Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Cottage Colors Party

There’s a new party in town….


Etsy Cottage Style is now having a monthly Color Party beginning the 4th Monday of each month. This month’s color is blue. Pop on over and see some lovely blogs and blues.

My blues came about by accident really – as I’m not that much into them. But a friend gave me a bottle of wine in a beautiful cobalt blue with a wonderful dragonfly (one of my favorite things) label and I could not part with it.

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Now what am I suppose to do – it doesn’t really go with anything in my home. Interestingly enough I happened upon a garage sale and what did I find – a beautiful little blue and white bird – some type of lid I guess as you can tell there was at some point another piece to it – but I love birds and now I had something to go with my wine bottle.  Looks like I didn’t take a really good photo of it – it’s in the bottom left corner (and that old float is really a pretty shade of blue – but it also did not take a good photo.

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Here’s a better pic of the bird…

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Now you know, 2 things just are not symmetrical so now I had to have another piece and what did I find – a really old beat up white bowl with blue trim,  I’m not even sure how I came by it, but it was in a box of old dishes that I somehow inherited – now I had my 3 pieces and the beginning of a collection. It’s in the back against the wall. The little item to the bottom right is a broken and chipped – but I love it and had to have it – I have no idea what it is – maybe part of a child’s tea set?  It’s one of my favorites, and there’s a better photo below.

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I’ve kept if fairly small contained in built in shelves in one of our bathrooms which has now been totally relegated to blues, creams/whites, and a soft latte color.

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Have a wonderful day.



Leann said...

Hi Dru

I love your Blue! You entire collection is terrific - reminds me Holland.

Stay Warm

Sara said...

OOOOH, love all those blues!

Scrapping Julie said...

terrific finds!

Debbi said...

wow, you have quite a collection of amazing blue pieces....I am jealous!
Thanks for sharing your treasures!

Angie Williams said...

All that blue is very relaxing!

Nancy said...

Oh would you love the thrift shop two doors away from me. Lots of blue and white English ironstone, some cobalt blue (I collect cobalt blue vases, and even have a doll set in cobalt and my grandfather's old eyewash cup in cobalt). I am in the thrift shop several times a week and will be glad to keep an eye open for you.