Sunday, March 13, 2011

Project 64: Plum

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This week's color over at Project 64 was plum.  I think of that color as more red than what is shown in the Crayola crayon.  When I went searching in my kids' big box of crayons, it was funny; plum was right on top.

I colored on paper and it does come out a bit more reddish than how it photographed.

I had a few candidate items to photograph, but then on Thursday, I snapped this photo and realized that Trust had a plum ponytail elastic on her right braid.


This is her for Pioneer Day at her school.  We decided to do her hair a la "Little House on the Prairie".  I don't think her shirt or the left ponytail holder is the right shade, but the right one matches pretty well and there is a plum looking swirl in her apron design.

To get the full pioneer girl effect, you need to see the entire ensemble that she created.


Yes, I know that the colors are a bit interesting, especially for this audience, but she wanted to wear this combination, although I suggested some alternates.

So that is my plum.

6 comments:

  1. I love that reflection shot!
    I can imagine pioneer days was a lot of fun.
    I think she's rocking the look. :)

    Carletta@Round The Bend

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  2. I think you captured the Laura Ingalls Wilder look very well. I love it when classes incorporate living history lessons.

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  3. Aww cute! I love braids!

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  4. So sweet. My kids school missed any kid of spirit week this year I just realized. It is kind of fun for them to dress up. I love the idea of pioneer days for sure.
    Great capture for P64

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  5. so cute, thanks for playing along at proejct 64

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  6. LOL at you suggesting alternates! Sounds like my girls! She looks adorable and the plum is perfect.

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