Day 247 – Red and black and butterflies

Black and white and red and butterflies : )

Black and white and red and butterflies : )

After the wild and crazy day of Mardi Gras yesterday this seemed “subtle” in comparison : )

Cozy and red

I can’t even remember when and where I found this cloth but clearly the red is what drew me to

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Day 246 – Mardi Gras! It’s Fat Tuesday!!

Lassez  les bon temps rouler!

Lassez les bon temps rouler!

Let the good times roll!

Today marks the end of Carnival celebrations, which started on or after Epiphany or Twelfth Night(depending on your beliefs), and refers to the practice of eating rich, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of Lent. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and

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Day 245 – The calla lilies ARE in bloom again!

Bows and calla lillies : )

Bows and calla lilies : )

In the same pile o’ stuff we found at the last Alameda Flea market as yesterday’s gold was this gem : ) I have consistent taste, it seems, since I own this in the pink/grey combo!

But how could I resist when the calla

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Day 244 – A little bit of gold, a little bit of black

Black and gold : )

Black and gold : )

This is one of a stack of cloths found at our last foray at the Alameda Flea market, and it has a friend! Sue owns this print in blue WITH napkins, we used it on day 120, just before our Halloween madness.

This one didn’t

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Day 243 – Project Linus – Make a blanket day

Linus and his blanket : )

Linus and his blanket : )

Today is Make a Blanket Day! The organization Project Linus sets aside the third Saturday of February every year to band together and make blankets for children.

“As Charles Schulz’s Linus character from the PEANUTS® comic strip was comforted by his blanket, Project Linus

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Day 242 – Pink & Green early spring

Pink and green : )

Pink and green : )

This is for my friend Angie. One of her favorite color combinations is pink and green, so when I saw this cloth in my stack I knew she would love it. Here’s hoping I’m correct : )

This is a California hand print, one that

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Day 241 – Steel Magnolias

Magnolias or ??

Magnolias or ??

Are these Magnolias? Truthfully I’m not sure. I would almost guess Dogwood, since Magnolia leaves are big BUT there is a reason I’m using this one today.

1 – The cool grey/green vibe going. Needed a break after the whole red thing last week…

2

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