"My darling girl. When are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue. It rather denotes a lack of courage!"
That's one of my favorite quotes which happens to be from my all time favorite movie. I loved the book Practical Magic from the time I first read it. When I heard a movie was being made about it I couldn't wait. Then when Victoria Magazine featured the house created for the movie I was absolutely in love and by the time I saw the movie on opening day at the very first matinee I was obsessed.
Even if the movie was quite different from the book I still loved it. Not just the story and the characters but THAT house! Oh I loved that house. The white carpenter Gothic Victorian with its creamy vanilla, golden honey and buttery sage palette was brilliant! Of course these women with their fabulous clothes and history could only live in such an enchanting house.
After I did a post on this issue of Victoria I realized that lots of people still love the movie. Ages ago I had a Practical Magic website (Verbena) and even then I was amazed at how many people were practically obsessed with it. I thought why not have a Practical Magic blog party! And my bloggy friend Justina who also loves the movie (and who happened to do a Practical Magic post almost the same time I did) thought it was a great idea and we put our witchy heads together and with encouragement from even more PM fans we did it!
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