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The Elegant Life

  “That is beautiful which is produced by the inner need, which springs from the soul.”   — Wassily Kandinsky Vasily Vasilyevich Kandinsky) (16 December [O.S. 4 December] 1866 – 13 December 1944     Langley Castle, 14th century, Northumberland (North UK).   By natureandculture1 Alessandra Rinaldo    This fairytale princess ball gown is covered with French […]

How Sweet it is: “Vegan Chocolate Cake”

Sharing today a chocolate delight from Half Baked Harvest. Vegan Chocolate Cake with Creamy Chocolate Almond Butter “Buttercream”  Half Baked Harvest:    “You guys, words cannot describe how yummy this cake is. It’s layered with a creamy buttercream made up of magical ingredients. Magical I tell you.”   ” I adapted the buttercream only slightly […]

IT’S A LOVE THING

via:zsazsabellagio the secret ingredient is always love. via:zsazsabellagio via:zsazsabellagio love Red Wedding (Sallon Frida) By yama-bato   3.27.13   ©yama-lato,2013     Guo Pei F/W 2016: “Encounter” via:zsazsabellagio Red Wedding (Sallon Frida) Fosco Maraini, Monreale, cherubini, particolare, 1950-1951, via:iccd.beniculturali.it/ Elie Saab Haute Couture    “Have so much of you in my heart.”   – John […]

Home Sweet Home: Eclectic, Charming Beauty with John Derian

Explore the Layered Wonderland of John Derian’s Home   via: Architectural Digest   The Manhattan home of John Derian provides a window into the design maestro’s world of wonder and beauty A 19th-century armchair (left), sofa by John Derian for Cisco Brothers, and antique French armchairs form a seating area in the kitchen.  Farrow & Ball’s mole’s […]

House Beautiful BEAUTIFUL

  Simply of my all time favorites, this home in Turnbridge Wells, UK.   The Hepburn House is a manor house nestled within 66 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and parkland. via: Shootfactory The exterior of the property has been completely restored and is well maintained to retain a clean and manicured finish.  An elegantly […]

All the pretty flowers…

“Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.”   – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi​   * Lambert Floral Studio Selection from a Morris & Company (1875-1940) wallpaper sample book (before 1917).   Images and text information courtesy Brooklyn Museum.     via:zsazsabellagio Sarah Winward Selection from a Morris & […]

Not Too Shabby

Oh how I love that Shabby Chic – Rustic style… enjoy today’s inspiration. via: zsazsabellagio French 18th century embroidered silk fragment trouvais via:goodnight-o via: zsazsabellagio via: zsazsabellagio via: zsazsabellagio Love letters….by Wien de Graaf Elena Dawson via:menzilyolu via: zsazsabellagio via: zsazsabellagio via: zsazsabellagio Poppies (1891) by Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904). Oil on canvas. Art Gallery of South Australia xgGREZ9II6e47g at Google […]

art. matters.

“We must do extraordinary things.    We have to.    It would be absurd not to.”     — Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius       Asiza Fine Art   BY HANS BOODT by Michael Cailloux   “It began as a mistake.” – Charles Bukowski “Happy Days” – Edward Potthast Garance […]