Day 85 – Acorn delight

Look at all the acorns!

Look at all the acorns!

Sometimes inspiration literally drops out of the sky.

I was standing out on the back porch just relishing the weather when bonk! I was hit in the head by an acorn. Some years we have a few, some years they drop off the tree by

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Day 79 – Flamingo pink (and bows)

The calla lillies are in bloom again...

The calla lillies are in bloom again…

Alright, alright…so the calla lillies AREN’T in bloom right now (they’re a spring flower) unless you’re in the southern hemisphere but today, they’re blooming on my table : )More pink, more grey, more bows. I found this cloth at the flea market many years ago,

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Day 75 – A quiet classical breakfast

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I just found this on ebay – loved it not only for its blue/grey simplicity but also for its balance of design. It also reminds me of something classically Greek which I tend to like for it’s symmetry and balance.

Wow…sounds like school started!

Before the goodies

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Day 71 – Pink girly bows

Pink bows : )

Pink bows : )

So once again my 80′s side comes out…pink and grey and bows. All we need to really complete the picture is lace bows, do we all remember those fashion statements? Laura Ashley could do no wrong, ‘Victoria’ magazine was the BEST and if it stood still long enough,

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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 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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Day 52 – Burgundy acorns

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Burgundy AND acorns!

If the print of this cloth looks familiar…its because its the same print as the Lance Armstrong table setting!

Today in 1973 “American Graffiti” was released so this is my version of 50′s diner-ware, only on my deck : ) To me, one of the quintessential color

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