Day 119 – Birds of a Feather

Quail : )

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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Day 76 – An outdoor bed…not!

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Despite my efforts at doing an outdoor bed setting, I was not able to complete my mission : )

There were several issues, some technical, and by the third “this just isn’t working” incident you pretty much resign yourself to the fact that it’s time to move on for the moment.

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Day 72 – Purple Elegance

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This stunning purple pitcher was my Grandma Bertha’s. She LOVED purple and we have very little from her, but we have this : )

It’s been warm, and I’ve been tired so I wanted something peaceful and a little elegant.

Purple simplicity

Lots of purple stuff! At

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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 51 – Dragonfly Dessert

Dark florals

Dark florals

This is another fabulous set from April Cornell, how I miss them!

I did manage to pick up the small breakfast tablecloth, a couple of pillow covers and a couple of napkins : ) And why am I referring to dragonflies in the title rather than birds? Well….goes

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Day 31 – Green & purple pansy love!

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The green in this cloth is SO bright its nearly neon! I mean seriously, my daughter has the chartreuse Fiesta dishes and they were a little ‘sedate’ with this!

Make it work!

Even my lime green dining room is ‘calm’ compared to this riot of color : )

So here’s

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Batman – Day 3

Inspirational Mug

Bat Mug

Today, in 1989, ‘Batman” starring Michael Keaton was released. Let me just say me and Batman go WAY BACK.

As a small child I was a big fan of the TV show in the 60′s. My dad even ordered special edition posters for me to put in my

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