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February 23, 2011

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Ketra

Have you seen the astoundingly gorgeous womens' costumes in Downton Abbey? The purples and reds and greens! And the fantastic layering of textures. Beaded overskirts and surplices, tatted lace trims, feathers and long lean dresses all hint at the flapper styles yet to come. And the hats. OMG. Did I mention the beautiful purples?

Jodi Anderson

The first image from Bright Star, that colour of the curtain full of light? And that softly blurred range of hues behind Gwyneth's head? Those are my spring colours. Oh, year.

I shall add Young Victoria and Bright Star to my queue as I've not seen either one. Thank you for the inspiration as well as something to watch while I sit with two tons of yarn on my lap.

sara m

I had just watched Young Victoria the night before you wrote about it and I loved that same dress.

samantha

I love all these movies...makes me want to bring the garden inside.

Bonnie

The flowers from Bright Star--- just beautiful. Thanks for sharing these!

Lindsey

Have you tried using this? It's an easy online board you can organize images and links you like graphically?

http://pinterest.com/

Seanna Lea

The picture from Young Victoria is gorgeous. I might have to start a mood board in my craft area. Right now it looks like a train hit it, because I was photographing yarn last night.

Natalie VV

Now I want snow, and something warm and comfy to eat, while I watch movies... lovely, purple movies.

Heather

Those are all in my netflix queue now. I have always loved purple, and those photo are beautiful. My room as a youth was purple.

Hils

I second the pinterest.com recommendation. I love it! You will lose hour and hours of your time on that site. (email if you need an invite)

Faith

I see someone beat me to the pininterest.com recommendation. I just joined today, and as we speak I'm cataloging some of my favorites. I used to "star" items in Google Reader, for instance, but it made it tricky to go back and find what I wanted. I'm already loving it for categorizing and giving me a snapshot - it's like Ravelry for everything else!

Elaine

I've never heard of Bright Star. The others I have enjoyed. You sure picked lovely shots capturing a moment. I do love the curtain blowing across the room.
I am enjoying the light in my house from the white that is on the ground. I wouldn't mind a bit more - but for my husband and sons who have to drive and work in it.

Kristyne

Yes, why is it that all these beautiful work studios have lovely memo boards? I tried to make mine look like a piece of art. But sadly it became functional rather than decorative.

Kendra

I loove Bright Star. It has to be one of the most visually stunning movies ever....so much beauty...it's nearly painful...

Mary-Heather

Are you on Pinterest? It's a visual bookmarking site, and a good place to keep inspirational images (and recipes, or whatever) online!! Pure eye candy, that site. :)

Jennifer Robin

Oh. My. The combination of lavender, green and blue has always spoken to me. Mor emovies to add to my netflix queue!

Nancy Cook

I love purple. It surprised me at first but those plums and periwinkles and heathers and lilacs. There is so much goodness in them. I'm knitting a Sweet Peasy in a deep plum color right now.

Rachel

Things to watch this weekend: The Young Victoria, Bright Star and Emma - although is my favourite version of Emma:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1366312/
And I agree with the first comment - Downton Abbey was very dreamy!

Michie

I was also going to suggest www.pinterest.com

It is quite addicting... and now I have almost all of my tutorials to try in one place. And all of the stuff that I would like to decorate a house with on one "board".

Puanani

I have a drive to TIgard, so I hope the snow sits still until then! Otherwise, I look longingly out the window at the still green bulb shoots and looooooooong for spring....

Elizabeth

I hadn't put that together, about all those movies having such lovely purples, but it's so true! And I agree about Downton Abbey--such lovely costumes. Even the simple high-waisted skirts the daughters wear are gorgeous with their vertical tucks. Oh, to have a wardrobe like that. Swoon!

Missy K

Oh, oh oh-- you included my favorite picture from Bright Star (and that is saying a lot because I could have happily hung every frame of that movie in my house)-- the one of her sitting on the bed. (happy sigh)

Alisa

Purple is so soothing to me.
Beautiful!

pam

Too late to reccomend pinterest to you, but it really is wonderful.

Lisa G.

"Young Victoria" has the most gorgeous gowns! I hadn't noticed the purples in "Emma", though.

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