I have wanted to add a bit more of a blue and white feel to my living room for some time now. With a birthday quietly coming and going last month, I saw an opportunity to receive something I have coveted for some time. A large blue and white ginger jar.
My lovely mum gave me this piece of gorgeousness and I set to work styling it in amongst other coastal pieces I had.
Ginger jars and coral seem to have a lovely synergy.
I would love to create more of a Ralph Lauren inspired feel to my living room, but of course it will be on a tight budget. I intend on getting my wing backed chair recovered soon to assist in that goal. I am thinking blue with white piping or perhaps something geometric.
I found this vase and hydrangeas at a jumble sale for a few dollars, some time ago and they look very pretty contrasted against the coastal painting by Noeline Miller.
The vintage surfboard I still love, so it stays whether it is Ralphesque or not.
I love the look I have achieved here and look forward to building on it in time. I love mini make overs that freshen a corner of my home. I guess that is one reason to celebrate a birthday, even if they seem to fly by way too regularly.
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