Archive October 2010
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Fallwork, Patchwork & Pumpkins
Life is like a patch-work quilt made of bits & pieces of the past, the present and plans for the future. A masterpiece "scrap" quilt only looks as if random chaos miraculously morphed into balance, beauty and order. However, an experienced quilter knows that looks can be deceiving.
Crazy For Crimson
Research says that one color truly stands out in a crowd. One. This courageous color grabs the eye. It energizes our psyche, stimulates thought and undeniably makes a statement like no other color. The famous fashion designer, Bill Blass, offered a simple guideline when he said, "When in doubt ... wear red." People have definite feelings about color. What is your take on red? You have an opinion, one way or the other ... even if it lies under the surface of more pressing priorities. Market research says so. The magic of red is this: There is no complacency in the life of red.
(Above: my newly acquired "crimson red" antique cubby.)