We're heading into Valentine's Day and soon everything will be awash with red and white and pink. We thought we'd give our eyes a rest today and focus on the pretty patterns created from blue and white stripes. Ah, so cool and refreshing!

Blue Plaid Baking Cups, $3.25 from Etsy
Blue Striped Straws, $8.27 from Etsy
Linen Tea Towel Sandwich Bag, $16.00 from Etsy
Blue Plaid Half Apron, $33.00 (approx) from Fog Linen in Japan
Ethiopian Cotton Napkin, $10.00 from Fair Trade Winds
French Linen Tablecloth, $69.99, from Etsy
Clever Gran Hand Knitted Tea Cosy, $10.00 from Etsy
Canister Set, $22.99 from Touch of Europe
Cornishware, assorted pieces, $15.95-$74.95, from Stonewall Kitchen

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