Day 261 – Plaid week Day #3

Primary Plaid

Primary Plaid

This is one of my favorites : ) Like the red/turquoise one that Sue loves this is one I’d leave on the table all the time if the cats would let me.

Lots of color!

Unlike the cloth we used yesterday this one DOES have color on

Continue reading Day 261 – Plaid week Day #3

Day 252 – Poppytrail Breakfast : )

Metlox Poppytrail Mobile

Metlox Poppytrail Mobile

As promised, the fabulous Poppytrail Mobile : )

Barbara and Marshall dug out their box of Poppytrail Mobile and it was better than Christmas! So much inspiration…

Breakfast : )

I just couldn’t resist playing with the colors…

The turquoise and the purple!

Continue reading Day 252 – Poppytrail Breakfast : )

Day 250 – Lavender and yellow leaves

Leaves

Leaves

This gorgeous little cloth was in amongst a stack of cutters – you can just see a little stain at the edge of one of the leaves. If that were the only issue this cloth had that would be no biggie but this is one well-used and well-loved piece. It has

Continue reading Day 250 – Lavender and yellow leaves

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

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

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

Continue reading Day 243 – Project Linus – Make a blanket day

Day 240 – Peaches, pears, grapes & plums

As promised : )

As promised : )

After a week of pink and/or red I thought a break was in order!

This is one of my latest finds from the Alameda Flea market. In very good condition, and with six napkin friends, it’s one of the biggest cloths I’ve ever found. I think

Continue reading Day 240 – Peaches, pears, grapes & plums

Day 234 – Geraniums on gold

Geraniums : )

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