Thursday, February 10, 2011

We've Got a Notion

You're going to like this as much as we do.

Recently received from a fellow lover of buttons and bows and pretty trims of all kinds, French General Treasured Notions from Tinsel Trading Company ("My favorite store in all of the world." - Martha Stewart).

Look at those great shiny green beetles collected and sold as fabric embellishment.

We were inspired to create an inspiration board in the style of those made by author Kaari Meng for experimenting with color palettes. We started with the richly colored vintage advertising card found at the Graphics Fairy and added bits and pieces from our collection of things that might come in handy someday.

The pleasing assemblage would not have been possible if it were not for our tendency to never throw anything away. Yes! More positive reinforcement of yet another of our questionable policies.

Packrats (and Ratpack) unite for an artful society!


Mary B. said...

I am with you sister.

Little Lulu said...

Such colors and textures. What a pretty thing on a cold, cold morning.

Jerilynn said...

Love the coral and the misty blue. Old Blue Eyes!

wynne said...

You were right Laura! I love this in every way.