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kate spade2kate spadeThe sky is gray, the temperatures are frigid and the forecast is for more of the same. This is the perfect time to surf on over to Kate Spade for a breath of summer’s color scheme. Love this necklace aptly titled…The Flats. Finally and item that falls into the WE CAN DO THIS category!!!

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Kate Spade breaks elements down to the bare essentials…and it always works. The Double Exposure Necklace is a simple series of circles and slices…We Can Do This!!! Love the Florence Broadhurst Japanese floral pattern on the home page…

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When I’m looking for a post topic or a design inspiration something so simple as this set of nested bowls from White Forest Pottery will stop me in my tracks. Of course, the simple spray of leaves on the plate behind the rose bowls from¬† Kate Spade isn’t bad either…

I think this nesting of ruffled shapes can fit into the ‘we can do it’ category. Not sure how we connect the segments…I’ll let you know when I solve that puzzle.

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kate spadeIt must be the Kansas City* connection. Inevitably, I am drawn to designs by Kansas City’s Kate Spade. There is a ‘no muss-no fuss’ quality that I find so appealing.

This Pear Tree Point Tid Bit dessert plate is a good example of her ‘no frill’s’¬† style. Each simple element in the design in outlined with a thin band of gold that makes it pop.

*Kansas City is my home town.

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katespadeKate Spade has been featured on Ornamental Elements several times. For some reason her uncluttered design ethos speaks to me. The May post featured colorful purses. In January the post gave us a hint of spring flowers. Today, we are moving to her jewelry designs. The featured bracelet is typical Kate Spade. Simple design element with a strong visual effect.

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kate-spadeIt is a dark gray day here in Ohio. This dinnerware from Kate Spade brightened my day…and hopefully yours as well. I have admired Kate Spade for years. Her designs are so clean and crisp…many are just the repetition of a single element.*

If you go to her website you can download a pdf that features all of the patterns in her dinnerware collection. HAVE FUN!!!

*(Kate went to high school with my sister in Kansas City, MO. The day after graduation she left for New York.)

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