and then there’s polka dots


Stripes are in, but they are followed closely by dots.  There’s something about polka dots that makes me smile, and like stripes, they can be used in a number of contexts.

They are for the table,

 the floor,

 the bedroom. 

 You can wear them though they remind me a bit of Minnie Mouse.

If you don’t like them on your body, how about on your feet?Maybe you’d rather have stationery

and what kid wouldn’t like having them on a backpack or lunch sack?

As for me, I think I will stick to polka dots on a purse 

or maybe on a decorative accessory.

Tell me, just how would you use polka dots?

i love your thoughts, so jump right in and share yours

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14 thoughts on “and then there’s polka dots

  1. I like dots, as you know! I hadn’t noticed about the strpes though, I will have to look in the stores!

  2. I thought of you when I was seeing dots and dishes.

  3. I am with you Linda..I love the bag. There is an artist coming to the Tate Modern who works in polka dots. I will send you the link. Wild! 🙂
    Jeanne xx

    1. Considering my drawing skills, circles, i.e. polka dots, are about the best I can muster.

  4. Cute and fun post. Your comment on Minnie Mouse made me laugh. Thanks.

  5. For some reason, I think of spring and summer when I see navy blue polka dots.

    1. Polka dots do seem to be seasonal, more in the warmer months.

  6. shirley@housepitalitydesigns February 1, 2012 — 7:24 am

    Love polka dota..they are fun and classic!

  7. Someone once said the appeal of polka dots on a garment was that one would have the desire to touch everyone of them. Dixie

  8. I like polka dots and stripes used together! Glad to see both patterns going so strong this year!!!

    1. I’m with you. I love mixing patterns.

  9. Love all the polka dots, but especially the shoes…do you recall the name of the designer or brand?

    1. The shoes were at Saks. I don’t remember the details, but all the shoes there were pricey!

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