I Have a Crush on You

I have a big crush on this little corner of the Paris home of Giambattista Valli:



The weather here is finally getting spring-like so I plan to spend some time on a patio or two this weekend as I return to my university stomping grounds with some dear friends.

Whatever you get up to, have a great weekend!
Happy Mothers’ Day to my wonderful mum, MIL, stepmum and my sisters-in-law! xo


Springtime in Paris

I think I need a swing in my house.

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And for my house to be in Paris.

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Have a lovely weekend!

Let’s Go Shopping In Paris

And by shopping, I do mean pretend internet shopping. For my pretend home in France. Oh, heck, for BOTH my pretend homes in France– clearly I can’t be confined to Paris all the time, so I’ll need a place somewhere near Antibes as well.

Here is some loveliness from Caravane to add a little brightness to dark winter days here in the northern hemisphere:

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 How about a new dining room table (the link for which I cannot find…) for my fabulous apartment in St Germain/Montmartre/ the 4e?  I’ll need some pretty storage to organize my bibelots in my Parisian pied a terre, so I’ll add this whimsical little bunny canister and this colourful tray to my (incredibly chic, Provençale) shopping basket while I’m perusing the wares at Petite Friture.

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What would you buy if you were shopping in Paris?

French antiques? Yes, please!

Wait until you see what I have planned for these babies!


They are antique French curtain-rod brackets, brought back from les puces.
Not, alas, by me.


I found them here, one of my favourite shops.
If you have never been, next time you are in town, drop by.
It might not be the Paris flea, but I promise you won’t be disappointed.