New Orleans House Project

Saturday, May 11, 2013

For the Love of Blue & White

Blue and white has to be my favorite color combination.  I mentioned it during last year's RSC month of blue scraps.  Blue and white transferware china is one of my favorites; I can waste hours drooling over transferware on Pinterest and eBay! 

This week's happy scrappy house is inspired by transferware china - the main fabric of the house is Ginger Jar by Timeless Treasures (an oldie but goodie!).

I thought this New Orleans house was a good display of blue and white together.  It's an example of a double gallery house.  Notice the floor to ceiling windows on the front of the house?  Those are meant to be opened from floor to ceiling to catch as much breeze as possible.  You'll notice the house is also raised slightly off the ground; this was also to help keep the house cool by allowing air to circulate during the heat of the summer.

A few more blue spools were added to the leader-ender collection this week.  Otherwise, I was occupied by another RSC quilt from last year.

Do check out more installments of blue scrappiness over at SoScrappy's blog today!

12 comments:

  1. Very nice blocks. And your photo and story of the blue and White House is interesting. I love the huge windows.

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  2. Oh, such pretty blue blocks. Another wonderful scrappy day for you!

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  3. Another pretty house block. I like the strip fabric for the door and window.

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  4. I agree with you on blue & white - such a classic color combination! Love the info about the real house too... thanks for sharing. Your blocks are looking wonderful!

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  5. Blue and white is one of my favourite combinations as well, I have a lot of blue and white porcelain in my house. Thanks for the interesting facts on the blue and white house.

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  6. You have found another great house!

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  7. I can't wait to see your posts each week. I don't know which of the houses I enjoy more.

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  8. Blue and white are my favorites too! I almost had color overdose this week diving into my yummy blues :*) Your blue house is wonderful - when can I move in???

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  9. I feel the same way about blue and white china. LOVE your blue fabrics, happy house, spools and photograph of the blue and white house. Each week I look forward to your weekend RSC post.

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  10. Interesting tidbit about the house. I'm doing the spools too. Looked at your last year's quilt and that's going to be gorgeous.

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  11. Such a pretty blue house. I never knew they would raise a house for air circulation! I always learn something when I visit you blog!

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  12. Another fabulous house to enjoy!
    What fun to visit you on scrappy rainbow days!
    Great blue work!

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