Beauty everywhere today...
in the sun shining through our blue IKEA bag (our laundry bag, transformed to stained glass):
in the wind whipping through the laundry, and in the gorgeous blue of the sky:
in a delicious pot of tea (goldenrod and anise hyssop):
in the nap-time arrangements created by the children for the stuffed animals:
in the studio:
And speaking of beauty...just look what arrived in the mail yesterday, for Lucy's first birthday. Our dear friend Julie has been working on this since Lucy was born, and couldn't wait one more second for us to open it. And no wonder! Look how amazing it is!
(I had only a moment to get these photos of the quilt, so they're not the best. But I hope you can see her amazing embroidery!) I love, love, love this quilt. All the beautiful images of childhood. The red work. The little girl in her adorable dress. The girlyness of the embroidery, contrasted with the bandanna fabric. Fabulous.