The Color Purple

The Color Purple: Regal and royal. Purple is the color of royalties. It stands for luxury, wealth and sophistication. It is also the color of passion, romance and sensitivity. This post highlights the color purple—–Enjoy the 101 ways to love the color purple.by logging on to Pinerest and searching for “purple”.

The below pictures come from the web as well as Pinterest. I do not claim any rights to them. Most can be found

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Purple grapes

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Beautiful monogrammed purple blanket.

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Cool tinted purple bottles.

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Stunning floral arrangement of purple and white cabbage plants.

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Lovely rose embellished cake pops.

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Beautiful flowers.

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Just like Grandma’s Tea Service.

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Purple Ballerina.

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Great purple chair.

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Hand Knits

Below you will find great examples  knit items…sweaters, scarfs, socks, vests, coats, and hand warmers. Where ever possible I have included the URL to the knitting pattern. Photos were taken from Pinterest or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos.

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Brown shawl like scarf. See more @ http://www.unepouleapetitspas.com/matilda.

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Grey shawl collar cardigan. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Beautiful olive green caplet to keep you warm this winter. See pattern @ http://www.frenchpressknits.com/2011/11/my-legacy.

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Knitted dark brown cardigan. See more @ http://countingstonesheep.tumblr.com/post/15729302136/rick-owens.

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Lovely vintage sweater is figure flattering. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Love this twist on a sweater, complete with cables. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Love this light grey knitted scarf. Available at Esty. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/38336659/nomad-alpaca-cowl-ash?ref=v1_other_2.

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Legwarmers – these cable knit leg warmers are styled with floral appliques, fashion that’s both toasty and trendy!

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From the front it’s a simple tunic with optional pockets, the back is open with straps that cross at the top. Pattern available @ http://store.cocoknits.com/products/maude.

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Deep red carpet bag available for purchase. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/69326186/25-off-sale-a-walk-among-trees-ooak.

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Festive Holiday Cupcakes

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Fun and festive snowman cupcakes. Visit www.cakesdecor.com.

Here are some great ideas for you to make some festive holiday cupcakes. Some are simple enough for anyone to make, others much more complicated for the experienced cake decorator. But all can enjoy looking at the pictures and the joy they bring to  the Holidays. For reference websites,if available, has been noted.

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Cheerful elf cupcakes.Visit www.cakesdecor.co

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This is so sweet… this holiday season I am going to make everyone a piping hot cup of hot chocolate. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Frosty the snowman. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Santa going down the chimney cupcake. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Beautiful winter cupcakes. Visit www.pinterest.com.

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Frosty the snowman all dressed up in his hat and scarf. Visit http://raspberrytart.tumblr.com.

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Just stunning Holiday mini-cakes. Visit http://fashionandpopculturemagic.blogspot.com.

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French Style

I’ve just spent the last ten days in Paris, France. And had a wonderful time. Sometimes tourists get a bad rap from Parisians. Making fun of their white tennis shoes, capri pants and crossover bags. Today in my post I’ve put together some wonderful outfits that even a tourist could pull off in Paris. Enjoy your travels.

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Great black and white striped skirt

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Simple jeans and white blouse dressed up with a green wool coat

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Cropped jeans, white tee add a great bag and a ever so Parisian scarf

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Jeans, blouse navy sweater and pearls make a classic outfit

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Red, White, and Blue

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Darling red trench coat accessorized with red, white and blue bag

Having just celebrated Memorial Day in the US and with the 4th of July just around the corner, I wanted to share with you some great combinations of clothing in Red, White and Blue. Enjoy.

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Child’s pillow case dress

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Striped tank paired with skirt with a big row

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Terrific wide stripe car coat

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Accessorize white pants with red and blue ribbon

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Style makers

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Here are some outfits that I consider to be great “style makers”. From the pictures you will see that I like black and white, a great pair of shoes, denim, big bows, scarfs, cowboy boots, lace, the color aqua and the color coral. Enjoy.  Continue reading

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