Monthly Archives: August 2014

Plethora of purple petals…

Late August gardens split into divergent color camps of either vibrant yellows or elegant pinks and purples. In front of The Barns, there is Buddleia, Plectranthus, Perovskia, Thalictrum with natives, Joe Pye Weed and a pale Monarda, dotting the fields. … Continue reading

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The Kindest Cuts

Close observers might have noticed the black and white place cards on the summer table in the last post. These were created using the Scherensnitte craft technique. Early in the month, I took a workshop in Scherensnitte (literally ‘scissor cut’ … Continue reading

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Summer Tables…

Pretty flowers are one of the joys of summer tables. Farm stands and farmer’s markets add to the bounty from which to choose. Green and white linen place mats are a great foil for the hot colors of zinnias, tansy, … Continue reading

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