Kim at Living Vintage contacted me over a year ago to ask to use one of my photos from Africa - Land of Dreams that I shared on my blog. I am always a little surprised and a whole lot flattered when someone wants to share one of my photos. So, of course I gave her permission.
Narrow long passages or hallways can be hard to decorate since people need the space to walk through without bumping into anything. Do you have a long passageway through one room to the next? Are you always wondering what to do to give that area some life?
If you are building a new house that will have a long passageway, include features with interest like a stone wall instead of sheetrock.
Deck updates at my house usually take several weeks, sometimes months, and some updates even take years. Budget, energy, time, materials availability, and worker availability are all factors that influence how long updates take.
Let's not forget Mother Nature's role. Sunshine needed. Rain and hail delivered.
I have a dream to see the Monarch butterflies over wintering by the hundreds of thousands in Mexico.
To see them pulsate as one quivering orange and yellow blanket covering entire trees, to see them flutter above their hibernating mass when warm sun rays reach the high Mexico altitudes, and to see the bright sunlit sky darken with the shadows of thousands of Monarchs gliding around the butterfly preserve...
Because of its beauty that makes time stop for an instant, the expression l'heure bleue has come to describe a variety of special times and events, not just a description of a special blue glow at dusk. Each month in 2016, I am sharing a collage of blue images that create a little l'heure bleue for me.