SIA inspiration pick:
It’s time for my interpretation for this week’s Style Imitating Art (SIA) challenge, this time chosen by Erin @ Loop Looks. She has posted before on her blog about her friend Annabelle’s job at Garden Center Services, an organization that provides services and job training for adults with physical and intellectual disabilities. One of their programs is called GrowArts, and its goal is to have the adults they serve create art that they then sell. For SIA this week Erin chose one of the pieces they have for sale, a striking painting of roses.
My very first idea was to wear my green, rose-print scarf. I wanted the focus to be more on the rose print, so I went the green-and-tan color scheme route, rather than pulling focus with a bright red clothing item. (But I did add in a touch of red with the ladybug on my brooch.)
The SIA painting is part of the Garden Center Services project, so I wanted to stick with that theme by taking photos in a local community garden. We took photos in the Dometop Community Garden, which is right beside the Rogers children’s park and overlooks a restored 1907 school building.
Can you tell I was ready for spring?! You might say I was so ready, I was jumping for joy… 😉
I mixed in more florals with my rose earring studs and my floral clutch. More pattern-mixing with multiple kinds of roses! 😀
By the way, this clutch is pretty roomy! I can fit in my wallet, sunglasses case, tissues, chapstick, and my cell phone, with room to spare. PLUS this clutch is pattern-mixing all on its own, with an interior of striped fabric! I also love that the external fabric is a scuba-like material.
Weather: Early spring day with off-and-on sunshine and drizzly rain
Where: Running errands on the weekend
- Floral scarf: Lands’ End, old
- Denim jacket: Tommy Hilfiger for Macy’s, old
- Ankle pants: Macy’s, old
- Canvas flats: Grasshoppers via DSW, old
- Floral clutch: Lulu’s, c/o giveaway, old
Shop my outfit:
How you can participate in this SIA challenge:
There’s still time to participate!
Everyone — bloggers, non-bloggers, all genders, all ages, even pets! — is welcome to participate. Just send a pic of an outfit (selfies and flat lays are also just fine) inspired by this week’s SIA artwork to this week’s curator, Erin, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Erin will post the SIA round-up on her blog, Loop Looks, this Wednesday, so get those photos in to her before then!
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