I am back into another color investigation. I could not resist as this combination feels very much like summer. My weekend plans changed so I was able to shoot some more pictures for you. This post is long, there are 11 photos in total! Hope you enjoy.
That was a lot! Sorry if it seemed a little long winded -I could not stop! It seemed like everywhere I looked the same colors kept popping up.
As for the items in the photographs, the fabrics and some of the flowers in the first image are from Michael Levine. The Moroccan teacups in the eighth image are from Kenza Imports located here in LA. The lace like paper in the tenth image are sold per sheet from Blick art store. In the same image the colored tape I bought from Ginko Papers who I heard about from Ez at Creature Comforts. Please let me know if there are any other items you are curious about.
Since starting this blog I had not printed any of my images. It was fun to quickly print some out on my little printer and make the gridded board for the last image. I like how it shows all the colors that I have been obsessed with over the last few days. Thank you for stopping by and many thanks for all the encouraging comments -they really make my day. Have a great week.
p.s. Thank you for letting me know about not being able to see the images in this post. I hope I have fixed the problem... please let me know if its still not working. The images are also loaded into my Flickr. I am new to this and still have much to learn about what formats are best for displaying my images...Sorry...hope you can enjoy now.
I have to admit I was sad when I heard about the demise of Rachel Ashwell's Shabby Chic chain. Since moving to LA I would often walk dreamily through the Santa Monica location. It was such a vision of sophisticated femininity. Even though I may not decorate my home in the entire "Shabby Chic" style, I always felt inspired after a visit. After 20 years the store on Montana Avenue is no more, the doors closed May 30th. I created the following vignettes as my little farewell.
In the first image I made a simple rose bouquet wrapped in cellophane. This makes an unusual vase and a pretty way to take flowers to anyone. I know you can buy flowers in water like this but I got the idea from a fantastic little florist shop in Victoria, Canada called Ramsey and Ramsey.
I may be caught in a design rut. I cannot stop with these color investigation posts. Next week I will find something new to explore for you so please humor me for one more week.
Hi – my name is Leslie and I live in Victoria,
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