Monday, April 23, 2012
For all to see...
Surrounded by more rose petals and exquisite pink china
(from Cristina Re)
(with only the best champagne of course)
But of course one cannot have High Tea without a sweet cupcake or two.
Only this is not a Fairy tale
But indeed a very real and enthralling tea
For five very lucky ladies
on a sunny afternoon in March
Hosted by a beautiful and very clever lady, who allowed her passion for pink and cooking of delectable treats to be an amazing creation of loveliness.
I was one of the lucky ones to be invited!
Oh how we oohed and arhed all afternoon long, enjoying delicious treats and feeling so priviledged to be so spoilt.
Twas an afternoon to be savoured slowly and appreciated joyfully.
Truly an unforgettable experience to be tucked away in our memories of those times when time stands still
Leaving a warmth that fills the heart.
Heartfelt thanks to our generous and talented host "Little Miss Cupcake"
Monday, April 16, 2012
I just love waking up in my bedroom and seeing the chandelier in all it's glory right above our bed. I'd found it so long ago I can't remember where. It was a part or my dreams for my next home that I waited so long for that i can't believe I finally get to enjoy so many of my dreams.
4. What is my pet peeve in design?
6.If you had to design a home - what style would it be?
7.Who is your favorite actor?
There are so many gorgeous actors but I fell in love with Kevin Costner in "The Bodyguard."8. What is your favorite style when it comes to design?
9. How long have you been blogging for?
I started Easter 2 years ago but it still feels like yesterday. I have thoroughly enjoyed that time and have learnt so very much along the way.
10. Name five of your favorite designers?
I love Atlanta Bartlett who shows how to decorate beautifully in an all white palette and mixing stylesFor a very, very long time I have been whisked away with the magic of Carolyn Quartermaine in her beautiful books. I really think she has had a huge impact on me and the world of design with her use of whimsy, soft fabrics, colour and script on fabrics.
Laura Ashley has been a profound influence on me for probably the longest and even very old catalogue books still entertain me. I love going to London and picking up extra pieces not always available in Australia. I probably could be a shareholder with the money I've spent on Laura Ashley products.
(I have all of these linen items in my daughters bedroom.)
I discovered Designers Guild not long after I got married (many years ago) and would stare endlessly at swatches of fabric dreaming what I could do.
Finally Rachel Ashwell of Shabby Chic was my bedside reading for so long that many ideas became ingrained in my memory and when planning birthdays many elements I used, I later realised I had originally seen in her books.
11.What is your favorite color?
I don't know if I need to answer that as my blog is full of it. I love how blue is so peaceful and is so beautifully found in the sky and sea. I also love white in all of its various shades but I also love pink and indulge in pink usually in my daughters room.Now for my 11 blogs to tag.
-You must post
-Answer the 11
questions the tagger posted for you and create 11 new questions for the people
-Tag 11 people
and link them to your blog.
-Let the people
you tag know they've been tagged.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
How about you? Are you totally smitten with the Revenge styling too?
I'm off shopping for some more accessories to bring Hamptons to Australia. Bye for now!
Saturday, April 7, 2012
From Donna Hay
the idea of tieing chocolates(in muslin) to a beautiful set of branches
can easily be adapted for Easter. Perhaps in your favourite colours which for me is usually blue
Again from Pinterest, select favourite flowers to set in a jar of eggs.
How exquisite would it be
blue eggs with white flowers and lime green leaves
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Monday, April 2, 2012
Charlotte Hardy definitely captures the magic of French furniture and sweet little birds