Thursday, July 3, 2014

Red ~ The Color For July

It seems that almost every month has it's 
'color'. A color that when added to my
 home brings in a little of the season 
or holiday. Red seems to make an 
appearance more than any other; 
July (Independence Day),
December (Christmas) and of
course, February (Valentine's Day).
 I just pop a few red dishes into the 
chicken feeder plate rack.
 Add a few red cups to the hooks in the cupboard.
 Mix and match. Red, White, and Blue.
I couldn't find a wall to hang the flag
chalkboard, so I just hung it from a
 cabinet door that stores some extra
dishes I use for another month.
Pop the  printable in the white frame.
Take a break and bake a loaf of
Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread. 
Tweak the counter tray.
 Navy and white checked quilt.
Add the red, white and blue afghans.
 Bring out the red tea set.
 A USA sweater for the bear that sits
on a shutter on the sofa table.
That's the red vintage scale I've used
 in other 'red' holidays.
 A bouquet of flags. I've been making scrap
fabric balls and adding them as I finish. 
And if all else fails, make a pot of tea!
(and have a slice of cinnamon bread while it's still warm.)

Cheers!


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9 comments:

  1. You are right about red showing up a lot in July, but I like it any time for its energy and happy vibe.

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  2. I love your approach of sprinkling in the thematic decor throughout your home, rather than just one spot. Each vignette is lovelier than the next. And I just love the fabric scrap balls!! Terrifc... :-) Enjoy the Fourth!!

    Lory at Designthusiasm

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  3. Gorgeous, I totally love this setting with all the red and blue dishes! I love the Onion pattern and transferware dishes, all my very fave. Lovely vignettes, Rita May, so warm and festive. You've inspired me to make a Little patriotic vignette for my kitchen.
    Happy 4th. celebration!
    FABBY

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  4. All of your vignettes and other touches are wonderful Love those teapots!

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  5. Love your patriotic touches and the cinnamon swirl bread sounds wonderful with a cuppa. xo

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  6. Everything that you've done has brought a smile to my face. Have a safe 4th.
    Sam @ creativelysams.com

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  7. All your touches look great-Happy 4th!

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  8. I love the transferware plates. The blue and red are perfect for July. Add a flag or two and the patriotism just beams!! Love it!

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