Saturday, July 1, 2006

Orange fever ... color complements everywhere in The Netherlands

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We thought we'd show you what goes on in The Netherlands when the Dutch national voetbal (football/soccer) team makes it to the World Cup football/soccer games ( hopefully, every 4 years ) . You just have to like the color orange and complementary color schemes - blauw en oranje ( blue and orange).
Edited! - The spelling for blue was wrong! FOUT (mistake/fault)!!
In Nederlands, it is blauw not blau (as we had it before ). "Blau" is the German spelling. * cats rolling eyes* We won't trust our "mom" again for the correct Nederlands spelling, because, (in our opinions), she looks at Faber-Castell colored pencils too much! *cats giggling*

Have a look ... blue skies with orange things everywhere.

Nothing says "team spirit" like a big can of oranje verf (orange paint). A café in our neighborhood (buurt) .


A row of houses with little oranje (orange) flags all over the place.


Unfortunately, Holland only made it to the semi 1/4 finals ( don't ask, we don't understand) . The Netherlands was "knocked out" by Portugal.
Jammer! (bummer/ a shame)

We were having fun trying to pull some flags down the other day... no one saw us! heh heh. We'll just have to hope that Holland is in the World Cup games in 4 years time ... more flags, more fun!

Tot volgende keer! ('til next time)
Finn & Sacha
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2 comments:

TheCleaningWoman said...

Orange and blue is at least better than green and gold (Australia!). Love the artwork, love the cats, great blog.

paris parfait said...

I've been watching all the bright swathes of orange on television - love it! And the orange diamond that the Princess wears. Terrific art and I'll catch up w/ rest of your blog soon. Am having computer woes at the moment! :)

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