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Behind the scenes: April on Instagram


I’m sick this week (boo!), so I’ll keep this quick. In fact, that’s fitting because this month seemed to fly.

We had such a great time traveling this month and meeting so many friendly new faces, but it’s good to be back home amongst my cats and flowers again. There’s nothing quite like Portland in the Spring.

I can tell May is going to be fantastic. I’m running a half marathon with my sister, throwing a cocktail party for Quilt Market, and hiring a fabulous new staffer (more on that soon). That is, as soon as I shake this annoying cold…

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Sarai Mitnick


Sarai started Colette back in 2009. She believes the primary role of a business should be to help people. She loves good books, sewing with wool, her charming cats, working in her garden, and eating salsa.



May 1, 2013 #

I love that colour combination of the turquoise tea-cup against the coral flower.

Hope you feel better soon!


May 1, 2013 #

I’m with Melissa on that turquoise and coral colour combination – it’s gorgeous! You always post photos of such gorgeous flowers – you must have an amazing garden! I hope you feel better soon.


May 1, 2013 #

Oh, my! What a cute upside down kitteh! (squee!). I love all of your flowers – so pretty and inspiring.


May 1, 2013 #

What a nice woolly looking cat! Get well soon, Sarai.


May 1, 2013 #

I know, he is like a little puffy sheep. His sister’s fur is the opposite, very glossy and fine.


May 2, 2013 #

As a fellow sufferer of that darned cold – get well soon! Looks like kitty has the right idea, curl up and pass out! *lol* Funny how sibling cats can look totally different from each other, eh?

Loving the Spring-like feel of the pics! :)


May 3, 2013 #

Love yor pics, that view is amazing – and that cat – omigod:)…. reminds me of my Percy…. what a cuddly sweetie:)


May 6, 2013 #

Love this kitty! What is his name? I want to rub his belly.

I hope to visit Portland some time. It is a town stuck in my head as somewhere I need to go. (Also, love the TV show Grimm.)


May 6, 2013 #

That is Basil. He’s the sweetest and loves belly/chest rubs.


May 11, 2013 #

We ve just found the twin of our lovely cat Macha !
She appeared in our garden 8 years ago in a terrific shape and now she is our fantastic cat, I ve never seen a cat as affectionate as her.
Your “little puffy sheep” made me smile because I allways say she looks like a sheep !
Here are pics of my one eyed beautiful Macha!