Blue and White Inspiration from Greece

Posted 19 January 2011 at 3:29 PM | Comments (3)

Our trip to Rhodes last month put me in a major blue-and-white mood, thanks to this entrancing view of the Aegean Sea:

View of the Aegean Sea from the Acropolis at Lindhos, Rhodes, Greece

I love the idea of decorating in blue and white, but I wouldn’t want it to look too nautical nor too English country. I’d want it to have the same clean, chic yet eclectic, and bold yet feminine style that I love. So here’s my sunlit corner for reading, writing, and drinking tea (yes, please!):

Greece-Inspired Blue and White Reading Corner Decor

On another note, I’ve been thinking a lot about what my goals are with this blog. I know that I don’t want it to be a resource for new products (a lot of design blogs seem to take that route), and I know I don’t want it to be merely a journal of my own work. The direction I seem to be naturally taking is a library of design ideas to inspire me, and hopefully you. That means design ideas for your home, your wardrobe, your wedding, your life. What I’ve been publishing here is pretty much exactly what I think about every day.

Of course, this blog will probably evolve over time. In fact, I hope that it does. And I’m sure I’ll often stray from my own standards—

but hopefully you’ll forgive me because I’ve already warned you.

3 Responses to Blue and White Inspiration from Greece

  1. Brenton says:

    I love blue and white. And that teapot is simply gorgeous.

  2. negeen says:

    if you don’t already have a shirt in that plate print, you really should. and that pillow reminds me of something i’ve seen you…
    what i really love about this set is how much the chair reminds me of a concrete blue and white greek dwelling place.

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