Archive, May 2014.

Color Love Friday: Grow wild cornflowers!

"A weed is but an unloved flower." Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Summer Loving

"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home"--Gary Snyder

STYLE AND CONTRAST

'' I am for a harmony of opposites. Ancient and modern, shiny and matte, primitive and civilized, serious and witty.'' - Betsy Brown

The Beautiful Outdoors

"All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God"-- Thomas Browne

Not Your Grandmother's Lace

"So-called wedding ring shawls, which originated in Russia, are made of lace that is so fine it can be pulled through a wedding ring."
--- ELLE MAGAZINE (Feb/14)

Happy Mother's Day!

"Mothers and their children are in a category all their own: there's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving." - Gail Tsukiyama

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else." - Clarence Darrow

Shelving With Panache

''To build up a library is to create a life. It's never just a random collection of books.'' - Carlos Maria Dominguez

Give the Room Spirit

“There is a conception in this country about luxurious things that we have to save them for a time that’s right. But an object is truly luxurious if you allow it to be, if you use it. When you live with beautiful things you stimulate your mind, you enjoy life a little bit more." — Ralph Rucci