Monday, May 30, 2011

Sick-of-Myself-Bloggin'-Blues


I was getting tired of the same old photos--so I decided to take my camera into work.  I was hoping it might get me out of the I'm -sick-of-myself bloggin' blues.


Hence the little hiatus last week. I was looking for inspiration.  I found some color inspiration from my recent annual plantings; I'm going with a purple, orange and lime green theme.  So I found the lime green jacket, much purple in the shirt but alas, I am lacking in the orange.

Do you ever get tired of yourself?  Just need a change?  That's when I sit back and take stock.  Haul out my inspiring books or magazines or enjoy nature.  I'm feeling better now. 

19 comments:

  1. I love this post. I get tired of myself all the time, especially all my flimsy excuses (mostly to myself) and procrastination. This pairing is so wonderful, I especially love the cardigan with the print showing underneath.

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  2. Paula, I love this outfit!! The colors are great...I have been searching for a denim skirt that fits like this and just have not found one yet! Don't be blue...and remember YOU are an inspiration to so many!! I wish I had your artistic eye...

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  3. That color combination is gorgeous, Paula, and I love the cut of the jacket. YOU are very inspiring! xoxo - Patti

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  4. I think it is the creative artist in you that is searching for a change of scenery....and lucky for those of us who follow your blog, you seem to have found it. I feel the same way more often than I care to admit.
    I do see some orange....in your pretty pedicure!

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  5. I love the post - YES - I get tired of myself. It is easier to change up a blog or outfit vs changing jobs... which I used to do! :) I tried really hard for promotions in my company and got them every 18 months. I think I am finally happy to keep doing what I am doing right now.... nice to be grounded and it COULD be my age! Cheers!

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  6. I know exactly what you're talking about! The more blogs I read, the more I think: "Meh. What can I say that hundreds of others haven't already said, and better?" But I think it's natural for us to look for new ways to grow. (And I really LOVE that outfit! Love how the yellow/mustard color plays off of the purple/blues).

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  7. Sometimes I feel like I am not even worthy of posting with the other people in the fashion blog world. I need to upate my inspiration books. You look lovely by the way!

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  8. Paula, you look fantastic! I love your smile.

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  9. Paula, I'm glad that you are back! There are times that I'm to tired or overwhelm with paper work to think about writing or taking pictures.
    And that's why I post much less now than a few months ago. It gives more time for inspiration and life to take it course.
    I love the jacket and that fantastic shirt with your jean skirt and the open toe shoes!

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  10. I WANT your jacket, heheheh.
    Lovely post, Paula.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  11. Yep - I sure do get sick of it all.....blogging is a big time suck. Its rewarding, but it comes at a price. I'm considering sticking with it for a full year ( January will be my year mark ) and then perhaps hanging up my camera and keyboard.

    You look smashing in that bright green color. Bold bright colors really make you Pop:)

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  12. WOW! I think this is one of my favorite looks from you so far! I love the color scheme, and that jacket/cardigan is so cute!

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  13. We all get tired of our old selves.......Then all you have to do is pop on a beautiful, lime green, sweater and the world is a better place. At least in each of our little worlds........Great outfit and I really do like the sweater!

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  14. Jill~I'm sort of glad to hear that other people get sick of themselves too! I hated to complain, but with a week absent, I had to explain...
    Pam~I got this skirt at Newport news a few years ago. I got two, but the other had no lycra--so had to go!
    Patti~Just what I needed to hear! Thanks~
    Ann Marie~ How perceptive of you! You are so right....thanks for understanding!
    Sherry~I sort of thrive on change too~
    Anne~or how can I say the same thing creatively? Its a metamorphosis.
    Lesa~Books help me but art does also, mags, books....
    Thanks, Susan!
    Ofelia~it is a rythmn--and I have to listen. seems every few months I must take a step back.
    Sacramento~lol--i get more compliments on this jacket....wool boucle.
    Doreen~ Really? I know what you mean tho..at first I thought i would make money...lol....
    Artful~Thanks and the print on that top...it could be a dozen artists....
    Tammy~lime green is a reall mood lifter!

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  15. I love the color of that jacket, and can definitely see the hue mirrored in the botany nearby!

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  16. Definitely get tired of myself...I've been in a funk for the entire month of May!

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  17. Vanessa--glad to hear from you. And I love to mirror botany!
    Terri~I know, huh? Seems like we all got in the same sort of funk. I notice I have this rythym--need to take a break like quarterly.

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  18. Your break did you well - thats a fabulous outfit! I love the green plus black plus denim pencil skirt. The proportions are just perfect!

    I haven't gotten bored of outfit posting yet, but I'm sure it will happen.

    Heather
    http://thestyleconfessions.com/

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