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From My Sewing Table: May

MAy

There are three things that I looked forward to the most during the warmer months.

  1. Sitting on the front porch
  2. Warm mornings for long walks
  3. Bright colors to wear

It isn’t a very extravagant list at all. But to me, it is the essence of what spring and summer are all about.  Every morning I check the weather to see if maybe it is warm enough to sit outside (without needing a wool blanket of course) and while it is still hovering in the 40’s at 8 am, I can tell we are getting so close.

As far as wearing bright colors, my absolute favorite color right now is cantaloupe!  I have never had the color before in my wardrobe until just a few weeks ago, and I adore it.  It is truly a mood lifter.  Here is one of the new pieces I purchased in this lovely color:

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Blouse from Francescas

And of course, I am not alone in my love for this sherbet color.  This stunning picture  of Jackie Kennedy is another example of the appeal this tone can offer!

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Reflecting back on the whirlwind that was April, I am looking forward to May with the hopes of a little less craziness.  I have so many projects I just can’t wait to get started on…. along with the goal of trying to create a better 1920’s One Hour Dress! 🙂  Fingers crossed!

My husband and I are also busy on making some improvements to our little house over the next month or so.  While it has eaten up a lot of my free time, I am so excited about it as many parts of our yard and home need some serious help!

May promises to be a more relaxing month than April, which is a much needed relief.  I hope it proves the same for you!

Happy almost summer!

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May BOrd

Upcoming Posts to Look for this Month:

  • Unique Perfume Bottles
  • Organizing Your Patterns
  • What to wear in the Morning….Historical Style
  • Vintage Pattern Book Release!!!  More details to follow!
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