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Summertime Blues

Summertime Blues

Summertime Blues

Blue and white has always been one of my favorite color combinations.  I’ve been collecting all kinds of blue and white pottery over the years, with delftware being my favorite.  Blue and white is used a lot in Summer and especially beach houses because of it’s cool and refreshing look.  I created the Summertime Blues mood board for the August issue of Wilma Magazine since its will focus on the end of Summer.

Inspiration

People often ask me where I get my inspiration from.  It’s interesting because inspiration can strike anytime–all you have to do is keep your eyes open.  I was looking for ideas for something on Pinterst when I stumbled across the pattern in the top left corner of the moodboard.  I immediately fell in love with it, and that pattern became the inspiration for an entire magazine.  It’s really that easy to find inspiration.  If you find something that immediately catches your eye or speaks to you, that’s inspiration.  I talk all about inspiration and the design process in my book, So You Want To Be An Interior Designer: Interior Design School Handbook.  If you’d like to learn more about it, check it out because it’s a great resource for designers, potential designers, or creatives.  I’ve gathered up some of my favorite blue and white pieces for this post that you can find at the bottom.  Please ask if you have any questions!

Want To Be A Better Homemaker?

Creating Home is all about homemaking and interior design.  Remember the monthly magazine I mentioned where the Summertime Blues moodbard is the inspiration?  There’s still time to subscribe and get that issue by following the link below.  If you want to be a better homemaker, but just don’t know where to start, start with Wilma!!  Wilma is a unique monthly homemaking magazine unlike anything you’ll find in the stores.  For only $5/month, you can get insightfully creative ideas on homemaking that you won’t find anywhere else (including this website or Pinterest)!  Subscriptions are now available by following the link below.

Previous Issues

It’s not too late to get the past issues of Wilma Magazine!  I would hate for you to miss out on a single edition because you won’t find the content anywhere else!  Just click on each magazine below to purchase back issues.  You’ll be so glad you did!

Wilma Magazine May 2017  Wilma Magazine June 2017  Wilma Magazine July 2017

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Here are some of my favorite blue and white pieces for all different price points!

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