Thursday, January 28, 2010

blue bells.

I only wear blue.  You think i'm kidding, but catch me on 6 days out of the week and i'll be wearing blue. Navy blue, blue-ish grey, electric blue, teal, turquoise, no baby blue, you get the idea.  I look good in blue.  White is too easy to mess up, black is boring to me, red can look slutty on me (I have big blonde hair), yellow makes me look nauseous, grey unfortunately makes me look like Powder (too bad, i love me some grey), and orange i'm pretty opposed to in general.  So we are down to hot pink and blue and patterns of both.  And that's what I wear.  The best style advice I ever got was dress your house like you dress yourself.  If you tend to look really put together, perfectly accessorized, hair perfectly done, everything tailored then most likely that is how your house is or should be.  I, am not so.  I wear blues, and lots of patterns, a gold charm chain, and brown leather shoes.  In my fantasy world I would love to look like these pictures; random, patterned, inviting and generally awesome.

but, like I said, in a fantasy world.  i'm not nearly this cool....yet.

credits:  (1) domino, (2) christine rudolph, (3) gourmet (sigh, tear, sob)


  1. I love that wallpaper in the top left picture! I like that blue is your signature color! Mine is either kelly green or orange!


  2. Love the reference to Powder. Made me laugh. At least you know what color works for you. I'm just learning that jewel tones really work well for me. Took 35 years but I'm catching on. Now I need to take a hard look at my house and see if it really reflects my style.

  3. That Gourmet shot is still one of my favorites of their styling. Tear, sob is right!

  4. at least you're rocking a range of blues... i tend to stick to navy. i'm just not adventurous enough for bold colors and loud prints — or, as you said, not adventurous enough yet. great blog and lots of pretty pictures :)

  5. Oh Gourmet!
    Nice blog, happy to find you...

  6. where is that wallpaper from in the first photo? i'm wallpapering a half bath with no crown mold so I'm doing the ceiling too.



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