Wednesday, August 25, 2010

... many little things

there's so much to enjoy right now.

hst quilt plan

like finally (finally!) planning a new quilt...

hst quilt beginning

... that is slowly coming to fruition.

new entryway

and painting our old, dingy, cluttered entryway in a nice fresh bright white. [contented sigh.] is it wrong that i would i rather leave it empty and spare and clean rather than fill it with our old crap again?

yellow wall

and, look! a bright splash of yellow that makes my heart so, so happy. (this color is called sunny outlook... need i say more?)

basil

and the giant pile of basil from our farm share that we turned into a whole lot of pesto over the weekend.

not to mention many places to have a nice cold drink on a hot summer day:

white horse

a pimm's cup at the white horse.

shorty's

a beer (and a veggie dog) at shorty's.

poppy

a fancy cocktail (and some seriously delicious food) at poppy.

fabrics

and rejoicing in some recent fabric purchases.

and there's more. but there's always more, right?

6 comments:

  1. Your quilt is amazing. I love the design. Your entryway is amazing as well. I love those windows and all of the beautiful trim work. Stunning!

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  2. Wow, your entryway is stunning. No wonder you want to leave it as is! That looks like liberty of london - you lucky girl!

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  3. thanks ladies! i'm really liking how this quilt is coming together.

    rachel, it's actually not liberty! it's a new(ish) line from lecien that has that lovely liberty look and feel. i got it at hawthorne threads:
    http://www.hawthornethreads.com/fabric/designer/lecien_house_designer/memoire_a_paris
    someday, though, i hope to have some liberty in my stash!

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  4. Pretty pile. Have you sewn any together? You'll have to bring me lovely fabric to see next time we swim...oops that should be tomorrow.

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