Why turquoise ... and why now?
Why the questions of "is this too green or not enough blue" and
"will she like it"?
And, yes, the shovels ARE too green ...
Well ..... it all started with a little loveseat and ottoman from IKEA.
(not the chaise, just a right hand loveseat and ottoman)
Small enough for a studio. Combined they are large enough for a guest to sleep on --
and it is entirely just right for an
that is my youngest.
Yes - the Pink Princess has added turquoise to the mix of black, white and hot pink in her Seattle studio apartment.
The studio apartment with LOTS of windows (a corner unit) and HARDWOOD FLOORS!
She knows what she wants and when she should settle or hold on tight. (And isn't that something we all should know about ourselves and our situations?)
And why not turquoise?
Turquoise is apparently the HOT color de jour.
It is EVERYWHERE!
Everything Turquoise ....
whether just the name Turquoise (her design name)
.... or what they do.
Trying to know more about turquoise, I found some history ...
The word turquoise is very old and likely is derived from the French Pierre turquoise, meaning Turkish stone. This is thought to have arisen from a misconception: turquoise does not occur in Turkey but was traded there, and the gem became associated with the country in the West.
Perhaps even more interesting is that there is a Turquoise Coast in Turkey .... maybe I need to do a little on-site research!!
Think I'm going to find my white jeans and my turquoise bracelet and be right in fashion for this summer. Now if I could just get my new credit card delivered and active, maybe we could see about that azure .... er, TURQUOISE water calling me .....