Lightening up for spring...


I love fabrics and pattern, as you know, and will look for basically any excuse to add more ~ new pillows, bedding, curtains, table linens, napkins, etc. Lap blankets fall into this category. I love seeing a neatly folded stack of blankets when I open a cupboard, ready to be pulled down for a cozy read or a snuggle on the porch.
With the change in seasons, I have switched out which blankets get used. The heavyweight, darker colors are put away and in their place are light, almost airy, blankets with soft colors, like this one above. I bought this blanket a few years ago and each spring when I get it back out, I remember how much I love it. The soft blues and greens are so pretty ~ perfect for spring.
How is the season shaping up at your home?

Comments

  1. Bella, I love fabrics and patterns and colors.... that piece you posted is 'loverly'! (The father of the bride in My Fair Lady, with Audrey Hepburn, sang a song with that twist of a word -- have always loved it since.)

    I 'accidently' did a spring makeover on my blog, and the funny thing is now that the 'scare' of finding all my posts and pictures awry when I selected a new template got mostly sorted out, I'm really excited about the new look..... it's like a spring makeover.

    I feel more creative, energetic, and alive.... and that's just virtually! Now I'm ready to play more in my home.

    Thanks for the breath of spring!

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  2. PS... Pink lady... you must go and see this lovely and fun youtuble...

    It's called Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White (Perez Prado)....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDjAN8sKb1A&feature=share

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  3. What a pretty lap blanket! Spring is shaping up here pretty well. I started planting in my veggie garden yesterday. Inside, I changed the winter matel decor to a more spring like look.
    Hugs,
    Penny

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  4. love this light and springy blanket
    i took my winter quilts off the bed
    and put lighter throws on
    starting to bring fresh cut flowers in also...IF IT WOULD ONLY STOP RAINING!!!
    ~victoria~

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  5. You will laugh at this, but I got my spring decorations out in January. As soon as Christmas went down, spring came back out. I just can't tolerate winter, so I hoped to rush spring a bit. Of course, the blankets of winter STILL haven't been put away, but at least the sunflower items I use for spring and summer have been hanging around since January.

    Blessings to you,
    Patti

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