The antique dealers know each other, each has their own style and a few of them have their own shop. "Whew," I said when I heard that, it will make it easier when we go somewhere, at least there won't be hard feelings if someone finds something before the other one
"Lavender is said to have a calming effect..." I told them each to take a handful and breath it in deeply if they ever needed to...
"Because one thing I know for sure after doing this antiquing thing for the last twenty years, when someone finds something you love, it might make you see green for two seconds or more. And since Ruth and I won't be buying but helping you, we will probably have to EAT the lavender."
We added blue to the rooms this year.
Since the group wants to learn Indigo dying.
A touch of blue here and there to set the mood.
Ruth, the textile Queen has a room full of textiles... we used her collection mostly. I teased, "You might want to buy the linens as such that Ruth added to your beds..." They instantly got that look that revealed, "Now that is a happy thought."
Ruth interjected that linens, especially blankets are heavy. I thought to myself, "I guess she never heard of Maria from the Sound of Music, making those curtains into clothes."
I didn't offer a sewing machine.
From a recipe I had the other day.
If ever you come and you aren't a vegetarian, don't worry I won't serve you tofu.
Ruth had the table set in indigo linens. So pretty (go peek at our website to see more:
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Tomorrow my hands most likely will never look the same.
Ruth's pots filled with thyme are fitting to the blue theme.
I love setting up.
Ruth put these along the terrace at the country house that we stay at.
I just thought I would add this blue stamp since that is about the extent of my blue collection.
I have a blue armoire but that is harder to pack.
What is your favorite color?
The market in Cassis.
A tent as a crown.
A must is to dip in the Mediterranean.
Tomorrow we will be as blue as that!
The adventure or musing begins!