Rare Antique Textiles

  Sharing today a fabulous Etsy Shop called Trouvais.     18th c French Silk Shoes with Pink Ruffled Silk Trim Louis XVI era, 18th c French silk shoes with pink ruffled front. Cream leather heels, leather interior. One of the most charming aspect of 18th c ladies shoes, besides the frivolity of utilizing delicate silk, […]

It’s a LOVE Thing

Love is the answer. instagram love “When you are in love with one of its inhabitants a city can become a world.”   — Lawrence Durrell, Clea      Source:mdemarta    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”    ― William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well   Chrisellelim  Cupid Blindfolded, on a Cloud […]

Pale Pink Romance

Oh the romance of pale pink. One Wed Marchesa Tulle Evelyn and Tamara, English Roses. Robert Mealing Photography Raymond Hom Photography Belle Lumière Magazine Feminine, french bedroom Brush Stroke Cake @kalabasa instagram The Importance of Being Earnest — Oscar Wilde Elegant Spring Wedding In Nashville Belle the Magazine via:lacool via:pinkfrou Robert Mealing Photography Chiffon Collar […]


“Through the forest have I gone. But Athenian found I none, On whose eyes I might approve This flower’s force in stirring love. Night and silence.–Who is here? Weeds of Athens he doth wear: This is he, my master said, Despised the Athenian maid; And here the maiden, sleeping sound, On the dank and dirty […]

Blushing Beauty

Blush rose with a diamond ring, lovely. dreamy blush wedding gown Zuhair Murad Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016-17. Blush Bedding Zimmermann Fall 2016 You make me blush. Cake! Such a pretty dress Blush Sofa Fay Fall 2016 Photographed by J. Quazi King James Edward Scherbarth. Brooklyn-based florist Lisa Przystup James’s Daughter Flowers Fay Fall 2016 Blushing […]

A Little Romance

  “There is no pretending,” Jace said with absolute clarity. “I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I’ll love you then.”    ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass     Ballerina Sabrina Rina Montanaro – Vienna State Opera Ballet jenneliserose Diana Vishneva and Marcelo Gomes in […]

Ooh La La: Parisian Charm

Decor Inspiration:   Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais Paris, France    The Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais  is a boutique hotel that exudes that ooh la la  Parisian charm.   With only seven floors and nineteen rooms , the hotel is cozy and enchanting.   The decor is inspired by 18th-century writer Beaumarchais, who lived in a neighboring mansion. […]

a little romance

  “Know that love is truly timeless.”    ― Mary M. Ricksen     Antique textile. The silk above was part of a deconstructed gown…10 full selvedge to selvedge 42 inch long panels (and two half panels) of beautiful brocaded French silk taffeta. trouvais via:showstudio     “There are some experiences in life they haven’t invented the […]