I woke up to a day to match my mood. Dark and cloudy. Not that I'm feeling low. Only that I want to light a scented candle and curl up with a good book far into the day.
We don't get many of those Scandinavian-lit rooms perfect for candles in the daytime, so may as well take advantage of it.
Add a hot drink, and a pretty French pad of paper for list making, and after a good browse through beautiful pages, I remember what I'm really supposed to be doing. And I even get an inspired idea or two. Why can't every day start this way?
My latest brown transfer ware cup is a demitasse in a Spode pattern. I've looked for the Frenchy Fleur-de-Lis pattern ever since I saw it in the dining room scene where the family gathers 'round the table at Howard's End. I love all the rooms in all the houses of that film!
But today, more than English style, I'm thinking north country. Lovin' my new book Simply Scandinavian, by Sara Norrman.
This is the back cover. . . .
I'm also initiating my new linen pillow covers from Ikea. I love the ticking stripe liner!
I don't think there are too many days like this one for me ahead in the near future. The sun will come out tomorrow. But who can ever complain about that!?
Ciao! for now!
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