21 March 6, 2009

A Little Pick-Me-Up

Jessica (of {BLACK. WHITE. YELLOW.} fame) was kind enough to pick up an Orla Kiely pitcher for me when she spotted one all by its lonesome at Target. She knew that the pitcher was the one item that I had been most looking forward to in the Orla collection, and I was having trouble finding it. How thoughtful of her!

I had been planning to use the pitcher as a vase all along, so I picked up some asters and kermits when I was out running errands today. So cheery.

Floral

Oh, and I highly recommend checking out The Pioneer Woman’s Photoshop Actions if you like the faded look of the photo above. I used the “Seventies” action on that one, but they’re all pretty amazing.

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21 Comments

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    CapreeK
    March 6, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    So jealous! The only thing I’ve been wanting (desperately) from the Orla Kiely/Target collaboration is that pitcher (but in green) and I can’t find it anywhere locally. I’ll just have to oggle yours! :D

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    Dionne C
    March 6, 2009 at 5:47 pm

    Awww… that’s nice of her!

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    Nina
    March 6, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Oh I am so jealous that we don’t have Target in Canada. I’m coveting those adorable kitchen canisters. I think a trip over the border is in order! (Rhyme not intentional).

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    Miss B.
    March 6, 2009 at 6:37 pm

    How thoughtful! AND I LOVE Pioneer Woman’s actions:)

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    Amy
    March 6, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    You have such amazing taste. I love everything you post.

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    Erin
    March 7, 2009 at 3:24 am

    We don’t have Target in Spain, either! Love this pitcher.

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    Emmy
    March 7, 2009 at 4:09 am

    Oh, that looks so lovely. My friend in the US is urgently sourcing that very pitcher for me – no Target in the Netherlands, boo. If she manages to find one for me, that is exactly what I plan to use it for too!

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    Lola
    March 7, 2009 at 5:10 am

    The Orla Kiely pitcher looks so retro and lovely as a vase, and that’s exactly the function i would give it if i could get one.
    Unfortunately, there’s no Target in Portugal!

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    Cupcake
    March 7, 2009 at 8:26 am

    That picture is so lovely!!!

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    Christine
    March 7, 2009 at 11:25 am

    Beautiful! What is that curtain fabric?

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    bethany
    March 7, 2009 at 1:16 pm

    oooh, love! what room is this in? and tell us where you got the curtain fabric!

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    stella
    March 7, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    I like the photo :)

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    Renae Moore
    March 7, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    I love that pitcher..I collect them myself….will have to go to our nearby target and see if there is a lonely one I can have! I hope you are feeling well, and how is Murhpy?
    Blessings…

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    Jessica
    March 7, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    So glad you like it…it looks fantastic!

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    rachel
    March 8, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    Your blog is so beautiful. I love checking in everyday for some lovely inspiration.

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    linda lum debono
    March 8, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    I love that pitcher and the photo! Love the actions that Pioneer Woman has on her site and I think that the Seventies one is one of my favorites.

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    Robin
    March 8, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    That pitcher is gorgeous! Just love it.

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    erin
    March 8, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    so cute! i haven’t seen those at my target either.

    oh and i love pioneer womans blog!!!

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    Laura
    March 8, 2009 at 9:18 pm

    Oh how lovely! I am seriously in need of a pitcher for iced tea when the weather warms up…it will happen aaany day now, I’m sure of it!

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    Making it Lovely
    March 8, 2009 at 11:52 pm

    Christine and Bethany, the curtains are in my studio. I made them out of Moda’s “Mom’s Couch” fabric, but it’s not available anymore.

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    Rachel B.
    March 9, 2009 at 11:58 am

    The Pioneer Woman and the Orla Kiely pitcher are both amazing!

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