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Beautiful Blue & White

by habituallychic

07 . 02 . 13
I’ll never forget the story that antiques dealer John Rosselli told me about how Babe Paley once said to him, “you know John, you can never be too rich or too think or own too much blue and white porcelain.” While blue and white Chinese porcelain looks great year round, it has always been associated with summer for me. It looks perfect paired with lighter shades and seagrass rugs, both indoors and out. I regret passing up some beautiful blue and white pieces recently at the flea market and may have to start collecting it again.  The first place I am headed tomorrow though is down to Pearl River Mart to look for a planter for a tall topiary like I saw in the new AERIN store.  You can also find great pieces at William Wayne if you are looking to add more blue and white into your life. 

Photo of what I passed up last year at the flea market by me via instagram

Carolyne Roehm

Mary McDonald

Grant K. Gibson 

Markham Roberts

Carolyne Roehm

Better Homes & Gardens
Outtake of Michael Bastian’s showroom from my book Creativity at Work.
Homes & Antiques

Michael Smith via Elle Decor

Another flea market find I passed out a few weeks ago in Pennsylvania.

Natalie Leeds Leventhal via Vaunte

Melanie Turner

Kelli Ford & Kirsten Fitzgibbons via Veranda

Mary McDonald

Tory Burch via Vogue

Martha Stewart Living

Mario Buatta 

Cathy Kincaid

Carolyne Roehm

John Rosselli

My instagram photo from Ralph Lauren Home.

via Elle Decor
via i suwannee