Friday, January 31, 2014

Equestrian Chic: Happy Year of the Horse!

Mom is somewhere near the equator bathed in 20-degree plus sunshine, and it's been an extremely busy week for me at work, so I don't actually sense too much of the holiday spirit around me. However through phones calls and texts from friends and family, I was reminded that today is the first day of the Chinese New Year - Year of the Horse.

My mom was born in a Year of the Horse, and every bit about the traits of this zodiac is true on her: honest, genuine, easy-going, friendly, animated, active and energetic, and they have a straightforward and positive attitude towards life. They are known for their communication skills and are exceedingly witty. I am a Dragon, and it is said that Dragon and Horse together represent high energy. Therefore, this is going to be a good year for Dragon in both health and wealth - thanks Mom! 

I have every intent to bring a bit of equestrian chic into my house this year. 

Clockwise from top left:
Blue zebra plate: Smiling Planet.
Seahorse brass bookends: Indigo Chapters.
Carousel Horse Pillow: KalstekPhotography Etsy.
Large ceramic horse: Jonathan Adler.
Horse in Snow: love this energetic oil paintings by Laurie Pace. I've been following a daily art blog for-ever. 
A little vintage and fun horse rocker made of brass: hodihomedecor Etsy.
Jackson Square Andrew Jackson Monument in New Orleans: photo by yours truly.
Photo by ApplesAndOats Etsy. 
I am really digging this horse shoe knuckle ring by LETTERSEARRING on Etsy. 

Have a great weekend everyone! And Happy Year of the Horse!

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