Summertime Blues


 Alexandria Scroll for Iman Home Fabrics, cotton, $24.99/yard, at Calico Home, three area locations;






Brianna by Telafina for Maxwell Fabrics, embroidered silk, $178/yard, at RJ Thomas, Michigan Design Center, Troy; 248-822-1300.     —————>





Chenonceau pattern in aquamarine, linen, price on request, at F. Schumacher & Co., Michigan Design Center, Troy; 248-649-4941. 





Burnet for Thom Filicia Fabric, linen, $44.99/yard, at Calico Home, three area locations;    —————>





Half Moon Bay by Robert Allen Home, cotton, $23.98/yard, at Robert Allen Home Michigan Design Center, Troy; 248-643-0707.





Riviera in Flight for Iman Home Fabrics, cotton, $24.99/yard, at Calico Home, three area locations; —————>





Sari by Norbar Fabrics, cotton, $22.50/yard, at RJ Thomas, Michigan Design Center, Troy; 248-822-1300.






Shades of Blue

Homes and gardens benefit from a hue known for being calm, sincere – and true


Le Creuset round French oven in cobalt, $135/2-quart size to $300/9-quart, at Kitchen Glamor (inside Hawthorne Home Appliances), Birmingham; 248-644-2200 and Rochester; 248-299-4800.     —————>






Hand-painted Chinese toile ceramic stool, $159, at






Plaid salad servers, $15/set of two; for Michigan retailers.





Le Versha iron garden chair in turquoise, $248, at Anthropologie, Birmingham and Troy;







 Library Book Cabinet, $1,000, at Art Van Furniture, —————>






Ralph Lauren Haberdashery wallcovering, Gable Stripe (top) in French blue and Collection Laurelton Stripe in porcelain blue, $42/roll, at Ralph Lauren, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-637-7656.






Grange Louis XIV curved chest, $8,485, at Grange Furniture, Michigan Design Center, Troy; 248-649-9372.    —————>







“Harry” chair by Eric Jourdan, starting price $2,440, at Ligne Roset, Birmingham; 248-723-2500.





Hand-crafted Pewabic address-number tiles (three signature glazes available), $14 each (matching plaques to hold numbers are $95-$140), at Pewabic Pottery, Detroit; 313-822-0954, ext. 114, —————>






Gloria chair, starting at $970, by Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams, at Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams, Ann Arbor; 734-665-2314, Three Chairs Co., Ann Arbor; 734-665-2796, Habitatery, Brighton; 877-220-4418.






Hand-painted, imported Harlinger Ship Dutch ceramic tile (one of several traditional Delft-style designs available), $64.95/tile, at Nelis’ Dutch Village, Holland, Mich.; 800-285-7177. —————>





Arte Italica Merletto glazed black-clay tableware in aqua, dinner plate, $35, salad plate, $27, pasta/soup bowl, $33, through The Italian Dish, Birmingham; 248-593-8299.






Brigitte oval table in light-blue lacquer finish, $413, at






Fabric Photographs by Cybelle Codish


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