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Thursday, March 26, 2009

spring1Since daylight begins earlier and the air has turned warmer, the color of sky and water here in Chicago is becoming more vibrant, more saturated and glorious. It is always mesmerizing to drive along the lakefront and see how the one determines and shades the other. I always fantasize winning the lottery and getting a gorgeous vintage condo overlooking Lake Michigan so I could begin and end every day with a new shade of Water, a unique shade of Sky, never the same color, forever changing.

But living inland means taking the color with you in your mind’s eye. It becomes an oasis where one can take a visual time-out and perhaps feast the senses, relax or invigorate!

The transition of season might still need a nudge, a helping hand to jump over the chilly morning grey skies still lingering around the ever-greening grass. I have my St st project pulling me around that bend and am now one sleeve and a neck-band away from a commuter cardi:

spring2

This BCHoodie (Universal Yarn Long Print colors 01 Sea & Sand and 08 African Summer) has all the colors of the March sky & water and more. I’m waiting for a good day to shoot the variations in this yarn because it is really sensational close up. I have a lot of tees in shades of aqua, blue, chartruese and browns and with jeans (and my red hair) makes a nice little daily cardi ready to take over topper duty from the dreary parka parade!

6 Responses to “Thursday, March 26, 2009”

  1. technikat says:

    Those colors are great! They really pick up the Chicago skyline colors on a sunny day. That’ll make a great hoodie.

  2. Julie says:

    You got an amazing repro of the Chicago colours – how clever!

  3. Patty says:

    Mesmerizing Bonne Marie!

  4. Bets says:

    Fantastic, that is true art!

  5. Debby says:

    I live in NW Indiana. You have really captured the gorgeous colors!!

  6. Teresa says:

    We were in Chicago this weekend, Bonne Marie and that gorgeous blue sky was no where to be found. Left this morning driving through wet snow. Ah…spring in the Midwest!

 
 
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