* This post has no actual connection to this show, which I'm sure is fabulous (& I wish I could see in person)... I just really liked the title :)
The last 24 hours have been quite crazy here in Los Angeles, especially in the Highland Park neighborhood where I live. We had severe Santa Ana's on Wednesday night. The winds were hurricane force and in Mt. Washington, the neighborhood adjacent to us, clocked in at 90 miles per hour. The wind was so strong- at one point it pushed our (metal!) porch furniture around like it was made of paper.
We were very lucky that the damage to our home ended up being relatively light...our wooden fence in our back yard split into a couple of chunks, and our yuccas out front lost several large branches--fortunately they didn't smash any cars. The winds knocked out power over much of the city. Ours was down for over 24 hours, and just came back on this afternoon. (If I owe you an email or a text...now you know why I'm a little more behind than usual...I will try to get back to you in the next couple days!)
Last night while the power was out, we cooked a big pot of veggie minestrone on the stove (we could still light the gas, even though the stove is partially electric), shared some nice bread and a bottle of good red wine and talked, sketched, read and wrote letters by candle light. It was actually really nice...
Coincidentally, this beautiful candle that I ordered in the mail arrived yesterday afternoon, and really came in handy last night (that's it pictured in the 5th and 12th photos)!
The last pic is a photo of the After Party print in a silk chiffon scarf...I had a few made. Email me if you are interested :)
Lastly, I promised Arlie that I'd post about the Holiday Sale she organized. So many talented ladies are participating...and a lot of beautiful items are still available. Please check it out!