Geraniums : )
Along with ivy, geraniums are one of the more common themes of the fifties. I’ve actually done a *bit* of research and the best I can come up with is they were bold and bright, a nod to the past while people looked forward to the future. Most people
Continue reading Day 234 – Geraniums on gold
If red is my all time favorite color then purple is a close second. My Grandma Bertha instilled an early love of all things purple, especially periwinkle, so I can’t help but think this would make her smile : )
Many shades of purple!
From lilac to
Continue reading Day 229 – Rainbow Purple!
My favorite cherries
It’s been SUCH a long time since I’ve seen my favorite cherry friends. When I spied this corner in my pile today I jumped at the chance to bring it to life!
Warm cherry dinner
It’s time for a simple dinner and then curling up on
Continue reading Day 137 – Fall cherries
Quail : )
This is part of a set of plates my mom bought for me last year. We got a ‘deal’ on them since they were supposed to have 4 different designs and only had three plus an extra duck. Extra ducks are always good : ) The quail in this
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LOTS of seafood!
I love the twist on the whole sea theme in this cloth – SO fifties and so cute! The first time I saw this at the flea market I couldn’t decide whether to get it or not. It was a little on the expensive side considering it has some
Continue reading Day 93 – Seafood delight
The week started out so quiet, and ended up LOUD and crazy! To combat some of the crazy I thought late afternoon tea outside, while the weather is still wonderful, would be a lovely way to start the weekend.
My ‘family’ had other ideas : )
Continue reading Day 88 – Tea with the ‘kids’
Working with the red yesterday was so nice I felt like continuing the trend. This cloth was a cutter, meaning it has ‘issues’, some pretty big issues at that.
Holes, stains and tears…but it also has red, grey, a pretty fabulous bow-filled middle and an adorable scallop border. Poor thing, it
Continue reading Day 87 – Red, grey and forget-me-nots