Sunday, March 3, 2013

Inside, and outside

This is the town where I live. Each March the wild plum trees put on their white dresses.
Pink ones too.
I stay inside for a bit, arrange boquets;
 
Make this new Paris Tea., boy is it good.
But I think I hear seagulls,
and the fog has blown away and the cows are out again.
I've been working in the mornings. This is a light house, its glows at night with a tealight inside


Made a new shape platter,

 A fox that took a month of Sundays to dry, he is almost life sized. Is an entire fox next?
Then its out the door again!xxx
 

37 comments:

polkadotpeticoat said...

Momma....your kitchen needs to be in a magazine...its fabulous, with all your treasures, Heidi

Valerianna said...

Flowering trees while we are still buried in snow! I wonder how you are liking - loving? - your new kitchen? The platter and fox are beautiful, and I'm curious now about "Paris" tea.... and now have a hankering for a cup.

jen storer said...

When I visit you, Julie, it's like a dear friend takes my hand and we go for a little stroll through heaven. Big hugs! xx

littlemancat said...

Love these glimpses into your world.
Oh that wonderful kitchen! The plum blossoms are beautiful - some love them even more than cherry blossoms.

Mary

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

You live in paradise! I love how beautiful your kitchen looks, it came out so nice. I can imagine many happy conversations around your kitchen table!

Your new platter is stunning! I don't know how you do it!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

You do such great work. The platter is just so unique and lovely. The kitchen looks great too!

Zulma said...

Hola querida amiga!!! que hermoso paisaje !!!! dan ganas de ir para alla !!!!, y tus trabajos son muy bonitos , te mando un gran abrazo y todo mi cariño !!!

Librarian said...

The platter is so beautiful! And your new kitchen looks incredibly inviting, even more so with the wonderful bouquet on the table.
Too early here for most trees to blossom, but there is the occasional sprinkle of colour creeping into people's gardens again, and by the end of this month, the world will look very different :-)

Flutterby Patch said...

Oh Julie, how lovely. I so enjoyed seeing where you live and the places that inspire you. It looks so inviting. I need you to parcel up some of your 'kind' weather and mail it as we desperately need it in the Lake District at the moment.
Long may your inspiration continue. Eli x

Vicky Lovejoy said...

What a beautiful, beautiful post Julie!! The town where you live is breathtakingly beautiful and your kitchen is looking so lovely!! I love all your new work, especially the shape platter, it's amazing!! Spring is coming and I can't wait to see all the beautiful things you create. Hugs ♥ Vicky ♥

leon10 said...

hello your kitchen looks now very pretty wen it is done like the painting on de wall and the new platter is great and beautyful of the pink trees a little spring feeling indeed have a good day leon10

Lisa Graham Art said...

Julie, your creations are absolutely wonderful and your life enchanting. What a pretty place to live.

Crafted by Carly said...

Oh what a lovely post!!! It made me smile and look forward to spring arriving here! :-)
Carly
x

ShannonAnn said...

You live in a beautiful place! It is fun to see your works in progress, I especially like the light house.
Xo's

jaz@octoberfarm said...

omg...it is so beautiful there. i love your new pieces. kary loved your stuff so much and now i know why!

Zuzu said...

Blossoms. Sigh. How wonderful!
Your kitchen looks so fresh and pretty - spring inside and out.
Have a lovely week, Julie!
Hugs,
Zuzu

Frances said...

Thank you for this glimpse of how spring is gently making its way into your area.

(Your "indoor" creativity looks splendid, too.)

Best wishes.

Lori ann said...

we were going to come up this weekend for the seaglass festival, but bought tickets (spur of the moment) for ny instead, but we'll be up that way soon! the trees look so pretty and it looks really green too.
LOVE your kitchen! LOVE your work julie :)

sharon said...

Ooooh sigh. How I would love to be a bird in those pretty trees in the hills, taking in all the beautiful sights...your area is soooo gorgeous, thank you for sharing!
I just adore your pottery, your kitchen, your pieces everywhere, it looks so cozy!

Melody said...

The platter is a delight ~ and the fox is quit charming! (like the little radish too!) Our trees are still shivering a bit ~ no flowery displays over here just yet..

Susan Wells said...

I love to see these pictures Julie! And thanks for the tea hint. My daughter and I are going to NY soon to taste teas... this will be on our list to find.

Madelief said...

Dear Julie,

Where do you live? The view of the sea, your village and surroundings look stunning!! If I would live there it would inspire me too.

Your new plate looks lovely. It's sweet, colourful and unique!!! Love the little detailes.

Wishing you a happy new week. Enjoy your tea!

Madelief x

Aprilgirl said...

Really like that charming fox with the gleam in his eye. Your new platter is beautiful. Please make more of those fabulous ceramic veggies and fruits. Enjoy those beautiful trees in bloom and your wonderful new kitchen. Spring is just around the corner...

sandra said...

Loving my angel vase :)) and the new platter is so cute Julie!!!

annamaria said...

Love looking into your world Julie. And your fox is absolutely charming ;-)

Maggie Ann said...

Julie, your world is exquisite! I enjoyed your post very much.

Willow said...

Oh how I love your post and your month of Sundays Fox!

Riitta Sinikka said...

♥ beautiful! xxx Riitta

Deb said...

Gorgeous post Julie! I love your kitchen & wonderful cupboard ♥ Thanks for sharing your lovely, enchanting nest. Have a wonderful weekend.

Silvia LGD (Little Green Doll) said...

Very nice photos! This landscape is wonderful! :)

A Magical Whimsy said...

I thought I recognized Morro Rock...lovely photos, and your pottery is gorgeous. I do miss the coast! And I adore wandering around Cambria and the antique stores...but I live in the central valley so I only make it over there maybe twice a year. Thank you for the sweet tour!
Teresa in California
http://amagcialwhimsy.blogspot.com/

Nan said...

First of all I love your kitchen. It is so inviting and cheerful. As a bit of a toaster geek who is always on a search for the best toaster, could you tell me what kind you have?
And your surroundings are so beautiful. Let's see, my plums blossom in May. :<) Don't they have the best smell!

Julie Whitmore Pottery said...

Dear Nan, Its funny about that toaster, its just a little 9.00 one from the hardware store.
But I researched toasters indepth and bought a Braville, (Amazon),
which was about 90/dollars. But its Huge! I can't decide whether to keep it or return it. But it did get great reviews. If I decide to use it, I'll let you know how it preforms. Supposed to be great for bagels.
j
yes, the plum blossoms smell heavenly

vicki said...

Julie- such gorgeous photos of your kitchen AND your creations!! You bring spring to life so vividly in your beautiful pottery. The new platter is just outstanding-- all I can say is Wow!! You are just so amazing in all that you do--
Vicki

Gloria Freshley Art and Design said...

Hi Julie, I continue to be captivated by your paintings. Love "Rabbit Home" and "English Lakes". Best...

Gloria

kate fern said...

wonderful to see your corner of the world, the blossoms, your gorgeous work, and the tins of tea!

Barbara said...

That first picture shows a nice close community. We have wild plum in our local park and it was so late to flower this year.

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