Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Switching Gears

I have decided that I don't "vacation" well. 

Being able to focus is a really good thing, and I seem to be pretty good at paying attention to where I am at the moment.  So while I was gone for a week visiting my daughter's new family, I didn't think about work or blogging very much at all. 

The problem is that now I'm back in my REAL world, and switching gears has been a bit of a challenge.  The only problem with a vacation is that everything is laying in wait for you when you get back.

So while I'm back in the studio getting my act together, I hope you'll enjoy seeing some of my favorite things today.


Four Seasons Hotel, Florence Italy

I think this is a lovely room.  I love the two shades of green on the walls.  I love the soft white accents.  I love that the bedside tables don't match, and I love the silver and gray details in the accessories.
I love most that it's in Florence, Italy!




John Jacobs

I love this collection of stoneware and sea shells.
I love that they are mostly different, but in a same sort of way.
I love the scallops.  I love the layering.


sorry!  I dont know where I got this!

I love the whimsy of this zebra pillow.  I love the little tufts sticking out!
I love the orange gerber daisies, and I love that everything is balanced out with soft neutrals.....just love!



Highland Court - Marakesh

I love embroidered fabrics.  I love this whole collection of fabrics from Highland Court.  I love that it looks like summer to me.


I love my girls who took care of business while I was away.
Thanks Paula, Lynsey and Lani!
I love you!

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8 comments:

  1. Sally darling so happy you're back! I have missed your great posts... are you filled with grandbaby love?

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  2. Yes, my dear Kim, I am! I miss that little head snuggling up against my neck, though! I'm going to have to spend time with my local grandbaby, Tyler, to get some more of that!

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  3. Sally , so glad to see you back to blogging, I missed you. I know you had a wonderful time with your new grandbaby. There is nothing like a grandchild to keep your heart smiling. Real life is hard to get back into isn't it but it is what allows our escapes. Happy Wednesday, glad your back,Kathysue

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  4. Glad to be back too, Kathysue! I have several posts started, but can't seem to find the time to really pull them together...one of those weeks, but I'll get there!

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  5. Awww, your staff is lovely! I love the Four Seasons, probably my favorite hotel chain! Great pic, and that stoneware is gorgeous, too!

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  6. The stoneware and sea shells work so well together. In France, the dealers often decorate with sea shells...they like "life" in their displays. Beautiful combo.

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  7. Everyone needs a vacation. I'm sure you had a great time with your new grandbaby !

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  8. Maurie@GraciousInteriors.blogspotJune 2, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    Welcome back, I have been out of blogland myself...except for trying to keep up on posts...but I did wonder how your time with the new grandbaby went! I am just off two weekends of grandchildren...Withdrawal is terribly painful!

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