Dreaming in color :: Aquamarine

Today is a dark, rainy day - the kind that makes you infinitely tired and unable to motivate yourself to do much of anything.  So I thought, a little dose of serenity wouldn't hurt today, right?  This shade of blue, this dreamy/peaceful/calm shade, is exactly the color I need to be staring at right now.  It elevates my dreary mood.  Does it have that effect on you?  I hope the weather is better where you are!


la petite coquine April 19, 2011 at 11:52 AM  

That shade is just what this morning called for-so sublime!

Anonymous,  April 19, 2011 at 12:22 PM  

what a beauuuutiful collection! i adore that ring *swoon*

Christine April 19, 2011 at 12:59 PM  

I love it on the walls. So calming. Great color choice!

stephanie j April 19, 2011 at 1:08 PM  

loving all of these, especially the kitchen cabinets!

jillian :: cornflake dreams. April 19, 2011 at 1:20 PM  

looove that ring! so dreamy :) xoxo jcd

natasha {schue love} April 19, 2011 at 1:46 PM  

Loving that stunning aquamarine ring! It's a must have!

Johanna April 19, 2011 at 1:51 PM  

You're not kidding. Boo on this poo...weather.

Anna of IHOD April 19, 2011 at 2:02 PM  

You know this totally goes with the weather today here too! Beautiful blues!!

Kirby April 19, 2011 at 2:02 PM  

oh, that kitchen is gorg! I'm drooling over every kitchen I see... I think it means that I'm not loving my small apartment kitchen and need something to dream about.

Amber Blue Bird April 19, 2011 at 2:29 PM  

its a dreary day here too. Loving that ring.

Lela April 19, 2011 at 2:51 PM  

Aquamarine is my birth stone. My wonderful boyfriend bought me the most elegant and understated aquamarine studs for my21st this year, and I put them in this morning because I was feeling the same way: dreary and gray!

hip hip gin gin April 19, 2011 at 3:39 PM  

That ring it so beautiful!! Love it! And aquamarines are said to lift the spirits and bring peace and serenity, so you are definitely on the right track there. Not sure how much I believe in gemstone properties but I definitely believe in the placebo effect, so I think I need to be wearing some aquas in the next few days =)

ashley nicole catherine April 19, 2011 at 3:43 PM  

ohhh so pretty! lovelove it!


Vintage is for Lovers April 19, 2011 at 3:46 PM  

I am already feeling more peaceful! xo Samantha

Sophie April 19, 2011 at 3:55 PM  

wow that kitchen would elevate my mood no matter how dreary it was! it is perfect x

Farmchick April 19, 2011 at 4:22 PM  

Love this color. So chic and refreshing at the same time.

Gloria April 19, 2011 at 4:52 PM  

that kitchen is such a DREAM! i love the aquamarine paired with stainless steel lights, and my goodness - all that cabinet space!

Pistachio April 19, 2011 at 4:58 PM  

I love that screen print! So pretty!!

Paloma April 19, 2011 at 5:00 PM  

that ring is a serious showstopper!

Brandi {not your average ordinary} April 19, 2011 at 5:19 PM  

This color is stunning and while I wouldn't have though to use it on kitchen cabinets, it works perfectly. Positively swoon-worthy.

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime April 19, 2011 at 8:07 PM  

pretty color palette! i love that ring.

Jess April 19, 2011 at 9:19 PM  

aquamarine is where it's at!!!

audrey marie April 19, 2011 at 9:27 PM  

great inspiration on a rainy day - love that ring!

Stacey April 19, 2011 at 9:59 PM  

really lovely colours. love everything. Also, you're right about tragic situations bringing a community together. I am witnessing a lot of that around the affected areas in the different communities. I'm happy that you and your family survived that horrible tornado when you were 8. But, i can only imagine how difficult it must be to start over from scratch. Hopefully, the bad weather will subside for good soon. XX

Anonymous,  April 19, 2011 at 10:25 PM  

wow, the ring is drop-dead gorgeous!

Justine @ Urban Scarlet April 19, 2011 at 10:54 PM  

teal is one of my fave colors right now (as you can see from my logo, hehe) -- therefore, you've got great taste :)

Sylvia April 20, 2011 at 12:16 AM  

ooh, i love that lamp. such a pretty color!

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Ima April 20, 2011 at 1:39 AM  

Love the collection! Blue color really can make me feel more relax <3

Anonymous,  April 20, 2011 at 4:35 AM  

The bedroom. I love it. I have a pink and red bedroom but I need to repaint it. I think I just decided the color.

Anonymous,  April 20, 2011 at 9:50 AM  

aww this is so lovely!


stephanie April 20, 2011 at 11:18 AM  

this is one of my favorite colors - it's just so serene and calm. That ring..oh my goodness!

iris April 20, 2011 at 1:18 PM  

Aquamarine is such a lovely color, I need more of this in my life!

Julie {love, julie} April 20, 2011 at 2:06 PM  

I love love love that ring! this color is dreamy

April April 20, 2011 at 11:22 PM  

I love this color. It's so amazing.

CoCo Wray April 21, 2011 at 6:05 PM  

Great color! I'm so in love with #2

Oh, My Darling April 24, 2011 at 11:15 PM  

Regarding that beautiful ring: yes, yes, yes!

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