— were all in evidence.
The doors add such charm and spirit to the towns from coast to coast.
If you come to Ireland this fall, you’ll find the country bursting with new color, new adventures, new hotels and lots of the old castle homes brightened with magical Irish color. Yes, even Aran sweaters — called jumpers here — are being woven with fresh colors — cranberry red, olive green, aqua blue. So while the flaxen cream jumpers are still popular and big sellers, the color trend is definitely on view.
While the Wheltons were on the shores of Connemara, they visited the workrooms of Connemara Carpets to see the colors of the rainbow being woven into masterpieces for homes around the world.
If you read this column regularly, you know I love colors, inside and out.
Once upon a time in Palm Beach I swathed the formerly white Brazilian Court hotel in yellow paint, and more recently, I took the exterior of The Colony from beige to rich salmon.
As far as I’m concerned, color and cheer go hand in hand.
Residents Dr. John Whelton and his wife, Mahnaz, recently toured parts of Ireland with their family.