Tour An Urban Chicago Home With A Touch Of Sophistication

We have developed an appetite for tone-on-tone neutral palettes in the past year. We firmly believe that all these neutrals help create a soothing and relaxing home—the ultimate sanctuary for most of us under the current situation. We find out that if we do it right, the tone-on-tone color scheme will make home interiors high style and timeless. The challenge is often on how to create a monochromatic home that has a depth, dimensions and warmth. We came across this urban Chicago home and fell in love with its aesthetic. Yes, it has varied shades of grays and subtle pops of jewel tones— a perfect case study for a monochromatic home that is fresh, clean, modern yet elegant and sophiticated.

Entry

chic entry with gray paint

The entry is painted in Benjamin Moore’s Cape May Cobblestone which sets the tone of a crisp, monochromatic palette for the rest of the home. The gray leather on the seats add textures while the dark brown wood flooring evokes a warm feeling. The brass details on the console lamp and the mirror above elevate the entry with a touch of glam. And of course, the loose floral arrangement enlivens the space. You can click here for more ideas on entry design.

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4 Fresh Ways To Display Your China Collections

Ways Dishware has developed a renewed kind of cultural cachet and social media feeds everwhere are filled with eye-cathing tablescapes and place settings thanks to our spending more time at home. Suddenly, china was no longer something registered for before a wedding or reluctantly inherited from Granny—it had become an extension of your outfit, part of one’s personal style. It seems that a lot of stlye icons are full-on obsessed with their dishes.

But one sad thing about the fine china is that people usually store them away in the cupboard when it is out of holiday season and there is no party around. As time goes by, you may forget they are there. So these beauiful plates sit somewhere unseen , unused and unappreciated. But in the reality, these beauiful plates can actually transform your home magically thanks to their colors, textures, design patterns and shapes. Today we are going to share 5 fresh ways to to display your china in your everyday’s life.

  1. You can just keep a few pieces of fine china on your dinning table to create a very homey, casual and relaxing atmosphere that invites you to take a seat at any time.
China displaying on the dining table
A perfect setting to start a conversation.
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3 More Fresh Easter Table Design Ideas

Easter is around the corner. Just in case you are still looking for Easter table ideas, we have some pretty awesome Easter tablescapes for you today. Please enjoy!

Tablescape Designed by Steve Cordony in Australia

A mix of classic but with a twist to create strong visual look that tells a story. Whether its blue and white, or neutral, crisp linen, interesting foliage or flowers and beautiful fruits on the table evoke a sense of a modern day still life painting.

Steve’s Easter Table Design Tips: I love to do a mix of classic but with a twist and to create strong visual look that tells a story. Whether its blue and white, or neutral, I love to use crisp linen, interesting foliage or flowers and this year I’m playing with beautiful fruits on the table to evoke a sense of a modern day still life painting. 

Steve’s Easter Gift Idea: Wedgwood  Folia Jasper mini pots – they are so versatile and textural and suit just about any home!

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Wedgwood 5-Piece Hibiscus Place Setting Set

Hibiscus 5-Piece Place Setting
Hibiscus 5-Piece Place Setting

Wedgwood White Folia Vase Rounded

Wedgwood White Folia Vase Rounded
Wedgwood White Folia Vase Rounded
 The beautiful textured white Japanes- inspired dinnerware with the crisp linen, interesting flowers and natural eggs of all kinds on the table evokes a sense of a modern day still life painting.

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Wedgwood Gio 4-Piece Place Setting, White

Tablescape Designed by Krayl Funch in North America

Featuring the iconic Wedgwood blue, fresh cut flowers and our beautiful Paeonia Blush is a spring time delight.

Krayl’s Easter Table Design Tips: As much as I try to plan ahead when designing my Easter table the truth is my final creation is almost always inspired by the flowers I find at the market or local garden shop. After months of cold and snow, vases and bowls filled with the scent of fresh Hyacinths, clippings of bright Forsythia and the ruffled petals of Parrot Tulips seem to guide my hand when selecting the dinner, glass and flatware to add to my table. 

Krayl’s Easter Gift Idea:  If I had to pick I would choose from either the Burlington PotsMagnolia or Folia collections. They all feel truly Wedgwood with designs for modern living everyone will love.

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Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Beaker Delphi

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Beaker Delphi
Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Beaker Delphi

Wedgwood Paeonia Blush 3-Pc Tea Set- Teapot, Sugar & Creamer

Wedgwood Paeonia Blush 3-Pc Tea Set- Teapot, Sugar & Creamer
Wedgwood Paeonia Blush 3-Pc Tea Set- Teapot, Sugar & Creamer

Wedgwood Paeonia Blush Cake Stand Two-Tier (Coral & Red)

Wedgwood Paeonia Blush Cake Stand Two-Tier (Coral & Red)
Wedgwood Paeonia Blush Cake Stand Two-Tier (Coral & Red)

Wedgwood Magnolia Blossom Box 5″, 5″, Blue and White

Wedgwood Magnolia Blossom Box 5", 5", Blue and White
Wedgwood Magnolia Blossom Box 5″, 5″, Blue and White

Wedgwood 40031988 Burlington Flower Pot, 7″, Blue, White

Tablescape Designed By Marianne Cotterill in UK

This table setting for Easter explores fresh blooms and conveys the spring-time feeling of an English country garden. Perfectly accented by the popular Wild Strawberry pattern, bringing the outdoors inside.

Marianne’s Easter Table Design Tips:

An Easter table setting is made memorable by the china you are eating off and the accessories such as the best linen napkins and beautiful glasses. The Gio is perfect. I like to have a flower by each plate and a centrepiece of beautifully wrapped eggs to add some height and drama.

Marianne’s Easter Gift Idea: For an Easter gift I would give a Wild Strawberry tea set. It is pretty, charming and nostalgic. I feel as if I am taking tea with the queen when I use mine.

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Wedgwood Wild Strawberry 2-Tier Cake Stand, Green

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry 2-Tier Cake Stand, Green
Wedgwood Wild Strawberry 2-Tier Cake Stand, Green

Wedgwood (Wild Strawberry Tea Cup and Saucer Peony [ Parallel Import Goods ]


Wedgwood (Wild Strawberry Tea Cup and Saucer Peony [ Parallel Import Goods ]

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Sandwich Tray, 11.8-Inch, Green


Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Sandwich Tray, 11.8-Inch, Green

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Sandwich Tray, 11.8-Inch, Green

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Tea for One, Green

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Tea for One, Green
Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Tea for One, Green

Click here to check out our 8 Ways to Play Up Your Easter Tabletop.

Click here to check out how we celebrate our Easter last year, yes, the year of 2020.

Click here to check out our 9 Inspirational Easter Ideas.

Click here to check out our 9 Inspirational Ideas for Easter.

Click here to check out 6 Ideas for Your Chic Easter Tablescape

Click here to check out 35 Ideas for Chic Floral Spring Table Tops.

Click here to check out 18 Ideas for Chic Blue-and-White Spring Table Settings.

Click here to check out Simple Steps to Create a Fun and Elegant Easter Table-top.

Click here to check out some amazing spring tables capes.

Hope you find those tips are helpful.

Still Need Easter Shopping, Here are some of Our Favorite Easter Picks:

Wedgwood Plato Gold Accent Square Floral Plate 7.75″

white and gold Wedgwood White Floral Plate
Wedgwood White Floral Plate

Wedgwood Paeonia Blush Cake Stand Two-Tier (Coral & Red)

Wedgwood Paeonia Blush Cake Stand Two-Tier (Coral & Red)
Wedgwood Floral Cake Stand
Blue Wedgwood Plate
Blue Wedgwood Plate

Wedgwood Hibiscus 4-Piece Place Setting 1050603

Wedgwood Hibiscus 4-Piece Place Setting 1050603
Blue-and-White Wedgwood Plate Set

Wedgwood Cuckoo 8.25″ 4-Piece Tea Plate Set, Set of 4, multi color

Wedgwood Cuckoo 8.25" 4-Piece Tea Plate Set, Set of 4, multi color
Wedgwood Floral Plate
Wedgwood Floral Plate
Wedgwood Floral Plate

Vera Lace Gold Oval Platter

Vera Wang Wedgwood Platter
Vera Wang Wedgwood Platter

Wedgwood Peter Rabbit Plate Bowl & Mug 3 Piece Set Fine Bone China Blue

Wedgwood Easter Plate
Wedgwood Easter Plate
 Easter Plate
Easter Plate
Easter Bowl
Easter Bowl
Easter Bowl
Easter Bowl
Easter cake stand
Easter Cake Stand
Alabaster Eggs
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Alabaster Eggs
ONLY AT WILLIAMS SONOMA
Hand Painted Wooden Easter Egg Ornament, Cute Chicks Easter Basket Pisanki, Custom Pysanky, Gift Idea, Easter Decoration, Spring Home Decor
Hand Painted Wooden Easter Egg Ornament, Cute Chicks Easter Basket Pisanki, Custom Pysanky, Gift Idea, Easter Decoration, Spring Home Decor
Hand painted egg, bunny in flowers
Hand painted egg, bunny in flowers

Easter Crystal Ball
Easter Crystal Ball

Easter Crystal Ball
Easter Spring Plate

Easter Spring Plate

Floral Meadow Wreath Platter

Easter Table Cloth
Easter Table Cloth
Easter plate
Easter Plate

Extra Large Spring Bunny Rabbit Plant Pot holder, Indoor / Outdoor decoration, Easter, Summer, New Year, Home Decoration, Ornament, Display
Extra Large Spring Bunny Rabbit Plant Pot holder, Indoor / Outdoor decoration, Easter, Summer, New Year, Home Decoration, Ornament, Display
Fresh Ivy Bunny Topiaries
Fresh Ivy Bunny Topiaries

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Our Sunday Backyard Brunch Tablescape

When the weather is warm and sunny, who wouldn’t want to have a nice outdoor brunch? Since we did pretty hard hike on Saturday. So we decided to have a simple backyard brunch after our routine running on Sunday.

backyard brunch tablescape
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Tour An Airy And Whimsical SoHo Loft

When we came across this airy SoHo loft on internet today, it is such an eye-opening experience for us. Yes, the magical just happens when the modern Italian design flirts with tradition. Let’s take a look together.

Foyer

A whimsical foyer with vintage pieces

In the foyer, the vintage Billy Baldwin X-bench holding a vintage Gucci bowl sets a whimsical tone for the overall design theme. The floral arrangements in Dior vintage vases are casual,loose yet beautiful. The boar’s skull sculpture and the mirror add character to the foyer. The take-away design lesson in this foyer is to always hunt the things you love and treasure and create special vignettes by layering them up.

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7 Outdoor Living Space Ideas We Love

The weekend is all about get-away, for some of us probably is all about get-away in our backyard. So, today we are going to share 7 outdoor living space ideas we really fall in love with.

  1. Lush, organic and relaxing backyard is the ultimate get-away at home.
 organic vibe of the garden

The lush tree provides a perfect shade for any al fresco dining party. We love the organic vibe of the garden. It’s chill and relaxing.

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21 Chinoiserie Bedroom Ideas

Chinoiserie has been around centuries thanks to its timeless and elegant design. Chinoiserie wallpaper was used to be a status symbol because they were all hand-painted in the past. With the advanced digital printing technologies, the Chinoiserie wallpaper has became more affordable over the years although we still love to offer our clients the hand-painted ones if they have the budget. Chinoiserie is the European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and other East Asian artistic traditions, especially in the decorative arts, garden design, architecture, literature, theater, and music. We have blogged chinoiserie in dining rooms, today we are going to share 21 Chinoiserie bedroom ideas.

creamy botanical garden themed chinoiserie wallpaper in this  all-white bedroom

We love this creamy botanical garden themed chinoiserie wallpaper in this all-white bedroom, adding romantic pattern to the space.

chinoiserie wallpaper

Blue is the most favored color in the world and it is true for the chinoiserie wallpaper too.

blue chinoiserie wallpaper in a classic bedroom

The subtle pastel flowers on this blue wallpaper are simply fresh and beautiful .

silver chinoiserie wallpaper in the bedroom

A subtle metallic sheen on this wallpaper adds a touch of glam to this modern and rustic bedroom.

chinoiserie wallpaper in bedroom
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17 Pastel Chinoiserie Dining Rooms Ideas

After a long winter and with the current on-going pandemic situation, we are all looking for something to fresh up our mind, eye and of course our home. With their soft, muted hues and the limitless possibilities for color coordinating and elegant floral patterns, pastel Chinoiaserie wallpaper is for sure the answer for all of our desires. Today we are going to share 17 pastel Chinoiserie dining room ideas that elevates the home with a touch of sophistication.

  1. The muted yellow floral-and-bird murals bring a piece of spring garden to the room to create this relaxing breakfast corner for a morning coffee or an afternoon high-tea.
muted yellow floral-and-bird murals

2. The pastel color palette of this Chinoiserie wallpaper creates a soft spring garden backdrop to let the rich jewel-tone furnishings shine.

pale chinoiserie floral-and-bird murals
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8 Ways to Play Up Your Easter Tabletop

We have to say that time really flies. It looks like we just talked about Valentine tabletop yesterday. And then today we are talking about Easter tabletop ideas. And we often hold Easter at a very special place in our heart because it is also the time to celebrate spring. Now, the weather is getting warmer and nice.How exciting it is! It’s one of the perfect moments of the year to host the festive party at our backyard or a stylish picnic in the blooming park. Arranging a Easter table is all about creativity, thoughtful decorative accents and an assortment of spring-appropriate hues and textures. Here, we are going to share 8 ways to play up your Easter tabletop whether you’re hosting an elegant dinner or a laid-back picnic.

  1. An elegant and sophiticated Easter tabletop with luxury fabrics and fine china is, for sure, an ultimate goal for many of us who appreciate the beauty and fine details.
elegant outdoor tablescape with blue tablecloth
elegant outdoor tablescape with orange tablecloth
elegant Easter outdoor tablescape with chinoiserie touch

We particularly love the floral patterns and garden themed tablecloth and china. They just put us in a festive mood magically.

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Tour A Chicago Home With Modernist And Classical Vibe

The neutrals never go out of style. They not only create a calming and soothing home, but also can serve as a sophiticated backdrop for one-of-the-kind artworks and stylish furnishings that reflect who yo are and tell your own stories . Artist   Josh Yöung’s Chicago home is such a example.

Living Room

modern glam living room white
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