Decorating with Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie is a Western style of decorative art that drew upon Chinese motifs and techniques. The style became very popular during the 17th and 18th centuries and was widely used in European art, furniture and architecture. Today, Chinoiserie is still a very popular design trend.  Due to its whimsical scenery and playful elements, it provides…

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Design Tip: What to Mix with Green Chinoiserie Murals

Design Tip: What to Mix with Chinoiserie Murals Need help finding fabrics to go with your Chinoiserie Mural? Look no further. Here are some fabric ideas to mix together to co-ordinate with the Green Blossom Mural. Take a look at what motifs are in the mural. In this mural, there are a some lemons, so…

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Eclectic Chinoiserie Style

Why is Eclectic Chinoiserie décor so popular? That’s simple… it never goes out of style. It is always a classic pattern that can be interpreted into many home décor styles. One classic Chinoiserie pattern is a scenic toile. Here we see it in the wallpaper, consisting of a Chinoiserie scene with pagodas, lotus flowers and…

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Designer Pillows to Mix and Match with Chinoiserie

Wondering what designer pillows to mix with this Chinoiserie Blossom Mural? Well, try focusing on the novelty parts in the mural as one idea. We thought we would bring out the lemons that are in the Chinoiserie mural so we created an exotic designer tiger pillow with novelty lemons in it as well as a…

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Design Chic with Chinoiserie | History of the Design

Today I want to talk to you about the history of Chinoiserie design. Did you know that Chinoiserie is a French word? History of the Design “Chinois” means Chinese. The whole design trend of Chinoiserie came from the Westerner’s who were fascinated by how people lived in India and in Asia in the 17th century.…

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Chinoiserie Toile – Decorating with Blue and White

Decorating with Blue and White Chinoiserie Toile is easy on the eye but also creates a stunning interior space.   Chinoiserie Toiles offer a simplistic style which often portrays a more modern cleaner look to a rooms interior. We love it in wallpaper because the color combination of blue and white is classic. It makes…

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The Design behind the Lemon Tote Bag

I am so excited to talk to you today about the design behind my new Lemon Tote bag. Lemons are super popular right now, and you can purchase this tote bag at daisybennetthome on Etsy. These are made out of recycled sailcloth, and made here in America in partnership with Sea Bags of Maine! They…

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Mixing Patterns with a Chinoiserie Mural

We love mixing patterns, especially with our popular Chinoiserie Blossom Mural. It is easy to do, so I want to show you how we mixed these 3 patterns together for a well designed home. Choose A Featured Pattern If you want to create a visually appealing space that flows with color. Start with your favorite…

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Chinoiserie Wallpaper, French Royalty influences Design History

 Chinoiserie: A Look at Its Fascinating History Inspired by Chinese principles and art, Chinoiserie is a beautiful decorating style that combines Asian culture and Western décor. This style of design is romantic, historical and timeless. Chinoiserie has a long history. Dating back to the 17th century, Chinoiserie has transformed throughout the generations. A mixture of…

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Chinoiserie Silhouette Wallpaper Decorating Ideas

Decorating with Chinoiserie  inspired style prints is easy. They go with so many styles of furniture. Using a 2 color wallpaper pattern like this gray and white branching silhouette creates flow throughout a home.  It is really easy to style a room with these kind of  prints as you can mix various colors with it. …

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Gray on Gray Print Decor Ideas

Gray is the new Neutral for this year! It looks great when blended with other shades of grays! Mixing modern prints like this brushstroke leopard print with the wide brush crackle wallpaper really updates a space creating a textural modern twist. All new from the Anthology Resource Collection from Daisy Bennett Designs. Enjoy! MODERN PRINTS…

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Modern Glam Look with Pearl Glitter Wallpaper

You want the look of  Hollywood glam in a subtle way  but not sure how to pull it off?  Select patterns that reflect the elegance of the past and mix them with modern prints.  “Ammi” is a contemporary pattern that is  printed on white in a pearl glitter ink. The Glitter creates a  subtle bling…

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