Day 65 – Hot, hot, hot fiesta!

Hot!

Hot!

It’s a little warm here : ) Just a little…

This tablecloth is just full of heat – I bought it at the 127 Yard Sale on a very warm day. The biggest difference between their 96 degrees and ours is the humidity. We have almost none, theirs hovers

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Day 64 – Red bows and polka dots : )

Both...at the same time...

Both…at the same time…

After a week of almost straight blue I felt the need for red. It just so happens I was looking in one of the many drawers for something completely unrelated when I spied the corner of this. I bought this so long ago I can barely remember…but I

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Day 63 – Tea on a Swing

Turquoise love : )

Turquoise love : )

This was merely the final piece of the puzzle so let’s go back to the beginning.It’s a lazy day…we’re all still recovering and the weather is lovely. It *almost* feels like fall!

I’m thinking a book and a nap under the blue sky is a fine

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Day 62 – A Grape dinner

The grapes with lathe : )

The grapes with lathe : )

I felt the need to break from blue today – and this one kept nudging me…

On a trip into Berkeley to look for dress fabrics that might work for 1930′s dresses for the Gatsby picnic we made a quick stop at a store

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Turkey Platter of Questionable Origin

Turkey Platter of Questionable Origin

Turkey Platter of Questionable Origin

This gem was in Sue’s box of ‘platters’ from her prop days – she pulled it out and my first response was ‘What the h*#$ were you thinking???”

She was thinking that many shows we did called for full tablesettings, often practical (meaning the actors

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Day 61 – Birthday tea party

VIntage napkins

Vintage napkins

What better way to celebrate a 5 year olds birthday than with something vintage!

This is the corner of a set of napkins that my grandmother used with my mom when she was ONE, that my sisters and I grew up using for special occasions and now my

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Day 60 – Breakfast with April

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Blue…so it must be Sue?

We have here a blue tablecloth…it must be Sue’s right?

Why no, as a matter of fact! It’s mine. Another of my April Cornell purchases MANY moons ago…

Once upon a time I read that the blue/yellow combination was the most popular duo

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