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Ice Plant Color Inspiration

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Ice Plant Color Inspiration

In California the freeways are often lined by ice plants, a hardy native of South Africa. Originally planted to stabilize the soil in railroad and freeway embankments, it is now an invasive species and it is everywhere. However I can't help buy love the bright magenta and yellow blooms in the spring and summer. It's been a cold, rainy winter (by California standards) and I'm now being inspired by these bright colors. Below is a collection of other categories that can use these sunny colors to bring some brightness to our rainy winter days. Cheery clothes can always brighten up the day. My...

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Late Summer Inspiration

Posted by Andrea Bruns on

Living just south of San Francisco, our summer is in August, September and October. In June and July, while the rest of the Bay Area is sweltering, we're cool as cucumbers under our layer of fog. (Although I will admit this year has been much less fog than previous years.) But late August and September, we can get temperatures in the 80's and even 90's.  My favorite part of late summer is the promise of fall. Fall is by far my favorite season. I love the other seasons, but when I get to fall, I remember how much I love...

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