InGoodTaste:La Cornue,La Canche and Ilve…

de Poitiers

Kitchen trends may come and go, and styles change often, but some things are so good they stand the test of time, like the fabulous Lacanche and La Cornue ranges.

So Haute
Since 1908,  La Cornue Ranges have been the gold standard when it comes to creating the ultimate in fine fare.
Michelle Workman
Peerless function and stunning beauty? 
de Giulio Kitchens

That’s our idea of a winning combination…


And what makes the indomitable La Cornue Range in such good taste!

Tina of The Enchanted Home
Our fabulous friend Tina from The Enchanted Home bedecked her kitchen with a gorgeous Ilve range. And if anyone knows taste, it’s Tina:)

An entire La Cornue Island? Yes, please!
de Giulio Kitchens
The versatile La Cornue is sleek and industrial in stainless…
And glamorous and chic in gold and white.
de Giulio Kitchens
It’s like jewelry for your kitchen!
Well, if jewelry could roast a perfect, juicy chicken!
We hope you’re all having a wonderful week. Thanks so much for stopping by!


OurPerfectSummerDay:GuestPost withTheEnchanted Home

This is me doing a little yoga on the beach. Haha! Okay. So it’s not me. But it is how I would start my perfect summer day. Please visit us today at The Enchanted Home, blog retreat of the lovely and fabulous Tina to find out more about how we would spend our perfect summer day. We are so thrilled to be with her today and hope you enjoy our guest post!

Summer picnic on a picnic boat? Yes, please! 
Have a wonderful day!


Things We Love: Butler’s Pantries

Muse Interiors
So we may not have a butler…
Scholz Design
But that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate the extra storage and entertaining prep offered by a butler’s pantry.
Melichar Architects
If it’s as gorgeous as some of these, that’s just an added bonus.
Special accents like statement lighting and pulls make this small space big on style.
Munger Interiors
From classic elements like marble
Joy Tribout
to modern touches like stainless steel 
de Guilio Kitchen
a butler’s pantry is a timeless part of a stately home.

Forget entertainment prep. Some of these spaces are so great we might want to entertain in them altogether.
The Enchanted Home
The inspiration for this post was the gorgeous butler’s pantry in Tina’s house from The Enchanted Home. The combination of light and dark is beautiful, and we can’t get over the floors.
Isn’t is just perfection? We aren’t surprised, of course. Tina’s home is ah-ma-zing from top to bottom!! 

Thanks for the idea, Tina and for opening your home to us! 
We hope all of you have a wonderful day! 

In Good Taste: The Enchanted Home

We are absolutely THRILLED to have the fabulous Tina of The Enchanted Home with us today.  As avid fans since her first post, we have loved following the journey of the building and decorating of her amazing new home, and her latest venture, the opening of her online store, chock full of treasures. From linens to art to silver and even kitchenware, Tina’s choices are always, unsurprisingly, classic, beautiful and a little bit unique — just like she is!  Since Tina’s blog is a daily “must” for us, we know her love for blue and white and are so happy that she’s sharing it with us. Thank you, Tina!

Good morning! I am so happy to be here, I adore Kristy and Beth, don’t they have such amazing style, true flair and gorgeous taste? I am a big big fan of theirs and of their  blog which always promises something fabulous and leaves me smiling. Love their eye! Anyone who knows me knows of my love for blue and white, so today it seemed fitting that  I dedicate this post to decorating with blue and white, namely porcelains. The possibilities are limitless with this wonderful element, truly I think blue and white works in virtually any kind of room, be it a bedroom, living room, bathroom or kitchen. 
You are not limited to just using it for traditional rooms…it works as well in transitional or even more modern spaces too. I am a big fan and collect it…it certainly always has a welcome place in my home. So to  highlight its versatility I am showing different spaces that have effectively used blue and white as an accent and then how I like to use it in my own home….hope you enjoy! What do you think about decorating with blue and white? Do you have it in your own home?

One of my favorite dining rooms by Cathy Kincaid shows how fabulous touches of blue and white in an otherwise monochromatic room can be!


Who would have thought  about adding so much blue and white to a bathroom, but the effect is just fabulous! Martha Stewart
A pair is a pretty accent on a desk, Pagoda Road
A fabulous dining room with a healthy dose of stunning blue and white, Knotting Hill
Against all white, its quite spectacular! Country Living
Clearly Oscar de La Renta is also a fan!
It sure makes a beautiful and elegant theme for a party! Whitney Fairchild
Ashley Whittaker uses a pair of garden stools in a more transitional space beautifully
Using it in outdoor setting is equally beautiful, and mixed with vibrant colors…the effect is stunning!
A few choices in a bathroom amp up the elegance factor big time, Carolyn Roehm
I have always thought its so beautiful against a rich green as shown here, Kathryn Greeley
Blue and white always works in a kitchen
Shown with vibrant color like the reds here, its showstopping! Carolyn Roehm
Marhsall Erb decorated this fabulous pool house with blue and white!
Carolyn Roehm has mastered the art of decorating with blue and white




For Easter breakfast, of course I used yep…more blue and white!
And my kitchen island always has an abundance of blue and white……
Phew…….blue and white overload! But to me, there no such thing as too much. I believe that blue and white is one of those timeless classics, it never goes “out” and is always very much in. It happens to be riding quite the wave of popularity at the moment but if you look back even decades ago you will see in the grand old homes, plenty of blue and white. Due to our expanding global marketplace, it is available in all prices ranges which makes it easy to find its way into anyones home. Best part is there are no rules…you play as you go along, adding a piece here, taking a piece away there….until you get it just right. Hope you enjoyed this post on blue and white and would love to hear what you have to say….thank you Beth and Kristy for having me!! Wishing everyone an enchanting day!


Thank you again, Tina! We are sure you are all well acquainted with the peerless Enchanted Home, but, if not, make sure to stop by! 


Behind the Blogger

Please visit us today at The Enchanted Home. We are so excited to be featured on Tina’s “Behind the Blogger” series! If you aren’t already a follower of Tina’s, be sure to check out her amazing blog while you’re there. Happy Monday, everyone! 


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