Monday, February 8, 2010

Morning

Every morning I wake up and start working in my kitchen,

but yesterday morning I felt that something was missing.
So I grabbed my paper and started cutting.
Ahhhh, much better. Every morning should start with a colorful bunch of balloons!

99 comments:

three critters said...

your posts and Moo always make me happy, thank you!

art.soul said...

I LOVE YOUR BLOG!!! it's official!
happy monday!!!

Maria-Thérèse afiori.com said...

Lovely!! I actually have balloons hanging from the ceiling over my bed :) Makes it a bit easier to wake up.

La chica said...

I agree with you, love working in the kitchen.

Maria-Thérèse afiori.com said...

P.S. How super early do you get up?!? I thought Sweden was 6 hours ahead of you and I still feel like it's morning...

Al said...

wanna come live at my house for a week?! i would love to wake up to stuff like that...

come on, who can say no to a holiday in Australia?! huh huh?!

Sónia said...

Great photos, great spririt, your blog always make me smileeeeeee! Keep going, please!

Suzanne said...

You know the cliche "like a breath of fresh air"? Well, cliche or not, that's what you are. Loved waking up to this today:-)

pixelhazard said...

I start my morning in the kitchen too but it doesn't look nearly that lovely and nor do I for that matter

marcia said...

Hello :) I really like your blog. I love how cheerful and colorful it is, it makes me really happy!

kpmattingly said...

Love it! I'd probably keep those balloons up all the time!!

Aquiles Damiron-Alcantara said...

I love this idea. It definitely brightens up the morning.

Con aprecio,
Aquiles

Allie said...

I love that Moo joined in!

Sarah Nicole said...

So pretty! I love balloons!

miss. chief said...

Ah Katie, you've done it again. Thanks for the happy morning!

Ms. Pants said...

As I was making flowers from paint chips I peeled up from my mixing board yesterday, I thought of you. :-)

Might I inquire as to how big your apartment is? You make such good use of the space!

Larysse Tavares said...

Gorgeous Katie, gorgeous! :* Muack

These Nine Acres said...

You have the best ideas ever. So inspirational! xoxo

Raptor Plateado said...

WOW look real balloons!

Raptor Plateado said...

your ideas make me feel very happy, Thank you Katie!!!

Kate said...

awesome!
(literally - my jaw dropped.)
you're so cute and inspiring!

Emma said...

your blog always puts a smile on my face!
Cute, cute, cute!!

Diana said...

I love working in my kitchen also, and I have my kitchen table and chairs by my windows too so I can look out on the wonderful green backyards of Greenpoint. Moo is adorable!

Manon said...

That's so cute! I love balloons. This makes me happy.

Debbie (Nerd Goddess) said...

I just found your blog the other day. Amazing! I've looked through pages and pages of archives. Love the color and vibrance you keep in your life. Thanks for sharing it with us! :)

Melrose said...

success! it made my morning super fabulous :)

Sara Ballstaedt said...

oh so creative!

Helena said...

I just found your blog yesterday and I love it. Just brilliant.

RMb said...

gorgeous!! your blog never fails to bring a smile to my face. :)

Tiffany said...

can you PLEASE tell us all where you got that amazing dress you are wearing in the "10 things that make me smile" post under teaching fun art workshops???

colormekatie said...

Of course! I bought it at forever 21. They have so many pretty dresses!

Brittany said...

Where do you get that super bright paper! I love it.

rt r said...

I love how pretty you look in the red dress :-)

colormekatie said...

Awww thank you! =)

chelsea rebecca said...

this is probably my new favorite craft you've done in your house! {although i love the paper scraps for the table}
absolutely adorable!

Roxy Te Owens said...

you've added that touch of magic to my day! Thanks for such a happiness inducing and inspiring blog :) I was so inspired I had to write about you today!
check it out if you'd like!! http://cupofte.blogspot.com!

Julie @ Chapman Interiors said...

LOVE it!!! You are an idea factory! Always impressed.

-Julie

Diana said...

You and Moo always know how to brighten my day!

linnykins said...

I love it how your world is always full of colour <3!

Aury said...

You are my role model! You look lovely in that dress and the picture composition is breathtaking.

Christina Song said...

i love your bold use of colors!! alwaysss

Kristin said...

Love it. :) The balloons make the room.

booksandbakes said...

Oooh, this is gorgeous! I love it!
I just discovered your blog and I'm grinning like a cheshire cat...thanks!

Rosie of BooksAndBakes

Penny said...

So lovely!!!

domestikated said...

Ooh, I love it! Thanks for making me smile!

Allison said...

This is SOO COOL! I'll have to try it myself! :D

amanda said...

seriously? how stinkin' cute!

anthony said...

wonderful!

tscd said...

My son believes in balloons in the morning too! Especially when they whizz around the room like rockets.

subjectverbagreement said...

the adorable is strong in this one. CAN I KEEP YOU?

Jmarls80 said...

I adore your blog. It always makes me smile. Thank you!

paperseed said...

You are a crazy person. The good kind that makes people believe in fairy tales and happy endings. Thank you. :-)

Nathalie (tchoubi) said...

Hi Katie!
Your blog is such an inspiration to me :) I love all of your pictures and I will try some ideas at home for sure. Thanks.
A new french reader from Quebec, Canada

Miss Jaster said...

awesome! just awesome!

nancy drew said...

This makes me sooo very happy even after a crap day with needles being poked into me! Im so glad that you enjoy your life to the fullest!!!!!

Kate said...

Your use of color is both amazing and just simply adorable! Love it!

RUBIA ARGYI said...

your photos make me a smile...♥

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Wouldn't it be fun to wake up to that? It is always fun to see what Katie is up to!

Shell said...

Love this, Katie.

Tumbleweed Woman said...

Thank you for turning everything into magic! You're phenomenal! You posted about your blog inspiration a while back, citing A Cup of Jo, and I just wanted to let you know that you're absolutely mine!

mandyface said...

It would be a lovely way to get to work, you could just float out your window!

June! (: said...

You're so inspiring!

melinda said...

I love how Moo had to get in the shot :)

That-girl said...

Your blog is my little ray of sunshine. Your on my blogroll :)

heidi said...

GREAT idea. I love how kitties have to always put themselves in the middle of the pic.

Fee-AMore said...

You are such an inspirational person. :)

Nicole said...

That.
is.
Awesome!

macati said...

yup... there were some colours missing there...!
:)

Christy said...

LOVE this! It definitely put a smile on my face!

colormekatie said...

Thanks everyone!!

Sara&Eva said...

Katie, you are so creative!!

My friend Sara and I are starting a new blog to show our crazy ideas, and yo have to know that you are an inspiration for us..
Thank you for your creativity!

Lindsey said...

You're right! Your place is much better with a bunch of colorful balloons!

layia said...

Inspiring! I love your cat's appearance too!

brlracincwgrl said...

What a cheerful post! :). Now that definitely would make me completely happy in the mornings, waking up to a bouquet of balloons!

LovelyJourney said...

you never fail to inspire me. So many thanks to you

yankin2002 said...

wow! that`s lovely!

Lisa Kathryn said...

this is too cute <3

Ylva said...

lovely and colorful!! Makes me happy :)

penguininthesun said...

I love your projects. They always make me smiles and feel inspired :) You're the best!

The Kid In The Front Row said...

Sorry to break it to you all, but all of these creative ideas are actually Moo's ideas - Katie just takes the credit.

I hear the ColorMeMoo website will be started up soon...

colormekatie said...

haha!

Anonymous said...

I love your blog!! please make more posts!! :] you made my day!

Alonim said...

you make me smile!!!
i think i'll come often to visit.

Mag said...

you always make me happy !!
thanks!!

Mananuka said...

Amazing Ideas ! I LOoOove your blog...I LOve u...

TSannie said...

Wish you could bottle your enthusiasm and give it to all the dour folks that need it.
Such a wonderful attitude you have towards life! Thank you for that.

e said...

thanks for the sprinkle of sunshine:)

Marcie said...

So inspiring. You colors make my day!!!

Krystle DeMauro said...

i loooove moo! hes so chubby!

Fin said...

Hi Katie and Moo!

Hey Moo, maybe you should participate in my Cat-O-Lympics? You look like a real contender!

Nice to meet you. I think I'll kick up my paws and have a look around.

Fin

www.housecatconfidential.com

miss esther said...

i want a me version of this pic :)

Jesse Lu said...

Balloons! What I love even more is your kitchen table! :)

Shoe Gal said...

You are so original, and your ideas are fun and so creative!

Pera Chapita said...

OMG! HOW COOL!! I would looooove to know how you hung the balloons? Is that balck yarn? My son is turning 2 this year and would love to have a party with the theme from the Diney's movie Up... and this craft would look FABULOUS! Please pass the details!!

OneCraftyFox said...

So much fun! And such pretty pics too.

Aimee said...

HI! I thought this was such a great idea, I posted a link in my blog, here: http://web.me.com/redshoearts/Redshoearts/Blog/Entries/2010/2/22_Five_Fun_Finds!.html
Thanks for the great inspiration!

-Aimee
www.redshoearts.com

Michelle Cummings said...

so when does your coffee table book come out? this is just marvelous!

seesaw said...

happiness.

Old School/New School Mom said...

This totally cheered me up on a rainy Wednesday AM!