The Art of Decorative Pillows

Speaking of decorative – June is when colors slow down in my garden. I miss them! I’ve been so busy inside-even though the peonies have started blooming, I have yet to get the camera on them. Tomorrow is another day.
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Sunflowers and Tag Sales

Today was tag sale day. Chaos reigned for a few days leading up to it. When we merged homes in 2009, we couldn’t see our way to getting rid of all the extras. We moved most of it into a storage unit the next town over. 
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June Roses

It’s June! Do you love roses as I do? They’re precious and feisty- just the right combination in a flower. Summer is getting underway here in Litchfield
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Coming Up Green

Most everything outside is green right now (except for lazy azaleas with lingering blooms.) I took this hosta leaf photo and got some great ones with the sun playing through it in the early morning.  My Paola pillow called Aquilina is headed for the sunlight. Aren’t we all looking for sun this time of year?
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NYC, here we go..again.

Tomorrow morning we’ll be driving to NYC at 5AM for the ICFF show at the Javitts. Too much going on in pillow business land to be terribly loquacious at the moment. I’ll let you know what I saw later in the week…do you think this pillow looks like French Fries?
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Hey, you do great work

Words an artist never tires of hearing. I’d be a liar if I said otherwise. At the same time, we always know more than the observer making the comment. Some might call it schizophrenia.
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My Garden is Growing!

Green shoots coming up everywhere, fat azalea buds busting free. And the lily leaf beetles keep surfacing on the lilies. I try to get them every day but it’s becoming every other day. I spent time this week preparing the new bed for the dahlia tubers and cultivating around the hostas.
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Leaving on a Train

It takes about an hour to get to the train from the northwest corner of CT so I was sure to leave early enough to be on time for the 6:48 to Grand Central. So focused on an early departure; I left my pocketbook home. GEESH.
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A New Paola Pillow Frontier

In between sales calls, printing oversight and identifying shows, I find myself at times rebelliously fading back to design exploration. You can see looking at my site that color is very important to me. The “pop” of color is better described as an EXPLOSION.
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