I can't seem to get enough of blue and white porcelain! These classic statement pieces are well sought after as many are very valuable antiques from Imperial China. One of the most popular is known as the "Happiness Pot," which has the Chinese symbol for happiness and prosperity. Traditionally happiness pots were given to newlyweds as wedding gifts. Click here to learn more!
I love how the blue and white patterns seem to seamlessly integrate into any decor and add depth and interest at the same time. Here are 3 ways to incorporate blue and white porcelain into your home!
1. Use Blue & White Porcelain to Hold Flowers or Greenery
This room's coastal vibe displays how lovely blue and white porcelain ginger jars function as vases for flowers or foliage. I always believe that plants and greenery breathe life into a room!
2. Place Blue & White Porcelain in a Large Grouping
A group of three or more of any item makes more of a design impact. This traditional yet rustic vignette shows how a grouping of blue and white porcelain can make a big statement
Notice how utilizing groupings as well as flowers and greenery can elevate blue and white porcelain decor to a whole new level!
3. Utilize Blue & White Porcelain to Add a Pop of Color
Lastly, I love how blue and white porcelain can add a vibrant pop of color to any room. The photo below shows how well this works in an otherwise monochromatic color scheme. Also, notice that despite the mostly modern design style, the blue and white pieces do not seem out of place.
You can see here that the addition of blue and white porcelain can make other blue accents even more dramatic.
In the last year I have started a blue and white porcelain collection of my own. On a recent trip to my local Home Goods store, I spotted this little beauty from the entrance. I may or may not have squealed out loud! I think my desk is a great place for my new little jar!
Even though the blue and white porcelain I have acquired isn't authentic, I still love it all the same. Many retailers carry variations of blue and white porcelain vases, ginger jars, planters, bowls, lamps, plates, garden stools etc. Other great places to find these treasures include estate sales, thrift stores, antique shops, and even vintage sellers on etsy.com. Below are some lovey pieces I've found online.
Do you have any blue and white beauties in your home? Next time you come across a piece of blue and white porcelain, take a chance and incorporate it into your home. You won't regret it! Want to add blue and white porcelain into your home but need my help? Let me know!