Saturday, 15 October 2011

Change in the air

image from Toast
 Can you feel it too? It is distinctly chilly this morning - bright and crisp. I like it, my nose twitches like Boodle's, I slant my cheek to feel the sun's warmth through the window. This is the moment I long for that Toast dressing gown to drape around me and belt tight.

I have been pondering my composition and colour palette ( see my previous post "Good Gourd".) I remembered these fantastically composed still life images from an old Anthropologie catalogue.They are stand out! the blue velvet ribbon, the textured sack-cloth, yes! I am inspired to continue.
 previous images all Anthropologie
 Hmm, and so this weekend shall be a kitchen table crafts weekend - some more painting and a sewing project started at Jessie Chorley's workshop to be finnished.
I am also craving a slice of gingerbread loaf and a hot frothy, milky coffee.

Whatever you are up to have a brilliant weekend.
Sarah xXx

10 comments:

  1. gingerbread with lashings of butter??
    yes please!
    but may I have a large mug of tea to go with it?
    thank you
    pxx

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  2. Autumnal days make me think of home baking as well. Gingerbread sounds yummy x

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  3. Hello my little Autumnal mellow fruitfullness. As always a delight and visual feast to visit here. LOVE your artwork, truly gorgeous. x

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  4. Now I need a hot frothy milky coffee!

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  5. Gingerbread and crafting, sounds good to me!
    Loved seeing your work on the previous post, you are a very talented Mrs Lane.
    Lisa x

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  6. me too.... Toast dressing gown please or Brora cashmere...not fussed see you soon.
    Hugs Lynn xx

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  7. Hi dear,

    Loved all this. Love Anthropologie's fresh ideas too.

    Sending love across the pond,

    Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

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  8. Joy x 100...love all these catalogues...we get them too. I have never ordered from Toast but I am soooo tempted. I love their style. xoxoo
    Stay cozy warm my friend. xoxoxooox

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  9. Hmmm...gingerbread. Have you ever been to Eastbourne and had tea at the Hydro Hotel? There are fancier and more expensive hotels there but the teacakes (and all the desserts) are heavenly!

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  10. Autumn is the best time isnt it! Loved your last few posts, so colourful and very inspiring!

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