my amazon cart is overflowing with all kinds of books. picture books, informative books, coffee table books, fiction, non-fiction, and so on and so forth…
these are a few i thought you might enjoy as well.
Posted in beauty, books, fashion, Film, Food, friends, little words, tagged a streetcar named desire, audrey style, bocce ball, butter nail polish, croquet, diptyque candles, dom perignon, gret gardens, jennifer zuener, margaret elizabeth tassle, mark rothko on May 3, 2012 | 1 Comment »
it may not be my birthday month, but it’s my birthday within a month. that counts, right? you see, you have to do these blogs early so all of the potential friends and family viewing can start getting ideas together. (i know, i’m terrible!!! but blogging about what i really really want seems way less cocky than telling someone these specific items in person.) *sigh* i realize that some of these items are highly ambitious (ahemmm… #3) but a girl can dream can’t she???
.1 a trumpet .2 geronimo balloon .3 dom perignon .4 paris diptyque candle (in baise or feus de bois) .5 extra long fireplace matches ( a la auntie mame) .6 mark rothko coffee table book .7 audrey style .8 bocce ball .9 croquet set .10 margaret elizabeth tassle earrings (in burnt orange or lapis a la holly golightly) .11 monogram necklace .12 a streetcar named desire .13 grey gardens criterion collection .14 boot drinking mug .15 butter nail polish (in snog or dahling)
Posted in beauty, books, fashion, Film, Food, friends, little words, tagged breakfast at tiffanys, candles, edgar allen poe, jack kerouac, jean luc godard, leo tolstoy, library collection, modcloth, on the road, paddywax, pierrot le fou, rose bubbly dress, rose glass, truman capote, une femme est une femme on March 2, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
life today consists of daydreaming and planning in the park, the smell of spring blooms getting caught in the breeze, and mornings beginning with dessert tea with words from capote and kerouac. it’s ingredients such as these that make up the recipe for a happy and very much appreciated life.
.1 i can just see myself in this rose bubbly dress from modcloth at summer soirees with a glass of champagne in my hand .2 books about adventure, love, and diamonds fill my thoughts with silly daydreams that i can’t help but smile and become giddy whilst reading, such as truman capote’s breakfast at tiffany’s or jack kerouac’s on the road .3 teas in the morning, noon, and evening… it fills my soul with warmth. may i suggest a green tea jasmine or chocolate mint truffle tea 4. spring blooms of hydrangeas and peonies paint the canvas of spring and fragrant the air with loveliness .5 1960′s french film legend jean-luc godard sends my thoughts soaring with poetic dialogue and witty characters. pierrot le fou and une femme est une femme are amongst favourites .6 somewhat obsessed with coming home and filling the chateau’s aroma with scents of black plums, persimmons, and oakmoss. paddywax’s library collection is a recent favourite as i highly suggest the leo tolstoy and edgar allen poe scents .7 rose glass dining ware has me prepping a guest list for future tea and garden parties filled with scrumptious sweets and the most lovely of company.
Posted in books, Film, Music, tagged are you a jackie or a marilyn, eartha kitt, jospehine baker, matchbook magazine, rosemary clooney, sabrina, some like it hot, the gospel according to coco chanel, the red shoes on December 1, 2011 | Leave a Comment »
days off are rare for me to come by so i try to use them the best i can to regain my strength, inspiration, and clean the house, of course!
it’s so nice not to spend your day off going to the grocery store or taking your car to the shop or doing absolutely nothing at home! it’s nice to be relaxed and self focused and remember who you are and what your goals are. I’ve found today to be consumed with this:
on the page: are you a jackie or a marilyn? by pamela keogh (which i’ve come to find that i’m both, but a maybe bit more on the marilyn side… ) the gospel according to coco chanel by karen karbo, and the december issue of matchbook magazine.