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Ginger Jars: Having Their Moment

Ginger Jars: Having Their Moment

Have you noticed?  Ginger jars are having a moment…

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I mean, they never really went anywhere but suddenly they’re in every catalog, as if they’ve never been discovered before…

A lot of this:

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And this:

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One Kings Lane is selling them, C. Wonder… I could go on and on.

This surge in popularity is a really good thing!  Ginger jars are just about perfection when it comes to accessorizing.  Let’s feast our eyes…



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Oh, love that “under the table” action.  Pretty!


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I’m dying over this picture below – how GREAT is it when someone takes something super traditional (Ginger Jar!) and they layer their own modern spin on top (Chevron Stripe!)??


Speaking of modern, this modern light fixture paired with the arch traditional ginger jar is so beautiful I think I just cried a little.



Ginger Jar as sculptural lamp…

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And while Ginger Jars are largely found in some pretty traditional homes:



They are used in funky, modern spaces as well:

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I’m going to see if I can’t score a handful of cheaper blue & white Ginger Jars at Home Goods or Pier 1, and then maybe layer those in with one or two more expensive finds like this fabulous “ceramic drip” from Williams-Sonoma:

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I envision herding them into a big group on a side table, like this:



I’ll let you know if my “high / low” strategy works!


For more Ginger Jar eye candy, check out my Pin Board “Ginger Jar Decorating”

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