Tag Archives: What’s in Your Collection

“Tablescapes”: Royal Crown Derby’s “Mikado”

I recently discovered this wonderful pattern at a tabletop market.  I can’t believe the range of colors in this pattern…Blue, Cantaloupe, Lavender, Lime, Pink, Taupe and Turquoise! Image-Devine Corp Image-Devine Corp Reputed to have originally been used by English romantic … Continue reading

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“Tablescapes”: Bridal Edition

Hello all, it’s Leah! I’ve taken over the blog today to share a peek inside my tabletop wedding registry. My June 28th wedding is quickly approaching! With that, comes so many beautiful tabletop gifts, given with love by special friends … Continue reading

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“What’s In Your Collection”: Shades of Blue, Jasperware!

From the deep indigo blues to medium tone, to a soft light blue, there is something for everyone who desires to collect jasperware! Jasperware is perhaps the most celebrated accomplishment of legendary English potter Josiah Wedgwood.  Jasperware is a finely-grained … Continue reading

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“The Collected Library”: Books Reduced to Decor!

I am not a designer  swayed by “trends”, but there is one trend that I am glad to see go!  According to the Wall Street Journal’s Top Ten Interior Design Trends for 2014… “books reduced to décor” are OUT!  Thank … Continue reading

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“What’s In Your Collection”: Antique Tortoise Shell

During the Victorian era, particularly in the mid-1800s, tortoise shell items took pride of place in many homes.Tortoise shell boxes and containiers were prized for their decorative properties aside from their original function of containing various items.  It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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