Month: May 2011

 Simon Pillard and Philippe Rosetti, two Paris-based designers spent a week covering this ikea kitchen island in legos.  With over 20,000 pieces of legos they certainly created something never seen before.  Quite unique and quite a task as well.  A perfect one to do with kids. Enjoy!

This house is like therapy for sadness and uncreativity.  Full of color and interesting furniture, check out those chairs and that chrome cart bar next to the Lucite chair.  It’s all about doing what you like and putting together what you love.  Many people would be afraid to use brass and chrome together but as the stylist Sibella Court shows us, it can be done beautifully.

I adore that big painting and the trellis wallpaper below makes this foyer inviting and cozy.

photos by Mikkel Vang via The City Sage.

I remember the first time I visited Paris it happened to be around my birthday which I got to celebrate on the Eiffel Tower.  Yes, I know, very turistique but it was my first time in Paris in my defense and we were a small group of girlfriends just mezmerized by the beauty of that City.  I remember how every corner I would stand I would say to myself, perplexed…” This City is like a post card, everywhere I see it’s just perfect”  How could that be?  I haven’t yet experienced Paris in a romantic way but I don’t really think there is a need to physically go there with a partner to inhale the romance.  I think that is everywhere you go in The City of Lights, be that with special company or not.  How about you? How special was your first time in Paris?

 

All images by Ben Watts photography.

Humans could be very complex, you know?  We long for summer hot days only when our bodies are freezing during the cold days and once they arrive, all we wish is to stay inside under the divine, most needed A.C.  Who can really marry our eternal love for summer with our little tolerance for hot and humid days?  Last night we had to sleep without A.C because our little one was not feeling well, needless to say we did not have a decent sleep.  So, I was thinking how wonderful it would be to get to spend the summer days inside an Orangery like this one where you get to see and feel like/the outside while enjoying the coolness inside.  The owners of this heavenly looking orangery are Fawaz Gruosi and Caroline Gruosi-Scheufele and when I first saw it in this current issue of Elle Decor, the first thought that came to my mind was that it looks like it came out of a pure love story.  It’s romantically classy.  The owners hung framed dry leaves on the walls and the ceiling is frescoed to make it look like ivy.  The birdcages hanging from the ceiling add that final touch of romance. Sigh  

Hot summer days seem to have arrived for good and I can’t be happier.
With that in mind all I can think of is of bright, bold and beautiful
outfits to spend the days in, take Lucas outside more often and enjoy
the late afternoon breeze by the river edge while watching him
play.  What are you looking forward to enjoy your summer
afternoons?

P.S. I’m posting from my IPad (not fun to type in this thing) because I can’t log into my blogger account from my computer.  Is anyone else having this eissue as well?

 

Meredith Wendell bag, “make waves” bangleMissoni briga shorts, tricolour vamp shoe

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening“-Chanel   I agree, but for now…let’s just wrap it around our wrists.

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