The pretty pink peony blooming in our back yard...
I was so excited when I sat down with my new issue of Jeanne d'Arc Living magazine... Two of my favorite things....peonies and enamelware are included in this issue.
I have been collecting vintage enamelware for decades! In fact, if you have been following along for a while... ...you would know that I have been collecting a lot of things for a long time... ...poor Mr. Flea.
In any case, it has been gratifying to see some of my favorite old treasures recently become popular decorative items... I don't even have to leave my home or go shopping anywhere other than my attic, shed or basement to get the look! ...which is good given my employment status at the moment!
Another thing I noticed with this issue of JDL is that there is a little more color... ...especially blue!
All the light streaming in and the pale blue cupboard in this picture....mmm... so pretty!
...and then this photo with the touches of red... ...it is just so cheerful!
...lastly...this totally feminine, ethereal looking pillow on top of the rough linen upholstered chair. LOVE it!
Moving on to a quick stop at Anthropologie the other day.... ...aren't these pocket pillows adorned with buttons charming?
This was a linen covered jewelry display board with more pockets... ...too cute!
...and finally... a question for you...
Is yellow-ware ever going to come back in? I have a huge collection packed away and just recently I pulled a few little pieces out...
To live content with small means.... To seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion.... To be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich.... To study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly.... To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart.... To bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never.... In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.... ...........this is to be my symphony.
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