Tuesday, January 26, 2010

My Colors Are Blush And Bashful

Shelby: "My colors are blush and bashful".
M''Lynn: "Her colors are pink and pink."
Shelby: "My colors are blush and bashful Momma."
M'Lynn: "How pretentious is this wedding to going to get I ask you?"
Shelby: "My colors are blush and bashful, I have chosen two shades of pink, one is much deeper than the other."

I don't know if it was a wedding this past weekend, or talking about color a lot, or the fact that today is my best friends birthday and I can hear her reciting Steel Maganolias in mind as I type this but this quote has been in my head. So I thought it was only fitting to have a pink day since it is not a color I do that much...Image Here.
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I had to throw in a blue one for the birthday girl, Happy Birthday Dew!
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If you have not seen Steel Magnolias you really must.


Blueprint Bliss said...

Cute post. Your blog is looking good! xx- Brooke

Bailey @ peppermintbliss said...

"Smile, it increases your face value"
"There is no such thing as natural beauty"
"Well these thighs haven't gone outside the house without lycra on them since I was 14"
Wellll you have found my achilles heel. Pink. Steel Magnolias. Best Friends. and TRUVY!
Is there ANYTHING better than Dolly Parton?

Anonymous said...

You score big points with me with the Steel Magnolias reference. I needed a laugh this morning. Great post!

sara said...

Possibly one of the greatest movies ever (Dolly Parton is one of my favorites)! You hit one of the best quotes - others include:

"Honey, time marches on and eventually you realize it is marchin' across your face"

"There's so much static electricity in this room, I pick up everything but boys and money"

"[He's] so confused he don't know whether to scratch his watch or wind his butt."

(By the way, great pictures, I love the pink wardrobe!).

PS~Erin said...

Made me smile... I need to rewatch this. It's been way too long.

Brooke said...

Awwww Dew, thank you! You know my undying, unmatched love for Steel Magnolias & the color blue!

"Im pleasant, DAMMIT!I saw Drum Eatenton at the Piggly Wiggly and I smiiiiled at the son-of-a-bitch before I could help maself!"

much love~ b

mary-kathryn said...

ohh, makes me want to watch it right now!!

Anonymous said...

I'm with everyone else ... "Steel Magnolias" is probably one of the most perfect and well-cast movies of all time! Every single time I watch it I laugh, I cry, I call my mom and my sisters and tell them how much I love them ... Love it! (And all of your pretty pink pics.)

Amy@TheLemonCottage said...

LOVE Steel Magnolias.

*Pink is my signature color.

...what is this in my frigidaire?


Mandy said...

Great post. It is the truth too, so many colors out there!

Katie said...

LOVE Steel Magnolias!!! I could watch it every week. Love the third room!

Dayka said...

Yes, Steel Magnolias is a must see! I haven't seen it in so long, I should go back and watch it again. Love the images you posted, especially the mirror (I have a thing for mirrors.)!

Jennifer said...

love that movie!!

Lindsey said...

"Heh looks like two pigs.. fightin under a blanket"

HAHAHA I do like the pink posts but really love the bed in the blue one!!

Stephanie Sabbe said...

My favorite emotion is laughter through tears!!

I love pink and I LOVE Steel Magnolias more!

Sarah La Rose said...

I absolutely go crazy for steel magnolia references. It is one of my all-time favourite movie. I've been trying to find it at blockbuster to buy but everytime i go in it's sold out.

Great blog post!! The rooms are very inspiring.

Miss Wendy said...

Sadly I have not seen all of Steel Magnolias. I am not that fond of sad movies, but know I am missing a classic.
Love the pics of the pinks and the blue.

Building The Nest said...

Great movie, great colors!

Melissa said...

You know the whole "decorate with colors you wear thing?" I love rose-pink--it's my favorite color to wear-- and yet I will NEVER use it in my home because pink inside makes me crazy and jittery. Cute post!

Design A-Peele said...

I just love that movie. makes me cry every time!

Emily A. Clark said...

Funny, I was just quoting that part the other day. . . I am definitely clipping that pink armoire. How cute is that big painted piece in a kid's room? Fun pictures.

bevysblog said...

That movie screams my mother and her friends... I can name each one and their alter ego! (And as I get older, me and my friends. LOL)

Thanks for sharing this classic!

Blue Creek Home said...

I love it! And I love that movie.

I got to see Truvy's Beauty Shop when we were in Natchitoches visiting my sister several years ago. It was such a cute area.


Chic Coles (Cole Design) said...

Love Love Love the bright pink rooms you featured and I have been wanting a Moroccan Pouf/ottoman for a long time!

kathy @ AHIA said...

i LOVE the pink rooms on this post! lots of great ideas for my daughters new room!

Down and Out Chic said...

pink makes me happy:) it's just that simple.

megan said...

an all time classic! love it!

Jesse said...

I have had quite the crush on pink lately!

Jen of Made By Girl said...

TRULY gorgeous...i like all the splashes of pink!

my favorite and my best said...

i believe i have seen that movie 4,000 times. no lie. pretty sure i can recite it start to finish drunk and on acid.

ShannieO said...

BEAUTIFUL, lovely home. You're a gifted decorator!

But the quote is, "How PRECIOUS...", not "How pretentious."

It is essential to stay abreast of the oldest movie quotations ;)