Midwest modern designer Amy Butler shared her summer style with us:
Sun or Shade?: Both... sun in the morning and shade in the afternoon.
The Color of Summer 2010: Green
All Time Favorite Vacation:
Lake Canandaigua, NY. Farm markets, home cooking, rock hunting, reading, sun bathing, gully hiking, beach knitting, dock pedicures and amazing friends.
Most Refreshing Summer Drink:
Sangria- just made super recipe this weekend.
David Butler has perfected it! His tasty combo with citrus and local peaches is best!
Planted In The Garden This Year:
Tropical transplants I over-wintered... aka "my babies" and new hellebores; variety "Blue Metallic Lady", Paeonia Suffruticosa Yellow- tree peony, Paeonia "Pink Dawn", tons of new Colocasias.... "Hilo Bay", "Pineapple Princess" & "Maui Magic". Also trying new banana variety "Musa Rose".
Essential Summer Song for Party Playlist:
"Love's a Real Thing", Super Eagles
Best Book in Beachbag:
Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
More to come throughout June & July!