Who's got the summer blues?

I'm so blue, but that's a good thing.  The blues of summer are anything but depressing.

I would love to join this party.  What a fabulous tablescape from 

Between Naps On the Porch


And couldn't you just spend hours soaking in this tub and dreaming of?....

Putting on these shoes…

And this fabulous necklace designed by 



It just gets better when you add this ring by designer Monika Vinader that 

Pretty Pink Tulips

introduced us to.

As long as we are dreaming wouldn't it be nice to have lunch in Arles (as in France) and stroll past these turquoise Provencal shutters as my friend Vicki from 

French Essence

did last week?

I have made other friends outside of the United States through my blogging and 

Gypsy Purple

from South Africa is a woman after my own heart.  She loves all things French!

Erin at

House of Turquoise

never disappoints.  Her introduction to Liz Williams' designs are a real "blue"  inspiration.

I have to credit a large part of my affinity to all things blue to Erin.  Thanks for all your research and inspiration and a big thank-you for the link to our post "

Summertime and the Livin Is Easy