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Saturday, March 6, 2010

What color of Paint????

I promised I would show you the playroom bedding on the bed so here you go.......................


Remember the walls are being painted! Next is ........


Also keep in mind that the furniture is going to be all white.  With that being said, "What color would you paint the walls"?  I am in the process of choosing the paint color and I promise I will walk you through that process also.  I think it would be fun to hear what all my designing buddies have to say on this subject. Would you choose one of the colors in the quilt? Would you choose a color that is in one of the pillows or something totally different that is not in any of the elements in the room?  We are now opening up the dialogue of..........


"Enjoy the Process" Of: Picking out paint!


Bottles! Bottles! Bottles!

I have an obsession with pretty bottles. Not the ones that are sold for decorative purposes, but the ones that contain certain drinks. The bottles are so pretty to me that, after I am finished with the drink, it is very hard for me to re-cycle. I recently was gifted a beautiful bottle of water by my wonderful friend Terri, that I am not sure I can ever open because of it's loveliness. I started thinking of the bottles I have loved in past years and thought,"I know this would make a great post!" I at least hope it does.

Now back to the bottles. I did a little searching on line about bottles and here is what I found.....

This is the bottle that Terri gave me. Isn't it gorgeous?! Apparently Evian has started to do a once a year desinger bottle and this one was designed by Christian Lacroix.

Amazing! Can you see why I don't think I will ever open it?

Evian teamed up with Baccarat and Gaultier

This fun and colorful bottle was designed by Paul Smith.

Evian  did this bottle in 2005. I think this would have been so cool for the Olympics, don't you?

These bottles are called Love Bottles and you can actually write on them.

This college has it's very own bottle, love it!!

Remember these cute little round fella's? Look at the embossed leaf on the top. One fresh flower in this is just darling. I remember using these for vases when we were camping on our picnic table and picking wildflowers every day on our walks. I know sounds a bit over the top, but we designer types are always decorating.

Look at the soft blue/green color of this bottle. I love these to drink and I save the bottles to use out on the patio for a little flower or two. A group lined up on a window sill also looks pretty darn cute.

Love the shape on this bottle and the bottom is embossed with texture so it is very interesting.

I will never forget the first time I spied one of these bottles at Cost Plus. I was hooked. They are the prettiest cobalt blue. This is a sparkling mineral water and it is a really good one if you like sparkling waters. I highly reccomend this one.

They also make a still water in red. You should see these on the table at Christmas time, it looks pretty special and if you like to Frigescape like I do, these look amazing in the Frige.

Dean and Daluca market. I am going to have to go to Napa and buy some bottles. These are all water, I never knew there were so many different kinds of bottled water. I realize it is just water, but I am after the bottle.

I love glass bottles in all shape and  colors. How about you? Do you have some fun bottles to share with me? I am always on the look-out for a new bottle. I even have my good friends looking out for me.

I will leave you with a few pictures of some artsy projects that you can do with your left over bottles.

These are all recyled plastic bottles, not going to waste. They are now art. I borrowed this picture from my friend Terri at La Dolfina blog. This is the Anthropologie store in Berkley, Calif on Fourth street. The same store where I just purchased my turqouise egg holder. Pretty amazing isn't it? It looks even more amazing in person. I think this would make a great art project for 5th or 6th graders.

"Enjoy the Process" Of: Looking for bottles