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things I love – blue and white porcelain

April 11, 2011

The enduring appeal of blue and white porcelain sings the song of my heart.  Calming blue, the color of sea and sky combined with sparkling white.  

Last year, around this time, Eddie Ross designed this show stopping  table arrangements in blue and white for an event benefitting DIFFA.  A year later I am still thinking of the splendor he created.  The layers of blue and white anchored by the beautiful porcelain vase simply thrill my senses.

The two gorgeous rooms below both feature accents of blue and white porcelain and the feeling is entirely restful.  Nothing old fashioned or dated here.

Photo:  Pieter Estersohn for SouthernAccents

Photo by Eric Piasecki, room design by  Ashley Whitaker, via House Beautiful

An avid reader of Joni Webb’s blog Cote de Texas, I recall her post from 2009 that featured photographs from the home of Carol Glasser and her amazingly impressive collection of antiques.    While I am quite certain that her home includes rare, prized furnishings, each room looked serenely comfortable and inviting.  And her collection of blue and white porcelain nestled in this oversized Welsh dresser is indeed the crowning glory.

From the home of interior designer Carol Glasser, source: Veranda, via Cote de Texas.

For me, blue and white porcelain will forever be a timeless favorite.

Thank you for reading 🙂

3 Comments leave one →
  1. April 12, 2011 7:54 am

    gorgeous! totally reminds me of my mom! she would just love these all to pieces!

  2. April 12, 2011 10:05 am

    Blue and White my favorite summer color combination!! i love that arrangement, omg beautiful..

  3. April 14, 2011 2:20 am

    Thanks for dedicating a post to blue and white. Lovely pictures! Glad some of my new finds go with your post :).

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