From home decor to jewelry, hydrangea blue imbues Flower Style Editor Amanda Smith Fowler’s spring 2019 market picks.

Message in a bouquet: In Victorian England, to send someone hydrangeas was to suggest that he or she had been boasting.

1. Chandelier

Round chandelier featuring strings of blue beads that create a bowl shape and soft gold accents

‘Malibu’ chandelier by Ro Sham Beaux, $4,330,

2. Chair

Armless chair with a white wood frame and light blue leather upholstery

‘Madeline’ chair by Highland House, $3,255,

3. Screen

Photo of blue-and-white patterned screen with 4 hinged panels

‘Octavian’ screen panels by William Yeoward for Jonathan Charles, $3,040,

4. Scarf Necklace

Photo of intricately adorned fabric necklace in hydrangea blue

‘Haley’ scarf necklace by Mignonne Gavigan, $425, from A’mano, or 205.871.9093

5. Wallpaper

Hydrangea pattern wallpaper

‘Floriana’ by Nina Campbell for Osborne & Little, to the trade,

6. Cocktail Picks


Six metal picks topped with a white bead with a blue chinoiserie pattern

‘Chinoiserie’ cocktail picks by Joanna Buchanan, $64/set of 6,

7. Brooch

Photo of brooch featuring a large gray-blue oval center stone in a gold setting, ringed in 8 small diamonds and 8 stones alternating chalcedony and topaz

Chalcedony, blue topaz, and diamond brooch by Singhvi Jewels, $2,800, 888.783.4872

8. Tassel

blue decorative tassel hanging from a key in a natural-finish wood door

‘Chevallerie’ key tassel by Timothy Corrigan for Samuel & Sons, to the trade,

9. Mirror

Mirror frame featuring a hydrangea blue edging and sisal insets

‘Lyford II’ mirror by Oomph, $1,850,

10. Throw Pillows

Four throw pillows in various airy patterns featuring shades of blue

From left to right: ‘Bahama,’ ‘Highland,’ ‘Blue Ridge,’ and ‘Cove’ indoor/outdoor 20-inch decorative pillows by Laura Park for Annie Selke, $84 each,

11. Upholstered Bed

Upholstered headboard and bed frame

‘Art Deco’ bed in Scalamandré ‘Blue Aviary’ through The Inside, $1,099,

12. Fabric

Off-white linen featuring a delicate embroidery in shades of blue

‘Kos’ hand-embroidered linen by Vaughan, to the trade,

13. Market Trend Blend

three chairs, each a different color - blue, white and gray

Here’s a trend that embraces a loose interpretation of cane (the hot pattern featured in our May/June 2019 issue) and a bevy of pretty spring colors, including a hydrangea-like blue. C1715 indoor/outdoor powder-coated metal chairs, by 2222 Edition Design, to the trade,

Produced by Amanda Smith Fowler

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