiful blue and white tablecloth outdoors, Tory Burch/Vogue

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My own covered patio with touches of blue and white throughout

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Parker Kennedy works his magic

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I have been inspired to try this myself….Carolyne Roehm (of course)!

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Marcus Designs once again, so gorgeous

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And one of my favorite things to do is add blue and white jars to an outdoor mantle and it’s even prettier filled with fresh flowers! French Country Cottage

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Few things are as pretty as seeing a table set with blue next to a pool…..that is summer at it’s best!

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Isn’t this just perfect in every possible way? Parker Kennedy

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Another great example of using a beautiful blue and white rug, Scott Meacham

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So do I have you convinced yet that blue and white is as beautiful for the outdoors as it in? Next time (part 2) I will show you how I apply this to my own home and outdoor spaces. Would love to know if you add blue and white to the outdoors and what are your favorite ways to do it? Thank you for stopping in, wishing everyone a fabulous day! Until next time…..

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