About ten years ago, inspirational posters took off, covering office walls and cubicles across this rich land. Like Baskin Robins ice cream, there was an inspirational quote for every stressful occasion, a connection for you that fit the particular circumstances. Destiny. Courage. Achievement. Motivation. Sacrifice. Opportunity. Excellence. Serenity. Strength. This week on Friday Props we are creating a few inspirational posters of our own, posters that would hang proudly in our office.
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Here we are again. You and I on this lovely early-summer Friday, distracting ourselves from the last few hours of work before the weekend. My grammar checker hates me, as would my numerous professors of the English language, for using fragment sentences and contractions on a regular basis. I’m glad you’re ok with that.
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Eggplant. Who doesn't love a little Solanum melongena now and again? In this, our twelfth week of Friday Props, we're looking at eggplant. What a strange thing to be handing out props for, yes? Yes. But hold onto your hats because I promise you'll fully like what we have in store for you this week. Cooking up Color Love You might think we're going to look at recipes (and the thought did cross our minds), but instead we're handing out props to one of our favorite spots on the web to get inspiration for color schemes. Colour Lovers is a spot to create, share and use color schemes contributed by a community of users. The aubergine flower to the left was made with a color palette we liked named ... wait for it .... eggplant Vermont Style Gardening We all know there are no better gardeners than those who manage to bring forth in our short growing season enough bounty to get a family through the winter. Well here's a garden in Rochester, Vermont where the bounty is so rich and the heart behind growing it so generous that we just had to hand out Props. (We don't actually know if there is any eggplant in [....] Read More >>