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 238 – A cherry-valentine dinner

A cherry heart

A cherry heart

What is better than a heart made of cherries for this Valentines Day? Not much… : )

Cherries upon cherries!

I did say we’d get back to red and pink, did I not?

Fabulous cherry “mugs” from Target sit on white and rose Fiesta,

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Day 236 – Asian Valentine brunch

Red & pink drama

Red & pink drama

I bought this tablecloth many years ago from a young woman who sold at one of the larger collectives in Martinez, back when the stores were occupied and the vibe fun. Today, less than half the merchants that were there 10 years ago remain, and most of the

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Day 235 – Cherry blossom breakfast

Bountiful blossoms

Bountiful blossoms

I found this cloth many, many years ago in a pile of “extras”, the owner thought it was too faded for anyone to want but because it had no holes or stains it wasn’t quite a “cutter”. I don’t really think anything has faded, it’s just not as bright as

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Day 233 – Blue bricks and red ivy

Red ivy....

Red ivy….

Some day (in my copious spare time) I’m going to have to research out this ivy obsession in the 50′s. I think between Sue and I we have close to two dozen tablecloths in all kinds of color combos but the real question is WHY?? Maybe it goes along with

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Day 232 – Pink farm fields

Pink fields

Pink fields

I get the grey stone house but pink fields? Must be from the 50′s!

When you really look a the design of that house it’s pretty cool. Two story, lots of windows, huge fireplace…I used to think that would be where I would eventually live, maybe somewhere in

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