Friday, January 27, 2012

Blue and White Decorating Ideas for Asian-Inspired Rooms


 

Blue and white. Who doesn’t love it? Many of us who love Asian-inspired decor have at least one room with a blue and white theme - or at least a small collection of blue and white Chinese porcelain that we’re always adding to. I’ve compiled a collection of blue and white rooms, vignettes and decorative accessories today for all the Asian-inspired blue and white lovers among us. If you’re one of them, enjoy! There are blue and white decorating ideas here for every Asian-inspired room in the house.    

 

blue and white asian inspired city kitchen

Above: Blue and white accessories fill the kitchen shelves in this exuberant, Asian-inspired studio apartment designed by Scott Sanders.

 

blue and white porcelain oriental tea set

 set of six blue and white canton tea jars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: This blue and white porcelain oriental tea set would fit right in. Above right: A wonderful set of six blue and white Canton tea jars. Display them in the kitchen or in any room of the house.

 

blue and white chinoiserie recipe box

 personalized blue and white chinoiserie tray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: For the seriously blue and white addicted, Boatman Geller’s personalized Chinoiserie recipe box and recipe cards. Above right: To serve the fruits of your labor, the matching Chinoiserie lucite tray.

 

blue and white check window seat and blue and white porcelain

Above: A collection of blue and white porcelain works with blue and white check fabric to accentuate this window seat nook. Photo via Trend Interior Home.

 

blue and white chinese porcelain monkey holder vase

blue and white chinese emperor figurines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At left: Blue and white Chinese emperor figurines from Carmel Bay Company.

Above: Add some whimsy to your blue and white collection with this Chinese porcelain monkey vase.

 

 

blue and white vignette

Above: Blue and white accessories in a variety of shapes and styles make this vignette a stunner. Photo from Belle magazine via Ella & Baba.

 

blue and white porcelain chinese melon jar

 Blue and white Chinese porcelain temple jar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: Blue and white porcelain Chinese melon jar.

At right: Blue and white Chinese porcelain temple jar.

 

 

blue and white porcelain decorates a dramatic chinoiserie bathroom

Above: This bathroom from Martha Stewart Living gets blue-and-white-ified with a dramatic display of  Chinese porcelains.

 tall blue and white dragon vase blue and white bathroom accessories

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above: Blue and white porcelain bathroom accessories from Overstock.

At right: Tall blue and white porcelain dragon vase.

 

 

blue and white porcelain decorates a white dining room

Above: A bevy of blue and white decorates this California dining room. Photo from House Beautiful.

 

blue and white imperial guard porcelain candle holders

 14-inch blue and white chinese porcelain decorative plate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: Blue and white porcelain imperial guard candle holders. Above right: A blue and white 14-inch Chinese porcelain decorative plate.

 

cabinet filled with blue and white porcelain accessories

Above: Fill a living room cabinet with your blue and white treasures. Photo from Wisteria.

 

blue and white square plates

blue and white Chinese decorative fruit bowl

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: Large decorative Chinese fruit bowl with a Ming-style floral motif. Above right: Blue and white patterned Japanese square plates from Pearl River.

 

blue and white bedroom rinfretltd-com

Above: This serenely beautiful blue and white bedroom by Connecticut designer Cindy Rinfret makes me want to tuck myself in.

 

blue and white tall Chinese spice jar table lamp

 blue and white porcelain decorative purses

 

 

 

 

 

 

At left: Add blue and white to your bedroom with a pair of these tall Chinese spice jar double happiness lamps.

Above: This set of two blue and white Chinese porcelain decorative boxes in the shape of purses would be great on a dresser or vanity.

 

 blue and white family room by Lynn Morgan

Above: Blue and white Connecticut family room by designer Lynn Morgan. Photo from House Beautiful.

 

blue-ikat-pinched-bowl zhush-com

studio glithero blueware vases

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: For a different take on blue and white, Glithero blueware vases. At right: A blue ikat bowl from Zhush.

 

home office space accessorized with blue and white

Above: This Asian-inspired desk looks great decorated with blue and white porcelain ginger jars. Photo from Better Homes and Gardens.

 

reading-boy-girl-bookends

blue and white porcelain double happiness ginger jar  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: Add interest to your desk or bookcase with these blue and white porcelain boy and girl bookends. Above right: Blue and white Chinese porcelain double happiness ginger jar.

 

blue and white sun porch

Above: Wouldn’t this blue and white sun porch be an idyllic place to spend an afternoon? Photo by Dean Dixon for Ladies Home Journal.

 

swirl design stacked blue and white planter

 blue and white square chinese porcelain planter B004SO2YKI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above Left: Blue and white stacked ceramic planter from Ten Thousand Villages. Above right: Square blue and white Chinese porcelain planter.

For more ideas on blue and white decorating, visit this previous post on decorating walls with blue and white plates.

 


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The Pink Pagoda said...

LOVE this post! I'm quite a fan of Chinoiserie AND blue and white. Gorgeous!

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