Speaking of beautiful florals from Mexico...here's the vintage hand-tooled leather bag I bought last week. The inside is lovely too...
In person it looks like pale, watercolour flowers. My camera isn't doing it justice. Sadly, the Armadillo bag arrived broken in pieces from poor packaging, but the seller issued a full refund so at least I wasn't stuck with a, "Busted Armadilla". On the positive side, I get to shout, "Busted Armadilla" to amuse my son. Sure, other people look at us strange, but when don't they? Busted Armadilla! I'll get my bag, someday.
Keeping with the floral theme, I gave this embroidered dress another wear.
Brooch-Salvation Army store, Lincoln
Vintage Handbag-New Life Thrift
Square bangles-K Mart
Other gold bangles-various thrift stores
Fragrance-Eau de Gaga (Nice! It has a dominant lime note that sticks around for hours. A little leathery, a little woody, this was five bucks well spent).
Talbott's cotton skirt-Hand-Me-Ups
Ted Baker handbag-Goodwill
Necklace and earring set-Hand-Me-Ups
Fragrance-Sophia Vergara Tempting
Also blooming in the garden at the moment-nasturtiums, violas, geraniums, salvia, calibrachoa, dianthus, and borage. The columbines are about ready to bloom, and my mums from spring are starting to bud again. I wasn't kidding when I said the weather was strange. The poppies died (boo) but everything else seems to be doing well. We've had plenty of honey bees, but not a single bumble bee this year. That's odd too.
I hope wherever you are, something is blooming, if only in a fab print or a tooled handbag. Oh, and one last thing...