which became (and will continue to become) this:
and ultimately this:
i'm pretty excited. :) oh, and: i've decided that i need 135 of these, and then 135 of my "other" stripe--white, i think (or mebbe linen since i've been eyeing everything oh fransson does with linen which turns out beautifully). no problem, right?
also, today was definitely the first full day of flip flop weather, and my feet were summer dirty again tonight--had to wash them before i could climb into bed, and i spent so much time outside today that the dog is DONE. i'm very ready for the summer. :)