Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Pinks and Turquoise.

A stolen moment for quiet reading with a glass of wine. Finding inspiration in magazines and colors around me.

Carnival Time

We took Dylan to a fair by our house a couple of weeks ago. I love the acidic bright colors that have been muted by much time out in the sun. Something very sad and lonely about it all.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Highlights from the Cape

Dylan and I returned last week from our 4 week adventure on the east coast. We managed to have Erik meet us there in the beginning and then at the end again. There were boat rides, lobster feasts, never ending swim days, many ice creams, a farm trips, Ferry rides, brand new nephew meetings, I could go on and on...we ended the trip with a weekend in the Catskills where Erik and I attended one of the most beautiful, touching, fun fun fun weddings! I feel refreshed, happy and so full of love!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Muted Tones

Some beautiful soft pink and mints for your Wednesday morning. All images via Pinterest. Today will be a painting day. I received my latest issue of Anthology Magazine yesterday and this one is centered on art and artists. So inspiring to read- a perfect midweek pick-up. I have to admit I've been struggling a bit with my time off...I feel like I should be doing something, but I'm not sure exactly what... so instead of relaxing, or even doing anything, I'm thinking of what I am not or should be doing. Yes, it's incredibly silly... so today I'll focus on doing and not thinking!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Color Brights for a Tuesday

Katherine and I have started a Pinterest page here. It's full of bright colors, inspiring baby rooms, children's graphics, stylish tots, and fun prints. It's been such fun gathering inspiration. I have my other Pinterest page (see the button up top) but I'm finding these kid centered searches to be much more inspiring. How can the color above not make you smile? Or if anything, picturing some chubby toddler arms and legs poking out of the Baby Gap swimsuit...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Things We Love

I bought Kate Spade's book 'Things We Love'. It was one of those coffee table books that you don't want to end. In fact, I read it very slowly while sitting outside in a wine bar... it was a perfect afternoon. The fabulous colors and images are candy for your eyes. Lovely lovely lovely.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The 4th in Sonoma

We had a lovely time up in Sonoma celebrating the 4th of July. We got up early to get there for the morning parade. Dylan wasn't sure what to make of it all until the fire engines showed up...he wasn't disappointed... It's funny, growing up in a small town I couldn't wait to get out. Now, all I want to do is go back...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Getting ready!

We are going to Sonoma for a FABULOUS trip... so I'm picking my favorite colors.... and even Dylan thinks my nails are the most perfect costume for the day...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Chevron Crossing

I recently redid our front porch. We are eventually going to overhaul the whole thing, but for now I thought I'd put a temporary band-aid on it by painting the concrete and assembling some Adirondack chairs. And, well, that's what it looks like... the cement paint that I bought thinking it was a soft neutral-y terracota is more of a pink band-aid color. I was hoping Erik wouldn't notice, but as soon as he got home, little Dylan pointed to it and said "pink!". However, he calls every color pink, so I'm going to gloss over that comment...

Minty Fresh

It's been incredibly hot here this week. I'm trying to get inspired by the colors around me and it's interesting when you stop to take a look you realize what you are drawn toward. Mints today, pinks tomorrow.