Ain’t No Blue and White Party Like a Mamma Sally Party.

Unless you’ve been living under an ugly gray scaly rock this past year, you know that blue and white, as a throw-back color combo focal point, is the most important element of interior style these days.

Ticking, ikat, traditional china patterns, modernly-incorporated geometric fabrics… they’re being whored out like a bottle of Southern  Comfort at a high school party.

AND speaking of the South, we must give credit where credit is due. No one can do blue and white like a classy Southern woman, and Mamma Sally has been classin’ it up blue and white style since the 70’s.

PS – do yourself a favor and reward your mouth with the most delicious apperitivo ever. Whole Wheat Cracker + Rolling Stone Chevre (Goats Cheese) + fresh sliced figs + fresh basil leaf. Consume. Repeat. You’ll thank me for it.
Even my little boop boop Tenzing Norgai knows whats up.

And now for a little design montage…

MyDesignChic. Loving the out of control foliage.

Old meets new. Oliveaux.

Aerin Lauder in her East Hampton Home. Elle Decor.from Carolyne Roehm’s A Passion for Blue and White.Divine print plus my favorite accent piece of the moment – garden stools. Pure Style Home.

Cavalli and Rodarte are in on it, too.

Aaaand here we have my rudimentary take on the Mamma Sally trend.

Side angle PLUS mood lighting. You’re killin it, Suite Potato!


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  1. #1 by Angelyn Conklin on July 19, 2011 - 10:01 pm

    You don’t have to say it twice….Blue and White runs deep in these here woods….The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree…Like great grand mamma, grand mamma and mamma- not to mention a few aunts along the way….

  2. #2 by Anne on October 31, 2011 - 8:53 pm

    LOVE this tribute!? but ange is right, we are an afflicted bunch…;) xxoo

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